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Take a 360° Tour of the Oldest Tent at the Oktoberfest

The Schottenhamel is the oldest and most traditional tent, with the Schottenhamel family being represented at the Oktoberfest since as far back as 1867. Ever...

Traditional Dance at the Oktoberfest

How about some Schuhplattler? The origins of this social dance are found in an early courtship display (Balztanz). Such a dance was described in 1050...

Oktoberfest Sing-alongs and Anthems: What’s New This Year?

MUNICH (MunichNOW Oktoberfest 2019-- I love the traditional Bavarian brass band music as much as the next guy, but these days that don’t get “da party sta-sta-started” like these...

VIDEO: Rick Steves Visits Oktoberfest 2017 (for fun this time!)

MUNICH -- (MunichNOW Oktoberfest 2017) -- Rick Steves shot an entire episode of his well-known travel series at Oktoberfest 2016. He came back this...

PHOTOS: Feringasee: Early Fall on Our “Urban” Lake

If you go: Feringasee, which is located in the northern part of Munich, can be reached by train with the S8, exit at Unterföhring. After...

Oktoberfest 2017: Department of Lost & Found Department

One of the real curiosities for locals at Oktoberfest is watching the “amateur Italians, Aussies, and Brits” lose their mind drinking beer (the Russians, on the other hand, handle it...

COMMENT: Five Oktoberfest Myths You Probably Believe

Cultural Humour from Albert Mooney This is an article about exploding the myths of Oktoberfest, so, by way of introduction, let’s cut straight to myth number one...

The Krinoline is the Oldest Ride at Oktoberfest 2017

MUNICH -- (MunichNOW Oktoberfest) -- A trip to Oktoberfest 2017 wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the historic Krinoline merry-go-round, the fest’s oldest...

VIDEO: “The Gates of Delirium”: Oktoberfest 2017 Opens in the Rain!

MUNICH -- MunichNOW News -- Oktoberfest 2017 opened on Saturday morning under rainy skies with a poor weather forecast for the opening weekend. This,...