Beer and wine festivals

Beer tent at Oktoberfest

Welcome to the Oktoberfest 2017 »

The 184th Munich Oktoberfest (beer festival) is all set to run from from September 16th until October 3rd 2017. The "Wiesn“ - the world’s largest fair – attracts some 6.4 million visitors a year. Don't miss it!

The Bavarian fifth season: Strong Beer Festival »

March/April 2017: Bavaria celebrates the first beer festival of the year.

Bergkirchweih Fair in Erlangen

Bergkirchweih Fair in Erlangen from 1st to 12th June 2017 »

Der Berg ruft! ('Follow the call of the mountain!') ...as they say in Erlangen. Visit Germany's oldest beer festival – the Erlangen Bergkirchweih.

Gillamoos Fair in Abensberg

Gillamoos Fair in Abensberg from 3rd to 8th September 2017 »

Every year, around 250,000 national and international visitors enjoy the culinary delights, the tasty beer brewed especially for the occasion, and the unique atmosphere on the Festwiese, the fair grounds.

Wine festival in Rothenburg

Annual wine festival (Weindorf) Rothenburg from 17th - 21st August 2016 »

The Rothenburger Wine Festival invites you to a culinary discovery tour. Enjoy a mix of popular and rare wines, specialties and live-music in the great historical atmosphere in the Old Town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

Annafest in Forchheim

Annafest at the Forchheim Beer gardens from 21st to 31st July 2017 »

Well known is the annual Anna Festival in Forchheim. It is celebrated annually around July 26th, which is the name day of Saint Anna’s mother Mary. There are 20 beer cellars in the “Cellar Forest” serving food and drinks.

Big Wheel of festival

Festival “Gäubodenvolksfest“ in Straubing from 11th to 21st August 2017 »

Without doubt, the “Gäubodenvolksfest“ is one of Bavaria´s oldest and most popular festivals. By successfully balancing tradition and progress, it combines a wholesome mixture of genuine Bavarian life-style and vitality.


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Wine festival in Franconia © Tourismusverband Franken