Stoketoberfest: The most magical place in Munich

April 26, 2017 | Sami Lambert
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Catch the first cheap flight you find to Munich and get ready for a wild ride.

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STOKETOBERFEST


There is no doubt that Budapest is wild. From ruin pubs, to boat parties and bar crawls, and everything in between, there is always a unique way to get drunk and party with people from around the world. I feel like the whole summer leads up to Sziget, a huge 7 day music festival on an island in Budapest-and the most majestic week of my life. The festival encompasses everything that Budapest has to offer, and I won’t go on and on about it because you really have to experience it to understand, but just know that it’s amazing and perfect. However, after Sziget ends and vanishes, the festival vibe goes with it.


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If you’re the type of person to chase after that loose and loving festival vibe, you know the next huge festival is the one and only OKTOBERFEST in Germany. Catch the first cheap flight you find to Munich and get ready for a wild ride. I don’t want to spoil it for you, but Oktoberfest is MAGICAL. It’s not just beer...it’s food and carnival games and rollercoasters and boobs and lederhosen...it’s pretty much an adult Disney World. But going into the beer halls won’t give you that festival vibe...STOKETOBERFEST will.


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Stoke Travel sets up a HUGE campsite with over 1200 tents. It’s the cheapest and most fun way to experience Oktoberfest. The campsite is only 20 minutes from the beer halls and has everything you will ever need. Beyond the tents, Stokies (staff members of Stoke) have created a mini-festival to play in while you pre-drink before heading into the city or continue the drunken shenanigans post-beer halls. Join other travelers for a free breakfast and/or dinner. And this isn’t just cereal and pasta. You will get pancakes, bacon, chicken curry, German sausages and so much more delicious food. Forget to buy a dirndl? No worries, Stoke’s swag tent has dresses and lederhosen to try on and buy so all your friends will have FOMO when they see that ~traditional~ Instagram of you holding beer with your tits out.


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For only 10 euros a day, you can drink UNLIMITED beer and sangria. I don’t know how it’s possible but I swear I’m not lying to you. In a place where a stein of beer can cost 15 euro- this is a lifesaver. But you can also imagine how crazy it gets. It’s amazing. Dance the day and night away in front of the main stage, where there’s always a DJ playing music that you want to hear. Spin the Wheel of Misfortune, and kiss a Stokie, do a shoey, or complete a nudie run around the campsite...this is the place to go crazy because nobody will judge you and everyone is drunk. Don’t limit the party to the Oktoberfest beer halls, get weird with backpackers from all over the world.


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Stoketoberfest is like a music festival but with more beer and more boobs. It’s a place where all of your drunken dreams will come true. If you want a cheaper way to do Oktoberfest, can deal with camping for a few nights (you’ll be too drunk to even realize that you’re in Germany), and crave that constant party/festival vibe, please do yourself a favor and get Stoked in Munich.



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