Oktoberfest 2017, Munich : Things you need to know

Oktoberfest-2017

The 184th Oktoberfest opened in Munich on Saturday, September 16th, 2017.
The world’s largest beer festival, which runs until October 3rd, is expected to be visited by six million people from all over the world.
Authorities have added enhanced security measures for safety of visitors, with backpacks as well as large bags now being completely banned.

This year, visitors will be able to download an app that shows nearby tents with available space, among other useful information.

Download a free suitable app for you here :

iOS devices:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wiesn-2017-oktoberfest-2017/id436620442?mt=8

Android devices :

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=de.muenchen.oktoberfest&hl=en

Plan your visit based on Oktoberfest-Calendar 2017 :

Saturday 16.09.2017 11 a.m. Arrival of the tent patrons with parade through Munich.
Saturday 16.09.2017 12 noon Tapping of the first Octoberfest-beer-barrel by the Munich mayor in the Schottenhamel Tent.
Sunday 17.09.2017 10 a.m. Traditional costume parade through Munich.
Tuesday 19.09.2017 until 7 p.m. 1. Family day: all rides and performances cost less.
Thursday 21.09.2017 10 a.m. Traditional religious Oktoberfest mass.
Sunday 24.09.2017 11 a.m. Traditional concert of the Oktoberfest brass-bands at the feet of the Bavaria.
Tuesday 26.09.2017 until 7 p.m. 2. Family day: all rides and performances cost less.
Tuesday 03.10.2017 12 noon Traditional gun-salute on the steps of the Bavaria monument.

 

Rush inside the tent

Plan your budget before hitting the tents by looking at the official 2017 beer prices : 

Big tents Beer prices 2017 Beer prices 2016
Armbrustschützen-Festzelt € 10,85 € 10,55
Augustiner-Festhalle € 10,70 € 10,40
Pschorr-Bräurosl € 10,90 € 10,60
Fischer-Vroni € 10,95 € 10,60
Hacker-Festzelt € 10,90 € 10,60
Marstall € 10,90 € 10,60
Hofbräuhaus-Festzelt € 10,90 € 10,60
Käfer Wies’n Schänke € 10,90 € 10,60
Löwenbräu-Festzelt € 10,80 € 10,60
Ochsenbraterei € 10,70 € 10,45
Paulaner-Festzelt € 10,95 € 10,60
Schottenhammel-Festhalle € 10,95 € 10,55
Schützen-Festzelt € 10,90 € 10,60

 

Small tents Beer prices 2017 Beer prices 2016
Ammer € 10,80 € 10,60
Fisch-Bäda € 10,80
Glöckle Wirt € 10,90 € 10,50
Haxnbraterei € 10,70 € 10,40
Heimer Enten- und Hühnerbraterei € 10,70
Heinz Wurst- und Hühnerbraterei € 10,80 € 10,40
Kalbsbraterei € 10,80 € 10,45
Poschner € 10,90 € 10,60
Münchner Knödelei € 10,80
Goldener Hahn € 10,90 € 10,50
Vinzenz Murr Metzgerstubn € 10,70 € 10,60
Wildmoser’s Hühner- und Entenbraterei € 10,50
Wildstubn € 10,85 € 10,65
Wirtshaus Schichtl € 10,70 € 10,40
Zum Stiftl € 10,90 € 10,60
Zur Bratwurst € 10,85 € 10,70
Familienplatzl € 10,60 € 10,40
Festzelt Tradition € 10,65 € 10,40
Herzkasperl-Festzelt € 10,70
Museumszelt € 10,60
Volkssängerzelt € 10,70

Content Source : oktoberfest.de

Image Source : Google Images

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