Retro Classics Stuttgart

27 Feb. - 02 Mar. 2025 | The whole world of classic automobiles

The Retro Classics® in Stuttgart ranks among the world's leading fairs for enthusiasts of classic automobiles, attracting car aficionados from around the globe every spring since its inception in 2001. Organized by Retro Messen GmbH, the event has established itself as the foremost gathering spot for fans of historic vehicles. It provides insights into the rich history and promising future of the automobile..

Exhibitors from numerous countries display their valuable and noteworthy treasures in an impressive setting, encompassing the entire history of the automobile. The range spans from lovingly restored classics to the treasures of tomorrow, offering a comprehensive overview of vehicle development. Visitors can embark on a journey through time – from the dawn of mobility to the innovative concepts of the future.

A highlight of Retro Classics® is the first-rate special exhibitions, which are held annually under a specific theme and often showcase rare and exceptional vehicles not found elsewhere. Additionally, the fair offers an extensive parts market where collectors and restorers can find everything they need for their projects – from rare spare parts to specialized services.

The supporting program, featuring demonstrations, expert lectures, and live auctions, provides entertainment and the opportunity to delve deeply into the world of vintage cars. It's an excellent chance to meet like-minded individuals, exchange experiences, and share a passion for historical vehicles.

The modern and accessible Stuttgart Exhibition Grounds serve as the venue, creating ideal conditions for an event of this scale and significance. Its advanced infrastructure and location in one of Germany's most important automotive regions make it the perfect setting for Retro Classics®.

In summary, Retro Classics® represents a blend of nostalgia and elegance. It is more than just a fair – it is a cultural event that celebrates the past, present, and future of the automobile, offering an unparalleled experience for every car enthusiast.

The Retro Classics will take place on 4 days from Thursday, 27. February to Sunday, 02. March 2025 in Stuttgart.

In 255 days
27.02.2025 - 02.03.2025*
Thursday - Sunday, 4 days
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Local time:
16:08 h (UTC +02:00)

Fair location:

Messe Stuttgart,
Messepiazza 1, 70629 Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany


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Fair organizer
Retro Messen GmbH
Messepiazza 1
70629 Stuttgart, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)711 34032830
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Past editions:
  • 25. - 28. April 2024
  • 23. - 26. February 2023
  • 21. - 24. April 2022
  • 27 Feb. - 01 Mar. 2020
  • 07. - 10. March 2019
    • 90000 visitors
  • 22. - 25. March 2018
  • 02. - 05. March 2017
  • 17. - 20. March 2016
    • 1550 exhibitors
    • 90000 visitors
  • 26. - 29. March 2015

Fair location:

Messe Stuttgart,
Messepiazza 1, 70629 Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany


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Product groups: classic cars, clothing, historic farm equipment, insurance, Model cars, motorcycles, spare parts, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the Retro Classics taking place?
The Retro Classics fair takes place in Stuttgart, at the Messe Stuttgart.

When is the Retro Classics taking place?
Visit the Retro Classics from 27 Feb. - 02 Mar. 2025.

How often does the Retro Classics take place?
The Retro Classics takes place annually.

What kind of fair is the Retro Classics?
The Retro Classics is an exhibition for Classic Cars, Model Making and Cars.