All the interesting facts to do with the Stuttgart Christmas Market at a glance? Or do you know that the market has a 300-year old tradition? Answers to this and many other questions can be found here. But take a look yourself.
First official mention:
The Stuttgart Christmas Market was first officially mentioned as such in 1692.
Stuttgart city centre (Schlossplatz, Schillerplatz, Karlsplatz and Marktplatz squares)
26 days or 271,5 hours
Opening times 2018:
Wednesday, 28 November to Sunday, 23 December 2018
Monday - Thursday: 10.00 am - 9.00 pm
Friday - Saturday: 10.00 am - 10.00 pm
Sonntag: 11.00 am - 9.00 pm
Special opening times:
Wednesday, 28 November: 5.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Saturday, 15 December: 10.00 am - 10.30 pm (late night shopping)
3.5 to 4 million visitors annually
People employed directly and indirectly:
1,500 persons over a period of approx 6 weeks
Number of stalls:
About 290 stalls (market traders and operators of fairground rides)
Number of applications:
About 1,500 applications annually
About 4,200 m²
About 1.6 kilometres
7,500 kilowatt hours per day
All the stalls are supplied with green electricity provided by the city’s own power company.
Power cables laid:
Coaches per year:
About 5,000 coaches from home and abroad
More than 60 music groups perform within the Christmas Market’s official programme.