München is known for celebrating Oktoberfest with great pomp and show. Among the festivals in Munich, this is the most popular one. It lasts for 16 days. Various carnival games, traditional German food, German beer, booth games and parades are the key features of this festival. It is the largest fair in the world and definitely worth visiting. It gives us a chance to experience the Bavarian culture and party to our fullest.
The festival originated on October 12, 1810, in celebration of the marriage of the crown prince of Bavaria, who later became King Louis I, to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen.
Also known as the Small Oktoberfest, Starkbierfest is celebrated at breweries and bars throughout München. The visitors and locals get to enjoy the various varieties of traditional Bavarian beer. Extra strong beer is a specialty of this fest, apart from the live bands played at every nook and corner of the city.
Summer Tollwood festival is held during the summer season in Germany. It is known for its wide array of musical and circus performances. Along with that, crafts, local culinary delicacies, jewelry, and other things are also sold in the streets of München. Make sure to attend this festival.
Read also our travel guide for nightlife.
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Festivals in Munich
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