Oktoberfest - ein Fest der Landeshauptstadt München
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Traditional fashion at the Oktoberfest

Everything you need to know about dirndl and lederhosen

On which side should the Dirndl bow be tied — and what does it mean? What is a charivari? How do you get the perfect hairstyle to match your Dirndl and can you wash lederhosen? All the answers are found in our traditional costume special.
Important: Non-updated information on this page refers to Oktoberfest 2019. There was no Oktoberfest in 2020, neither was in 2021 due to the Corona pandemic.