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  1. Oct 7, 2022 · Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany. Credit: kamisoka. Each year at the end of September and the beginning of October is the time for Munich’s signature event – or “fifth season” of the year – Oktoberfest, the world’s largest folk fest. The numbers are staggering: a city of 1.5 million welcomes 6-7 million visitors for 16 days, while an ...

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    Oktoberfest (German pronunciation: [ɔkˈtoːbɐˌfɛst] ⓘ; Bavarian: Wiesn, Oktobafest) is the world's largest Volksfest, featuring a beer festival and a travelling carnival, and is held annually in Munich, Bavaria, from mid- or late-September to the first Sunday in October, with more than six million international and national visitors attending the event.

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  3. Sep 22, 2023 · A crowd drinks beer in a large pavilion in Munich, Germany, to celebrate Oktoberfest. For more than 200 years, this annual festival has been a quintessential German tradition—and its roots date ...

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  5. 2 days ago · Oktoberfest, annual festival in Munich, Germany, held over a two-week period and ending on the first Sunday in October. The festival originated on October 12, 1810, and it became hugely popular, leading U.S. cities to hold their own versions of the event. Learn more about Oktoberfest, including its history.

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  6. Aug 30, 2023 · Oktoberfest is a world-renowned beer festival that offers a unique and vibrant experience in the heart of Munich, Germany. From its origins as a royal wedding celebration to its present-day status as an internationally renowned event, Oktoberfest showcases Bavarian traditions, German hospitality, and the joy of communal celebration.

  7. The Oktoberfest 2024 takes place at Munich's Theresienwiese from September 21 to October 6, 2024. ... Oktoberfest is extended up to and including October 3 (a public holiday in Germany).

  8. Sep 19, 2023 · Oktoberfest is a two-week, carbohydrate-filled festival of beer and merriment held in Munich, where the event began in the early 19th century. The Oktoberfest grounds span a 100-acre swath of land ...

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