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Oktoberfest Beer Price

Oktoberfest Beer Price to be Capped for 3 Years?

Yes, you read that right – the city of Munich today announced a proposal that would cap the Oktoberfest beer price for 3 years, avoiding any increase until Oktoberfest 2019. Proposal to cap Oktoberfest Beer Price until 2019 The maximum amount that the beer tents would be allowed...

Oktoberfest 2016 Roundup

With 5.6 million visitors, Oktoberfest 2016 once again remained the world’s largest beer festival. While numbers were slightly down from last year (when 5.9 million attended) due to cool and often rainy weather, the additional security measures announced this year did not deter...
Oktoberfest Security

New Oktoberfest Security Announced – Backpack Ban and Fence Coming

New security measures for Oktoberfest in Munich have been announced, with a ban on backpacks and large bags, as well as a fence which will be erected around the festival grounds. The organising committee of the event made the decision yesterday in light of the recent security...
Oktoberfest Official Beer Prices 2016

Official Oktoberfest 2016 Beer Prices

The official Oktoberfest 2016 beer prices have been announced. Ranging from €10.40 to €10.70, it could be the last Oktoberfest before beer prices will hit the €11 mark. Always a contentious issue in Bavaria – the announcement makes the TV news in Germany! – festival...
German Beer

Bring Your German Beer Knowledge

If Germany had an official alcoholic beverage, it would probably be beer. But what is it exactly about German beer that the rest of the world loves? Want to drink the best German beer? Join us for a taste sensation. According to the Reinheitsgebot, beer brewed in Germany must...
Oktoberfest Legend Chris Barton-Fox

Oktoberfest Legend – Chris Barton-Fox, UK

Meet Chris, who’ll be at Oktoberfest this year for his 50th visit (yes you read that right: fifty), raising a glass in the beer tents every year bar two since the age of 16. Could this be the greatest Oktoberfest Legend ever? Read his amazing story and decide for...
Stuttgart Beer Festival

Germany’s Other Beer Festival: Stuttgart Beer festival

Stuttgart Beer Festival From a local agricultural event to a famous festival, the Stuttgart Beer Festival (locally known as Cannstatter Volksfest) has become an event that millions of people travel to each and every year. Colorful flashing lights, the smell of burned almonds, the...
Wine tent Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest for Wine Lovers

The Weinzelt is the place to be for wine lovers the world over While Oktoberfest is renowned for its variety and massive volume of beer, wine has always been a popular alternative for festival goes who prefer it over the liquid amber. In fact, the wine tent offers a diverse range...
Origins of Oktoberfest

The Origin of Oktoberfest in Munich

One of the most popular travel destinations in Germany isn’t the capital, it’s Munich. Every year in late September people in their millions flock to the city for Oktoberfest, a festival celebrating everything to do with Bavarian culture and beer. Want to celebrate with us? Join...
Oktoberfest 2016 Program

Oktoberfest 2016 Program

Are you ready for Oktoberfest 2016? With Oktoberfest 2015 well and truly over, it’s time to start looking forward to Oktoberfest 2016. But, before we get too excited about the Oktoberfest 2016 program, let’s have a look at some interesting facts from 2015: Almost 6 million guests...