On the 23rd of August 1521, Jakob Fugger signed the deed of foundation for the Fuggerei and two additional foundations. 500 years after its inception, the oldest social housing project in the world is as vivacious as ever and looks to the future with new plans. Time to celebrate! The festival at the Fuggerei , starting on the 23rd of August 2021, marks the kick-off event of the anniversary year. Alleyways and squares turn into a festival area full of surprises where you can experience the past, present and future of the Fuggerei. Enjoy numerous exhibitions, debates, special guided tours, concerts, dance and arts, fun and magic for children as well as delicious food and drinks, of course.