What to Wear to Oktoberfest: A Complete Packing Guide

When I was planning out what to wear to Oktoberfest, I had no idea what to pack. Do I need to buy a dirndl? I wondered. Does everyone dress up?

Despite my initial concerns, I was very pleased with what I packed for Oktoberfest. If I do say so myself, I looked festival-appropriate, cute, and comfortable. Plus, I got to wear the world’s most flattering dress.

Here are my tips for what to wear to Oktoberfest. I’ve also included a full packing guide on everything you’ll need.

What to wear to Oktoberfest

Almost everyone at Oktoberfest wears traditional Bavarian attire; the men wear lederhosen, and the ladies wear dirndls.

A Dirndl (pronounced dern-DULL) typically comes in three pieces: a white blouse, a skirt, and an apron. When you purchase a dirndl, all three components are sold together.

The way you tie your apron at Oktoberfest signifies your marital status. If

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