Oide Wiesn 2023
September 16 until October 3

The Oide Wiesn

First celebrated at the Oktoberfest’s 200th anniversary, the Oide Wiesn (Old Wiesn) became a huge success among Oktoberfest visitors. Here, guests find relaxed tradition instead of the wild partying in the big beer tents. On 3.5 hectares of the southern part of the festival grounds, the Oktoberfest is celebrated as it was a long time ago: Traditional music, dances and nostalgic fun rides.

Opening times: Daily from 10:00 to 23:00 (Last drinks at 22:30)
Entrance fee: 4 €
Fun rides: 1,50 € each

The rides and attractions

Fans of historic rides will find a lot of nostalgic joy at the Oide Wiesn. Merry-go-rounds and chairoplanes form as far back as 1919 can be found, as well classics like swingboats or shooting galleries are presented.

The Museum-Tent

The free museum-tent tells you about the history of the Oktoberfest and its carnies. Over 100-year-old carousels and booths and a historic candy factory are waiting for you. Outside the tent, historic tractors and organs are presented and played regularly. And new: A Kegelbahn according to the Kegelbahn, which was first time put up in 1818 at the Oktoberfest.

The Tradition-Tent

This tent of the families Winklhofer und Wieser focuses on brass music and Munich style food. In the garden, traditional "Weißwurst" breakfast is served and kids can have fun in the lemonade garden. Various groups of traditional dancers and musicians from all over Bavaria get you into the vintage Oktoberfest mood.

The Herzkasperl-Tent

The Herzkasperl-Tent offers a stage for the young folk-music scene. Well-known and new artists share the stage with their diverse shows, There is even a traditional dancefloor in the tent.

The Folk Singers'-Tent

The tent is leaded by the Stiftl inkeeper family. As opposed to the trachten- and folk-dance and brass-music-oriented "Traditionszelt" and the less traditional contemporary folk music tent "Herzkasperl", the Folk Singers'-Tent is all about traditional music-hall songs. So singers bring back the classic atmosphere of Munich folksinger halls 100 years ago.

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