Munich’s Oktoberfest cancelled again over Covid

Munich’s Oktoberfest cancelled again over Covid

Germany's iconic Oktoberfest beer festival will be cancelled this year for the second year running due to the pandemic, Bavarian state premier Markus Söder said Monday.

Is Germany’s Oktoberfest heading to Dubai this year?

Is Germany’s Oktoberfest heading to Dubai this year?

Oktoberfest ‘very unlikely’ to take place in 2021, says Munich’s mayor

Oktoberfest ‘very unlikely’ to take place in 2021, says Munich’s mayor

How Bavaria fears coronavirus surge during parties to replace Oktoberfest

How Bavaria fears coronavirus surge during parties to replace Oktoberfest

German brewery wins coveted ‘Munich’ status for first time in a century

German brewery wins coveted ‘Munich’ status for first time in a century

Germany’s 1980 Oktoberfest bombing was ‘far-right terror attack’

Germany’s 1980 Oktoberfest bombing was ‘far-right terror attack’

Petition forces Bavarian smoking ban referendum

Petition forces Bavarian smoking ban referendum

Last gasp petition for Bavarian smoking ban edges to referendum

Last gasp petition for Bavarian smoking ban edges to referendum

‘We risk a shortage’: Oktoberfest cancellation deals fresh blow to German beer industry

‘We risk a shortage’: Oktoberfest cancellation deals fresh blow to German beer industry

Germany’s Oktoberfest 2020 cancelled over coronavirus pandemic

Germany’s Oktoberfest 2020 cancelled over coronavirus pandemic

Oktoberfest 2019 in numbers: Less beer, fewer crimes and 96,912 stolen mugs

Oktoberfest 2019 in numbers: Less beer, fewer crimes and 96,912 stolen mugs

Seven events you can’t miss in October 2019 in Germany
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Seven events you can’t miss in October 2019 in Germany

Oktoberfest in numbers: An inside look at Germany’s multi-billion business
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Oktoberfest in numbers: An inside look at Germany’s multi-billion business

8 events not to miss throughout Germany in September 2019

8 events not to miss throughout Germany in September 2019

Barack Obama set to visit Munich just in time for Oktoberfest

Barack Obama set to visit Munich just in time for Oktoberfest

‘You can’t feel tired’: Behind the scenes of an Oktoberfest waitress

‘You can’t feel tired’: Behind the scenes of an Oktoberfest waitress

On the agenda: What’s coming up in Germany this week

On the agenda: What’s coming up in Germany this week

Oktoberfest beer mug to cost over €11 for the first time ever

Oktoberfest beer mug to cost over €11 for the first time ever

Oktoberfest waiter had €6,500 of earnings stolen after falling asleep in S-Bahn

Oktoberfest waiter had €6,500 of earnings stolen after falling asleep in S-Bahn

Munich police confiscate baby from Texan tourist defeated by Oktoberfest

Munich police confiscate baby from Texan tourist defeated by Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest: from punch up for lager louts to ‘money-making machine’

Oktoberfest: from punch up for lager louts to ‘money-making machine’

The 8 dos and don’ts you need to keep in mind at Oktoberfest

The 8 dos and don’ts you need to keep in mind at Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest 2017: World’s biggest beer festival opens in Munich

Oktoberfest 2017: World’s biggest beer festival opens in Munich

Here’s how to make the most of Munich outside of Oktoberfest

Here’s how to make the most of Munich outside of Oktoberfest

Dirndls and Lederhosen – the traditional German alternative to online dating

Dirndls and Lederhosen – the traditional German alternative to online dating

This is how much beer and drinks will cost at Oktoberfest 2017

This is how much beer and drinks will cost at Oktoberfest 2017

Rejoice! Munich gets go-ahead to cap Oktoberfest beer prices

Rejoice! Munich gets go-ahead to cap Oktoberfest beer prices

10 fascinating facts you never knew about German beer

10 fascinating facts you never knew about German beer

10 things you’re sure to notice after an Oktoberfest visit

10 things you’re sure to notice after an Oktoberfest visit

Würzburg, Salzburg? After Oktoberfest it’s all the same

Würzburg, Salzburg? After Oktoberfest it’s all the same

Oktoberfest sees lowest number of visitors in 15 years

Oktoberfest sees lowest number of visitors in 15 years

Stuttgart fest pulls in twice as many boozers as Oktoberfest

Stuttgart fest pulls in twice as many boozers as Oktoberfest

Young man destroys 17 cars after visiting Oktoberfest

Young man destroys 17 cars after visiting Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest visitor numbers down by half on first weekend

Oktoberfest visitor numbers down by half on first weekend

How Oktoberfest security has tightened after July attacks

How Oktoberfest security has tightened after July attacks

5 reasons to hit Oktoberfest – and 5 reasons not to

5 reasons to hit Oktoberfest – and 5 reasons not to

10 words and phrases you’ll need to survive Oktoberfest

10 words and phrases you’ll need to survive Oktoberfest

Ten times Germans proved they really, really love beer

Ten times Germans proved they really, really love beer

Munich ‘to spend extra €2.2m’ on Oktoberfest security

Munich ‘to spend extra €2.2m’ on Oktoberfest security

Munich Oktoberfest to get first-ever entrance checks

Munich Oktoberfest to get first-ever entrance checks

Oktoberfest crowds fall due to border controls

Oktoberfest crowds fall due to border controls

Government pays foreign spies’ Oktoberfest costs

Government pays foreign spies’ Oktoberfest costs

Oktoberfest: 1m litres of beer vanish in two days

Oktoberfest: 1m litres of beer vanish in two days

Gay Oktoberfest brings pride to Munich

Gay Oktoberfest brings pride to Munich

What to expect at Munich Oktoberfest 2015

What to expect at Munich Oktoberfest 2015

7 Oktoberfest stats that might just blow your Maß

7 Oktoberfest stats that might just blow your Maß

Munich should enjoy well deserved Oktoberfest

Munich should enjoy well deserved Oktoberfest

Munich plans to keep revellers, refugees apart

Munich plans to keep revellers, refugees apart

Oktoberfest reveals official beer mug of 2015

Oktoberfest reveals official beer mug of 2015

Oktoberfest beer prices shoot over €10

Oktoberfest beer prices shoot over €10

Oktoberfest’s missing 1.2m litres of beer

Oktoberfest’s missing 1.2m litres of beer

A party that makes Oktoberfest look civilised

A party that makes Oktoberfest look civilised

Prosecutors open new file on Oktoberfest attack

Prosecutors open new file on Oktoberfest attack

Prosecutors mull new Oktoberfest terror probe

Prosecutors mull new Oktoberfest terror probe

Six million beers, 720 arrests, 48 lost kids

Six million beers, 720 arrests, 48 lost kids

Brit raped at Oktoberfest while going to toilet

Brit raped at Oktoberfest while going to toilet

Fights and a skinny dip kick off Oktoberfest

Fights and a skinny dip kick off Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest opens to toast millions

Oktoberfest opens to toast millions

Munich’s mayor practices for Oktoberfest

Munich’s mayor practices for Oktoberfest

Your guide to Munich Oktoberfest traditions

Your guide to Munich Oktoberfest traditions

Hotels hike up prices six-fold for Oktoberfest

Hotels hike up prices six-fold for Oktoberfest

Five reasons to visit (and to avoid) Oktoberfest

Five reasons to visit (and to avoid) Oktoberfest

First tents go up for Munich’s Oktoberfest

First tents go up for Munich’s Oktoberfest

US tourist in court for biting off man’s lip

US tourist in court for biting off man’s lip

Man loses car for five weeks at Oktoberfest

Man loses car for five weeks at Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest drinkers treated every 10 minutes

Oktoberfest drinkers treated every 10 minutes

Usain Bolt celebrates Puma deal at Oktoberfest

Usain Bolt celebrates Puma deal at Oktoberfest

Beer trumps politics as Oktoberfest opens

Beer trumps politics as Oktoberfest opens

Germany prepares for Oktoberfest – in pics

Germany prepares for Oktoberfest – in pics

Your guide to Munich’s Oktoberfest

Your guide to Munich’s Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest hoteliers pump up prices six-fold

Oktoberfest hoteliers pump up prices six-fold

A €67m beer bill, 114 Oxen, and a lost Segway

A €67m beer bill, 114 Oxen, and a lost Segway

Sexual assaults double at Munich’s Oktoberfest

Sexual assaults double at Munich’s Oktoberfest

Taxi driver molests US tourist at Oktoberfest

Taxi driver molests US tourist at Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest tents told to stop skimping on beer

Oktoberfest tents told to stop skimping on beer

Oktoberfest beer price reaches heady heights

Oktoberfest beer price reaches heady heights

Police nab ‘Oktoberfest rapist’ seven years later

Police nab ‘Oktoberfest rapist’ seven years later

Sexual assault ‘on the rise at Oktoberfest’

Sexual assault ‘on the rise at Oktoberfest’

Pretzel factory ‘failed hygiene tests’

Pretzel factory ‘failed hygiene tests’

Blood and booze for foreigners at Oktoberfest

Blood and booze for foreigners at Oktoberfest

Two women assaulted at Munich Oktoberfest

Two women assaulted at Munich Oktoberfest

Canadian Oktoberfest man dies in tram smash

Canadian Oktoberfest man dies in tram smash

Munich rolls out the barrel for Oktoberfest

Munich rolls out the barrel for Oktoberfest

Touts target Oktoberfest table bookings

Touts target Oktoberfest table bookings

Oktoberfest apps impress festival-goers

Oktoberfest apps impress festival-goers

Beer fans lobby for Oktoberfest price cap

Beer fans lobby for Oktoberfest price cap

More passed-out drunks at Oktoberfest 2012

More passed-out drunks at Oktoberfest 2012

Oktoberfest boss attacks boozing and music

Oktoberfest boss attacks boozing and music

Once Oktoberfest ends, the bras’ owners must be found

Once Oktoberfest ends, the bras’ owners must be found

Oktoberfest comes to a jolly, boozy end

Oktoberfest comes to a jolly, boozy end

Oktoberfest visitor numbers stable but stealing more glasses

Oktoberfest visitor numbers stable but stealing more glasses

Beer inspectors allege Oktoberfest ‘Maß’ fraud

Beer inspectors allege Oktoberfest ‘Maß’ fraud

Oktoberfest buzzes with booze and merriment

Oktoberfest buzzes with booze and merriment

Oktoberfest kicks off

Oktoberfest kicks off

Discovering Munich’s best summer beer locations

Discovering Munich’s best summer beer locations

Oktoberfest beer prices to crack €9-mark

Oktoberfest beer prices to crack €9-mark

Munich woman vanishes after Oktoberfest

Munich woman vanishes after Oktoberfest

Getting through a smoke-free Oktoberfest

Getting through a smoke-free Oktoberfest

Remembering the Oktoberfest of yore

Remembering the Oktoberfest of yore

Bavarian mass transit drivers strike

Bavarian mass transit drivers strike

Beer mug brawling spikes at 200th anniversary Oktoberfest

Beer mug brawling spikes at 200th anniversary Oktoberfest

Munich breweries reap Oktoberfest PR bonanza

Munich breweries reap Oktoberfest PR bonanza

End to Oktoberfest marred by crowd chaos

End to Oktoberfest marred by crowd chaos

Oktoberfest kicks off

Oktoberfest kicks off

Oktoberfest starts 200th jubilee with historic party

Oktoberfest starts 200th jubilee with historic party

Munich brothel cries foul over Oktoberfest taxi driver bribes

Munich brothel cries foul over Oktoberfest taxi driver bribes

Barfing Oktoberfest drunks face taxi cleanup fees

Barfing Oktoberfest drunks face taxi cleanup fees

Oktoberfest all over the world

Oktoberfest all over the world

Drinking culture: Oktoberfest gets odour-eating bacteria

Drinking culture: Oktoberfest gets odour-eating bacteria

Oktoberfest to enforce strict smoking ban

Oktoberfest to enforce strict smoking ban

Oktoberfest goes back to the roots for 200th anniversary

Oktoberfest goes back to the roots for 200th anniversary

Beyond Oktoberfest: A guide to German beer and wine festivals
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Beyond Oktoberfest: A guide to German beer and wine festivals

Bavarians approve stricter smoking ban

Bavarians approve stricter smoking ban

Oktoberfest hikes beer prices for 200th anniversary

Oktoberfest hikes beer prices for 200th anniversary

Munich’s answer to Lent: stronger beer

Munich’s answer to Lent: stronger beer

Don’t mess with Bavaria

Don’t mess with Bavaria

Oktoberfest security to be kept at last year’s high level

Oktoberfest security to be kept at last year’s high level

Terror warnings dampen Oktoberfest merriment

Terror warnings dampen Oktoberfest merriment

Terror threats fail to derail the party at Oktoberfest

Terror threats fail to derail the party at Oktoberfest

English tourist dead after fall from Munich hotel window

English tourist dead after fall from Munich hotel window

Oktoberfest crowds drown recession in beer

Oktoberfest crowds drown recession in beer

Skies cleared over Oktoberfest crowds amid terror fear

Skies cleared over Oktoberfest crowds amid terror fear

Islamist suspects detained amid tightened Oktoberfest security

Islamist suspects detained amid tightened Oktoberfest security

Oktoberfest gets iPhone apps

Oktoberfest gets iPhone apps

Australian killed by train after Oktoberfest visit

Australian killed by train after Oktoberfest visit

Oktoberfest opens to massive crowds

Oktoberfest opens to massive crowds

‘Gay Sunday’ kicks off first Oktoberfest weekend

‘Gay Sunday’ kicks off first Oktoberfest weekend

Plans to censor Oktoberfest debauchery spark press protest

Plans to censor Oktoberfest debauchery spark press protest

Court says drivers responsible for dodging Oktoberfest drunks

Court says drivers responsible for dodging Oktoberfest drunks

Oktoberfest beer cheaper for many tourists despite price hike

Oktoberfest beer cheaper for many tourists despite price hike

Oktoberfest beer Maß prices bubble over

Oktoberfest beer Maß prices bubble over

Munich searches for Oktoberfest rape victim

Munich searches for Oktoberfest rape victim

Group wants Oktoberfest named ‘intangible’ UNESCO site

Group wants Oktoberfest named ‘intangible’ UNESCO site

Oktoberfest revellers shun beer for condoms

Oktoberfest revellers shun beer for condoms

Six million visit Munich’s beer bash

Six million visit Munich’s beer bash

Red Cross preps for swarms of Italians at Oktoberfest

Red Cross preps for swarms of Italians at Oktoberfest

Your guide to Munich Oktoberfest’s beer

Your guide to Munich Oktoberfest’s beer

Bavaria’s first lady sparks ‘dirndl-gate’

Bavaria’s first lady sparks ‘dirndl-gate’

Your guide to Munich Oktoberfest’s food

Your guide to Munich Oktoberfest’s food

Oktoberfest kicks off in Munich

Oktoberfest kicks off in Munich

Your guide to Munich Oktoberfest’s tents

Your guide to Munich Oktoberfest’s tents

The Local’s guide to Oktoberfest

The Local’s guide to Oktoberfest

Smokers to enjoy final Oktoberfest before ban

Smokers to enjoy final Oktoberfest before ban

Oktoberfest organizers fear deep freeze

Oktoberfest organizers fear deep freeze

Beckstein hammered for drink driving comments

Beckstein hammered for drink driving comments

Munich bans hoodlums from Oktoberfest

Munich bans hoodlums from Oktoberfest

Why beer and tight leather trousers don’t mix

Why beer and tight leather trousers don’t mix

Oktoberfest tent spots already booked up

Oktoberfest tent spots already booked up

Munich begins Oktoberfest set up

Munich begins Oktoberfest set up

Munich celebrates 850th anniversary

Munich celebrates 850th anniversary