The construction of Oktoberfest starts ten weeks before the beginngin oft he festival.Der Wiesnaufbau beginnt immer am Montag zehn Wochen vor Oktoberfest-Beginn. In 2017 this is July 8. Depending on the construction phase, between 150 and 800 workers work at the Theresienwiese. Featuring a number of new tents and rides, the construction in 2017 may be even a little more interesting than in other years, especially as there will be a new Ochsenbraterei.


July 10 Construction of the 16 large beer tents
August 21 Construction of the small beer tents and the municipal stands
August 28 Construction of the large rides
September 4 Construction of other rides
September 7 Marketers move into municipal and marketer-owned stands
September 8 Construction of the marketer-owned stands in the middle of the streets
September 13 Costruction of the bread stands
September 16 Beginning of Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest Construction July 19 2017

Our large gallery with pictures of the second week of Oktoberfest construction 2017. The Löwenbräu tower has already been constructed. Marstall’s Quadriga appeared on the ground.

Oktoberfest Construction July 18 2017

At the beginning of the second official week of construction, the second tower is about to be built. Also, some facades already appeared.

Oktoberfest Construction July 14 2017

The of the first week of the Oktoberfest contruction, the frames of the large tents have already been built in large part. Even some decoration appeared.

Oktoberfest Construction July 13 2017

Four days after the official beginning of the construction, some central aisles have already been erected.

Oktoberfest Construction July 04 2017

Still one week shy of the official beginning of the Oktoberfest construction, the second tent, the Schützenzelt appeared at the Theresienwiese.

Oktoberfest Construction Photos June 29 2017

The supports of the central aisle of the new Ochsenbraterei tent have already been erected.