Travel for Oktoberfest Celebrations in Germany
If you love Oktoberfest celebrations in your area and you are looking to travel somewhere new, it may be time to step up your game and celebrate the real harvest festival in Germany.
To get to Germany, the internet offers numerous portals of travel. Without naming just one, multiple sites offer discounted airfare and hotels when you book together. If you plan on staying for a week, you can even visit many different regions and enjoy the subtleties of regional celebrations.
If you are looking for the traditional aspects of Oktoberfest, we should call it what it is. Oktoberfest is the world's largest beer festival, is held every year in Munich, Germany. This extravagant happening takes place over 16 days. Every year, nearly six million people will pass through the capital city. Dressed in dirndls and lederhosen, locals and tourists pack the pubs and enjoy the finest craft work of German beer, sausage, and harvested foods. Music is a main stay, and many of the parties will last from day one without ceasing. Each year the celebrations bring in more than 450 million Euro, the local currency.
Since it began in 1810, Oktoberfest has evolved in several vectors all across the nation, and across the world. As a tourist, you have a multitude of options. You might want to catch a glimpse of the Mayor of Munich, (what a sweet gig that would be), at high noon to kick off the events on the first day.
You can visit the Munich fairgrounds on Sundays to see over 7,000 performers of various live arts. The grounds cover more than one hundred acres and are open to the general public. You can sample all six of the local breweries that are sanctioned to serve at the festival.
If you are looking for other events, you can choose your type of party. Germany has many venues for celebrating the harvest. For example, this year will mark the 15th annual kite festival. This event is held in Lower Saxony. There will be a multitude of air events like kites, fireworks, and live music. Getting larger every year, the kite festival is quickly becoming a treasured German celebration.
Locals are friendly and happy to assist you as a visitor to the country. Take a camera and be respectful, and you will have a fantastic time full of memories of your trip to Germany.
Enjoy Oktoberfest responsibly and celebrate he world’s culture that makes it great.