• Jace Shoemaker-Galloway

Oktoberfest: Beer, Brats & Bands

In case you haven’t heard the news, it’s time to get your polka on! One of the most anticipated international events of the year is here and people are ready to celebrate. If you’re in the mood for delicious food, ice-cold beer, friendly competitions, colorful parades and live entertainment, the world’s largest fair begins today, Oktoberfest is finally here!

Celebrated around the world, Oktoberfest is an annual festival that has been celebrated since the 1800s. Until 1872, Oktoberfest was celebrated in October but was moved to the month of September to avoid the dreary October weather. If you are looking for some authentic German food, great beer and plenty of family-friendly entertainment, grab your lederhosen and feathered hats and visit an Oktoberfest festivals in your neck of the woods.