The Kessel Festival is an annual celebration that brings the city of Stuttgart to life! On a sprawling 150,000 m2 expanse at Cannstatter Wasen, visitors of all ages can participate in incredible live music performances, sporting events, and cultural activities. Moreover, this innovative public festival prioritizes sustainability so everyone has something fun to do while keeping the environment safe. In the 2022 edition alone, more than 50.000 people visited the Kessel Festival - make sure you join them next year for an unforgettable experience!
Get ready to experience international and national music performances on the main stage, budding talents on the cultural setting, and DJs of a variety of genres scattered throughout the festival. Additionally, guests can participate in an engaging sports program featuring renowned world-class competitions alongside activities led by famous ball sports clubs. From skateboard & BMX mini ramp jam to bag jump and stand-up paddling on Neckar River, plenty of spectacles are available and possibilities for you to try!
There are endless creative possibilities, from the baby meadow equipped with a padded crawling area, changing station, and breastfeeding corner to the handicraft paradise, reading lounge, and hands-on circus! Furthermore, enjoy fun activities such as airbrush tattoos, dress-up booths for kids of all ages, children's make-up stations, hula hoops, and jewelry stations. Afterward, take time to relax in this oasis designed especially for families.
Come together to a vibrant marketplace of mobile cookshops and food trucks all around the globe! Whether you're looking for falafel, vegetarian sandwiches, burgers, organic bratwurst, or even just a classic cup of coffee with cake - there's something here to tantalize your taste buds. With over fifty different restaurateurs to choose from, take an inspiring trip through the cuisines of cultures near and far. Bon Appétit!