Paulaner Festzelt

At Oktoberfest, spot the Paulaner tent easily by its tower, flaunting a rotating beer mug beneath the Bavaria. It’s a warm gathering spot for everyone: families, regulars, celebs, and international visitors. Tent hospitality is top-notch, with delectable cuisine and friendly service. The food’s reputation for excellence is longstanding, promising satisfaction as always. Lunchtime at Paulaner is a treat that offers a relaxed, inviting ambiance. Amidst joyous sways and authentic Oktoberfest vibes, savor the festival’s grandeur. The tent has authentic, locally brewed  Paulaner Oktoberfest beer to enjoy with lively tunes. With “DIE NOCKHERBERGER” and “Nachtstark” bands, enjoy Bavarian classics, and upbeat party hits nightly.

Essential Guidelines for Visitors 

  • Host(s): Arabella Schörghuber
  • Address: Wirtsbudenstr.
  • 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: 8,365 (6,385 indoor and 1,980 outdoor)
  • Beer: Paulaner beer
  • Music: Die Nockherberger under the leadership of Konrad Aigner & Nachtstark
  • Specialty: Clear view of the band, most beautiful sunny spots & innovative beer tapping system
  • 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

Paulaner Festzelt Tent Capacity

The Paulaner Festzelt has a remarkable total capacity of 8,365, accommodating 6,385  guests within its lively indoor space and providing an additional 1,980  seats in its charming outdoor beer garden. This extensive layout provides its guests with a vibrant and interactive ambiance. Guests have ample space to participate in the festivities, socialize, and fully experience the authentic essence of Wiesn in Munich, Germany.

The Traditional Delicacies to Relish 

The menu at the Paulaner Festzelt offers a diverse menu, featuring its renowned beer and the refreshing Paulaner Spezi drink and many options for Bavarian and Munich delicacies. From snacks to hearty stews, the entries are unlimited. The menu includes three vegetarian options and one vegan dish: the baked sweet potato served with African bean stew, tofu cream, and arugula salad. For little guests, the Paulaner tent serves the Oktoberfest classic in a quarter portion- farmer’s roast chicken, served with a bread roll. Guest at Paulaner can enjoy their meals even more in sunny spots.

Musical Specialty

Under the guidance of band leader Konrad Aigner, “Die Nockherberger” captivates guests with timeless hits and classic tunes at the Paulaner Festzelt. Renowned as one of the oldest and most esteemed Oktoberfest bands, “Die Bischofswiesener” consistently elevates the atmosphere within the tent to exhilarating heights. Adding to the excitement, the party band Nachtstark takes the stage for a two-hour performance in the evening, mesmerizing its guests with thrilling compositions and performances.

Oktoberfest Tent Reservation

Securing a reservation at the Paulaner Festzelt is recommended for individuals looking for a complete Oktoberfest ambiance. Operating within defined hours from mid-September till the first week of October from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., prospective attendees are encouraged to make bookings to guarantee their presence within this highly sought-after tent.

Beer Tent Location

Paulaner Festzelt is easily accessible because of its convenient location near several public transportation options. Oktoberfest attendees can utilize the U-Bahn (subway) with stations such as Theresienwiese and Goetheplatz nearby or opt for the S-Bahn (city rail) with the nearby Hackerbrücke station. For guests who arrive at the venue via tram, the Schwanthalerhöhe stop is just a short stroll away from the Festzelt.