The largest beer festival in the world, held since 1810, Oktoberfest is an experience of a lifetime. Many tents are set up in the huge festival area and the crowds fill them all. The opening week is the time everyone and everything is fresh and still filled with energy. The crowds are eager to enjoy the festival and you should be among them. Enjoy a huge, cold beer with Bavarian music played by the orchestra in the background and chip off your delicious pretzel.
The Opening weekend is the time to go to Oktoberfest if you want to catch the official opening ceremonies. At noon on the Saturday, the Mayor of Munich has the honor of tapping the first keg of Oktoberfest beer. Once the barrel has been tapped you can quench your thirst for beer! Oktoberfest lives up to all expectations; an Adults Disneyland filled with rides, 14 large beer tents, delicious food and great people.
Put on your lederhosen or dirndl and join Travel Talk at the greatest beer festival in the world. With 14 large tents and 21 small tents to choose from, the hardest choice for you is to pick what tent to drink in. Together with a traditional live band in the tents, the atmosphere is epic. Add that to the mix of delicious beer, tasty food and over 200 carnival rides, Oktoberfest is such a great festival and we guarantee that it’ll be in the top 3 festivals you’ve attended.
Who is game to sink a few steins, wear a lederhosen or dirndl, and eat their weight in pretzels? Oktoberfest, essentially an adults Disneyland is the world’s largest beer festival. Held annually in Munich, Germany, it is estimated that over 6 million people visit Oktoberfest and serve more than 6 million litres of beer every year. Now, that’s a festival!