The Oktoberfest has long been the largest folk festival in Germany and also the largest beer festival in the world. It looks back on a centuries-old tradition, which is now cultivated annually on the Theresienwiese in Munich. If you want to know more about the history of the festival, click here.
Millions of visitors from near and far arrive in Munich every year to meet numerous other beer fans from very different countries to celebrate this festival. It was last year about 6 Millions of people who were there at the Oktoberfest. I’m sure there will be more this year. Because the program of the world-famous beer festival has something to offer for everyone. Oktoberfest 2016 starts on September 17th and lasts until October 3rd. The calendar of the festival is already fixed and looks crowded. You start with the official tapping with your legendary “O’zapft is“ and goes through the Oktoberfest entry of the festival hosts to the gun shooting on the last day. If you also want to visit the Oktoberfest this year, it is best to find out about the events, events and highlights of the 2016 festival in advance so that you do not miss anything interesting.
What makes the Oktoberfest so attractive that it attracts millions of people every year the all world will?
For two weeks it is very eventful and amusing in Munich. A lot of beer is served, there is singing and dancing. Everything has been thought of and the festival program offers events for young and old. Festival tents are set up on the Theresienwiese, where you can try delicious Bavarian specialties. The 14 festival halls offer seats for 98,000 guests. A lot of beer with original wort of around 13 percent is served everywhere, which comes mainly from six large Munich breweries. Typical Bavarian dishes can be tried with the beer – Bavarian delicacies such as classic roast chicken, radi, obatzda, pork sausage or fish on a stick. If you only eat vegetarian food, just ask for it, all menus include options for vegetarians.
For the youngest visitors to Theresienwiese, there are roasted almonds and gingerbread hearts to take away and great carousels and other amusing games are organized. There are also great events for adult beer lovers, including the Oktoberfest raffle, where you can win free tickets for the beer festival.
And so that you can remember this great experience for a long time, be sure to buy a souvenir, small gifts and souvenirs for your friends and relatives and don’t forget to get a beer mug from Oktoberfest 2016!
Have fun at the Oktoberfest in Munich and let’s go to the Oktoberfest 2016!
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