Home sweet home… Even though Oktoberfest is now celebrated the world over, its origins lie in Munich, capital city of the German state of Bavaria. Munich’s Oktoberfest celebration, also called Wiesn in German (Wiese = meadow), is said to be the largest fair in the world. Every year it attracts around six million visitors to the city.
No matter whether you celebrate in Munich, Qingdao or Las Vegas, we’ve got you covered. Read on to discover essential tips, fun facts and helpful vocab for this legendary celebration of all things beer.