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Oktoberfest is the world’s largest Volksfest (beer festival and travelling funfair). It is held annually in Munich, Bavaria. It is a 16 to 18 day folk festival running from mid- or late September to the first Sunday in October.

Visitors also enjoy numerous attractions, such as amusement rides, sidestalls, and games. There is also a wide variety of traditional foods available. Only beer conforming to the Reinheitsgebot, and brewed within the city limits of Munich, can be served at the Munich Oktoberfest.

Besides the Oktoberfest, there are other public festivals that take place at the same location. In April and May the Munich Frühlingsfest (spring festival) is held and the Tollwood Festival.

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To keep the Oktoberfest, and especially the beer tents, amicable for the elderly and families, the concept of the “quiet Oktoberfest” was developed in 2005. Until 6:00 pm, the orchestras in the tents only play brass music, for example traditional folk music. With these rules, the organisers of the Oktoberfest were able to curb the tumultuous party mentality and preserve the traditional beer-tent atmosphere.

After the parade of the restaurateurs on carriages from downtown to the festival grounds, at exactly 12:00 clock the lord mayor opens the first beer barrel in the Schottenhammel tent. With the initial pass and the Bavarian exclamation, “O’zapft is!” (es ist angezapft—It has been tapped!) the Oktoberfest is declared opened.

After the Oktoberfest the next largest public fairs in Germany are:

At the centre of the city is the Marienplatz (map), a Marian column in its centre – with the *Old Town Hall (map) and the New Town Hall (map). Its tower contains the *Rathaus-Glockenspiel.

 

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World’s Largest Beer Festival. 7 Million Liters of Beer!! OKTOBERFEST in Munich.

Oktoberfest held in Munich, Germany is the largest beer festival in the world. It is annually held from mid-September to early October and about 6 million visitors drink 7 million liters of beer. There are 17 large tents in the park, and each tent has its own characteristics. It gets crowded in the evenings, so I recommend you visit early in the morning.

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Oktoberfest.

Oktoberfest is the world’s largest Volksfest (beer festival and travelling funfair). It is held annually in MunichBavaria.

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