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Fasching in Stuttgart Feb 23-28

February 23

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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until February 28, 2017

The following is a list of the largest and most famous appointments in and around Stuttgart.

Fasching Parades

Wernau: Feb. 25, 2 p.m.

Murrhardt: Night parade Feb. 26, 7 p.m.

Neuhausen: Feb. 26, 1:30 p.m.

Weil der Stadt: Feb. 26, 2 p.m. “Grosser Fasnetsumzug” (big parade) is one of the largest and oldest in southern Germany. It features 3,000 masked participants, 70 floats, and more than 25 marching bands.

Böblingen: Feb. 27, 1 p.m., followed by a brewery party at Brauhaus Schönbuch at 6 p.m.

Rottenburg am Neckar: Feb. 27, 1:30 to 11 p.m.

Rottweil: “Narrensprung” (fool’s jump) Feb. 27 at 8 a.m. as well as Feb. 28 at 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. (at Rottweil’s historic downtown area, Schwarzes Tor, 78628 Rottweil).

Hechingen: Feb. 28, 2 p.m. Large parade followed by the “Verbrennung des Pestmännles” (burning of the plague bringer) at 8 p.m.

Stuttgart: Feb. 28, 2 p.m. Big parade and street party through the city center followed by a “Fest” at the Dinkelacker brewery at 4 p.m. \

Hofen: Feb. 28, 1 p.m.

Bad Cannstatt: Feb. 28, 2:30 p.m., children’s parade, Marktstrasse (historic downtown area)

Fasching Events

Key Dates
Weiberfastnacht (Fat Thursday): Feb. 23
Rosenmontag (Rose Monday): Feb. 27
Fastnacht/Karneval (Shrove Tuesday): Feb. 28
Aschenmittwoch (Ash Wednesday): Mar. 1

Bad Cannstatt: Feb. 23, largest Fasching celebration in Stuttgart at the district’s market square, or Marktplatz. It includes a “Närrischer Wochenmarkt” (weekly market with Fasching entertainment and music) 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the traditional “Town Hall assault” at 6 p.m., “Hemdglonkerumzug” (Nightgown parade) 7 p.m., and “Kübelesrennen” (Fasching marathon with “fools” of the “Kübelesmarkt” Fasching guild) 7:30-9 p.m. On Fat Thursday, many restaurants and bars in downtown Bad Cannstatt host music and Fasching parties until 2 a.m.

Rottenburg am Neckar: “Strassenfasnet” (Street Carnival) Feb. 23, 2 p.m. followed by the traditional “Hexentanz” (witches’ dance) at 7 p.m.

Neuhausen: Witches’ Dance at Schlossplatz Feb. 23, 7 p.m. followed by “Schmotziger Donnerstag” Fat Thursday party with “DJ Told” at Saalbau Restaurant, 8 p.m.

Eiswelt Stuttgart (Degerloch): “Fasching on Ice,” Feb. 26, 2-4 p.m. Two hours of free ice skating for children up to 12 years of age dressed in costumes.

Then Feb. 27, 7 p.m. is the Rose Monday party “Fasnet X” at at Restaurant Saalbau. Tickets for the events cost between €5 and €12 and can be purchased by calling civ. 07158-948194. Restaurant Saalbau is located at Kirchstrasse 4, 73765 Neuhausen auf den Fildern.

Stuttgart: Rose Monday on Feb. 27 will be happily celebrated all over town. Popular indoor parties require reservation, e.g. the ones of the Calwer Eck Brewery (Calwer Str. 31, 70173 Stuttgart) at 3 p.m. and the “Mash” club at Bosch Areal (Forststrasse 7, 70174 Stuttgart) at 7 p.m. A reservation-free “Monster-Guggen-Konzert” (monster Carnival concert) will be staged in front of the City Hall on Marktplatz at 6 p.m.


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