Events Festivals Markets etc.

Christmas Garden Stuttgart

Christmas Garden at Wilhelma

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

Weihnachtsmarkt – Christmas Market Esslingen

The Christmas market in the center of Esslingen is very unique and a wonderful experience since it’s also a medieval market. Travel back 600 years in time to the Middle Ages.
Stuttgart Christmas Market

Weihnachtsmarkt – Christmas Market Stuttgart

The Christmas market in Stuttgart is one of the largest and oldest Christmas markets in Europe. You will feel transported to the very heart of the festive season.
chocolate market

chocolART – Chocolate Festival

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The largest chocolate festival in Germany, chocolART takes place in the historic town center of Tübingen at the beginning of December.
Stuttgart Old Palace

Lange Nacht der Museen – Long Night of Museums

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Once a year, Stuttgart turns out for a night focused on art, history, and culture. A long list of museums, art galleries, historic buildings and monuments extend their opening hours till as late as 2:00 AM.
Stuttgart Spring Festival

Frühlingsfest – Spring Festival

Stuttgart’s Frühlingsfest is the biggest spring festival in all of Europe, as well as the best attended. For three weeks, millions enjoy performances, rides, goods, and of course, food and beer.
Lichterfest

Lichterfest – Festival of Lights

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.
Cannstatter Volksfest in Stuttgart

Cannstatter Volksfest – Beer Festival

The Cannstatter Volksfest is the second biggest beer festival in Europe, surpassed only by Munich’s Oktoberfest. This festival is offering not only beer but hearty food, local products, and carnival rides.