Oktoberfest - ein Fest der Landeshauptstadt München
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Oktoberfest News

All the news for the world’s largest folk festival

What’s new at Oktoberfest, what should you definitely not miss and what are Munich locals talking about these days? We’ll keep you in the loop. Always up-to-date!

Oktoberfest Motif Competition 2023

The winner of the Oktoberfest motif competition has been chosen. Graphic designer Manfred Escher's entry for the Wiesn poster convinced the jury.

Oktoberfest logo receives German Design Award

The new Oktoberfest logo has won an important design award! Here you can find out in which category the new brand received the German Design Award 2023 and what Wiesn boss Clemens Baumgärtner and the brand agency say about it.

Oktoberfest 2022: Dismantling schedule

Immediately after the end of the Oktoberfest on October 3, 2022, the dismantling of the rides, booths and tents has begun. The east-west crossing of Matthias-Pschorr-Strasse will be free again from around October 10, 2022, and the north-south crossing from the end of October.

The official Oktoberfest review 2022

Oktoberfest 2022 is coming to an end - and despite the rather mixed weather, those responsible, festival hosts and showmen are satisfied with the 187th Oktoberfest. Here is the preliminary final report with all the facts and figures:

Redeem beer stamps after the Oktoberfest

You didn't manage to redeem all your beer and food stamps at the Oktoberfest? No problem: Here is an overview of where you can redeem which stamps!

The "WiesnGentleman" 2022

From attentive Oktoberfest visitor to helper in need: Werner W. is the WiesnGentleman* 2022. Mayor Dieter Reiter now presented him with the certificate. What commitment the winner showed and who is behind the action...

The official Oktoberfest Information

The Oktoberfest is not only the most beautiful folk festival in the world, but also one of the strongest brands. In 2022, it got a new logo - and an official stand with information and souvenirs. Of course, it's right at the main entrance to the Wiesn, decorated in the new Oktoberfest design.

Oktoberfest-Halbzeitbericht 2022: "Der Restart ist gelungen"

The Oktoberfest 2022 is as popular as ever, even after the two-year Covid break. Despite the cold weather at the start of the Wiesn, showmen and gastronomers are satisfied with the half-time numbers.