The festival originated on October 12, 1810, in celebration of the marriage of the crown prince of Bavaria.
Locally, it is called d'Wiesn, after the colloquial name for the fairgrounds, Theresienwiese.
Oktoberfest is an important part of Bavarian culture.
O’Zapft is! meaning “It is tapped!” Oktoberfest cannot officially begin until he has.
The leftover beer in your glass - never pour what’s left of your old beer into a new beer!
The nearest bathrooms.
5.6 million litres
3,500 items including: 930 IDs, 380 items of clothing, 570 wallets, 630 bank cards, 420 cell phones, and a pair of dentures.