Due to the huge crowds a little planning can be worth a lot.


Expected Crowds

Learn when to go in order to avoid overcrowding.


Public transport absolutely is the way to go - to the Oktoberfest.

Oktoberfest Reservation Availabilities 2024

Learn where you can reserve tables for evenings and weekends.

Oktoberfest First-Timers-Guide

The most important things you need to know about the Oktoberfest on one page.

Frequently Asked Questions

You have questions about the Oktoberfest? We like to help.

Plan Your Perfect Trip

Our five-step-guide will help you plan the most perfect trip to the Oktoberfest in Munich.

Reservation Alarm

Receive an email whenever an Oktoberfest beer tent publishes new table reservation availabilities and never miss a reservation start again.


Some tents offer last-minute-reservations 24h in advance.

Reserve Tables

These 4 paths will lead you to your Oktoberfest reservation.

On Location

Beer Price

In 2023, a liter of beer at the Oktoberfest is, depending on the tent, between €12.60 and €14.90.

Food at the Oktoberfest

You can eat very well at the Oktoberfest - if you know what to order.

Ride Ticket Prices

This is how much you have to pay for rides and attractions at the Munich Oktoberfest.

Find free seats

At least from Sundays through Thursdays, you should always be able to find free seats in the tents.

Lost and Found

Many people lose many things. Luckily, many of them show up at the Oktoberfest’s lost and found.


As most bags have been banned from Oktoberfest since 2016, keep in mind, you have to leave your baggage outside of the fairgrounds.

Midday Specials

Until 3pm, Oktoberfest is cheaper. See an overview over all lunch offers of the beer tents.

Practical Tips

In order for your first-time-visit to be a great experience, read what to keep in mind.

Menus 2023

This is what the Oktoberfest tents offer to eat and drink in 2023.

Vegetarian and Vegan Dishes

You'll hardly find a vegan offering as big as at the Oktoberfest in restaurants.