Your Special Oktoberfest Experience

Tobi and I have experienced so many great moments at the Oktoberfest!

Alone, with friends, in the sunshine, in the rain, riding the fun rides, sitting in the beer gardens, dancing in the tents.

I've given you a glimpse into all of the 14 beer tents, their specialties, showed you the tips and tricks on having the best time of your life, shared stories about beer festivals, buying traditional dresses and much more!

While I love sharing our stories, I love hearing, and seeing, your magical Munich pictures, too.

So, I'm curious....

What Is Your Special Oktoberfest Experience?

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Your Special Experiences

Click on the links below for special moments experienced by other visitors to Oktoberfest in Munich, all written by those who've been on this page.

Oktoberfest circa 1975  
I was in Germany from 1974 through 1977, while I served in the US Army. I visited Munich in October of 1975, and visited the Oktoberfest activities one …

Germany Seeks a Superstar 
Evenings in the beer tents are always a bit crazy. In 2008 I was in the Hofbräu Festzelt with a bunch of Bavarian and American friends. Predominately …

Pretend You're 21 Again  
I went to Munich to celebrate my 30th birthday with my wife and friends. The secret to enjoying Oktoberfest is to pretend you are in college and at …

My First, And Not My Last, Oktoberfest  
I arrived at the opening day of the festival. We were camping just outside of the centre, word of warning - bring blankets, was so cold I had to get …

Oktoberfest with a teacher 
We visited the Munich Oktoberfest when my daughters were in high school. Their German teacher was a foreign exchange teacher for the year so we took …

24 hours, well spent  
It was a good night, just got out of the field (was in the Army at the time) for the last 24 hours of Oktoberfest, so I hopped on the trains, and went …

Beer and Pretzels 
I went to the Okoberfest in 1990. I met with the rest of the engineers in one of the tents in the Oktoberfest. Most people were dressed in Lederhosen …

Sleeping Verboten 
Many Germans travel to Oktoberfest from outside of Munich. Since the beer at the fest is expensive, it's common to start drinking on the train en route …

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