Safe Oktoberfest for Girls and Women

Safe Oktoberfest for Girls and Women

Oktoberfest is meant to be a time for eating, drinking and merrymaking and most people are good sports and treat others with respect. However, there will always be the minority of opportunistic men who choose to take advantage of women in their vulnerable state through groping or...
Marstall Beer Tent

The Marstall Tent: Newcomer to Oktoberfest

Back in April 2013, it was announced that the Hippodrome tent would not return to the Wiesn, and since then there’s been talk about who would take its place. Earlier last year it was announced that the Able family tent, The Marstall tent would be the big newcomer at the 2014...
Man hammers 2 Steins

Man Hammers 2 Steins in a Row

Man hammers 2 Steins in a row. Achieves legendary status. As is common in the beer tents of Oktoberfest, some particularly thirsty visitors will stand on tables when the band stops playing and attempt to drink a 1-Litre beer Stein in one go. Few ever make it and most are booed...
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...
Man loses car at Oktoberfest

Man Loses Car At Oktoberfest

Man loses car at Oktoberfest. Finds it five weeks later. A man from Italy who visited Oktoberfest has finally been reunited with his car, five weeks after forgetting where he parked it when he left the festival. Andreas O., 40 years old, left his silver VW Golf parked in a...
Oktoberfest 2013 Beer Consumption

Oktoberfest 2013 Beer Consumption

Oktoberfest Beer Consumption tops 6.7 Million Liters After two weeks of festivities, Oktoberfest ended on Sunday with another set of staggering statistics. Over 6.4 million visitors, 6.7 million liters of beer consumed and 638 “beer corpses” to name a few. While beer consumption...