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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!
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Programme presentation: What you can expect at the Oktoberfest in 2019

Oktoberfest season is just around the corner: Clemens Baumgärtner, in his new function as head of the Oktoberfest, presented the 2019 programme full of anticipation. At a press conference, the head of the Department labour and economy explained all the information on rides, safety and the new appearance of the official Oktoberfest website. And he also explained which innovations he was particularly looking forward to...

These are the new attractions at the Oktoberfest 2019

Up in the sky or wild and daring: every year there are great new rides and offers on the Oktoberfest. Today, Clemens Baumgärtner, head of the Department for work and economy, presented this year's innovations. We can tell you one thing: The eight new attractions have it all! We introduce them to you...
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New in the beer tents at the Oktoberfest 2019

The popular big and small festival tents still await you with great music, delicacies and a unique folk festival atmosphere. But in 2019 there will also be new offers - from the bavarian card game "Schafkopf" to a candy manufactory. They were presented today...

Oktoberfest tent owners present their mug for 2019

A Bavaria, a lion and many colourful ribbons - these are the motifs of the tent owners' mug 2019. At Nockherberg, the tent owners' speakers Peter Inselkammer and Christian Schottenhamel presented their new mug. Designer Maximilian Fliessbach revealed what is behind the motif. What the landlords particularly praised about the design and what anniversary the hosts celebrate this year...

Oktoberfest 2019: The construction of the Wiesn has begun

75 days before the start of the Oktoberfest, the construction for the largest folk festival in the world, the Wiesn, begins. Within the next few weeks the builders will therefore be working hard on rides, stalls and of course the festival tents. The Theresienwiese will be transformed into the largest construction site in Munich.

Here we go: On 8.7. the construction for the Oktoberfest 2019 begins

Traditionally, the starting signal for the Wiesn construction is given in July. This time it is on 8.7. For about ten weeks there will be hammering and sawing, until on 21.9. it finally says: O'zapft is!

Beer prices 2019: What the tent owners say

2019, a "mass" (1 liter) of Oktoberfest beer costs between 10.80 Euro and 11.80 Euro. Now the tent owners, represented by its two speakers Peter Inselkammer (Armbrustschützenzelt) and Christian Schottenhamel (Schottenhamel Festhalle), took position to the prices.

Prost! The beer prices at the Oktoberfest 2019

Exactly 84 days before it's "O'zapft is" again, the gastronomic companies have announced the beverage prices for the Oktoberfest 2019: The „mass“ (one liter) beer will cost between 10.80 Euro and 11.80 Euro. This year‘s prices for non-alcoholic drinks have also been revealed.