Sunday, 08. December 2013 - 23:12
19. 09. 12. - 12:00
For the second time the Viennese version of the "Octoberfest" takes place in the Kaiserwiese at the Vienna Prater.
Starting on the 27th September and lasting until the 7th October the preparations are already in full swing.
About 5,000 square meters of tent areas give room to 14,000 "Oktoberfest" guest each day. Three stages host many different musicians entertaining the crowds from 11am until 11pm daily.
At lunchtime, the Wiesn-Stadl offers traditional morning pints with brass bands. Each day at 3.00 pm, the Wiesn-Gaudi gets under way with the stars of folk music. Austrian musicians such as "Die Jungen Zillertaler", "Antonia aus Tirol" and "Edlseer" are a to be certain performers at the beer fest.
Hit stars such as Jürgen Drews and Boney M. perform here. A total of 250 hours of live music are on the program. The right culinary supplement to the beer and music is provided by local cuisine ranging from Wiener Schnitzel to Brettljause.
Overall 150,000 guests from Austria but also from abroad are expected to come to the event. To get into the tents table bookings can be made for between 39 and 59 Euros. A valid ticket is required to visit the festival tents.
The "Edelticket" ("noble ticket") which gives someone access to the VIP lounges and a ride on the famous big weel the "Riesenrad" can be purchased for 159 Euros.
This year part of the event is also accessible for free. The "Wiesn-Alm" and the "Wiesn-Dorf" offer different kinds of food and handicraft.
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