Due to the huge crowds a little planning can be worth a lot.

Planen

Die Menschenmassen an einem Samstag auf der Matthias-Pschorr-Straße

Expected Crowds

Learn when to go in order to avoid overcrowding.

Empty tables in the Hackerzelt

Reservation Availabilities

Learn where you can still reserve tables for evenings and weekends.

Der Innenraum des Hackerzelt von der Westgalerie aus gesehen

First-Timers-Guide

The most important things you need to know about Oktoberfest on one page.

Die Matthias-Pschorr-Straße in der Dämmerung von der Bavaria aus gesehen

Frequently Asked Questions

You have questions about the Oktoberfest? We like to help.

Die Wirtsbudenstraße nach Süden, zum Riesenrad hin blickend

Plan Your Trip

Our six-step-guide will help you plan the most perfect trip to the Oktoberfest in Munich.

Reservation Alarm

Receive an email whenever an Oktoberfest beer tent publishes new table reservation availabilities and never miss a reservation start again.

Freie Tische auf dem Münchner Oktoberfest

Last Minute Reservations

In 2018, the new last-minute-reservations are announced to be introduced in multiple tents.

Das Schild der reservierten Boxe 9 im Augustinerzelt

Reserve Tables

Visiting with larger groups, table reservations come in handy. We tell you how to reserve whole tables in Oktoberfest beer tents.

Vor Ort

Ride Ticket Prices

This is how much you have to pay for rides and attractions at the Munich Oktoberfest.

Die Festleitung mit dem Fundbüro hinter der Schottenhamel-Festhalle

Lost and Found

Many people lose many things. Luckily, many of them show up at the Oktoberfest’s lost and found.

Baggage

As most bags have been banned from Oktoberfest since 2016, keep in mind, you have to leave your baggage outside of the fairgrounds.

Wegweiser auf dem Oktoberfest

Practical Tips

In order for your first-time-visit to be a great experience, read what to keep in mind.