After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Oktoberfest returned in style in 2023. The world's most famous beer festival was held in Munich from September 16 to October 3, attracting over 6 millions of visitors from all over the world.
Oktoberfest is a popular festival celebrating beer, music and Bavarian culture. The party takes place on Theresienwiese, a large green area in the center of Munich. During the Oktoberfest, visitors can enjoy Bavarian beer, eat local specialties and attend concerts and shows.
The 2023 edition of the Oktoberfest was an unprecedented success. The festival recorded a 20% increase in admissions compared to the 2019 edition. This increase is due to several factors, including the end of the pandemic, the desire to return to normality and the growing popularity of Oktoberfest around the world .
The numbers of the Oktoberfest 2023
- Entrances: 6.3 million
- Beer consumption: 7.7 million litres
- Collections: 1.5 billion euros
The themes of the Oktoberfest 2023
Oktoberfest 2023 had two main themes: sustainability and diversity. The party has taken steps to reduce its environmental impact, such as using renewable energy and reducing single-use plastic. Furthermore, the Oktoberfest has paid more attention to diversity, inviting artists and musical groups from all over the world.
The future of the Oktoberfest
The Oktoberfest is an event that has been taking place for over 200 years and is destined to continue to grow and attract visitors from all over the world. The festival is a symbol of Bavarian culture and a point of reference for international tourism.