News — Munich

What is Oktoberfest Anyway?

What is Oktoberfest Anyway?

Posted by Denise Gouge on

Most people here in the United States know Oktoberfest as the one weekend a year when you get to drink lots of German beer while wearing lederhosen or a dirndl. However, there is more to it than that and some of the true Oktoberfest followers understand the finer details of this popular event.  Oktoberfest all started in Munich and is now a 16 day celebration of beer that begins in September and ends on the first Sunday in October.  The very first Oktoberfest took place when Crown Prince Ludwig married Princess Therese von Saxony-Hildurghausen on October 12, 1810 in Munich. ...

Read more


Scroll To Top