Oktoberfest Fun in Munich

Beer at Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest in Munich!

First, let's start with the basics. Oktoberfest in was founded by Crown Prince Ludwig, later to become King Ludwig I, and his wife, Therese, as an invitation to the citizenry to help celebrate their wedding on October 12, 1810. Unlike today’s Fest, it lasted only 5 days just outside city gates. It begins the 3rd weekend in September and ends the first weekend in October. It was not a regular event until 1950.

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