Munich: Oktoberfest 2020 because of Corona before the breakout – it is unbelievable what sums are still required for a table
Munich. The Oktoberfest in Munich is a top priority. Bavaria’s Prime Minister Markus Söder wants to discuss with Mayor Dieter Reiter over the next two weeks whether and how the festival can take place this year.
In Munich There is great skepticism about the Corona crisis. Nevertheless, the beer tent tables are traded on the Internet at horrendous sums.
Munich: Oktoberfest 2020 in danger
“From the current perspective, I can hardly imagine that such a large event is even possible at the time,” said Söder in the “Bayerischer Rundfunk”. But nothing has been decided yet. The Wiesn tapping is planned for September 19 this year.
The Oktoberfest landlords have previously reserved their tables only for regular customers. In addition, some hosts have accepted reservations requests. So far there are no binding commitments.
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Horrific sums for tables
But because some customers are reselling the option to make a reservation, online trade is already in full swing. As reported by the “German Press Agency”, a platform on Thursday offered a place on the first Oktoberfest evening for just under 600 euros.
With another platform, there was a double table with space for up to 20 people to buy from 9999 euros. The cheapest ten table in the hacker marquee should cost 5449 euros.
This is the Munich Oktoberfest:
- The first Oktoberfest took place in 1810
- For the 100th anniversary in 1910, the beer record that is still valid today was set. At that time, the visitors drank an impressive 12,000 hectoliters – this corresponds to more than a million liters
- The Oktoberfest did not take place between 1939 and 1948 due to the Second World War
- Traditional tapping with the famous saying “O’zapft is!” Has been around since 1950. The mayor of Munich traditionally strikes the first barrel
+++ Oktoberfest 2019: THIS sad record was broken last year +++
Decision by the end of April
By the end of April, the final decision should be made as to whether the world’s largest fair can take place this year. (no with dpa)