This was the tapping ceremony 2022 in the Schottenhamel-Festhalle
At shortly before 12 o'clock at September 17th Lord Mayor Dieter Reiter entered the tapping boxes in the Schottenhamel-Festhalle. As always, the crowd was huge. Everyone wanted to be there when Reiter speaks the almost legendary words "O'zapft is! To a peaceful Wiesn!". Without reservation, you had to wait since early morning in order to be able to get hold of a free table.
The Lord Mayor showed that he had not forgotten anything after the three year break: After three strokes, the Spaten beer flowed from the barrel into the first beer mug, which the mayor traditionally hands to the Bavarian Prime Minister Markus Söder. Also present (photo above, from left to right): The mayors Verena Dietl and Katrin Habenschaden as well as Oktoberfest boss Clemens Baumgärtner. Shortly afterwards, the firecrackers also signaled to the landlords of the other marquees that they were allowed to start serving beer. Cheers!