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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!
Stephan Kuffler in the Weinzelt | ©Anette Göttlicher

Multi-talent Stephan Kuffler as photographer

Those who like to celbrate in the Weinzelt can find him there with his Leica: Stephan Kuffler, the host of the Oktoberfest tent, is always taking pictures. But not only Oktoberfest motifs. Now he has published his first photo book.
Oktoberfest poster 2020 | ©Referat für Arbeit und Wirtschaft

Oktoberfest poster 2020: This is what it looks like

The new Oktoberfest poster is here! This morning the Oktoberfest poster 2020 was presented to the public. The winning design by Ulrich PETER from Kaufbeuren prevailed over 206 other designs in the Oktoberfest poster competition. The Department of Labor and Economy (RAW) had announced the competition for the fourth time online on the official city portal muenchen.de. All information about the designer and his poster motif...

Oktoberfest poster competition: The final phase has begun

After the voting is before the decision: In the official Oktoberfest poster competition, 30 designs have made it to the final selection following the public voting. Only one can win - and a jury will decide in the coming days which one that is.
When you can make a table reservation for the Wiesn 2020 | ©Sebastian Lehner

Wiesn 2020: When can you make a table reservation for the next Oktoberfest?

Everybody wants to have a table at the Oktoberfest! Even though the last Oktoberfest ended only a few weeks ago, the hosts already are busy preparing for the next year. We tell you when you can place a reservation request for the next year. Better be fast!

The Wiesnstiftung donates almost 100,000 euros

The Wiesnwirte show a heart for the people of Munich: Together with the hosts of the tents and the Munich breweries, Lord Mayor Reiter hands over 18 cheques of the Munich Wiesnstiftung to organisations that look after children and young people, but also the elderly, the sick and their relatives.
 | ©Sebastian Lehner

The official Oktoberfest review 2019

The Oktoberfest 2019 comes to an end - and all those responsible can draw a positive conclusion: Although there are no records to celebrate this year, many facts and figures are satisfying. The police and the ambulance station also share their conclusions.

The Oktoberfest poster competition for 2020 has begun

It's an exciting question every year: What will the official Oktoberfest poster look like? The poster competition for the Wiesn 2020 has begun today - anyone can submit designs online, from which the official poster will then be determined in several phases. How the competition works and how you can take part.

Bis wann Ihr Eure Oktoberfest-Biermarken noch einlösen könnt

You got any beer and food stamps left from the Oktoberfest? No problem, after all you can still redeem them in the Munich inns. But you shouldn't wait too long.