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A raucous celebration of Bavarian culture, Munich's Oktoberfest is one of the world's oldest, biggest, and longest parties. Dating back to 1810, the event these days kicks off when the mayor taps the first keg at noon on the third Saturday of...more
Theresienwiese 7, 80336 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here specifically for Oktoberfest and the first day we didn't even manage to get inside a tent, but we had a great time anyway as the weather was good. The following day the weather was atrocious and it did us a favour as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was there couple times before, it's hard to find sitting place if you are not local, so for Tourists it's like mission impossible. Even if you find way to get inside "Zelt" , no sitting place available, all reservations. Beer price are high around...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank picajzlaSS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having a beer in Oktoberfest, Munich, has always been in my bucket list since forever. I went last year with my friend and it was one of the best memories I've ever had. Pick a tent that you like, and get a seat. It's easier...More

Date of experience: October 2018
5  Thank Chong E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an awesome time, great festival. We went for the last leg of Oktoberfest every one wasa do friendly, warm and open! Definately will do again!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you like beer... you must go to the Oktoberfest in Munchen. Its the biggest beer fest in the world. Its a big party that is divided over 34 tents on a huge terrain. Your get your beer in 1 liter glasses and when you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank BKP0079
Reviewed July 24, 2019

If you are a fan of beer, make sure Oktoberfest is on your bucket list! I promise, you will not be disappointed. With multiple beer gardens, rides, and games, there is something for people of all ages. I cannot wait to go back one day!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 28, 2019

5x to Ofest. Never grows old. Lively tents: Kid Friendly rides to "Go on THAT ride"?; whole fish on a stick,, ox sandwich, sausage. Security: only sm. handbags allowed.. No backpacks. Have taxi pick you up a block from the Ofest or you'll wait to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
10  Thank TravelPo11
Reviewed June 21, 2019

If Oktoberfest is not on your bucket list add it now! The atmosphere is like nowhere else on Earth and it attracts people of all ages. It's lively but feels safe and well organised, just don’t try and get in with anything other than a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
5  Thank Paul W
Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

Well, it was definitely an experience I must say. I'm not a drinker so there wasn't really a draw. It was fun to be a part of the festivities though. Getting a table is a challenge for sure. Better make sure you book months in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank melissasarahwee
Reviewed May 7, 2019

Security was great, all the people working the event seemed to be enjoying themselves and were very helpful! Well organized, clean venues.

Date of experience: October 2018
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August 22, 2019|
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Response from 4,953 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, The dress code is very casual at Octoberfest. We wore jeans and runners. Most of the people that worked there wore runners so I would say totally acceptable. Just be aware security is very tight, no backpacks or... More
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August 8, 2019|
Response from TravelPo11 | Reviewed this property |
Wednesday is a better day to go as the weekends are always busy. Also, you are only 2 people so the odds of finding a seat increase. On a week day show up at the tents no later than 10:00 am. Tents are required to keep a... More