Oide Wiesn 2018
September 22 until Oktober 7

Die 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 parts of the festival grounds, the Oktoberfest is still celebrated like long time ago: Traditional music, dances and nostalgic fun rides..

Opening times: Daily from 10:00 to 22:00 (Last drinks at 21:30)
Entrance fee: 3€
Fun rides: 1€ 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, just as classics like swingboats or shooting galleries.

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 sausage grill are waiting for you. Outside the tent, historic tractors and organs are presented and played regularly.

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 fin 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 of award winning guesthouse proprietor Josef Bachmaier offers a stage to 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 kitchen offers traditional Bavarian cuisine but also vegan dishes.

The Folk Singers'-Tent "Zur Schönheitskönigin"

For the second time at the Oide Wiesn the Volkssängerzelt (folk singers‘ tent) „Zur Schönheitskönigin“. In the tradition of many old Munich celebrities like Karl Valentin, they try to catch the classic tavern atmosphere in this tent. Apart from vegetarian and vegan dishes, the kitchen also offers very traditional Munich food.

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