The Cannstatter Wasen
Experience the second largest German beer festival: the Cannstatter Wasen in Stuttgart with great entertainment and modern fair ground.
In spring and autumn, the Stuttgart Beer Festival opens its doors and offers three weeks fair ground fun for the whole family. The traditional Wasen has been founded in 1818 by King William I. At that time it used to be a more agricultural show, now the festival presents fascinating rides, fun stalls and beer tents.
The Cannstatter Wasen - a must for Stuttgart residents and its visitors
320 entertainers, caterers and market traders present their service to enthusiastic visitors. Along a stretch of 5 kilometers you will find nostalgic carousels, shooting stalls, great dining facilities and roller coasters. Two days are dedicated to families, who will pay discounted prices. They also can benefit from special children's menu and child care services.
Relaxed atmosphere at the beer festival with tradition
It has long been a tradition to dress up for the beer festival, so even now people wear their traditional costumes. If you want to see at the Spring festival, but even more popular at the Autumn festival colourful Dirndl and Lederhhosen, you are in the best place at the Stuttgart Beer Festival. It's fun to mix in with the crowd, to watch kids eating cotton candy and smell the bratwurst and roasted almonds. You also find beautiful decorated stalls, live music and raffle ticket sellers. A visit to the beer tent should not be missed, where people meet and enjoy themselves.
It is worthwhile to have a weekend break in Bad Cannstatt and stay in a nice hotel. The relexa Waldhotel Schatten is in a tranquil location and easily accessible by car. One day is hardly enough if you want to experience all the attractions extensively. You can reach the Stuttgart Beer Festival excellent by public transport, S-bahn and city bahn. The site is only a few minutes from the main train station away.
Please find more information here: Cannstatter Wasen.
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