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The Munich Oktoberfest 2017

The 184th Munich Oktoberfest 2017

The 2017 Oktoberfest runs from Saturday 16th September until Sunday 3rd October.

It’s held in the Theresienwiese which is located in the west of the city centre of Munich. It’s celebrated in the same place yearly which made the locals dub it as a holiday also known as “The Prairie”.  To reach Theresienwiese, take advantage of public transport in Munich, the main ones are the U-Bahn, buses and trams. Many of the routes will take you directly to the festival site.

There will be strict security control and all handbags will be searched. NO RUCKSACKS ALLOWED. If you have one, you will turned away. This is to protect all the visitors to the Oktoberfest 2017.

A history of the Munich Oktoberfest will be available in the main menu bar.