Oktoberfest 2018 -

Oktoberfest 2018

22 Sep, 2018 9:00am - 07 Oct, 2018 11:30pm
Oktoberfest 2018 Starts In

Munich, Germany

Oktoberfest 2018 the undisputed best beer festival in the world!

Oktoberfest 2018 is the largest beer festival on the planet and takes place in Munich or München, Germany on Saturday September 22 until Sunday October 7 2018.

You’re probably right that Oktoberfest is not essentially an extreme sporting event, but it’s an extreme exercise in monumental consumption and partying and ought not be overlooked as one of the best parties anywhere in the world.

In Munich, the final week of September leading into early October is the jolliest time of the Bavarian festive calendar, with thousands of partiers by local and international knocking back a Guinness World Record level of grog and pork product in fruity lederhosen and dirndls, to oom-pa-pa brass and the bump and sway of colossal bier-fuelled mayhem.

Oktoberfest Statistics

In 2017 the festival had over 7.2 million visitors consuming approximately 6.9 milli0n litres of Beer, more than half a million chicken meals. Let’s see what it can reach this year!

How to get to Oktoberfest 2018

By air – fly to Munich International Airport. Then the easiest way is to take the S-Bahn train line from the airport to Central Station ‘Hauptbahnhof’.

By Train – From Hauptbahnof you can take the underground either subway lines U4 and U5 only 1 stop which will take you to Theresienwiese. Then follow the mob of people leaving the station dressed in Lederhosen and Dirndls you won’t be able to miss it.

On foot – Leave the train station at Take the Bayerstraße exit from Central Station ‘Hauptbahnhof’ and follow this street for 300 meters. Then take a left at Hermann-Lingg-Straße and walk on for another 400 meters which will take you to the festival entrance. It’s about a 10 minute walk.

Thing to do in Munich during Octoberfest

Oktoberfest beer tent opening hours

Opening day: 12:00pm to 10:30pm
Weekdays: 10:00am to 10:30pm
Saturday, Sunday & public holidays: 09:00am to 10:30pm
Daily closing hour: 11:30pm
The “Käfer Wiesn-Schänke” and the “Weinzelt” are open until 1:00am. Last call is at 12:15am.

Opening hours of fairground stalls

Opening day: 12:00pm to 12:00am
Monday to Thursday: 10:00am to 11:30pm
Friday: 10:00am to 12:00am
Saturday: 9:00am to 12:00am
Sunday: 9:00am to 11:30pm

Fairground attractions and sideshows in Munich

Opening day: 12:00pm to 12:00am
Monday to Thursday 10:00am to 11:30pm
Friday, Saturday: 10:00am to 12:00am
Sunday: 10:00am to 11:30pm

For more information on how to make the most of your trip, where to eat and place to check out in Munich head to muenchen.de

Join us at Oktoberfest for the world’s largest Volksfest (beer festival and travelling funfair). The Bavarian cultural event to end all events having been held since 1810.

See you there!

Oktoberfest 2018 Location

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