Believe it or not, Oktoberfest actually takes place mostly in September. Oktoberfest lasts between 16-18 days and begins in mid/late-September and ends on either the first Sunday in October or October 3rd, whichever is later.
Where does Oktoberfest take place?
Oktoberfest takes place in Munich, Germany on the Theresienwiese–a large park/fairgrounds outside the city center.
Though the party is comprised of rides, booths, vendors, etc., the majority of the Oktoberfest party takes place inside the many enormous beer tents that can hold up to 10,000 people.
What can I expect at Oktoberfest?
For starters, you can expect to have one of the best experiences of your life. Oktoberfest is the biggest party you’ll ever attend but it’s not chaotic. It’s a great mix of traditional Bavarian folk festivals and modern celebrations.
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There are a few ways to answer that. First, Admission into Oktoberfest and admission into the beer tents is 100% free. The only things you pay for at Oktoberfest are the food and drink you consume, the souvenirs you buy, and the rides you ride.
Where you will spend most of your money is on hotel accommodation.
Where to stay for Oktoberfest
There are a ton of choices when it comes to where to stay when attending Oktoberfest, however I do have my favorites.