An autumn fair, the Stuttgart Beer Festival, is a harvest thanks giving celebration, originate in 1818, has become one of the world’s most important beer festivals in Germany. Celebrating autumn with Swabian food, beer and wine and bring the family for Oompah bands, parades, roller coasters and the world’s largest mobile Ferris wheel.
For almost 200 years, the festival has enjoyed huge reputation and annually attracts about more than 4, 00,000 visitors from near and far to the state capital of Baden Wurttemberg. People are mesmerized by the special ambiance of the wonderful fair coupled with beautiful festival tents, a colorful flea market and many impressive attractions. Rich in custom, the festival is not only the largest festival in Baden Wurttemberg but it is also one of the biggest funfairs in the whole of Europe.
Every year the festival opens with a grand parade with marvelously decorated brewery drays drawn by 4-6 horses and with groups from all over the region dressed in traditional costumes.