Culture & Leisure

Stuttgart smokes competition during Oktoberfest Boxing Championship

Stuttgart smokes competition during Oktoberfest Boxing Championship

The Stuttgart boxing team defended its title as the top military boxing team in Europe after hosting and capturing first place.

October 23, 2018 ×
Uniting beyond Stuttgart during DAZ ‘American Days’

Uniting beyond Stuttgart during DAZ ‘American Days’

The Deutsch-Amerikanisches Zentrum (German-American Center) James-F.-Byrnes Institut Stuttgart will host its “American Days,” Oct. 16-28.

October 1, 2018 ×
Cannstatter Volksfest celebrates 200 years of fun

Cannstatter Volksfest celebrates 200 years of fun

Beginning Sept. 28, the annual Cannstatter Volksfest celebrates its 200th anniversary this year on the Cannstatter Wasen fairground.

September 18, 2018 ×
How ready and resilient is your teen?

How ready and resilient is your teen?

Teens learn best through adult modeling, experiential learning opportunities and peer interaction.

August 6, 2018 ×
Fallen honored through annual ‘Run to Remember’

Fallen honored through annual ‘Run to Remember’

The Run to Remember, hosted by Stuttgart Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation in conjunction with the 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), took place July 14.

August 3, 2018 ×
Travel back to the Stone Age with the Ice Age hunters

Travel back to the Stone Age with the Ice Age hunters

Clad in his unique Ice Age hunter’s garb, Dr. Wolfgang Bausch, a graduate geologist and certified geopark guide, met our group of 12 in the village of Rammingen to give us a foretaste of the adventure that lay ahead.

August 2, 2018 ×
Schlossplatz, Stuttgart, on a beautiful spring day. Photo by Bardia Khajenoori, USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs

Festivals in focus: July highlights in and around Stuttgart

The Stuttgart region loves its festivals, but when it comes to frequency and diversity, there’s no time quite like the summer.

July 6, 2018 ×
How to party outdoors the environmentally friendly way

How to party outdoors the environmentally friendly way

These event recycling tips will help you keep cleaner and greener with ease by helping you reduce waste at the source.

May 24, 2018 ×
8 favorite experiences living in Stuttgart

8 favorite experiences living in Stuttgart

Here are my top favorite places in Stuttgart that everyone should check out, at least once!

May 24, 2018 ×
A wide variety of WWII-era vehicles and re-enactors took part in Pilsen's Liberation Festival parade. The city of Pilsen in the Czech Republic was liberated by allied soldiers on the 6th of May 1945 and the city has proudly Honored America ever since. Each year in early May the city hosts the Pilsen Liberation Festival. (Photo by: Army Staff Sgt. Caleb Barrieau, JMRC Public Affairs) Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Caleb Barrieau

Weekend Trip Idea: Pilsen Liberation Festival, Czech Republic

The Liberation Festival Pilsen is May 3 – 6 in Pilsen, Czech Republic.

April 13, 2018 ×
History of Easter and colored eggs, German Customs

History of Easter and colored eggs, German Customs

The egg is one of the oldest and most universal symbols of rebirth and new life, a widely used token for spring, dating back nearly five thousand years.

March 29, 2018 ×
April in Germany from Fools’ Day to Walpurgis Night

April in Germany from Fools’ Day to Walpurgis Night

“April does just what it likes” (April, April, macht was er will).

March 29, 2018 ×
Touring the Emerald Isle by planes, trains, automobiles and boats

Touring the Emerald Isle by planes, trains, automobiles and boats

No matter how you get there, Ireland is a worthwhile visit during your tour in Germany.

March 16, 2018 ×
March in Germany: Sommertagszug is March 11

March in Germany: Sommertagszug is March 11

Let’s see whether the old proverb about March is true, or whether lion and lamb reverse their timing.

March 8, 2018 ×
Egg-straordinary: museum dedicated to the Easter egg

Egg-straordinary: museum dedicated to the Easter egg

This museum celebrates the Easter egg year-round.

March 1, 2018 ×