Oktoberfest 2016 Munich : Dates and Events

Munich Oktoberfest 2016

Munich Oktoberfest 2016

On the dot of 12 noon on Saturday, September 17th 2016, Munich’s mayor will tap the first barrel thus declaring the “Wiesn“ – as the Munich people call it – officially open. The festivities will continue until 3rd October – the Day of German Unity, a bank holiday and Monday.

Important dates and events of the 183rd Munich Oktoberfest :

Saturday 17.09.16 11 a.m. Arrival of the tent patrons with parade through Munich.
Saturday 17.09.16 12 p.m. Tapping of the first Octoberfest-beer-barrel by the Munich mayor in the Schottenhamel Tent.
Sunday 18.09.16 10 a.m. Traditional costume parade through Munich.
Tuesday 20.09.16 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.  Family day: all rides and performances cost less.
Thursday 22.09.16 10 a.m. Traditional religious Oktoberfest mass.
Sunday 25.09.16 11 a.m. Traditional concert of the Oktoberfest brass-bands at the feet of the Bavaria.
Tuesday 27.09.16 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.  Family day: all rides and performances cost less.
Sunday 02.10.16 12 p.m. Traditional gun-salute on the steps of the Bavaria monument.



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