Three days - around 30 Tiny Houses - numerous workshops and lectures

For the fifth time, the entire Tiny House community from Germany will come together in 2024. For an entire weekend, you will have the opportunity to expand your network, make new contacts and, above all, gain insights, perspectives and experiences in around 30 Tiny Houses.

WHEN, WHAT, WHERE - Opening hours of the Tiny House Festival 2024

date opening hours location please notice
Friday, 28 june - Sunday, 30 june 2024 daily 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Messe Karlsruhe
Messeallee 1
76287 Rheinstetten
No animals are allowed on the exhibition grounds,
except in justified cases, such as guide dogs for the disabled,
guide dogs for the blind or service dogs.
Thank you for your understanding!


We are looking forward to you and your visit!

If you are still undecided which ticket is the right one for you, we have listed some information about the ticket types below.

If you have any questions, please contact our visitor hotline.

Ticket types

The classic is and remains the day ticket. This grants you entry to the festival on a day of your choice.

For last-minute and busy people we have the Happy Hour Ticket. Do after-work at NEW HOUSING or visit the festival for a cold drink after finishing your to-do list and start the evening relaxed in a cozy lounge atmosphere and in the midst of the interested community.

The weekend ticket guarantees you admission on all 3 days of the event. Take the masted festival weekend with you from early to late, gather as much information and experience as possible and take your time to linger in between.

ticket type price
one-day ticket 18,00 €
one-day ticket (reduced*) 15,00 €
Happy Hour ticket
entry from 3 p.m.
13,00 €
(up to 11 years)**
free of charge
weekend ticket
entitles to admission on all three days of the festival
45,00 €
weekend ticket (reduced*)
entitles to admission on all three days of the festival
36,00 €
parking ticket 6,00 €
No animals are allowed on the exhibition grounds,
except in justified cases, such as guide dogs for the disabled, guide dogs for the blind or service dogs. (against proof at the entrance).
Thank you for your understanding!
Ticket prices include 19% VAT. All tickets available in the online ticket store and at the box office on site (+ extra charge of 2,00 Euro).

* Day ticket reduced: for pensioners, students, pupils, people with disabilities - please show proof on site or deposit in the online ticket store.
** Children up to and including 11 years of age attend NEW HOUSING free of charge, but require their own ticket, bookable via the online ticket store.


You have questions about visitor ticketing?

We are happy to help: 0721 3720 5115 or by email:

JOURNEY to the festival

Whether by car, public transport, train or plane - travel comfortably to the Tiny House Festival.

How to get here

On the days of the trade fair, tickets for tariff zone 100 are valid as far as the Messe/Leichtsandstraße stop.

By tram

Get off at the tram stop Messe/Leichtsandstraße or Messe Nord.

From the city center:

  • Line S2 (underground), direction Rheinstetten

From the main train station:

  • From the main station, you can take various trams to the city center to change at the Europaplatz subway station:
    • Line S1/S11 direction Neureut or Hochstetten
    • Line 2 direction Knielingen Nord
    • Line 3 direction Daxlanden or Rappenwörth
  • At Europaplatz, change underground to line S2, direction Rheinstetten (stop Messe/Leichtsandstraße).

From Durlacher Tor:

  • Line S2 (direction Rheinstetten).

You can find more information about departure times and prices on the KVV website.

By bus

Bus stop Messe Nord or Messe/Leichtsandstraße

From Ettlingen changefree:

Bus line 106 (direction Neuburgweier Breslauer Str.)

From Rastatt:

Change at the Silberstreifen stop to bus route 106 in the direction of Neuburgweier Breslauer Str.

All bus route maps of the KVV can be found here.

A shuttle service (free of charge) between Karlsruhe main station (forecourt) and Messe Rheinstetten will be available to you during the event.

Karlsruhe is a hub for ICE, InterCity, EuroCity and InterRegio connections and lies directly on the ICE route from Hamburg via Frankfurt to Basel. The west-east axis from Karlsruhe via Stuttgart to Munich also starts from here. From Paris, you can reach Karlsruhe by TGV in only about three hours.

Arrive successfully.

From € 55.90 (one way) with the event ticket.

In cooperation with Deutsche Bahn, Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress GmbH is offering you an exclusive package for your comfortable arrival and departure to trade fairs and congresses in Karlsruhe.

This way, travel time quickly becomes your time. Simply use your outward and return journey to work, read or relax. Whatever you decide, you will always travel with the event ticket on long-distance trains operated by Deutsche Bahn using 100 % green electricity.

The extra for you as a visitor! Your event ticket at a fixed price nationwide, from any DB station.

The price for your event ticket one way is:

  • With train connection (while stocks last)
    • 2.class 55.90 €
    • 1st class 89.90 €
  • Fully flexible (always available)
    • 2.class 77.90 €
    • 1st class 112.90 €

The offer is valid until 2024-Dec-14.

By clicking the button, you will be redirected to a Deutsche Bahn website.

Any information about the DB Event Ticket can be found here.

We wish you a pleasant journey.

The Deutsche Bahn event ticket does NOT include the entrance ticket to the trade fair or congress.

From the A5 / A8 freeway:

On the A8 from Stuttgart, follow the A5 in the direction of "Basel", there you leave the A5 at exit no. 48 "Karlsruhe-Süd" and follow the signs "Messe".

From the freeway A65:

The A65 changes into the B10. Leave the B10 at exit no. 8 and follow the signs to "Messe".

Parking spaces

On the exhibition grounds you will find a total of 7,000 parking spaces on 3 parking lots as well as a parking lot for VIP/press. Parking fee: 6,00 €/day (online) or 7,00 €/day on site

The Karlsruhe trade fair center can be easily reached via 4 airports:

Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden airport (approx. 30 minutes by car) and the international airports of Frankfurt, Stuttgart and Strasbourg (50-60 minutes by car).

The flight to Stuttgart from metropolises such as Brussels, Milan and Vienna takes hardly more than 1 hour.

The excellent rail connections ensure a fast onward journey to Karlsruhe.

From Baden-Airpark you can reach the trade fair center in just 30 minutes by car.

The Karlsruhe trade fair center is barrier-free and therefore handicapped-accessible. All halls and entrances are at ground level, so there are no access restrictions.

Reserve a wheelchair

  • Free service for your trade fair visit: Please contact the colleagues of the DRK on site on the respective trade fair day under the telephone number: 0721-3720 5230.
  • A wheelchair will then be brought to you for the duration of your visit. Please choose the main entrance of the fair.

Parking spaces

  • Parking spaces are available in the first rows of parking lot P1.

Fair shuttle

  • During the event, a barrier-free trade fair shuttle will be available to you free of charge between the main train station and the trade fair grounds.
  • For more information on how to get to the fair by public transport see arrival by public transport.

Local transport

German Railways

You are traveling with a motorhome or caravan and would like to stay overnight directly at the trade fair? We offer you the opportunity to do so on our grounds.

Please note: We are not a camping site! Therefore there are no sanitary facilities or water connections! Electricity connections are also only limited available and can therefore only be guaranteed if ordered in time! Thank you for your understanding!

Please book your parking space via the following form up to 14 days before the start of the trade fair. Electricity can only be guaranteed if ordered in time.

Are you looking for a tent site around your Tiny House Festival stay? In Karlsruhe Durlach there are more than 25 tent sites available.

Inform yourself directly at Camping Durlach.

You can also reach the exhibition grounds easily and in an environmentally friendly way with KVV.nextbike - the public bike and e-bike rental system of the Karlsruher Verkehrsverbund (KVV). The rental station near the exhibition grounds is located at the tram stop Messe/ Leichtsandstraße (line S2).

This is how easy it is to use the KVV.nextbike: Select the bike at or at a rental station, scan it and off you go. Please note that the number of KVV.nextbikes available is limited.

Cost of the KVV.nextbike rental bike at the basic rate:

  • 1 € per 30 min (normal)
  • 2 € per 30 min (e-bike)

The exhibition grounds are easily accessible via a well-developed and signposted network of cycle paths:

  • Karlsruhe main station: 5.5 km
  • Karlsruhe city centre: 6.3 km
  • Ettlingen centre: 7 km

Further information at

Bicycle breakdown service

With our bicycle breakdown service, we offer you a basic set of tools and aids for quickly solving a breakdown. Be it a punctured tyre, a defective inner tube, a jammed brake or simply too little air: help can be called up and equipment borrowed via the service hotline 0721 3720-5222.


Layout plan NEW HOUSING - Tiny House Festival

To help you find your way around and get an impression in advance, we have put together a festival overview for you here.

Our SERVICE surrounding your VISIT

Nice that you are here. We look forward to welcoming you to our exhibition center in Karlsruhe. To make sure you have an all-round enjoyable stay, we have collected hotel tips as well as offers around Karlsruhe.

You can find even more information on site at the Infopoint in the entrance area.

Your physical well-being will be well catered for: food trucks will be located in the middle of the exhibition in the open-air area. Here you will find sun loungers, sun chairs and other seating areas where you can relax, recharge your batteries and exchange ideas.

Do you still have questions about parking, charging stations, W-LAN, checkroom and lockers? You can find a detailed overview of our services on the Messe Karlsruhe website.

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