Beer and wine festivals

Beer tent at Oktoberfest

Welcome to the Oktoberfest 2018 »

The 185th Munich Oktoberfest (beer festival) is all set to run from from September 22nd until October 7th 2018. 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 »

February/March 2018: Bavaria celebrates the first beer festival of the year.

Bergkirchweih Fair in Erlangen

Bergkirchweih Fair in Erlangen from 17th to 28th June 2018 »

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 30th August to 3rd September 2018 »

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 15th - 19th August 2018 »

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 20th to 30th July 2018 »

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 10th to 20th August 2018 »

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