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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 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
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
Grafinger Strasse 6
Party Earth Review Located in the center of Munich, Fünf Höfe (Five Courtyards) is an architecturally stunning shopping gallery that combines a sleek design of glass and steel with a bevy of posh designer boutiques, specialty shops, cafés, restaurants, and art galleries that offer something for every budget. Although a popular destination ... more
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 Ask any local in Munich where the most extensive nightlife scene is and they’re sure to mention Kunstpark Ost. Once the site of a noodle factory, the massive area has since been transformed into the largest nightlife and entertainment complex in Europe and currently houses around fifty different venues including ... more
Grafinger Strasse 6
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 Directly below the more rambunctious Tijuana Café, The Green Room is an intimate little bar that attracts a low-key but sociable crowd of students and trendy young professionals seeking refuge from the long week by savoring samples from the bar’s extensive cocktail menu. Unusual gold-gilded, curvy designs seem to melt off ... 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 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)
The Fastfood Theater Improcup puts the talents of improv comedians to the test. Held four times a year on a day in January, February, March, and April, the Improcup features sketch teams from all over Europe battling it out with two-minute ... moreSchlachthof München
80337 Munich, Germany
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
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.