At the Oktoberfest, there are many things worth a closer look.

The central aisle of the Löwenbräu tent

Which Oktoberfest beer tent is the best for me?

A little Oktoberfest tent overview to guide you through the beer tent jungle.

Grand Parade of the Oktoberfest Hosts and Breweries

With the beginning of the Oktoberfest, the hosts and breweries move to the fair grounds.

This is new at the Oktoberfest 2019

A number of rides is new at this year's Oktoberfest.

Beer Price 2019

Also in 2019, Oktoberfest beer will be more expensive.

Oberbürgermeister Dieter Reiter zapft das erste Fass an

Tapping of the first keg

The first mayor of Munich taps the first keg in the Schottenhamel tent to inaugurate the Oktoberfest.

Eine Blaskapelle auf dem Trachten- und Schützenzug.

Costumes and Riflemen Parade

The greatest traditional costume parade of the world is the grand highlight of Oktoberfest.

Zuschauer beim Pferderennen um 1845, Lithographie von Hohlbach

Tracht: Is there specific Oktoberfest clothing?

In contradiction to beer, “Tracht” has already played an important role in 1810.

Das Pferderennen: Gemälde von Peter Heß, 1810

The first Oktoberfest in 1810

It all started with the public celebration of the wedding between crown prince Ludwig and his Therese in 1810.

The construction of the Käfer tent in front of the Bavaria statue

Oktoberfest Construction 2019

Over the eleven weeks of the Oktoberfest construction 2019, we’ll provide you with regularly new photos.

Flipper in front of the Ferris Wheel

Oktoberfest rides you must know

A little guide around the Schaustellerstraße.

Ein Zimmerer auf dem Dach des Augustinerzelts

Oktoberfest Construction 2018

Over the ten weeks of the Oktoberfest construction 2018, we’ll provide you with regularly new photos.

The supports of the central aisle of the new Ochsenbraterei

Oktoberfest Construction 2017

Featuring so many new things, the Oktoberfest construction is even more interesting in 2017.

Löwenbräu

The export-oriented brewery was once leading in Germany.

The Spaten Brewery

The rather vacuous Spaten brewery was once the market leader in Munich.

Hofbräuhaus

Hofbräuhaus is by far the smallest brewery at the Oktoberfest.

The new Ochsenbraterei building

After 36 years, the Spaten brewery's Ochsenbraterei gets a new tent for Oktoberfest 2017.

Oktoberfestplakat 2017: Jetzt abstimmen

Erstmals wagt die Stadt den Wiesnplakatwettbewerb leicht zu demokratisieren. Die Abstimmungsteilnehmer können auf Plätze in der Ratsbox hoffen.

Hendlbraterei Wildmoser hört auf

Nach 35 Oktoberfesten wird sich die Familie Wildmoser nicht mehr mit ihrer Hendlbraterei auf der Wiesn bewerben.

Vorabvisite im neuen Poschnerzelt

Die Entenbraterei Poschner steht 2016 nach einem Jahr Zwangspause mit neuem Zelt und neuem Konzept wieder auf dem Oktoberfest.

Ein Brauereigespann des Löwenbräus beim Trachten- und Schützenzug

Calendar

At the Oktoberfest, there are a number of events, which make the festival even more special.

Das Riesenrad im Hintergrund des Biergartens des Traditionszelts auf der Oidn Wiesn.

Oktoberfest-Calendar 2019

The perfect christmas present for Oktoberfest enthusiasts.

Keferloher von Hacker-Pschorr im Herzkasperlzelt

Oktoberfest Beer

Oktoberfest beer is especially brewed for Oktoberfest by Munich's six oldest breweries.

The Schottenhamel tent at dusk

This is new at the Oktoberfest 2018

Two renovated large tents and four new rides await us in 2018.

Luftballons vor einem Wellenflieger

Family Days

The Family Days on the two Oktoberfest Tuesdays offer special bargains until 7pm.

This awaits us in 2018

There will be four new rides in 2018.

Die Bräurosl Carolin Weidner hoch zu Ross

What is a Tracht?

The term “Tracht” is much more complex than advertised by the clothing industry.

Die Bavaria im Tageslicht

Open-Air Concert

The second Oktoberfest Sunday starts with an open-air concert at the Bavaria.

Beer Price 2018

In 2018, you will have to pay at least 11,10€ for a beer in a large tent.

The Schützenfestzelt at feet of the Bavaria statue

Oktoberfest-Calendar 2018

The perfect christmas present for Oktoberfest enthusiasts.

The Ochsenbraterei will be rebuilt in 2017

This is new at Oktoberfest 2017

The Munich Oktoberfest 2017 features three new beer tents and eight new rides.

Andi Steinfatt und Toni Roiderer überreichen Oberbürgermeister Dieter Reiter einen Scheck der Wiesnstiftung

Presentation of the novelites 2017

Beim Presserundgang 2017 wurden zwei neue Zelte und die neuen Fahrgeschäfte vorgestellt.

Bürgermeister Josef Schmid mit der neuen Wiesn-App

Mayor presents Oktoberfest novelties

Oktoberfest-head Josef Schmid presented an outlook on the Oktoberfest 2017 to the media in this year’s press conference.

Beer Price 2017

Despite a long discussion, the Oktoberfest beer price 2017 will not be capped. The hosts once again raised prices for beer and especially water.

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