Stuttgart Spring Festival, © Stuttgart Marketing GmbH, Sarah Schmid
Stuttgart Spring Festival, © Stuttgart-Marketing GmbH, Sarah Schmid
Stuttgart Spring Festival - Wednesday is family-day, © in.stuttgart, Christoph Düpper
Stuttgart Spring Festival - Wednesday is family-day, © in.stuttgart, Christoph Düpper
Stuttgart Spring Festival, © Stuttgart Marketing GmbH, Sarah Schmid

84th Stuttgart Spring Festival (Fruehlingsfest)

Cannstatter Wasen, Mercedesstraße, 70372 STUTTGART

Please check the individual dates in the calendar overview.

Traditional carousels, state-of-the-art rides and cozy marquees. The Stuttgart Spring Festival kicks off the festival season in Stuttgart. Europe's largest and most attractive spring festival will take place from April 20 to May 12, 2024. Around 230 showmen, festival hosts and market traders will provide the best entertainment for three weeks. 

The festival tents

Admission to the tents is free at all times. Please note, however, that the tents will be closed as soon as they have reached their maximum occupancy. With a prior reservation with the innkeeper or hostess of your choice, admission is guaranteed.

For more information on the marquees, visit the official Stuttgart Spring Festival website.


Whether it's a glass maze, a family roller coaster or a leisurely Ferris wheel, the Stuttgart Spring Festival is always worth a visit, especially for families. There are numerous rides and businesses for children of all ages. The popular family days have long been a good tradition: every Wednesday, showmen, innkeepers and market traders offer all-day reduced prices on many of their attractions. In addition, numerous surprises await the little visitors. Whether clowns, fairy tale carousels, hands-on activities or a children's train for the little ones - there is plenty for everyone to experience at the Volksfest.
Many festival tents also offer children's menus. Free toilets including baby changing facilities are available at various locations.


  • Opening ceremony and barrel tapping | Saturday, April 20th, 11.30 a.m.
  • Big balloon race | Saturday, April 27th, 4 p.m.
  • Music fireworks | Sunday, May 12th, 9.30 p.m.

Find details and more events on the official website.

Opening hours

Monday - Thursday: 1 pm - 11 pm
Friday: 1 pm - midnight
Saturday: 11 am - midnight
Sunday: 11 am - 11 pm

Find more information about the festival and the festival tents at the official website of the Spring Festival.

Location & Contact

Cannstatter Wasen

Organizer: in.Stuttgart Veranstaltungsgesellschaft mbH

Plan your trip

Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart GmbH
VVS timetable information

Deutsche Bahn AG
DB timetable information

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