Hello Oktoberfest 2011

Oktoberfest 2011 is finally here! I am just giving you a short Oktoberfest calendar of events for this year. Millions of liters of beer is starting to flow now in the fair. Have fun during the festival and stay safe!

Saturday 17.09.11 10.50 a.m.
Arrival of the tent patrons with parade through Munich.

Saturday 17.09.11 12.00 a.m.
Tapping of the first Octoberfest-beer-barrel by the Munich mayor in the Schottenhamel Tent.

Sunday 18.09.11 9.40 a.m.
Traditional costume parade through Munich.

Monday 19.09.11 12.00 a.m.
Special lunch for senior citizens in the big tents.

Tuesday 20.09.11 12.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
Family day: all rides and performances cost less.

Thursday 22.09.11 10.00 a.m.
Traditional religious Oktoberfest mass in the Hippodrom-tent.

Sunday 25.09.11 11.00 a.m.
Traditional concert of the Oktoberfest brass-bands at the feet of the Bavaria.

Monday 26.09.11 6.00 p.m.
“Rosa Wiesn” in the Fischer Vroni tent.

Tuesday 27.09.11 12.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. 2.
Family day: all rides and performances cost less.

Wednesday 28.09.11 12.00 a.m.
Senior showman meeting in the Hippodrom.

Monday 03.10.11 12.00 a.m.
Traditional gun-salute on the steps of the Bavaria monument.

the Ferris wheel in the Oktoberfest.

inside one of the tents during the Oktoberfest in Munich..you will most of the visitors wearing their Trachten, the national costume of Bavaria and yes of Germany also. It is called Dirndl for women and Lederhosen for men.

This year, the beer price will break through another invisible barrier – the 9€ mark. Depending on tent and brewery, a “Mass”, a liter of beer, will cost you between 8.70€ and 9.20€. Last year’s most expensive beer cost you 8.90€.

the famous Lebkuchenherzen, heart shape ginger bread. it says different words on it like “Ich liebe dich” (I love you), Ich mag dich (I like you), etcetera.

 
 

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