Oktoberfest Tours & Packages

How to Drink Beer at Oktoberfest

On a normal day, I’d say there is no wrong way to drink beer. On the golf course? Perfect. Naked in the hot tub? Good. While on horseback? Also good. Out of a coffee mug at your niece’s ballet recital? Fantastic! But this isn’t a normal day. This is Oktoberfest. And while the...
Beer Prices at Oktoberfest: How are they determined?

Beer prices at the 2019 Oktoberfest: How are they determined?

The official beer prices for Oktoberfest 2019 have been announced so you know what that means… IT’S ALMOST OKTOBERFEST TIME WOOOOOO! I mean it – it’ll be here before you can say Vergangenheitsbewaeltigung which, by the looks of it, is going to be about ten years.  The cost of...
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8 Reasons to Attend Oktoberfest at Least Once in Your Life

Admit it—to attend Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany is totally on your bucket list, isn’t it? Well, I have to say you must be one smart cookie. There’s a reason Oktoberfest is on many-a-to do list; actually, there are a lot of reasons. For starters, it’s the biggest party on Earth....
Beer Carrying Record Oliver Strumpfel

Insane Beer Carrying Record: 5 Things to Know

Well, the first thing you should know about the current beer carrying record = you’ll never get close enough to touch it. I mean, after years of Oktoberfest-ing, I’m just now (barely) able to drink my litre with the use of a single hand. *pauses for applause* What is it we’re...
Oktoberfest Instagram Accounts

12 Oktoberfest Instagram Accounts You Need to Follow

Oktoberfest is nearly upon us, folks! That’s right, thirsty readers: the countdown to Oktoberfest’s opening day has officially begun. If you’re joining in the revelry this year — or if you’re simply daydreaming about signing up for one of our 2019 Oktoberfest packages...
Oktoberfest 2017 Schedule

28 Hilarious German Words to Learn Before Oktoberfest

So much about German culture makes perfect sense: drinking one massive beer instead of four regular-sized ones, eating one massive pretzel instead of four regular-size ones, and aprons as fashion statements (I mean, duh). But some things aren’t so straightforward and take a wee...
Things to do in Munich, Germany outside Oktoberfest | View from St. Peter's Church

7 Things to Do in Munich If You Ever Leave the Wiesn

Maybe you just can’t handle two, three, four straight days of Oktoberfest-ing. It’s fine; no one is judging you. Well, okay, maybe they are a little; but don’t let that stop you from doing you! There are plennnnty of other things to do in Munich that don’t involve stein hoisting...
What NOT to do at Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany

What NOT to do at Oktoberfest

So you’re making plans to go to the biggest beer drinking festival on the planet? You really don’t want to put in all that effort (and money) to have a bad time and Oktoberfest can be a little daunting for the first-timers. So to help you out, here’s a short list of what NOT to...

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...
Origins of Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest Beer Tents: Camping for Beer Drinkers

Ah, camping. That carefree time spent by the fire you just created by rubbing two sticks together—go you! Those unforgettable nights watching the sun set from your campsite on the edge of a lake, the sounds of coyotes howling at the distant moon, your sweetie coming out to meet...