Oktoberfest is generally celebrated in late September, going into early October, obviously. It’s a two week festival, the largest fair in the world, that originated in Munich, Germany and one which inspired many German immigrants to start large festivals here in the US and across many other countries as well. Thank you, Bavarian culture for sharing such a fun event! We’re talking large quantities of amazing beer and traditional delicatessen. Our downtown community puts together an awesome international food and beer festival and I highly recommend making a pit stop by Germany. They’re not playing around.
Grab your Lederhosen and stuff your face with any of the following traditional foods:
- Sauerkraut (sausage)
- Knodel (potato)
- Brezeln (pretzel)
Okay there’s a lot more, but aren’t those so much fun to say? It’s a total cheat day, and so worth it. You can even have a more intimate Oktoberfest “fair” at home. You can set the mood with Blue Gingham party supplies, Liedenhosen or any Bavarian inspired attire, and all the German beer you can find at the supermarket. Make a day or a week of it. I’ve already started!