Sunday, September 12, 2010


It's that time again.
The festivities begin September 18 and continue until Oktoberfest ends on October 3, 2010.

But on Saturday, September 18th, the Schottenhamel tent is the place to be, here you can watch the official opening ceremonies.
At noontime,  the lord mayor of Munich will have the honor of tapping the first keg of Oktoberfest beer. 
Once the barrel has been tapped, all visitors will  be allowed to quench their thirst.

Beer Serving Hours
Weekdays: 10am - 10:30pm
Saturdays, Sundays and holidays: 9am - 10:30pm

Daily Tent Closing Time: 11:30pm
The "Käfer Wiesn-Schänke" and the "Weinzelt" are open until 1am.
Last call for alcohol: 12:15am.

For up to date information, click on OKTOBERFEST