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Christmas Garden Stuttgart

November 15, 2023 - January 14, 2024
Wilhelma Stuttgart 

Unique lighting design New circular route Many new highlights

This year more magical than ever!

This year's Christmas Garden will be more magical than ever with sparkling new light installations and beloved favorites!

From mid-November, experience a newly illuminated circular walk and spend magical hours in Wilhelma decorated for Christmas.

It pays to book early, because the most popular days sell out quickly!

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Anticipation of Christmas

Stuttgart's enchanting Winter Trail returns to Wilhelma for the fifth time this year, illuminating the circular path with popular Christmas Garden favorites and impressive new light installations.
Enjoy the most festive time of the year with Christmas light dances, twinkling stars and breathtaking soundtracks that make these moments unforgettable.
Discover a world of magical atmosphere with your family, friends and colleagues at Christmas Garden Stuttgart. Let yourself be carried away by many glittering illuminations into a unique, magically glowing Christmas world.

One of the most popular destinations

Since its opening in 2018, Christmas Garden Stuttgart has become one of the most popular destinations for Advent and Christmas excursions. This year, the famous zoological-botanical garden Wilhelma will again be transformed into an imaginative fairytale landscape along a circular path of about two kilometers. A visit to Christmas Garden Stuttgart is an experience that offers adults and children everything that makes a Christmas outing special. An ideal evening for romantics, couples, friends, colleagues and the whole family.

Welcome to the Christmas Garden Stuttgart

Plan your magical journey, immerse yourself in a glittering world of lights and spend relaxing hours in the Christmas Garden.

Your visit

All information about opening hours, directions, admission times and map.

FAQ - Questions and answers 

Answers to the most frequently asked questions about visiting the Christmas Garden.

Christmas party

Let the year come to an atmospheric end at a Christmas party.


Along the circular route you will find a varied gastronomic offer.

It is very Christmassy. Wilhelma is a millionaire of light and celebrates the beauty of dreaming.

Stuttgarter Newspaper

The sparkling spectacle at Wilhelma simply has to be experienced. [...] The walk through the illuminated path is one of the highlights of the Christmas season in the region and certainly one of the greatest pleasures you can indulge in these days in this country.

Ludwigsburg Weekly

Experience the
most beautiful light spectacle in Stuttgart

Secure your tickets for the most popular days in Christmas Garden Stuttgart already now in advance.

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