Here you will find an overview of the central events of the 83rd Stuttgart Spring Festival 2023.
In addition to these program items, there are numerous other events during the festival on the Wasen. For more information, please visit the websites of the festival tents.
Opening ceremony and tapping of the barrel
Saturday, April 22, 2023 - 12 p.m.
The Stuttgart Fürhlingsfest will be opened again this year by Wasen Mayor Thomas Fuhrmann with the traditional tapping of the barrel at 12 noon in "Grandls Hofbräuzelt". Already from 11 o'clock all stores are in operation.
Monday, April 24, 2023
The VVS invites to the Hocketse in the marquee Göckelesmaier. For VVS passengers, the visit is particularly worthwhile. Those who have a VVS annual ticket or subscription and show it at the VVS counter at the main entrance to the tent will get a free Maß inside from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., all other passengers get the Maß at half price. Those who wish can, of course, also get a non-alcoholic drink.
On the same day, VVS passengers can also save money everywhere at the Spring Festival. Many carnies grant a discount of up to 30 percent on presentation of a valid ticket.
Tuesday, April 25, May 02, May 09, 2023 - 12 p.m.
Great discounts await members of the VfB Fritzle Club (including one accompanying person) as well as season ticket holders and members of the VfB Stuttgart Youth Club (without accompanying person) on the three Tuesdays of the Stuttgart Spring Festival. The participating businesses have displayed corresponding posters at the ticket offices or stands. Of course, Fritzle will also visit the Wasen on these days: From 4 to 5 p.m., the mascot will be available for photo shoots in the area of the fruit column.
Wednesday, April 26, May 03, May 10, 2023 - 12 p.m.
Every Wednesday is family day at the Stuttgart Spring Festival. At reduced prices, the showmen and innkeepers invite you to a fun-filled day at the Wasen. In addition, free face painting for children, balloon artists and many other surprises await the little Spring Festival visitors.
Ecumenical vase service
Tuesday, 02 May 2023 - 11.00 a.m.
Linda Ade invites you to the ecumenical Wasengottesdienst in her snack bar.
Sunday, May 14, 2023 - 9:30 p.m.
The Stuttgart Spring Festival says goodbye every year with a musical fireworks display. For around 15 minutes, the sky above the Cannstatter Wasen is transformed into a colorful sea of lights.
The program is subject to change.