The Bavarian capital of Munich is famous for its history, its culture, all the beer halls and, of course, the annual Oktoberfest. The world’s largest folk festival attracts beer lovers from all over the world to this traditional Bavarian celebration.
According to the annual custom, the Oktoberfest begins with the tapping of the barrel by the mayor of Munich to the cheers of the expectant crowd. This year (the first day of Oktoberfest falls on Saturday, September 17. Once the keg is tapped, the spectacle is open to all guests. On October 3, it concludes with another traditional ceremony.
Every year, millions of fun-loving people from Germany and around the world gather to be part of this grandiose celebration of Bavarian culture and hospitality together. Where else but in Munich?