Oktoberfest 2009

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The 176th Oktoberfest takes place in Munich, Sept. 19-Oct. 4, 2009. Fourteen large tents from beer distributors across Germany will crowd the Theresienwiesen festival grounds.

Table reservations are arranged through each tent (on the website www.oktoberfest.de, see “Tents”) but may not be necessary for those arriving in the morning on weekends or before 2 p.m. on weekdays. No seat, no beer! At the previous festival, a liter of beer cost about €8 (near $11).

During the festival, MVV subway lines will run until 2 a.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday and until 1 a.m. Monday to Thursday. Trains will run at 10-minute intervals.

Munich Tourist Office (Sendlinger Str. 1, 80331 München, Germany; phone +49 [0] 89 233 96 500, fax 233 30 233, www.muenchen-tourist.de).

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The 176th Oktoberfest takes place in Munich, Sept. 19-Oct. 4, 2009. Fourteen large tents from beer distributors across Germany will crowd the Theresienwiesen festival grounds.

Table reservations are arranged through each tent (on the website www.oktoberfest.de, see “Tents”) but may not be necessary for those arriving in the morning on weekends or before 2 p.m. on weekdays. No seat, no beer! At the previous festival, a liter of beer cost about €8 (near $11).

During the festival, MVV subway lines will run until 2 a.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday and until 1 a.m. Monday to Thursday. Trains will run at 10-minute intervals.

Munich Tourist Office (Sendlinger Str. 1, 80331 München, Germany; phone +49 [0] 89 233 96 500, fax 233 30 233, www.muenchen-tourist.de).