Vegan at Oktoberfest in Munich


Oktoberfest poster at the Augustiner-Festhalle tent.

So you’re attending Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany and you’re vegan. You don’t know a schnitzel from a sausage, but you’re pretty sure that this festival famous for its beer and meat isn’t going to be hospitable to your dietary preferences. If you’re like me last year, you’re searching the internet trying to figure out how many meal bars and nuts you need to stuff into your purse or pockets so you don’t go hangry. Thankfully,
since 2013, the festival has gotten more vegetarian and vegan friendly. With a little bit of planning ahead of time, you can order ein Maß (one “mass”, or liter, of beer) with a tasty vegan entree.

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