Oktoberfest 2020

Pin It

The Oktoberfest is a worldly renowned event which takes place every year between the end of September and the beginning of October in Munich, Germany. The event goes on for three consecutive weekends and a total of two weeks celebrations.

OKTOBERFEST 2020 :  19th SEPTEMBER 2020 – 4th OCTOBER 2020

On this occasion, the area of Theresienwiese turns into a giant amusement park, with the famous “Festhalle”, representing Munich’s historic beer houses, serving rivers of beer night and day.

Booking.com

As in every amusement park, there are also souvenirs tents and little kiosks selling sandwiches, beer, würstel and the famous Bretzel, a salty kind of bread typical of the Bavarian region.

On the first Saturday of the celebration the whole city of Munich is involved in the street parade, with wagons of the various beer houses carrying barrels of beer toward the area of Theresienwiese. The parade is led by the mayor and a traditional band.

oktoberfest_lat

According to the tradition, no beer mugs can be served inside the tents until the mayor has tapped the first inaugural barrel.

Before this solemn opening takes place, people packed inside the tents from 7 am drinking coca cola and playing cards is the only thing you will see !
After the band has marched through the tents, dances can begin and rivers of beer can start flowing. If you “dare” to ask less than one litre per person, chances are you’ll be ignored…

Hotel Consigliati

Hotel Montree

Hotel MontreeThis 3-star hotel offers free Wi-Fi internet and rooms with soundproofed windows in central Munich. It is 500 metres from the Löwenbräukeller brewer [...]

Hotel Erzgiesserei Europe

Hotel Erzgiesserei EuropeThis 4-star hotel enjoys a quiet location and excellent transport connections, just 1 underground stop from Munich Main Station. Munich's Old Town dis [...]

Europäischer Hof

Europäischer HofDirectly opposite Munich Central Station, this 3-star non-smoking hotel offers soundproofed rooms with satellite TV, breakfast buffets and underground [...]

Hotel Mons am Goetheplatz

Hotel Mons am GoetheplatzRenovated in 2008, this small design hotel in Munich is just a 15-minute walk from the city centre, main railway station, and Oktoberfest site. Boast [...]

Landgasthof Deutsche Eiche

Landgasthof Deutsche EicheSituated in Munich’s attractive Lochhausen district, just a 12-minute train journey from the city centre, this country hotel offers Bavarian cuisine [...]

Things to do in Munich