The Oktoberfest 2020 was cancelled. The 187th Munich Oktoberfest is planned to begin on September 18th 2021.

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 2021.

Saturay, September 1811amOpening Parade of the hosts and breweries
12pmTapping of the first keg
Sunday, September 1910amCostumes and Riflemen Parade
Tuesday, September 21until 7pmFamily Day
Sunday, September 2611amOpen-Air Concert at the Bavaria
Tuesday, September 28until 7pmFamily Day
Sunday, October 312pmShooting at the Bavaria