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The pickle ornament raises a number of origin questions, from the U.S. Civil War to French and German imports to America in the 1890s. Photo by John Reese, USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs

Learning about German tree pickles and trashcan ‘beans’

Two small but interesting differences are pickles to decorate holiday trees and receiving a Beanstandung notice

November 16, 2017 ×
During the Stuttgarter Weihnachtsmarkt, Stuttgart’s Town Hall transforms into an illuminated Advent calendar. The Stuttgarter Weihnachtsmarkt is known as one of Europe’s oldest and largest Christmas markets and runs until Dec. 23. Photo courtesy of Regio Stuttgart Marketing-und Toursimus GmbH/Werner Dietrich.

Stuttgart Area Christmas Markets Guide 2017

Holiday Markets are an annual festivity in and around the Stuttgart area from cities to castles.

November 3, 2017 ×
Families walk with lanterns across the pedestrian bridge on Panzer Kaserne to celebrate the German holiday, St. Martin’s Day, Nov. 10, 2016. (Photo by Kevin S. Abel, USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs)

Stuttgart families to ‘Light up the Post’ for St. Martins Day

In Germany, lantern parades are a tradition, Nov. 11, to honor the patron saint of charity for Saint Martin’s Day.

November 2, 2017 ×
FMWR brings tour services back to Stuttgart

FMWR brings tour services back to Stuttgart

The MWR Tour Office is now open to help community members plan the perfect tour during their stay in the Stuttgart military community, whether it is a tour on a holiday or a personalized group tour.

October 30, 2017 ×
Stuttgart Military Community Eishockey Club team, family days

Stuttgart Military Community Eishockey Club team, family days

Join the hockey team, enjoy ice skating for free on family days at the the rink in Wernau Oct. through March.

October 13, 2017 ×
Autumn Recipe: Onion Cake ‘Zwiebelkuchen’

Autumn Recipe: Onion Cake ‘Zwiebelkuchen’

Bake an authentic Schwaebischer Zwiebelkuchen – a favorite in wine-growing regions of Germany, Switzerland and Austria.

October 12, 2017 ×
Explore Germany’s tallest cathedral in Ulm

Explore Germany’s tallest cathedral in Ulm

A great trip is located just around the corner, in Ulm, where activities are endless as is the history.

September 21, 2017 ×
French cities continue to adopt required environmental vignettes

French cities continue to adopt required environmental vignettes

Drivers heading to certain cities in France will need to obtain the Crit’Air vignette to avoid fines starting Nov. 1.

September 12, 2017 ×
Dress for the fest!

Dress for the fest!

Everything you need to know about what to wear and where to buy using a VAT form.

August 30, 2017 ×
The Besen: Pop-up restaurant experiences in homes in Stuttgart

The Besen: Pop-up restaurant experiences in homes in Stuttgart

While stationed in Stuttgart, you may notice broomsticks placed outside of homes and above doorways during the fall/winter season…

August 25, 2017 ×