Numerous customs and traditions are associated with carnivals in Germany. The carnivals in Baden-Württemberg involve festive parades, combining individual costumes, music, masks, and public street parties. People are traditionally celebrating before the liturgical season of lent starts. The main carnival events occur during February and March.
The Stuttgart beer festival, also called “Cannstatter Volksfest” is one of the biggest public festivity in Baden-Württemberg. It takes place every year during September and October in Stuttgart. Many attractions, beer tents and German snacks ensure a great entertainment. Many visitors wear traditional costumes like “Dirndl” and “Lederhosen”(leather pants).