Herzkasperl Festzelt

The Herzkasperl Festzelt Oktoberfest is a large beer tent at the Oktoberfest fairground. It started in 2010 as part of the Oidn Wiesn project, celebrating the 200th anniversary of Munich’s famous festival “Oktoberfest.” Josef Bachmaier owns this special tent. The Herzkasperl tent combines old-fashioned architecture with modern touches. The young folk music scene at the Herzkasperl tent is vibrant and lively. The musicians are creative, humorous, and sometimes rebellious. Coming from diverse cultural backgrounds, adding a unique flavor to their music. Attendees can enjoy excellent Hacker-Pschorr beer served in traditional stoneware steins at the festivals, adding to the authentic Wiesn experience.

Essential Guidelines for Visitors 

  • Host(s):  Josef Bachmaier
  • Operating Hours: 10:00 AM- 11:30 PM (Weekdays), 9:00 AM -11:30 PM (Weekends)                            
  • Reservation: Book the tent online through the official website 
  • Capacity: 2,848 ( 1,748 indoor and 1,100 outdoor)
  • Beer: Hacker-Pschorr
  • Music: open for anyone to perform
  • Specialty: Music and cultural performance
  • Dress Code: No official dress code, but wearing a traditional tracht(dirndl for women and lederhosen for men) is appreciated. 
  • Family Hours: Boasts family environment, especially during the evening and weekdays. 
  • Payment Method: Cash and atm are acceptable. But it is advisable to carry cash along.
  • Accessibility: Public transportation(tramp, U-Bahn, S-Bahn),ridesharing, taxi

Herzkasperl Festzelt Capacity

The Herzkasperl Festzelt is a warm and vibrant place where you can relax and have a good time. Inside, it has seats for 1,748 people, and outside in the beer garden, there’s room for another 1,100 guests. In total, the tent can accommodate around 2,848 guests easily. The cozy inside seating is perfect for chilly winter nights, while the tent beer garden is the right spot for soaking up the daylight.

The Traditional Delicacies to Relish 

The menu at the Herzkasperl-Festzelt offers traditional entries commonly enjoyed at Wiesn. Aside from the famous roast chicken (Hendl), hearty pork and beef options are also available. Vegetarians and vegans can find suitable meals like Sellerieschnitzel and Knodelgrostl, too. Kids can enjoy classic favorites like spätzle or dumplings with gravy or opt for wiener sausages with mashed potatoes. These Bavarian delicacies can be paired with Hacker-Pschorr Wiesn beer served at the tent, or non-beer drinkers can choose from various options on the wine, sparkling champagne, and spritz list.

Herzkasperl Festzelt Beer

In the Herzkasperl Festzelt tent, people enjoy the special Hacker-Pschorr beer, which has 6.0% alcohol and a classic taste many people love. It’s served in unique Keferloher steins, which are traditional wooden barrels, adding to the tent’s focus on staying true to tradition and providing top-notch quality.

Music Speciality

At the Herzkasperl Festival Tent, it’s not just one band creating the lively atmosphere. Instead, there’s a diverse lineup of entertainment suitable for all. The Herzkasperl tent prides itself on being a hub for musicians of all kinds. Its stage, dance floor, and beer garden are open for anyone to perform. Tent welcomes a band, a solo singer, or other musician to showcase your talents at the Herzkasperl. The music ranges from traditional to contemporary folk, with sound amplification used sparingly. The aim is to create an authentic acoustic experience, minimizing the reliance on loudspeakers and amplifiers wherever possible.

Oktoberfest Tent Reservation

Reserving a spot at the Herzkasperl tent is surprisingly simple and hassle-free, even during peak times. The seamless reservation process provides accessibility, enabling guests to secure their spots effortlessly and enjoy the festive ambiance. Visit for on-site reservation hours for the tent, which are from 10:00 AM to 10:30 PM daily. Grab your Oktoberfest ticket in time to enjoy lively music performances between 10:30 AM and 10:30 PM.

Herzkasperl Festzelt Location

The Herzkasperl Festzelt is a tent at Oktoberfest, situated in the southern area of Theresienwiese. It’s easy to reach by public transport, with Munich Central Station (Hauptbahnhof) and Theresienwiese U-Bahn station close by. You can also walk to the tent from different parts of the city center or take local transit.