Category Archives: Oktoberfest

Traditional and cherished: Historical fun rides and the “Oide Wiesn” (Historical Wiesn) on the Munich Oktoberfest

The Munich Oktoberfest can be rightly seen as a prime example for the combination of tradition and modernity. Besides the newest fun rides and attractions which twirl visitors highly up in the air and the big tents where people dance and sing on top of the ale-benches at 6pm … Continue reading

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The „Wiesn Insider Tips” of the world-largest folk festival

Did you know that there are letter boxes on the festival grounds especially for the Oktoberfest, where the inserted letters get a special postmark of the German post office? Or did you know that this year’s Oktoberfest is one day longer … Continue reading

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The “Wiesn-Facts”: Information worth knowing about the Munich Oktoberfest

The Oktoberfest is known worldwide, but just a few people know why it is also called “Wiesn”, the history of the festival and what will happen during the festival. For this reason we have compiled the most important information for … Continue reading

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„Trachten” (Bavarian traditional costumes) by heart and hand in Indra`s Dirndl-Corner

Are you looking for a traditional Dirndl, which is fashionable, chic and which suits you very well? Then we recommend a visit to Indra’s Dirndl-Corner in the heart of Munich’s old town. In the traditional and lovingly decorated store you … Continue reading

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Looking forward to the „O’zapft is!“ – What’s new on the 187th Munich Oktoberfest?

On the 17th of September the beloved Oktoberfest will start again. Last Thursday Gabriele Weishäupl, head of the Oktoberfest management, announced the news of this year’s “Wiesn” in Munich. “This year’s “Wiesn” is going to be larger and more secure … Continue reading

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The Armbrustschützenzelt (Crossbow Shooters Tent) at the Oktoberfest in Munich

The name of the tent “Armbrustschützenzelt” at the Oktoberfest in Munich has a very long tradition. The first Oktoberfest tent for the catering of crossbow shooters and to align rifle-championships was built in 1895 by the Armbrustschützen-Gilde. Since 75 years … Continue reading

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