Category Archives: Oktoberfest

Munich’s Event Highlights in the Autumn of 2013

After the hot tropical temperatures of the last few months, autumn is slowly encroaching on the region, revealing the city in a very special light. With its bright colours, golden autumn lends itself to long walks in one of the … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest 2013—Old and New Side by Side

You can already feel the anticipation in the air as the 180th Oktoberfest comes around the corner. From 21 September–6 October, Oktoberfest will once again be in full swing, drawing millions of visitors from all over the world to Munich … Continue reading

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History of Bavarian Folk Costumes

With Oktoberfest just around the corner, it’s time to dust off our dirndls and lederhosen. After all, one shouldn’t visit Oktoberfest without wearing a traditional folk costume! But where does this costume traditionally worn at all kinds of folk festivals … Continue reading

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The Platzl Hotel Oktoberfest Facebook Contest

Win a table for Oktoberfest! Oktoberfest is just around the corner! From 21 September–6 October, the largest volksfest in the world will once again take place at the Theresienwiesen. As part of this celebration, the Platzl Hotel has come up … Continue reading

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The Ayinger “Festbier”

Ayingers Inn is the ideal place to kick off a beautiful Oktoberfest day or maybe bring it to a successful close. Here you can experience vibrant Bavarian tavern tradition right in the heart of the Bavarian capital. From the original … Continue reading

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Munich Oktoberfest 2012

On 22 September people will be saying “O’zapft is! (It’s tapped)” for the 179th time. The Munich Oktoberfest, which runs until 7 October, will again attract millions of visitors from around the world to the Bavarian state capital, mainly for … Continue reading

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Autumn 2012 Event Highlights in Munich

The hottest days of the year are behind us. Autumn is slowly drawing in, lending the trees a multi-coloured splendour. Everywhere people are enjoying the final warming rays of sun and the golden light which gives the city a special … Continue reading

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The Oktoberfest at the Platzl: Bavarian Tradition at the Ayingers Inn, the Restaurant Pfistermühle and the Platzl Bar

Not only at the Theresienwiese, but also in and around the Platzl Hotel Munich it is very traditional and festive during the Oktoberfest. With Bavarian decoration and fresh draft beer you are welcomed at the Ayingers Inn, the Restaurant Pfistermühle and the Platzl Bar in the heart of Munich’s historical city center. The bottom-fermented and unfiltered beer speciality of the brewery Aying has an alcohol strength … Continue reading

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Grand entry of the Oktoberfest landlords and breweries: A special Oktoberfest experience in the heart of Munich

The official opening of the Oktoberfest in Munich starts on Saturday the 17th September 2011 with the entry of the Oktoberfest landlords in their beer tents. Many visitors in the large tents and also the countless people at the Theresienwiese are … Continue reading

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The Armbrustschützen-Festhalle – A piece of original Munich Oktoberfest

At the Armbrustschützen-Festhalle (Crossbowmen Festival Hall) the Bavarian tradition has still an important influence. Enjoy a freshly drafted beer and tasty treats while listening to live Bavarian brass music and with the special warm and happy atmosphere at the Oktoberfest. History of the tent In the year 1895 the tent was … Continue reading

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