Events in Stuttgart

From animation to open air party, from rollercoaster to jazz festival: there´s always something to celebrate in Stuttgart! The new year 2019 brings big concerts, great shows, comedy, sports and lots of festivals. We have selected the current highlights of the next few months, so that your stay in Stuttgart will be a special one.

For those who love musicals

Visiting a musical in Stuttgart is definitely worth it! Internationally successful productions have thrilled audiences at the Stage Apollo Theater and the Stage Palladium Theater for more than 20 years. The monumental masterpiece Disney´s The Hunchback of Notre Dame is the story of a wonderful friendship, which trancends all boundaries. The unique story of the Hunchback Quasimodo and beautiful Esmeralda remains in Stuttgart only for a short time period! A journey into the past is what you will experience when visiting Anastasia – the broadway musical, which has been running in Stuttgart sind the end of 2018. Let yourself be carried away by the secrets oft he Russian tsarist empire and Paris in the 1920s. In March 2019 there will be a brand new musical in Stuttgart: Disney´s Aladdin, the love story from 1001 Nights! This musical tells the timeless story of Aladdin, the Genie and the three wishes

For those who love shows

HOLIDAY ON ICE is with over 330 million enthusiastic visitors not only the most successful live entertainment format of all time, but as well an unforgettable experience for the whole family. Like no other show, it combines the magical world of figure skating and ice dancing with spectacular acrobatics. This year, HOLIDAY ON ICE celebrates its 75th anniversary and created the world's biggest ice show: SHOWTIME. Be there when the best figure skaters in the world, unique bungee artists, state-of-the-art stage equipment and imaginative costume design merge into large-scale ice entertainment. SHOWTIME will be at the Stuttgart Porsche Arena from 24th to 27th of January 2019. © HOLIDAY ON ICE

For those who love art & culture

Stuttgart has a lot to offer when it comes to art & culture. We chose two interesting exhibitions, which we would like to recommend you.

Fascination sword | 22. of January – 28. of April 2019

Fascination Sword" is the theme of the State Museum's special exhibition which ends on 28th April 2019. King Arthur and Excalibur, or Siegfried and the sword Balmung – swords and their bearers have always given rise to a host of myths and legends. They are at the same time symbols of power, magical weapons and lethal implements. The exhibition traces the cultural history of these legendary weapons and explores the phenomenon of their enduring appeal.

Marcel Duchamp | 23. of November 2018 – 10. of March 2019

100 Questions. 100 Answers. There are few artists whose extraordinary work and writings have changed our perception of art as much as Marcel Duchamp. As the inventor of the readymade who boldly declared an everyday object a work of art, he revolutionised art history and paved the way for a whole generation of conceptual artists. For the first time, the Staatsgalerie presents their extensive Marcel Duchamp holdings in an exhibition.

© Association Marcel Duchamp / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2018

For those who love delicious food and acrobatics

Dearest senses, please buckle up! You can look forward to enjoyable hours in which masterful cooking meets award-winning acrobatics, and exquisite delicacies are garnished with heart-felt humor. All this is followed by moments of delightful revelry and tension-loaded wire rope acts. Harald Wohlfart´s PALAZZO celebrates it´s 15th anniversary in Stuttgart. Show, music, lighting, food, service and ambience are attuned in perfect harmony and melt together to form a rushing feast for all senses. Renowned international acrobats and award-winning artists take part in a show between dreamy poetry and turbulent razor. In the unique atmosphere of the Spiegeltent in Stuttgart, PALAZZO spoils its guests with an exquisite four-course menu.Take a seat and let us spoil you for a whole evening in a place where joy, wonder, taste, and poetry await you until the 10th of March 2019!

For those who love soccer

As the main platform of the festivities to mark its 125th anniversary, VfB in cooperation with the Mercedes-Benz Museum will open the special exhibition “125 Years of VfB Stuttgart” on 9 September 2018. The unique surroundings of the Museum will offer an opportunity to experience the eventful history and memorable past of VfB. Unique exhibits and an elaborate spatial setup allow visitors to explore the team’s illustrious past and celebrate their passion for the »Red and White«. The eye-catching centrepiece of the exhibition is a stand fitted with original stadium seats. Guests sitting here can enjoy legendary plays and emotional magic moments from VfB’s 125-year history on a large-scale projection screen amid a stadium atmosphere.
The exhibition is opened until the 2nd of April 2019.

© Daimler AG