This year marked my 13th Oktoberfest in Munich. I flew into Stuttgart on Friday evening, arriving Saturday morning. That night, I stayed at the Holiday Inn Munich - Leuchenbergring, just east of the City, as I had originally planned to stay in Stuttgart if I arrived on Saturday, but found a last minute room in Munich a few weeks before the trip.
After checking into my hotel, I dressed in my Lederhosen and met Mark, Lisa, Mitch, Martyne, and their friends Peggy and Mike at Augustiner Keller Biergarten before going to dinner at Königlicher Hirschgarten. This year, there was a band playing at Augustiner Keller - I had not seen that before.
|Beautiful day, Beautiful Music|
|Steckerlfisch cooking over the embers|
|Wienerschnitzel at Koeniglicher Hirschgarten|
|Inside Hacker Festzelt|
The next morning, I bought my 2018 Stammerlkrug then walked around the fairgrounds, sampling the sites of several tents: