Oktoberfest in Munich is Almost Here

Oktoberfest, the famous and the world’s largest festival in Germany and the whole world is almost here! Did you already book your trip to Germany to witness this fascinating event? I guess I am lucky to live in Bavaria to witness again this famous festival. I was there last year and it was really fun! I love it!

If you want to experience German culture and tradition, this is the time for you to see it! see you there!

This is the Schottenhamel with a brewery named Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu. This tent can host around 10,000 people inside and outside the tent. Amazing how every tent in Oktoberfest are always full. You better have a reservation for a sure seat there!

The Munich Oktoberfest, traditionally, takes place during the sixteen days up to and including the first Sunday in October. In 1994, the schedule was modified in response to German reunification so that if the first Sunday in October falls on the 1st or 2nd, then the festival will go on until October 3 (German Unity Day). Thus, the festival is now 17 days when the 1st Sunday is October 2 and 18 days when it is October 1. The festival is held on an area named the Theresienwiese (field, or meadow, of Therese), often called d’ Wiesn for short.

Visitors also eat huge amounts of food, most of it traditional hearty fare such as Hendl (chicken), Schweinsbraten (roast pork), Haxn (knuckle of pork), Steckerlfisch (grilled fish on a stick), Würstel (sausages) along with Brezel (Pretzel), Knödeln (potato or bread dumplings), Käsespätzle (cheese noodles), Reiberdatschi (potato pancakes), Sauerkraut or Blaukraut (red cabbage) along with such Bavarian delicacies as Obatzda (a fatty, spiced cheese-butter concoction) and Weisswurst (a white sausage). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oktoberfest

 

2 Responses to “Oktoberfest in Munich is Almost Here”

  1. Tammie Lee Says:

    I have just begun to enjoy drinking beer. I am a wine lover by nature. My brother has always wanted to go to this event. Maybe I will have him take a look at your blog. Thank you for your visit.

  2. Drowsey Monkey Says:

    That sounds like the place to be for Octoberfest! Looks like fun 🙂

 

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