Ceremonial Oktoberfest Barrel

Ceremonial Oktoberfest Barrel

At noon on opening day of Oktoberfest, the Lord Mayor taps a Spaten barrel at the Schottenhamel Tent and shouts to a crowd of thousands “O’zapft is!” (It's tapped). After this ceremonial tapping all the tents are allowed to start selling beer and Oktoberfest has officially started. Having a ceremonial Oktoberfest barrel at your party adds an element of authenticity as well as a fun way to kick off your event. 

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