Oktoberfest: Bavaria’s Excuse to Party Large

Prost to Oktoberfest

Welcome to Oktoberfest! Imagine it: 460,000 roast chickens. 400,000 sausages. 70,000 pork knuckles. 116 oxen. Dirndls, lederhosen, gingerbread cookies, oompah bands, beer chants and pretzels, and heaving breasts as far as the eye can see. Six and a half million people drinking nearly 7 million litres of beer. This year, the Opening Ceremony officially kicked off at noon  when the ... Read Full Article

Oktoberfest in Munich: Beer, Brats and Bands

Every year, Munich puts together a fantastic party to celebrate the Harvest. Oktoberfest is a two-week beer party, with parades, bands, beer-tents, food booths and general raucous fun. A Bavarian tradition, Oktoberfest is always held at the end of September to  early October. The festivities begin with The Landlord and Brewery Parade. This parade marks the official opening of Oktoberfest and ... Read Full Article