Traditional starting date: the first Saturday of the Wiesn
The parade of the landlords marks the official start of Oktoberfest. It takes place on the first Saturday of the Wiesn, before the famous “O'zapft is!”. The next one is at 10:45 am on Saturday, September 18, 2021. This is followed by the traditional costume and hunters’ parade at 10 am on Sunday, September 19, 2021.