What: Munich Oktoberfest 2012
Where: Munich, Germany
When: September 22 – October 7, 2012
Isn’t it time you went to the granddaddy of all beer festivals? The Munich Oktoberfest is undoubtedly one of the most famous events and the world's largest fair. This year the Oktoberfest 2012 will be no exception. With some six million people attending every year, it is an important part of Bavarian culture and one of those events you have to have on your bucket list.
Munich's Oktoberfest began life as a wedding for the Bavarian crown prince Ludwig to princess Therese from Saxony-Hildburghausen (hence the name of the Theresienwiese) on October 12, 1810 and attended by the local community. Today the Munich Beerfest traditionally takes place during the sixteen days up to and including the first Sunday in October with Oktoberfest 2012 starting on Saturday, 22nd September until Sunday the 7th of October.
One of the easiest ways to enjoy Oktoberfest is to join one of the many Oktoberfest Tours on offer. With your accommodation and transport taken care of all there is for you to do is to enjoy Oktoberfest 2012.
Visit the official festival website for more information: www.oktoberfest.de/en/