August 4 - 7 marks the beginning of Stuttgart's annual Summer Festival.  Enjoy music, stroll through the grounds, taste delicious foods and relax into the simplicity of summer. This elegant open-air festival is held annually at the beginning of August on the main Palace Square and in the Palace Gardens around the lake in front of the State Theatre.

This year's Summer Festival boasts more than 30 bands on 5 stages, which equals to 110 hours of unstoppable music over the weekend. Listen to world class music while surrounded by the beautiful Palace Gardens and eating delicacies from 31 different booths serving food from all over the world. 

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