Oktoberfest kicks off Sept. 17, and hopefully we already piqued your interest with our article on 20 things you didn’t know about Oktoberfest. If so, you’re probably wondering what the next step is.
We’ve laid out not only that next step, but a handy guide to everything around the city of Munich during the festival. Though Oktoberfest is celebrated across Germany (not to mention all over the world), it is a decidedly Bavarian celebration, so you’ll definitely want to stay in the region. With the famous Theresienwiese field (the original and current site of Oktoberfest) right in Munich, the city should absolutely be your home base.
As for the information contained here, this guide includes how to pack, how to get in, what to see, where to stay, where and what to eat and drink, and the overall best advice for getting your party on. There are a lot of ways to do Oktoberfest, but these tips will help you have the most fun and make sure you don’t miss anything important. Just remember to drink somewhat responsibly — you’ll definitely want to take some memories home with you.