Interesting facts

Everything you need to know about the Stuttgart Christmas Market at a glance? Or do you know that it has a tradition of more than 300 years? You will find the answers to these and many other questions here. But take a look for yourself.

First documentary mention:

The Stuttgart Christmas Market was first mentioned in a document in 1692.


Stuttgart city centre (Schlossplatz, Schillerplatz, Karlsplatz and Marktplatz)  

Duration 2024:         

27 days

Visitor numbers:               

3.5 to 4 million visitors annually

Employees directly and indirectly:                    

1,500 people over a period of approximately six weeks

Number of stalls:

between 200 and 300 stalls (market traders, merchants and operators of fairground rides)

Number of applications:

about 1,500 applications annually

Pure stall space:

about 4,200 square meters

Power consumption:           

Stadtwerke Stuttgart has been supplying the Christmas market with green electricity since 2014, so that no CO2 emissions are produced. The switch to green electricity offers an important advantage: No climate-damaging CO2 is emitted during electricity generation.

Coaches per year:

Every year, many coaches from all German states and most European countries come to Stuttgart for the Christmas market.