Oktoberfest 2015 – Guide to the World’s Festivals


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The world’s largest fair, with more than 6 million attending.

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The World’s Largest Beer Festival – Munich

It’s not too early to plan for German Oktoberfest 2015.

Taste & experience authentic Oktoberfest beers and a festive celebration of Bavarian culture. The 16-day event is an international experience. With more than 100 acres of big tents, foot-tapping music of bands, dancing, breathtaking ferris wheel and carnival rides day and night, there’s plenty to keep you happy. And when you’re hungry, there’s an amazing selection of German food and famous giant pretzels to go with the delicious German beers on tap.

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Best Oktoberfest & Beer Celebrations Around the World

Munich Oktoberfest
Bavaria, Germany – the first, best and still the biggest festival and public fair in the world.


Breckenridge Oktoberfest
Colorado, USA – one of the most vibrant festivals, with a selection of traditional beers, German food, music, on a street with much to explore and a unique Alpine feel. Another festival to consider is at nearby Vail, also in the mountains and not far by car or coach from Denver.


Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest
Ontario, Canada – the largest in Canada also offers the most diverse program of events, with a fantastic sit-down dinner, contests and memorable closing ceremonies.


Oktoberfest La Crosse
Wisconsin, USA – one of the most festive and well-planned events that offers, among other features, a complimentary shuttle service around the city.


Oktoberfest Brisbane
Queensland, Australia – with an emphasis on a quality experience for visitors, Brisbane provides a wonderful atmosphere and some of the finest traditional dishes outside Germany.


Fremont Oktoberfest
Seattle, Washington, USA – features the biggest biergarten or beer garden in the Pacific Northwest region of the States as well as Seattle’s local flavor, German beer, food and flair.


Toronto Oktoberfest
Ontario, Canada – located in downtown Toronto, an Oktoberfest for German beer and city-lovers that has also expanded its food and drink offerings.

Oktoberfest Fredericksburg
Texas, USA – worth a trip from Austin or anywhere – Fredericksburg’s festival is a crowd-pleaser with plenty of food, broad beer selection and entertainment throughout the weekend.


Marco Polo German Bierfest
Hong Kong, China – the best Oktoberfest celebration in Asia, with thousands of visitors enjoying live music, dancing, traditional Bavarian dishes and German beers.


Pennsylvania Bavarian Oktoberfest
Canonsburg – here the Pittsburgh area puts on a great festival with German music, songs and polka to celebrate German culture and offers an excellent carnival too.


Oktoberfest by the Bay
San Francisco, California, USA – with its unique location and social atmosphere, the festival also celebrates the contributions German immigrants have made in the Bay Area and America.

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