The Beer Festival Or Oktoberfest In Munich

The Munich Beer Festival, also known as Oktoberfest, is famous worldwide. This big popular festival, with parades, amusement stands and unlimited beer, attracts more than 6 million visitors every year!

A traditional Bavarian party

The fame of the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, is well established.
For 16 days, the people of Munich and visitors from all over the world gather at the Theresienwiesen fairground to celebrate the event.

While beer flows abundantly, accompanied by Bavarian specialties, this festival is not just about drinking: more than 200 fairground operators offer various attractions, with tents and rides as far as the eye can see!

Folk groups and orchestras in traditional Bavarian costumes parade during the traditional procession that takes place on the first Sunday of the festival.

The party in numbers.

The Oktoberfest is a sixteen-day festival that starts in September and always ends on the first weekend of October.

With around 6 million annual visitors, this Beer Festival is the largest folk festival in the world. Nearly 6 million liters of beer are served there each year, accompanied by 500,000 chickens, 100,000 sausages, and giant 30-centimeter pretzels...

Note: The beer is sold in large tents set up and decorated for the occasion, as well as in the adjacent Biergartens. It is served in one-liter mugs or Maß.

2023 Edition

The Munich Oktoberfest, which was first celebrated in 1810 in honor of the wedding of Crown Prince Louis and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen, celebrated its 200th anniversary in 2010.

This year, the world's largest beer festival will take place from September 16th to October 3rd, 2023.

If you go on the first day, you can admire the opening parade, which brings together 8,000 people in Bavarian costumes.

The Oktoberfest takes place at Theresienwiese Square, a 10-minute walk from Munich Central Station.

For more information, you can visit the official festival website below (in English and German).

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More informations:
In French: La Fête de la bière ou Oktoberfest à Munich
En español: La Fiesta de la Cerveza o Oktoberfest en Múnich.
In italiano: La Festa della birra o Oktoberfest a Monaco.
Auf Deutsch: Das Oktoberfest in München
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