Colmar Christmas Markets practical informations

Opening hours

From 23rd November to 30th December 2018

  • from Monday to Thursday: 10:00am to 7:00pm
  • Friday and Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am to 8:00pm
  • 24.12: 10:00am to 5:00pm
  • 25.12: 2:00pm to 7:00pm.
For security reasons, the Christmas markets close exactly at the scheduled time.
Thanks for your understanding.

The pedestrian area

From 24th november to 30th december
access to downtown Colmar is closed to all vehicles, to facilitate access to the Christmas Markets of Colmar by visitors.

  • from Monday to Thursday: 11 am to 7 pm
  • Friday to Sunday : 10am to 8pm

Park & Ride Free

With the Park & Ride located at the Exhibition Center (Avenue de la Foire aux Vins), enjoy a round trip by bus for free.

Shuttles drop off every 10 minutes, close to the Christmas markets

Parc des expositions -> Rue Saint Eloi

The parking is from Saturday 8 am to Sunday 10 pm non-stop open.

Shuttles Hours :

Saturday : 9.30am to 11.30pm
Shuttles every 10 minutes.
(from 9.30pm, every 20 minutes)
Last shuttle to the Exhibition Centre at 11.30pm

Sunday : 9.30am to 9.10pm
Shuttles every 10 minutes.
Last shuttle to the Exhibition Centre at 9.10pm

24/12 : 9.30am to 5.15pm
Last shuttle to the Exhibition
Centre at 5.15pm


This document gives you all the information concerning the parking of day, night, transport by bus from the places of parking and the parking areas for camping-cars close to Colmar.

pdfEN - Information Camping cars in Colmar3.66 MB

Coach Maps

Bus parking at the exhibition center is chargeable from this year (35 € for the day)
You can benefit from a preferential rate by reserving your upstream parking space here: