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18 Beer Festivals in Germany: Beer Festivals To Visit in 2022 – 2023

Germany is the place to experience beer while having loads of fun. Visit these German beer festivals while you are in Germany.

A German waitress caring beer mugs in a German beer festival.
1 liter beer mugs carried by a waitress in a German beer festival

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#1 Oktoberfest

#2 Starkbierfest

#3 Stuttgart Beer Festival (Cannstatter Wasen)

#4 Gäubodenvolksfest

#5 Bergkirchweih

#6 Hamburg DOM

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  • Date: It occurs 3 times a year Winterdom: 04.11 to 04.12.2022 Frühlingsdom (Springdom): 24.03 to 23.04.2023 Sommerdom (Summerdom): 21.07 to 20.08.2023

  • City: Hamburg, Germany

  • Number of people: 1.2 million people visited Hamburgdom this spring. (Source:

#7 Freimarkt (Ischa Freimaak)

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  • Date: 14.10 to 30.11.2022

  • City: Bremen, Germany

  • Number of people: 1.2 million people visited Hamburgdom this spring. (Source:

#8 Oktoberfests in Berlin

Several mini Oktoberfests take place in Berlin. Breweries in Berlin host these wonderful festivals for beer lovers.

#9 International Berlin Beer Festival

#10 German-Swiss Oktoberfest

#11 Kulmbach Beer Week (Kulmbacher Bierwoche)

#12 Regensburg Dult

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  • Date: It occurs twice every year Maidult Regensburg: 13.05 to 29.05.2022 Herbstdult Regensburg: 26.08. to 11.09.2022

  • City: Regensburg, Germany

  • Number of people: 800k people (Source: Wochenblatt)

#13 Nuremberg's Frühlingsfest

#14 Annafest Forchheim

#15 Fränkisches Kirschenfest Pretzfeld

#16 Walberlafest

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  • Date: It was canceled in 2022 due to concerns about the Corona pandemic. Otherwise, it occurs yearly in the first week of May. 05.05 to 07.05.2023

  • City: Walberla, Germany

#17 Mendiger Gambrinusfest

#18 Honky Tonk Kneipenfestival

18 different German cities celebrate Honky Tonk festivals on different dates.


Beer festivals organized by breweries in Germany

Each brewery organizes its own beer festivals throughout the year. You can find the schedule of such beer festivals in Germany on Beer Universum (German).


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