Stuttgart Events & Festivals

Weindorf – Wine Festival

Marktplatz Downtown Stuttgart Marktplatz, Stuttgart, Germany

This wine festival in the city center of Stuttgart has 125 contributing vineyards offering you the chance to try more than 500 different wines from the area. It’s well worth a visit (or two!) while it lasts.

Flammende Sterne – International Fireworks Festival

Scharnhauser Park Ostfildern Flammende Sterne, Ostfildern, Germany

The Flammende Sterne Fireworks festival gathers some of the best pyrotechnists in the world to compete to put on the most impressive fireworks display.

Estival – Esslingen Festival

Marktplatz Esslingen Marktplatz, Esslingen, Germany

Estival Esslingen is a summer festival bringing a delightful atmosphere to Esslingen's market square for nearly two weeks in August.

Genusstage um die Markthalle – Summer Festival

Dorotheen Quartier Downtown Stuttgart Dorotheen Quartier, Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart’s summer festival gained a new name and concept in 2023. The new “Genusstage” focuses solely on food.

Stuttgarter Flamenco Festival

Various locations Stuttgart Stuttgart, Germany

The Stuttgart Flamenco Festival includes performances, the "Gala Flamenca", and workshops on flamenco technique and choreography.

Bohnenviertelfest – “Bean District” Festival

Bohnenviertel Downtown Stuttgart Bohnenviertel, Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart's Bohnenviertelfest is a traditional street festival in July in a neighborhood full of art and handicrafts.

Lichterfest – Festival of Lights

Höhenpark Killesberg Stuttgart Höhenpark Killesberg, Stuttgart, Germany

The Lichterfest offers a spectacular light show, magical forest, children's program, and live music in the park around the Killesberg Tower. The event culminates in a fireworks show set to music.

Jazzopen Stuttgart

Various locations Stuttgart Stuttgart, Germany

JazzOpen Stuttgart is a meeting place for international stars and legends and celebrates jazz as well as neighboring music genres like Soul, R & B, funk, and African music.

Afrika-Festival Stuttgart

Erwin-Schöttle-Platz Stuttgart Erwin-Schöttle-Platz, Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart's African festival is a vibrant celebration with live music performances, dance shows, and African food.

Hamburger Fischmarkt – Fish Market

Karlsplatz Downtown Stuttgart Karlsplatz, Stuttgart, Germany

Every year in July the Hamburg fish market comes to the center of Stuttgart for ten days with daily fresh fish and beer from the North of Germany.

CineLatino – CineEspañol Tübingen

Marktplatz Tübingen Marktplatz, Tübingen, Germany

CineLatino and CineEspañol are the most important platform for Latin American and Spanish-language film in Germany. Films are screened in Stuttgart, Reutlingen and Freiburg as well.

Christmas Garden at Wilhelma

Wilhelma Stuttgart Bad Cannstatt Wilhelma, Stuttgart, Germany

Escape to a winter wonderland at the annual Christmas Garden at the Wilhelma Zoo. The grounds are transformed by holiday illuminations every evening.