Oktoberfest 2022 – Oktoberfest is a 16-day long festival held each year in Munich in Germany during late September to early October in 1810. This festival includes lots of fun with family and friends and eating and drinking. The Germans eagerly wait for the coming of Oktoberfest every year, as during this time people come out on the streets and have a merry-making time.
When is Oktoberfest 2022?
After a two years gap due to corona epidemic (2020 & 2021), Finally Oktoberfest 2022 will begins on Saturday, September 17, and ends on Saturday, October 1, 2022 and take place on the Theresienwiese. The 187th Oktoberfest 2022 date was announced by Lord Mayor Dieter Reiter during the press conference on April 29, 2022.
What is Oktoberfest?
Oktoberfest is one of the famous events in Munich city and the world’s largest fair is held during this time. On an average 6 million people attend this fest every year, and it is an important part of the Bavarian culture. During this 16-day event, people are seen enjoying themselves with grilled chicken and sausages, drinking beer out of huge steins, and singing and swaying to some peppy music.
In Bavaria, you will find one of the world’s finest beers. Hence not only the Germans, but people from other parts of the world come here to enjoy beer and spend time enjoying and having fun. Today, Oktoberfest is celebrated in many other countries such as in America.
Oktoberfest in America has been transformed from a rowdy beer bash to a party for all groups and ages. Keeping alive the German culture and essence, Oktoberfest in USA includes brass bands, folk dancers, and lots of German food and beer.
America’s most innovative Oktoberfest takes place in Seattle’s funky Fremont neighborhood. This one-of-a-kind event features chainsaw pumpkin carving, cross-dressing lumberjacks, the famous “Tubapalooza” and 70 microbrews on tap.
Oktoberfest also takes place in downtown Cincinnati, where you will find the world’s largest kazoo band and chicken dance. In Kitchener and Waterloo, 2 of Ontario cities, Oktoberfest celebrates both German culture and Canada’s Thanksgiving. Many sports arenas and social clubs offer traditional food and entertainment and the festivities begin with trumpets from the rooftops and end with the singing of “Ein Prosit”.