Beer lovers, adventurers, locals, and tourists of all kinds head to Augsburg Plärrer every spring for a one-of-a-kind celebration. Augsburg Plärrer is one of Germany’s best non-Oktoberfest parties, annually drawing thousands ... moreAugsburg, DE (Augsburg, DE) Augsburg, DE
Party Earth Review What separates Augustinerkeller from all the other beer halls in Munich – at least in the minds of the locals – is its reputation for having the best brew in town served straight from the taps in the oaken barrels. On any warm day, the place is packed with regulars and visitors alike tossing back liters of beer under the ... more
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If there were ever two things that didn’t go together, it would be Easter and dark metal music. Nevertheless, every Easter in Munich, hundreds of dark metal fans flock to the Dark Easter Metal Meeting. The Dark Easter Metal Meeting ... moreBackstage
Party Earth Review It’s hard to beat Mike’s Bike Tours for unique sightseeing trips around Munich, most of which are led by gregarious expats and attended by a diverse clientele hailing from all corners of the globe. Tours begin with a brief overview of the city’s history, after which the participants pick out their ... more
All tours meet at the old city hall in Marienplatz
(the tower with the orange roof)
Punk and indie fans enjoy a packed lineup at the annual Make or Break Festival. Held for three days in April, the Make or Break Festival takes place at the Orangehouse, Simply Red, and Feierwerk in Munich. Past featured bands at the Make ... moreKranhalle
Party Earth Review Named for the tall, centuries-old Chinese pagoda rising at its center, Chinese Tower is reportedly the second largest beer garden in the world and can accommodate up to 3,000 guests. Situated in the middle of Englischer Garten, the outdoor bar features row upon row of picnic tables that are regularly flooded with a mix ... more
Inside Englischer Garten
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Oktoberfest – originating in Munich – is one of the world’s favorite festivals and has spawned hundreds, if not thousands, of copycat events around the globe. However, it’s not easy waiting eleven long months after ... moreTheresienwiese
Party Earth Review Since the Löwenbräu beer hall is located right next door to the brewery, patrons can rest assured they’re getting the freshest brew possible at Löwenbräukeller. Like many traditional Bavarian establishments, the venue looks like a castle and gives the impression of splendor with its ornate moldings, spires, and regal stone ... more
Once a year in April, fans of darkwave and gothic music from around the world head to Germany for the DMF Dark Munich Festival. The DMF Dark Munich Festival is a great opportunity to hear popular music of the Goth Rock, BatCave, EBM, Dark ... moreKultfabrik and Optimolwerke
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Party Earth Review Incredibly popular, and intensely dedicated to serving Paulaner beer, Wirtshaus Zur Brez’n has the look and feel of a typical Bavarian beer hall, but on a slightly smaller scale. Located in the heart of Schwabing amid trendy cafés and bars, this beer hall’s traditional charm draws a diverse and dynamic crowd that includes ... more
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The Auer Dult: Fall in Munich is one of Europe’s oldest town festivals. For 9 days in October, Europeans and travelers flock to the Mariahilfplatz in Munich for a massive open-air market and traditional festival. The Auer Dult ... moreMariahilfplazt
Party Earth Review Located in a former city power plant, Muffatwerk is one of Munich’s most versatile venues and consists of a concert hall, beer garden, and club. The unusual location and excellent acoustics of Muffathalle – the spacious concert venue – draw internationally acclaimed artists, especially rock, indie, and reggae bands, who ... more
Besides its perfect mix of underground cool and posh nightlife, a wide range of attractions ensure a lifetime’s variety of things to do in Munich.
Daytime events and things to do range from shopping to visiting historical landmarks to wandering through the many beautiful parks – particularly the Englischer Garten, the largest city park in Europe.
If chilling outdoors in the endless selection of beer gardens is too staid, visitors will find a shopping oasis that includes numerous stores and boutiques, as well as the massive Fünf Höfe shopping center and the famous Christmas Market in Marienplatz.
And with Olympiapark, grand palaces, historic plazas, and a constantly growing supply of upcoming events, every hour is a happy hour in Munich.