Posts Tagged "Stuttgart Area"

Kids’ Empire at the Residential Castle

Children can learn about life at the Residential Castle in Ludwigsburg 300 years ago in a not so standard manner: by touching, trying and joining the fun. A special room… Read more

Kids’ Fest “Our Neckar”

Children of all ages can look forward to water, fun and games at “Our Neckar” Kids’ Fest along the Neckar Riverside, Neckarstrand Remseck on September 29 from 2 p.m. Admission… Read more

Ludwigsburg Antique Mile

Find antique paintings, furniture, silverware, books and many other collectors’ items at Ludwigsburg’s Antique Mile around Marktplatz on September 28 and 29. Admission is free. For more information go to… Read more

Cannstatter Wasen

Stuttgart’s epic “Wasen” Oktoberfest-style event attracts up to 4 million visitors from near and far every fall. This year’s celebration of beer, Dirndls and Lederhosen will take place between September… Read more

Rum Tasting

A pirates’ life for you? Learn about the diversity of rum and taste your way across the world during a Rum Tasting at BIX Lounge Stuttgart on September 25. Admission… Read more

Garden, Gold and Salt

Visit the Garden, Gold and Salt market in Schwäbisch Gmünd for regional culinary products, decorative and useful items for your garden, plants and more on September 21 and 22 from… Read more

Friendship Day

Visit Schwäbisch Hall’s Friendship Day fest on market square on September 15 for family entertainment and a colorful celebration of cultures and the more than 100 nations who’ve found a… Read more

Fall Flea Market

Find used books, clothes, furniture and more at Stuttgart’s Fall Flea Market in the city center on September 15 from 11 a.m. Admission is free. For more information go to… Read more

Farmers Market Weil der Stadt

Find regional produce and homemade delicacies at this lovely farmers market in Weil Der Stadt on September 14. Admission is free. For more information go to  Photo by Arina… Read more

Winemakers’ Fest

Visit the Winermakers’ Fair in the historical center of beautiful Besigheim between September 13 and 15 for live music, family entertainment and lots of wine. A traditional parade will go… Read more

Eisentaltag Fest

Culinary delights, family entertainment and more await at Gewerbegebiet Eisental in Waiblingen on September 8 from 11 a.m. Admission is free. For more information go to  Photo by Lungkit… Read more

Beer meets Whiskey Tasting

Five exquisite beers and whiskys await at this special tasting at BIX Lounge Stuttgart on September 7 from 7:30 p.m. The BIX restaurant will be open from 6 p.m. Admission… Read more

Fountain Fest

Beuren’s biggest fest, Fountain Fest, will take place in the city center on September 7 and 8. Visitors can look forward to a colorful program for all ages. Admission is… Read more

Midnight Shopping

Shops in Kirchheim unter Teck’s historic city center will be open until midnight on September 6. Special attractions, offers and entertainment await visitors as well. Admission is free. For more… Read more

Sindelfingen Fire Fest

Sindelfingen will be dipped in a unique light during the Sindelfingen Fire Fest on September 6. Booths selling regional delicacies and wine accompany light installations and fire shows all over… Read more

Fest Winnenden

Enjoy fine culinary delights, wine, musical entertainment and other traditional performances to celebrate the region in and around Wunnebad Winnenden between September 6 and 8. Admission is free. For more… Read more

Wine Village Bissingen

Enjoy fine wines and culinary delights at Bietigheim-Bissingen’s wine village around city hall from September 5 to 7. Admission is free. For more information go to Photo by View… Read more

After Work Live

Enjoy your evening over a glass of wine and culinary delights at Schlosspark (castle park) Schorndorf on September 5. The band Waschbrett will bring the Blues Rock, all you need… Read more

Uhlbacher Autumn – Collegium Wirtemberg

Stuttgart’s oldest wine fair, Collegium Wirtemberg, will take place at Kelter Uhlbach from September 5 to 8. Visitors can look forward to fine wines, musical entertainment, culinary delights and more…. Read more

Horse Market

A colorful carnival accompanies Bietigheim-Bissingen’s annual Horse Market with horse riding and jumping competitions, a fireworks display and a parade in the city center on August 30. Admission is free…. Read more

World’s Biggest Pumpkin Exhibition

The world’s biggest pumpkin exhibition and patch awaits at Blühendes Barock Ludwigsburg between August 30 and November 3. This year’s theme is Fantastic Fairytales and visitors can look forward to… Read more

Exhibition: Hundertwasser Eco Visions

Architect and artist Hundertwasser believed in what is nowadays described us a utopia: the concept of a green city. He spent his life advocating for the environment and nature conservation… Read more

Stuttgart Wine Village

125 traditional Swabian huts await at Stuttgart’s Wine Village in the city center between August 28 and September 8. Regional delicacies, live music and family entertainment complement the program. Admission… Read more

Winnenden Wine Days

Live music, kids’ entertainment, culinary delights and of course wine en masse await at Winnenden’s Wine Days in the city center between August 23 and 26. Admission is free. For… Read more

International Delights at the Whisky Museum in Kirn

The castle and guard house, which house the Whisky Museum, are landmarks of the town of Kirn.

Göppingen Beer Days

Looking for a change after tasting your way through wine fests for the past month and a half? Look no further and check out Göppingen’s Beer Days on Schlossplatz between… Read more

How to Shop Local

Buying locally grown food in a foreign country can be a daunting task. Germany is an environmentally-conscious country that hosts farmers’ markets daily. This article provides tips and preparation for shopping local, especially in the Stuttgart area.

Discover Europe with your dog

Pet-friendly Europeans invite dogs into many places that might surprise Americans stationed here. Learn more about taking Fido on the road during your next trip.

Kirchheim Wine Village

Kirchheim unter Teck’s popular wine village will be set up on Rollschuhplatz between August 8 and 25. A gourmet menu and musical entertainment will complement the program. Admission is free…. Read more

Ludwisburg Vine Bower

The picturesque courtyard in front of Ludwigsburg’s city hall, Rathaus, will turn into a cozy vine bower between August 8 and 24. Summer music will complement the program. Admission is… Read more

Become an Adventurer at Gondwana Prähistorium

“That wasn’t a museum. That was an adventure” were my friend’s first words when we left and it really was. Gondwana – Das Prähistorium sums up the history of the… Read more

Summer Night at the Public Pool Weiler

Freibad Weiler in Schorndorf (public pool) invites you to their annual summer night including live music, cocktails, Turkish delicacies and more on August 3 from 8 p.m. Admission is free. For… Read more

Fleckenstein Castle hike; Alsace

by Ronnie Juhans contributing writer The German-French border is the perfect hiking getaway, boasting beautiful trails, 12th century historic architecture and best of all, it’s right on our doorstep. The Alsace… Read more

Wine Fest

Schwäbisch Gmünd’s traditional wine fest “Genuss am Weinfass” will take place at Haus an der Rems in Remspark between August 2 and 4. A valid ticket for the Rhemstal Gartenschau… Read more

Stuttgart Summer Fair

Stuttgart’s traditional summer fair will be set up on Schlossplatz between August 1 and 4. The program will feature colorful performances, musical entertainment, regional delicacies and more. Admission is free…. Read more

Sindelfingen Rocks

Every Wednesday between July 31 and August 28 Sindelfingen’s city center turns into a huge after work party with live music, food, drinks and great company from 6 p.m. Admission… Read more

Lambic: Belgium’s Magical Beer

by Nate Cairney It took me a while to try a lambic beer. This wasn’t because I doubted it would be good — lambic lovers I knew swore by the… Read more


Enjoy fun carnival rides, family entertainment, fair food and a colorful art and crafts market amongst many other attractions at Jakobimarkt on Kocheriwesen in Schwäbisch Hall between July 26 and… Read more

Eltinger Wengerterfest

Enjoy fine wines and pretty views amongst green trees and vineyards at Feinau in Leonberg during their Wine fest “Eltinger Wengerterfest”. The premises cannot be reached via car but shuttle… Read more

Rotterdam: One of Europe’s Brilliant Cities

by Nate Cairney contributing writer (featured image) Rotterdam, Netherlands, skyline with harbor. A major logistic and economic centre, Rotterdam is Europe’s largest port with a population of currently 633,471 inhabitants…. Read more