Oktoberfest 2022 - Program

Oktoberfest 2022 - Program Oktoberfest 2022 will begin at the end of the usual parade ”Wiesn-Einzug der Festwirte und Brauereien” with the symbolic opening of the first cask by the mayor during the famous opening ceremony “O’ zapft is” at 12.00 on 18 September, and will finish at 23.30 on 3 October. The halls will open during the week at 10.00 and at weekends at 09.00 hrs, closing at 23.00 (except for a few halls that will postpone closing time until one at night). During the 16 days of Oktoberfest the program is marked by several events that are now... Read more >>

How do you explain to the few who have never been what the... Read more >>

O' Zapft is

O'Zapft is! This is the phrase in Bavarian dialect with which every... Read more >>

Guided tour

Find the bus to Isartor (terminal) and depart for Stachus-Königsplatz... Read more >>


Hotel Oktoberfest

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Flights to Munich

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Map of the Oktoberfest

Map of the Oktoberfest Below discover how to get around inside the Theresienwiese, and take a virtual tour of the Wiesn; by scrolling the map discover where the small and large tents are, the public services, rescue points, the... Read more >>

The Oktoberfest parade Trachten und Schützenzug

The Oktoberfest parade Trachten und Schützenzug Each year from 1950 to the present day the Trachten und Schützenzug is held on the first Sunday of Oktoberfest, the traditional parade commemorating what... Read more >>

The Wiesn-Einzug der Festwirte und Brauereien parade

The Wiesn-Einzug der Festwirte und Brauereien parade Since 1887 the traditional Wiesn-Einzug der Festwirte und Brauereien parade has been the prelude to the Oktoberfest. It is the festival... Read more >>
The main and distinctive feature of the Oktoberfest are the large tents of the 6 historic breweries in Munich! There are 14 large tents in total and they all differ from one other in terms of atmosphere, the culinary delights and of course the beer served, making it difficult to decide where to spend the day! Each with its own history, each with its own style, each with its... Read more >>

Oktoberfest Luna Park

Oktoberfest Luna Park The Oktoberfest is not only famous for beer, its cuisine, its traditional outfits, its over indulgences and its music, but also for its Luna Park, rich in attractions, some of which are centuries old, others ultra modern, with a particular attention for lovers of both thrills and speed, for both children and families. The amusement park is open daily from 10 am until midnight. Many visitors to the Wiesn the... Read more >>

A number of strange facts that you are perhaps unaware of…

24/08/2014 Up to 7 October beer lovers meet in Munich for the Oktoberfest. This is the most...

The „Wiesnzelt“ at Stiglmaierplatz – The only party of its kind to the Oktoberfest Munich!

19/08/2014 It became almost impossible to enter the beertents at the Theresienwiese without advanced booking. For everyone,...

Do you know how many nations in the world celebrate an event similar to the Oktoberfest?

16/08/2014 The Oktoberfest is the most famous festival in the world, and has many competitors in different...

The small Oktoberfest tents

The small Oktoberfest tents The Oktoberfest is not only made up of the 14 large tents but is also composed of 21 smaller tents that not only increase the variety of choice but also offer an ideal atmosphere to enjoy the true atmosphere of the Oktoberfest. Some of them have been at Wiesn for centuries and represent a piece of the history of the festival, some of them offer a quiet family environment, others a young and "alternative" atmosphere. In the "small" tents, the seating ranges from a minimum of 60 to a maximum of almost 900, the beer is the same served in the large tents and some of them also offer exotic cocktails or a... Read more >>

History of the Oktoberfest

History of the Oktoberfest - The origins 1810 On 12 October 1810 Crown Prince Ludwig, who later became King Ludwig I, married the Princess Teresa of Sassonia-Hildburghausen . All the... Read more >>

FAQ about the Oktoberfest

When is Oktoberfest? 2022: from 19 September to 4 October. Traditionally the Oktoberfest always ends on the first Sunday of October. Consequently, it opens... Read more >>

The Oktoberfest beer

The Oktoberfest beer, served by the 6 breweries in Munich inside 14 large tents and 21 small tents is of the Märzen variety.  Märzen is a  low fermentation beer and... Read more >>

Oktoberfest Advice

Here are some useful tips to organise your stay at the Wiesn What to put in your suitcase ... Read more >>

Hotel Oktoberfest

If you are thinking of staying in Munich during the Oktoberfest and you require a hotel, you can find here a selection... Read more >>

How to get to the Oktoberfest

The Oktoberfest is held at the Theresienwiese, near the centre of Munich, Bavaria, and is well serviced by the metropolitan... Read more >>

Dirndl and Lederhosen: The Oktoberfest's Costumes

This is the traditional Bavarian costume that has inspired a real and typical style, a type of clothing line called... Read more >>


Oktoberfest Turnout Forecast

Sat 20 Sep
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Want to go to Oktoberfest but have no idea what days will have a greater turnout or which are the days when it will be easier to find a place to sit inside the halls? Here you will find the expected turnout during each of the days of the Oktoberfest.

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