Tips for 2022 Oktoberfest Munich

Tips for Oktoberfest 2022 in Munich

After being canceled for two straight years, Oktoberfest 2022 in Munich is shaping up to be the most epic one yet. The comeback of the century, some are calling it. (We definitely are!) To prepare for this most-anticipated of Oktoberfest celebrations, here are some things you...
Will Oktoberfest 2021 get cancelled or go ahead?

Oktoberfest 2021 cancelled

Update May 3, 2021 Sadly today the city of Munich made the official announcement that the 2021 Oktoberfest will be cancelled. This comes just weeks after they were still optimistic of the possibility of hosting the festival this year. Minister President Söder gave three reasons...

Oktoberfest: Beer and Blood, Netflix’s Prost-Worthy New Series

Warning: This post may contain spoilers, but not really. 2020 may taketh away, but 2020 also giveth. Come September, the world was left high, dry, and missing Munich Oktoberfest in a way it hasn’t since it was last canceled due to World War II. However, we were also given a...
Munich Summer in the City 2020

Check out Munich’s New 2020 Summer in the City Festival

For those of you in Munich this summer, all is not lost! Actually, if you’re already living in Munich you pretty much have it all anyway. Stop rubbing it in! From now until September 7th, Munich is hosting what’s being called “Summer in the City”—a 6-week festival taking place...

Could an all-outdoor Oktoberfest be planned for 2020?

It’s been a couple of months since the sad, sad news of Oktoberfest 2020 being cancelled over coronavirus concerns hit us smack in our pretzel-eating faces. Since then, the question of how to spend this year’s September and October has seen many opinions. There’s even the...
Will the 2021 Oktoberfest be extended?

Will Oktoberfest 2021 be extended by a week?

So… it’s official. Oktoberfest 2020 has been cancelled. Millions around the world are really and truly bummed about this and that includes us. *wipes away pretzel-shaped tear* However, don’t let the loss of lager get you down. Oktoberfest 2021 will undoubtedly be the biggest...
Oktoberfest cancelled

Has Oktoberfest ever been cancelled?

In its 200+ year history, Oktoberfest has been cancelled several times. But the answer as to why is a little complicated. In fact, it’s 25-fold. Since its inception over 200 years ago in 1810, Oktoberfest has been cancelled a thankfully low two dozen+1 times. In what is known as...
2019-Oktoberfest-Beer-Consumption

Oktoberfest 2019 Beer Consumption Tops 7.3 Million Liters

Oktoberfest 2019 ended on Sunday and the results are in: beer consumption reached an epic 7.3 million Liters at the festival. While slightly lower than the previous year, when 7.5 million Liters were downed, the mostly cloudy and sometimes rainy days resulted in the outside beer...
Beer Consumption Oktoberfest 20

Oktoberfest 2018 Beer Consumption Tops 7.5 Million Liters

Oktoberfest 2018 ended on Sunday and the results are in: beer consumption reached a record 7.5 million Liters at the festival. While the actual amount is the same as last year, Oktoberfest 2018 ran for just 16 days this year; 2 days less than the previous year, resulting in...
Oktoberfest Security 2018

Oktoberfest 2018 Security Update

More video surveillance, more body-cams and, for the first time, human super-recognizers: the police are getting ready for Oktoberfest in Munich again. “In order to ensure as much security as possible at the festival site, we have upgraded security both quantitatively and...