Oktoberfest Tours & Packages
Personaility Test for Oktoberfest Goers

Personality Test for Oktoberfest Goers

Are you really ready for Oktoberfest? Are you the right sort of person to completely enjoy the greatest folk festival in the world? What sort of personality do you have? Answer the following nine questions honestly to find out. The results should amaze you! 1: You’ve been looking...
Man hammers 2 Steins

Man Hammers 2 Steins in a Row

Man hammers 2 Steins in a row. Achieves legendary status. As is common in the beer tents of Oktoberfest, some particularly thirsty visitors will stand on tables when the band stops playing and attempt to drink a 1-Litre beer Stein in one go. Few ever make it and most are booed...
Oktoberfest Brazil

Oktoberfest Blumenau in Brazil is History in the Making

Oktoberfest Blumenau in Brazil is History in the Making The mere mention of the word Oktoberfest sends everybody’s mind to Germany and in particular to Munich, the capital of the world famous festival. Yet the world’ second largest celebration of beer takes place in Brazil and...
Bier Oktoberfest Museum

Beer and Oktoberfest Museum in Munich

If you want to explore the historical side of Oktoberfest beyond what’s featured at the Oktoberfest Oide Wiesn, you’ll find it at The Beer and Oktoberfest Museum in Munich. The museum is found just a few steps from the Isartor, at 2 Sterneckerstraβe. It is open all year round....
Surviving Oktoberfest

Seven Rules for Surviving Oktoberfest

If you want to make the most out of your Oktoberfest adventure, follow these seven rules and learn how to drink, eat and be merry just like the veteran Bavarians do. Fasten Your Dirndl, Hitch Your Hosen Girls, if you’re worried that squeezing into a chest-lifting dirndl and a...
Oktoberfest Beer Consumption 2014

Oktoberfest Beer Consumption 2014

Visitors to Oktoberfest 2014, which numbered 6.3 million, drank substantially less beer than last year – topping consumption at just 6.4 million litres. While Munich’s 181st Oktoberfest didn’t achieve the all-time record of the previous year, where 6.4 million...
Münchner Kindl

The Münchner Kindl

The Münchner Kindl or ‘Munich Child’ is the figure on the Bavarian state capital official coat of arm. It’s portrayed on a silver shield as a monk wearing a gold-bordered black cowl and red shoes. The symbol dates back to Munich’s first inhabitants and pays homage to an order of...
Hacker Tent

The Beer Tents: Hacker-Festzelt

The Hacker tent has been a regular at Oktoberfest since 1907. Naturally, they serve Hacker-Pschorr beer here. The mood is boisterous, people stand up on benches, there is a high flirtation factor and you can really let yourself go. The Hacker tent has a genuine atmosphere and it...
A-Z Guide to Oktoberfest

The A-Z of Oktoberfest Tips

Here’s an amusing alphabetical guide to Oktoberfest where you might even pick up some Bavarian words: A: Augustiner-Festhalle This beer tent is loved by local Bavarians and is the only tent to still use wooden barrels to serve beers. B: Bavaria This not only denotes the German...
Fliegerlied

Oktoberfest music: Fliegerlied

This is without a doubt the most popular Oktoberfest song that’s cropped up over the past five years and its popularity doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon. When you’re in the beer tent and scores of Oktoberfest revellers stand on benches, do fist-pumps, grab their...