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Inside track on Oktoberfest

The Inside Track on Oktoberfest

The Oktoberfest is the largest and greatest amusement fair and food and drink festival anywhere in the world. Held in the beautiful German city of Munich, in the southern state of Bavaria, the Oktoberfest is an event that runs for around 16 days, from late September until the...
There can only be one!

Oktoberfest Exports from Around the World

Oktoberfest Exports from Around the World, But There Can Be Only One It is true that there can be only one original Oktoberfest, and that is on the Theresienwiese event grounds in Munich, Bavaria. While the Oktoberfest in Munich remains the original and still, of course, the...
Oktoberfest opening parade

Important Oktoberfest Decisions: The Parade of Tent Hosts or a Seat at the Tap?

During the first day of Oktoberfest there is the traditional Parade of Tent Hosts into Theresienwiese followed by the mayor tapping the first keg of beer. This is where you have to decide: either you can see the Parade of Tent Hosts with their brewery horses and remarkably...
Top 10 Oktoberfest Facts

Some Quick Hit Oktoberfest Facts

Get the low down on Munich’s largest annual tourist attraction, the Oktoberfest, or Wiesn to the locals and the already initiated. The video shown here is short and sweet, getting straight to the point and straight to the heart of the matter with some interesting, not to mention...
How to get the most out of Oktoberfest

How to Get the Most Out of Your Oktoberfest Experience

The Oktoberfest, an event held each and every year on the grounds of the Theresienwiese, in the Munich suburb of Ludwigsvorstad Isarvorstadt, is more than just a party, it is about more than just drinking beer, though it is both of these things. The event that the Bavarian locals...
Fun Facts about Oktoberfest

Fun Facts about Oktoberfest in Munich

How much do you really know about Oktoberfest? Well, the fun Oktoberfest trivia will show you what you didn’t know and give you some good ammo for pub talk in the lead up to the festival. The First Oktoberfest The first Oktoberfest happened on October 12, 1810, and back then it...
Strategic Drinking at Oktoberfest

Strategic Drinking at Oktoberfest

Ever think about how you should drink your beer at Oktoberfest? Sure, you’ve mastered the whole lifting the stein and opening your gullet to let the amber goodness flow, but at what pace and how can you keep track of your drinking? These are some overlooked questions you should...

The Oktoberfest Is about More than Just Beer

In past years, the world renowned Bavarian beer festival that is known as Oktoberfest saw mainly locals as the ones who took to dressing in traditional German garb. In recent times though, organisers of Oktoberfest have witnessed the increasing phenomenon of world travellers and...
full beer tent

Oktoberfest Expert Tips: How to Get into a Beer Tent When It’s Full

Here’s a general rule to avoid disappointment: when it’s really crowded, such as on the weekends and weekdays after 4pm – don’t go to Oktoberfest in a group of more than 10 people without a beer tent reservation. There’s a good chance the beer tents are packed and you...
Oktoberfest Facts for the Globe Hopping Traveller

A Few Oktoberfest Facts for the Globe Hopping Traveller

Oktoberfest, or ‘Wiesn’ as it is known to the locals, is the world’s largest fair. Running each year from late September up until the first weekend of October, the beer festival packs in an incredible amount of visitors each year – especially during the opening day of...