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Experience Oktoberfest
Munich, Germany . Sep. 21 - Oct. 6, 2024
Christopher A. Gieser

I had an awesome time. Thank you all for such a great experience. And for my first trip overseas, I felt I picked the right group of people to guide me.

Christopher A. Gieser
Christopher A. Gieser

I had an awesome time. Thank you all for such a great experience. And for my first trip overseas, I felt I picked the right group of people to guide me.

Christopher A. Gieser

Oktoberfest Packages

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Be a part of the world’s biggest party in Munich, Germany, with our Oktoberfest packages. Known as the world’s largest People’s Fair, Munich’s Oktoberfest is also Europe’s largest beer-drinking event. Each year, more than 6 million people visit the festival to join in on the merriment. Get access to some of Oktoberfest’s most exclusive beer tents and much, much more with Bucket List Events!

The Bucket List Oktoberfest Experience

Despite what our mothers told us, all those years of beer drinking have been good for something! When you head to Munich with Bucket List Events, you’re traveling with the locals: we’ve got sold-out beer tent reservations, the lowdown on the official Oktoberfest after-party, tips for finding the best sausage, and even where to get some awesome vegetarian food. Our guests come from all over the world to enjoy Munich’s perfected beer, and they leave having made friends and memories for life.

When you’re in a tent of 10,000 beer drinkers and the band strikes up, you’re going to be standing on the Bucket List Events-reserved benches, arm-in-arm with friends, cheers-ing to the world!

When is Oktoberfest?

Oktoberfest 2024 : Saturday, September 21st – Sunday, October 6th

Future Dates: 
Oktoberfest 2025 :
Saturday, September 20th – Sunday, October 5th
Oktoberfest 2026 :
Saturday, September 19th –  Sunday, October 4th
Oktoberfest 2027 :
Saturday, September 18th – Sunday, October 3rd

Oktoberfest Packages

Oktoberfest Packages Inclusions

Trips to Oktoberfest include some or all of the following, depending on the package:

  • 3-, 4-, or 5-star hotel accommodations within walking distance to festival grounds
  • Daily buffet breakfast in hotel
  • Private transfer to and from airport
  • Sold out large beer tent reservations, with two complimentary beers and a meal
  • Small tent reservation, with two complimentary beers and a meal
  • Your choice of half day or full day excursion (3-5 night packages only)
  • Guided, on-site assistance throughout your stay


Our Oktoberfest packages are customized to fit your needs, schedule, and budget. Here is a general overview of our standard packages and pricing. We also feature an add-on experience for Oktoberfest clients to visit the nearby city of Salzburg and the Austrian Alps. Learn more about our packages and secure your spot HERE.

Lodging options

We offer a broad selection of Oktoberfest hotel rooms to fit your travel style and budget. Finding a hotel in Munich during Oktoberfest can be a headache, much less one within walking distance to the Theresienwiese Festival Grounds. But we’ve established relationships with some of the best hotels in the area so we can offer exclusive deals to Bucket List travelers.

 Three-star lodging option: Hotel Kraft

This Bavarian gem features well-maintained, updated rooms with old-school charm and a gracious staff. The welcoming vibe will have you feeling right at home. Family-owned since the day it first opened, the Hotel Kraft is conveniently located between the Oktoberfest grounds and the old city.

Four-star lodging option: Hotel München City Center affiliated by Melia

Hotel Munich City Center is a wonderful combination of accessibility and modern comfort. The contemporary rooms, chic design scheme, super-fast internet access, and attached beer garden will enhance your Oktoberfest experience.

Plus, you can’t get much closer to the Oktoberfest grounds than Hotel Munich City Center:

 Exclusive 5-star hotels available on request

Munich is among Europe’s most cosmopolitan cities. Experience world-class hospitality and luxury during your visit to Oktoberfest by inquiring about 5-star accommodations.

Bike and castle tours

Make the most of your Oktoberfest packages by visiting some of Bavaria’s most incredible sites. Explore cosmopolitan Munich by bicycle on a guided tour through the city’s most scenic neighborhoods, and join us for an incredible day trip to the iconic Neuschwanstein Castle on the Austrian border.

Neuschwanstein Castle in the Bavarian Alps at sunset, Germany
Option: Day Trip to Neuschwanstein Castle
Visit one of Europe’s most beloved sites: the iconic Neuschwanstein Castle in the small Bavarian town of Hohenschwangau. This world-famous architectural wonder is surrounded by a stunning landscape that will take your breath away.
Oktoberfest packages
Option: Bike or Walking Tour of Munich 
An easy, breezy ride through Munich’s most famous sites is a pleasant way to burn off some of those beer calories. Pedaling along at a relaxed pace, you’ll see the sprawling English Gardens, the Deutsches Museum, the Bavarian Parliament, the Volksbad, and much, much more!

Option: Dachau
Visit the powerful memorial site dedicated to the thousands who were imprisoned and lost their lives between 1933 and 1945.

Option: BMW Museum 
One of the most recognizable international brands calls Munich home. Experience the award winning museum that tells the story of the luxury car brand and its rich history.

Visit the breathtaking Austrian Alps

Austrian Alps Experience
(Salzburg, Austria)

On a clear day, the Alps are visible from rooftops in the heart of Munich. Why not take a closer look for yourself? Bucket List Events clients have the option to supplement their Oktoberfest experience with an add-on package to visit the breathtaking Austrian Alps and the charming city of Salzburg. 

Whether you are looking to visit new sites and cities prior to partying it up at Oktoberfest or simply in need of a wind-down after the excitement of the festival before returning home, the Austrian Alps package is a perfect complement for your Oktoberfest trip. You will enjoy luxury hotel accommodations with daily breakfast in the heart of Salzburg, your choice of both a local city tour and an Alpine excursion outside the city, in addition to one-way transfer between Munich and Salzburg. And, of course, support from our Bucket List team along the way. 

Here is a sample itinerary for enjoying Salzburg after Oktoberfest:

Day 1
-Transfer included from Munich to Salzburg (should you choose to add the Austrian Alps package prior to your Oktoberfest experience, one-way transportation from Salzburg to Munich after your time in Austria will be included)
-Hotel check-in – luxury hotel in the heart of the city
-Explore the old town – Salzburg’s city center, on both the left and right banks of the Salzach River, is a designated UNESCO World Heritage site
-Enjoy a historic walking tour of Salzburg – You’ll visit locations like the Mirabell Palace and Gardens, Mozart’s home, as well as famous sites from the world-famous film The Sound of Music (clients may instead select the Sound of Music bike tour in place of the walking tour)

Day 2
-Start your day with the complimentary hotel breakfast buffet
-Your choice of an Alpine excursion – choose from options including a visit to the quaint seaside village of Hallstatt, a Sound of Music bus tour, or a trip to the historic Eagle’s Nest
-Option #1: Hallstatt – enjoy roundtrip transportation to the historic town of Hallstatt. This picturesque village on the shore of Lake Hallstatt, situated among the peaks of the northern Alps, features breathtaking views—and incredible photo opportunities! Walk the village, visit the shops, and even take a funicular ride up to the Hallstatt Skywalk.
-Before or after your day trip – stroll the Getreidegasse (Salzburg’s historic shopping street) and visit Hohensalzburg (the medieval fortress perched atop the city)
-Enjoy a relaxing dinner along the river or at the base of Salzburg’s dramatic city mountains that help define the city 

Day 3
-Take in one more breakfast before you head on to your next destination, depart for home…or travel to Munich to begin your Oktoberfest adventure! 


Our spots are very limited and sell fast!
We’ll walk you through your options and advise you on the best choice for your party.
Don’t miss your chance to be there.

Reserve a spot with a $250 deposit

Reviews (33)

Sarina Wolfgang

We have just returned from Munich for the 2022 Oktoberfest Bucketlist Event and let me just say... this was an absolutely incredible journey! Toby and everyone on the staff was so friendly and accommodating (our flights were delay/canceled coming and going). We got to meet some incredible folks who were a part of our group, and got to see some amazing history! Thank you for everything you guys do over there. We can't wait to do our next Bucket list event!

Sarina Wolfgang, travelled in 2022
Brett Pelaez

My friend and I used Bucket List for the Oktoberfest tour, and it was well worth it. All this and the accommodations were arranged for us, with some openings for us to venture out independently. The team gave great suggestions for what else to explore, so we could make the most of our free time. Everyone was super friendly and knowledgeable. The team is genuinely interested in making sure everyone has a great experience. Highly recommended!

Brett Pelaez, travelled in 2022
Jeffrey Dunkleman

My wife and I did Oktoberfest event with Bucket List Events. They did an awesome job from picking us up airport, arranging the hotel, arranging the beer tents, making sure we get there okay, to making sure we got back to the airport. Highly recommended

Jeffrey Dunkleman, travelled in 2022
Tash Okonowski

I booked with Bucket Lists to go to Oktoberfest in Germany for my husband and I. It was an incredible time and I appreciated how clearly they laid everything out and how smooth it was to experience so many amazing things in a different country. I recommend working with them 100%

Tash Okonowski, travelled in 2022
Claire Mukri

Everything about our Bucket List Oktoberfest was outstanding! It was our first time in Munich and everyone and everything exceeded our expectations especially the team of wonderful friendly staff who took care of all the details. Loved the hotel, the castle and the cycling tour and of course the nights in the tents!! Everything was top notch and we can’t wait to book our next adventure with Bucket List!

Claire Mukri, travelled in 2022
Val Schonberg

Bucket List Events exceeded our expectations! Communication throughout the planning process was quick and Toby was always super helpful in answering questions. The best part was the friendly and fun guides. This was a trip of a lifetime for us, and Bucket List Events made it even better than we could have ever hoped for.

Val Schonberg, travelled in 2022
Richard Seeley

My family and I (group of 8) just returned from Munich and Oktoberfest. It was an absolutely amazing experience. Much thanks must go to Nataliya, who helped arrange the whole thing for me. From our first interaction through to her execution of the event itself, her service was flawless. She is an exceptional host and organizer. In addition, her colleague on the day of the event, Angus, was a fabulous host and between he and Nataliya, every need of my family was seen to through our time with them. I'd thoroughly recommend Bucket List Events based upon my experience of working with them. Thanks again Nataliya and Angus...Prost!

Richard Seeley, travelled in 2019
Jolene Tanke

Our group had an awesome time Saturday and Sunday at the 2019 Munich Oktoberfest! Nataliya went out of her way to greet us when we arrived at the train station to make sure we got to our hotel without problem. Not an easy task with 6 people plus luggage! Both Nataliya and Rich, along with all the other guides, were very attentive at our fest events. I couldn't have felt more safe! I would definitely recommend Bucket List Events to others!

Jolene Tanke, travelled in 2019
Scott Hendrickson

Our group of six had a great 4 days In Germany. The Bucket List staff are all very knowledgeable and friendly. All of the events they planned for us were done professionally and on time. Our two nights at the Oktoberfest were awesome

Scott Hendrickson, travelled in 2019
Michelle Belsaas

There was nothing bad about the Oktoberfest trip.It was AMAZING! It was so well organized, from the first dinner to the bike tour to the tents... we (all 6 f us) had so much fun and the guides were the best! We cannot wait to book our next trip with Bucket List Events! Prost!

Michelle Belsaas, travelled in 2019
Ann Schaefer

We recently took a sister/Mom trip to Oktoberfest. The event is ginormous and we didn’t know where to begin in making our arrangements. Bucket List Events took care of everything for us. They put together the PERFECT package in arranging tent reservations, transfers and tours while in Munich. Their guides were knowledgeable and FUN! We had the trip of a lifetime! Thank you Bucket List!

Ann Schaefer, travelled in 2019
Richard Poworski

We both enjoyed our Oktoberfest experience, thanks greatly to the folks at Bucket List Events. Thanks to Toby, Mike, Nataliya, and all the others who helped out. It was a great way to go - they made arrangements for our two nights at the different tents, made sure we had transport to and from the airport. The tour to the castle was awesome. We would highly recommend this company for any major events they participate in. Who knows... may be back again!

Richard Poworski, travelled in 2019
Kristel Schimmoller

Loved experiencing Oktoberfest with Bucketlist Events. The options they offer make sure you get to fully enjoy the experience but leave room for some self-guided exploring as well. Thanks for a great trip!


Kristel Schimmoller, travelled in 2019
Teresa Titsworth

I spent my 40th birthday at Oktoberfest in Munich & I have Bucket List Events to thank for taking care of it for me! If you’re looking for help in getting you squared away with different once in a lifetime events, trust me, these guys are the best! I was so impressed with how organized everything was that I look forward to using them again for other trips in the future!

Teresa Titsworth, travelled in 2019
Bobbi Alexander

The entire staff we encountered at Oktoberfest was amazing and really did make sure you had a good time. From start to finish this was honestly a dream trip. Lots of fun, great company and not one complaint. Thank you Bucket List Events, Prost!

Bobbi Alexander, travelled in 2019
Jeannine Devlin

Toby and his staff were incredible. We have everything arranged for us from airport pick-up's, great hotel where you walk outside and there was the Oktoberfest parade. The hotel location was key for us and being only 2 blocks from the festivities was great and the hotel was wonderful too. We had a lovely day touring 3 castles privately and our tour guide, Nico was amazing too. The trip was fantastic and Toby and bucket-list did a phenomenal job. Thank you for helping us create great memories.

Jeannine Devlin, travelled in 2019
Christopher Gieser

Thank you all for such a great experience. And for my first trip overseas, I felt I picked the right group of people to guide me.

Christopher Gieser, travelled in 2018
Joe Brandt

Our group of 12 people enjoyed a wonderful trip to Oktoberfest in Munich thanks to Bucket List Events! All of the arrangements were wonderful, including the Beer Tent Reservations, the hotel, the supplemental tours and even the welcome dinner on the Festival Grounds. It was the trip we had all hoped for.
Our thanks go to the entire Bucket List Events Team!!

Joe Brandt, travelled in 2017
Diana R Yates

The best tour organizers and company we've ever dealt with. Toby, Alex, and "ElSalvadore" were all so helpful and fun to be with. Couldn't have asked for a better bucket list event than the Oktoberfest Munich 2017! We just went to our local fest and now we are very spoiled! Nothing can come close to the "REAL THING"!!! Ein, zwei...suffa!!!!!!!!!!!

Diana R Yates, travelled in 2017
Julie Altimus Moran

Your hardest decision is do I go with Bucket List Events...because after that it’s all about fun! They give you the information you need and take care of all the details, Guten Tag.

Julie Altimus Moran, travelled in 2018
EmJabs Marschen

We had a great experience at the Oktoberfest!!! Well organized and planned out events - and the guides were super fun!

EmJabs Marschen, travelled in 2018
Elisa Moran

Trip of a lifetime! Loved every second of it including the hangover ? I cant imagine traveling again without Bucketlist! Thanks for everything Toby and staff❤

Elisa Moran, travelled in 2018
Vickie Ortiz-Salvatierra

OMG! I have been raving about Bucket List since I got back from my Oktoberfest trip! It was the best vacay of My Life! I will be using Bucket List again to go to Spain to Run with the bulls! The staff, the accommodations, well worth it. I believe I saved money doing my Oktoberfest trip with them.

Vickie Ortiz-Salvatierra, travelled in 2018
Jeromy Harper

Just got back from Oktoberfest 2018, and our 1st trip with Bucket List Events. The entire trip was a blast, the organizers were a great help and a ton of fun, and there was no shortage of things to do without feeling rushed or bored. Between the tent reservations, the bike tours, and the awesome crew, I can definitely say there's no way we could've packed in such a great time on our own.

Just one example of the amazing hospitality: Our flight arrived in Munich a little late for the welcome dinner, and we were half expecting to not be able to make it... however Fatima was waiting at our hotel to meet us and walk us to Augustiner-Keller to join up with everyone else for an incredible dinner & beer we easily could've missed out on otherwise.

I'll definitely be recommending you guys to friends & family, and would love to book more trips with you. Toby, Fatima, Nataliya, Kendra - thank you all for an awesome time and a week of great memories!

Jeromy Harper, travelled in 2018
Trent Krause

We had a 15 person trip to Oktoberfest this September and the whole trip, end to end was brilliant. All of our party was more than pleased with all aspects - BucketList Events exceeded our expectations and we are thankful for such a fun and smooth trip!!

Trent Krause, travelled in 2018
Ryan O’Heron

My wife and I had a blast at Oktoberfest in Munich thanks to Bucket List Events! Kendra, Rich, and the rest of the Bucket List team were very organized, experienced, and had so many fun things planned throughout! It was so much fun getting to experience the best things germany had to offer in 3 days without all the stress and exhaustion required to research and plan something like it on my own! I especially liked how they spaced out the events so you got time to explore and do other things in addition to the events they planned! We will definitely be looking to plan another bucket list event in the near future!

Ryan O’Heron, travelled in 2018
Christopher A. Gieser

I had an awesome time. Thank you all for such a great experience. And for my first trip overseas, I felt I picked the right group of people to guide me.

Christopher A. Gieser, travelled in 2018
Alicia Morvant Capps

Greg and I loved our time in Munich with Bucket List Events. Even before the trip, we knew we would be in great hands. Toby and his team were there from check-in to check-out to answer questions, provide recommendations and ensure everyone had a great time. The tent reservations were stellar! Greg and I both stated this will be a repeat trip for us in the future. Thank you for the expert planning and wonderful hospitality.

Alicia Morvant Capps, travelled in 2018
Tracey Pecks Gulyas

I went to Oktoberfest with Bucket List. It was amazing. Our guide was fantastic. The group was fun and welcoming. I’m thinking about going again next year.

Tracey Pecks Gulyas, travelled in 2018
Lynn Mauro

Loved our Oktoberfest experience with Bucket List events! Our small and large tent reservations were perfect and watching the parade from our hotel window was icing on the cake. Toby and team were excellent hosts - insuring our Oktoberfest time was a ton of fun?

Lynn Mauro, travelled in 2018
Jeff Anderson

Toby and his staff did a amazing job, very helpful and made it a wonderful experience for our whole group of 18. And Oktoberfest was the most fun I have had in years. I will on another Bucket List tour for sure. And Toby, Kelley and I talked about our experience with Bucket List over and over again through the rest of our trip through Europe.

Jeff Anderson, travelled in 2018
Daine Sirak

Toby and the gang were great at Oktoberfest 2018. Having them their to guide us to the tents was wonderful. They made sure we had reservations, no waiting, and made for a wonderful time. Their relationship with Mike's Bikes also provided some wonderful tours.

Daine Sirak, travelled in 2018
Melissa Budd-Wilcowski

I highly recommend Bucket List Events! Thank you for showing our group a fantastic time! Every activity was well organized and so much fun!

Melissa Budd-Wilcowski, travelled in 2018


We may have already answered it on our extensive Oktoberfest FAQs page. Our dedicated event experts have been organizing and attending Oktoberfest Tours for years. There’s no question they cannot answer, so feel free to reach out.

Toby Atkins
Oktoberfest Event Manager
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