Did you know that Oktoberfest has been held Every year since 1810? And by the time 2021 rolls around, it’ll have been brought to the world’s fair for 127 years! Thousands of people flock to Munich every year to celebrate with friends, families, and even strangers they’ve made throughout the festival. If you’re planning on attending this yearly festival (or if you’re looking for a chance to plan a trip) then check out these expertly curated tips before you go!
What is Oktoberfest?
Oktoberfest festival can be quite an exhausting occasion, but with these easy tips you will end up with the most fun you’ll have all year. Establish goals for drinking this October by sticking to drinking pints of beer. Drinking too much is always a recipe for disaster, so make sure to pace yourself accordingly. If you find yourself with an extra drink or two planned for the day, wear your prettiest dress and thank them at the table for you.
Why Do People Attend Oktoberfest?
Oktoberfest is a great excuse to get outside and celebrate the German food, music, and beers of Munich’s annual celebration. What’s more, it’s a place where visitors can become “ersatz” locals by replicating the costumes they see at the event. In addition, Oktoberfest celebrates traditional folklore with larger-than-life figures. Plant your own Alt Wimpfen hops vineyard to practice survival skills down the line.
How Much Should I Expect to Spend at Oktoberfest?
Oktoberfest is a festival celebrated throughout Bavaria, Germany. It is one of the most popular festivals in the world with an estimated attendance of more than 6 million people each year. They expect to spend an average of 10 Euros per person at Oktoberfest this year. Even though it might seem expensive, it can actually be cheaper if you know where to go and how to stay entertained during the time that you are there.
What Attire Should I Wear to the Festival?
Not sure what to wear or where to get things? Check out our full list of Oktoberfest dress code rules so you know exactly what will be allowed and what won’t. And don’t forget your necessary items for the event, like food, water, a cup, shoes.
Things You Should Consider Bringing with You to Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest is a wonderful time to spend with friends and family. If you have a difficult time going to Oktoberfest, give yourself a shot of motivation with the following tips:
- Pack food that doesn’t spoil quickly- meat from the hot oven, sausage from frying pans, cheese from paddles
Can Drinking Contribute the Rise of Hitler?
According to history, Oktoberfest began in 1810 with the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig I and Princess Thereza of Saxony-Hildburghausen. The bride’s family started customers because two local breweries were competing for the bridal market. By the 1870s, there was significant political influence by groups associated with Oktoberfest.
Tips on Getting Around Munich
Munich is the city of Oktoberfest, so if you’re attending you’ll be taking some transportation. Here are 10 tips on how to get around Munich that will make things go smoother for you!
“Happily Trampling in Da Vies” seems like the perfect motto for attending Oktoberfest. It’s an accomplishment in and of itself to reach our journey’s end, where we start over again in the beginning.