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...
Oktoberfest Rides

Wild Rides and Sideshow Fun at Oktoberfest

It’s easy for people to forget about the other fun at Oktoberfest amidst all the beer-swilling, but next to Wirtsbudenstraβe with all the beer tents there is Schaustellerstraβe. You’ll find here countless show rides, shooting galleries, show booths and entertainment. But before...
Hofbräu Festzelt Oktoberfest

The Beer Tents: Hofbräu-Festzelt

A huge number of Oktoberfest visitors like to go to the Hofbräu tent: the biggest beer tent at Oktoberfest, where there’s a ton of things going on. When entering, you’ll see Aloisius from the short satire ‘A Munich in Heaven’ with his harp who is decorated with hops bines from...
Oktoberfest Devil's Wheel

Oktoberfest amusement: The Devil’s Wheel

The Devil’s Wheel is a fun Oktoberfest attraction where you watch daring and talented volunteers try to stay on a spinning platform for as long as possible. Some people manage to do it for an impressively long time. When the wheel gets too crowded for the announcer, they use foam...
Oktoberfest water ride

Getting Wet and Freaked Out at Oktoberfest

At the Schaustellerstraβe, you can also get sprayed with water on the water rides and lose your bladder control in some of the scary rides. We’ll give you the heads up on some of the most popular wet and scary rides. A Splashing Good Time For some wet fun, try the Wild Water ride...
Olympia looping roller coaster

Five Rings of Thrills: The Olympia Looping Roller Coaster

So, in a previous article we introduced you to the Olympia Looping roller coaster: the world’s largest portable roller coaster, so named because of its five rings which riders loop around. See the video for yourself, taken by both a spectator and a participant, and see if you...