Here are a few things you probably didn't know about Oktoberfest.
A few things you probably didn’t know about Oktoberfest that we found on the travel website edreams.com:
- The event started in 1810 and took place during one week of October, but over the years the celebration has been extended and the starting date as changed to September.
- Oktoberfest is, above all, a celebration of Bavarian traditions, so the only beer you’ll find during the festival is brewed within the city limits of Munich.
- The first Oktoberfest was held to honor the marriage of Prince Ludwig and Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen.