In March, three weeks before Palm Sunday, funfair on the banks of the River Ill.
In mid-June, the city hosts a Festival of humor and press drawing.
At the end of July, Summer Vibration is organized, a famous musical festival dedicated to reggae.
The second Sunday of August, since 1929, the city organizes a famous flowered Corso on various themes where dahlias are the most popular flowers. The event attracts a considerable audience. A night parade has been added in recent years. In parallel, is planned a funfair. Information on +33 3 88 58 87 20.
In October, is scheduled the festival Rock your Brain.
In December, the typical Christmas market in Alsace gives pride of place to the fir tree. According to writings of the Middle Ages, the tradition of the Christmas tree was indeed born at Sélestat.
In addition, before December 25th, the X-Mas festival brings together fans of electro music.
In odd years, the biennale of contemporary art invests several sites of the city and always includes monumental works that are visible several months. Information on +33 3 88 08 69 64.
In addition, to discover the gourmet wealth of Alsace, go to the market on Tuesday morning (downtown) and Saturday morning (local market).