Si Christmas will necessarily be different this year, Haguenau is getting ready to experience a «Sacred christmas ». The carpenters, electricians, landscapers and other craftsmen of the City of Haguenau have coordinated their efforts to transform the city and dress it in its festive clothes. Christmas will be lived at Haguenau thanks to illuminations, with a musical atmosphere and a set of decorations contributing to the magic of the end of the year celebrations.
From Friday November 27 to the night fell city will light up to enter Christmas atmosphere. Claude Sturni, Mayor of Haguenau, and Séverine Frommweiler, President of the Sports and Leisure Office, will carry out the highlighted downtown and the Christmas tree.
In addition to its illuminations City of Haguenau invited traders and artisans in the city center to make a special effort to illuminate shop windows and facades. To this end, the City Council decided to mobilize a financial envelope entrusted to the POSTAL CODE (Federation of traders, artisans, service providers).
Support for the local economy
15 wooden chalets were installed in the city center to accommodate traders and producers premises from November 28. These outdoor sales areas allow you to make Christmas shopping in complete safety (“Christmas gift” products, craft products, but no catering to eat on site) and thus support the local economy.
It should also be noted that businesses in Hague will be able to accommodate customers on the four Sundays before Christmas (November 29, December 6, 13 and 20).
From December 1st, you can also take advantage of two hours of free parking in parking lots at city gate.
New: a giant Advent calendar
La facade of the Old Tribunal, located in the heart of town on Place de la République, will be the theater of a giant Advent calendar. Every evening, from December 1, a staging and surprise will be offered live and virtually.
Sacred Christmas: online activities to find every day to prepare for Christmas
In the Christmas setting a bit special taking shape this year, we nevertheless wanted to do live the Christmas spirit in Hague and Alsatian homes and thus keep this privileged contact. Stay connected on our facebook page and that of Christmas in Haguenau.
Craftsmen, partners, service providers, traders and local associations Related to this project so that the magic operates on the occasion of this Sacred Christmas ! Publications daily will punctuate this Advent Season.
Christmas treasure hunt from the Tourist Office
Like every year, thes Alsatian tourist offices offer a treasure hunt through the different cities: go and explore of clues in the streets of Haguenau to find a mysterious phrase. At the end of your journey, a reward will wait for you at the tourist office. The game booklet is available en downloading or at the Tourist Office.
The Christmas Shop the Tourist Office
This year in the christmas shop from the Tourist Office, Alsace is in the spotlight! Of kelsch from Hunspach and the Soufflenheim pottery will come to garnish your packages under the Christmas tree. Appointment in our shop at the Tourist Office!
The team of the tourist office is at your disposal to help you prepare your stay in the Land of Haguenau or to suggest activities during your holidays. Come and discover an authentic territory with its crafts, its forests, its Alsatian traditions ...