You can wear “normal” clothes, but you can stand out, but we saw a lot of people wearing “normal” clothes. If beer really isn’t your thing or you feel a bit full of beer, try a radler! It is a jug half filled with beer and half lemonade. The maids carry up to an oktoberfest impressive 12 jugs at a time, so be prepared for some beer. If you are traveling alone or in a small group, larger groups will be happy to welcome you to your table. In general, everyone is the same and no matter what store you’re in, you’ll have a great time.

One of the most striking tents is the Hacker-Festhalle, which can accommodate about 9,000 people. Learning German will definitely be an advantage to go to Oktoberfest. In Lingoda, with native speakers teaching you, you can learn about Bavaria’s local varieties, allowing you to understand more. And let’s face it, it’s better to enjoy Oktoberfest singing and singing than to just quietly drink their tasty beer Maß. Our Oktoberfest tours have consistent 5-star reviews on TourRadar and include premium accommodations for travelers who want the best.

If you don’t feel the meat and potatoes typical of the other tents, go here. Löwenbräu-Festhalle is a favorite for both locals and travelers, you will find many locals, but also Australians, South Africans and New Zealanders. The most important thing when deciding which tent to enter is that the best tent is the one you can enter and you can always move around during the day and at night. If you’d rather be close to the action, check out the official Oktoberfest camp. The campsite is only open during Oktoberfest and has an excellent train connection.

It’s good to know details like that I need to plan ahead and that I need cash. Attending Oktoberfest in Munich is on my bucket list, but I’m always hesitant about big festivals like this one because I’m afraid everything is too expensive and crowded. Thanks for this guide, with the right information, I think it can be an enjoyable experience. If you go, or if you’ve been in the past, tell us your impressions in the comments. We like to hear about the perspective of others on entering a tent.

Soft drinks and non-alcoholic beers are also similar in price to real beers, so be prepared to spend 5+ euros to enjoy 500ml of water. Learn more about the Oktoberfest drink options here. It doesn’t usually bother people in tents, but it can make exploring the grounds and wandering around on walks very sad. Pack an umbrella and maybe even a jacket if you plan to go out. For this, it is better to look at the Oktoberfest barometer, which gives clues about how busy Oktoberfest is. Of course, stores usually fill faster in bad weather.