At the Oktoberfest, there are a number of events, which make the festival even more special.

In earlier days, significant events in Munich used to be held during the Oktoberfest time, be it premieres of operas or vernissages. Today, the Oktoberfest time is exclusively dedicated to events, which happen there. See below the dates of the Oktoberfest highlights 2023.

Saturday, September 1611amOpening Parade of the hosts and breweries
12pmTapping of the first keg
Sunday, September 1710amCostumes and Riflemen Parade
Tuesday, September 19until 7pmFamily Day
Sunday, September 2411amOpen-Air Concert at the Bavaria
Tuesday, September 26until 7pmFamily Day
Tuesday, October 312pmShooting at the Bavaria