Beer tents, carnies and co: What opens when at the Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest in Munich: Opening hours

The next Oktoberfest in Munich will take place from 21st September 2024 to 6th October 2024. Here you can find the opening hours for beer tents, stalls, rides and the Old Oktoberfest in the big overview (as of 2023).

Reger Betrieb vor dem Schützenfestzelt auf dem Oktoberfest

Beer tents

  • Tapping: Saturday, 21.9.2024 at 12 pm
  • Tents - beer tapping Saturday, Sunday and public holiday: 9 to 22:30 hrs
  • Tents - serving of beer on weekdays: 10 to 22:30 hrs
  • Tents - daily music closing time: 10:30 p.m.
  • Medium-sized establishments - daily closing time for music and serving of beer: 11 p.m.
  • End of operation for all large and medium-sized tents: 11:30 p.m.
  • Käfer Wies'n-Schänke and Kufflers Weinzelt: until 1 a.m., end of serving and end of music at 0:30 a.m.

Rides and attractions

  • Opening day: 12 pm to midnight
  • Monday to Thursday: Starting at 10 am, ending at 11:30 pm.
  • Friday: Starting at 10 am, ending at midnight
  • Saturday: 9 am to midnight
  • First and Second Sunday and Holiday: Starting at 9 am to 11.30 pm

The historic Oktoberfest "Oide Wiesn" will not be held again until 2025. Instead, the Bavarian Central Agricultural Festival will be held in 2024.