Oktoberfest Tours & Packages
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...
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...
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...
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...
Oktoberfest Food

Oktoberfest food. It’s Bavarian deliciousness.

If you wander down the paths between the tents, vehicles and booths, you’ll pass countless stands offering fish rolls, radishes, cheese squares, schnitzel rolls, roast nuts, candied fruit, fairy floss, and other tasty treats. Plus, when you get to the beer tents, you’ll have your...
After-Oktoberfest Parties

After-Oktoberfest Parties

For you revellers out there who just can’t get enough, there are plenty of places you can check out where you can party on after 10pm once the bars at Oktoberfest close. But be aware that Oktoberfest goers are not welcomed everywhere with open arms. There are often places with...