Important information for your visit

The Christmas Garden Stuttgart is open from 15 November 2018 to 6 January 2019, every day from 5.00 pm to 10 pm (apart from 24 and 31 December). Last admission at 9 pm.


Your personal admittance time

Book your tickets for the Christmas Garden Stuttgart already in advance sales and save unnecessary queuing times at the box office. In order to allow every single visitor a contemplative walk totally without hectic rush and hustle and bustle, we have reduced the admission to the Christmas Garden to a certain number of persons per hour.

According to our experience, the Christmas Garden Stuttgart has a large number of visitors in particular during the weekends and before 6.30 pm. We therefore recommend that you also consider a weekday and the admission times after 6.30 pm for a visit and buy your tickets in advance online. Select simply and easily your time slot and conveniently pass the admission during this hour. You will of course decide for how long you will stay at the Christmas Garden Stuttgart.

Gift cards

Are you still looking for the perfect Christmas gift for your beloved ones? Offer them a gift card for the Christmas Garden Stuttgart.

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The Christmas Garden Stuttgart is an open-air event and the Stuttgart winter evenings can be very cold. We therefore recommend weatherproof clothing and solid footwear.

Your compass for the magical journey

Be enchanted by over 20 unique light installations in a beautiful Christmas setting, surrounded by the diverse nature of the Wilhelma.

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How to find us

Entrances to the Wilhelma

Main entrance Neckartalstraße, 70376 Stuttgart (metro station "Wilhelma")

By public transportation

We recommend using the information provided by public transportation in Stuttgart.


By car

If you arrive by car signposts with a black elephant symbol point along the main traffic pathways to the Wilhelma. In the car park of the Wilhelma around 800 parking spaces are available. The car park of the Wilhelma is located directly at B10 (Bundesstraße between Esslingen and Vaihingen/Enz). It is very close to the main entrance in Neckartalstraβe.

Alternatives are available, for instance, in the car parks Wilhelmsplatz and Mühlgrün and on the parking area at Cannstatter Wasen.

By plane, bus or train

If you are not from Stuttgart, it is worth the effort to compare different means of transportation. To do so we recommend the travel search engine GoEuro.

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