Oktoberfest is going to happen soon. Well everyone seems to be excited by now. Oktoberfest is identified as the biggest beer festival in the world. It is annually held in Munich, Bavaria Germany. The celebration lasts for 16 to 18 days with over six million of people coming from different places.
However if you can’t go in Munich, Germany, don’t be bothered due to the worldwide popularity of Oktoberfest, different places also celebrates this event during the month of October.
Is this your first time to attend Oktoberfest or not? Perhaps these guides will surely help you to make your Oktoberfest one of the most unforgettable moments of your life.
WHAT TYPE OF DRESS TO WEAR
Oktoberfest celebration was not complete without wearing crazy costumes. Attending Oktoberfest wearing Tracht (traditional garments of Austrian and Bavarian), is best to experience.
Women typically wear dirndl, a garment that is composed of checkered dress that fits on your body with apron and bodice worn over white blouse. While for the men, they should wear a pair of leather shorts known as Lederhosen. Lederhosen are blown up with cross strap in front and suspenders. Wearing a trachten will surely complete your Oktoberfest attire.
WAKE UP EARLY
Early mornings and beer festivals might not combine. However if you are planning to stay in the best tents you need to wake up early, since many people will come to celebrate so don’t be late.
Committed party goers want to watch the festival train at 7 o’clock in the morning and to surely have the perfect spot and avoid navigational difficulties. Remember you should be in the line waiting for the popular tents to open by 8 o’clock in the morning. And at 9 o’clock in the morning the party will going to start.
GAMES AND SONGS
Before attending the Oktoberfest, it is best if you already memorized the Ein Prosit Song. The song will be played several times for the celebration. If the operator started to play the music stands up and make a toast for everyone and drink all the beer on your glass.
People also played beer pong and Power Hour. In power hour, a group of people needs to drink every minute without going to the toilet for one hour.
EAT, DRINK AND ENJOY
There is so much more to do and see at Oktoberfest that will make you have a good experience and time. Don’t forget to try the popular food at the Oktoberfest like dumplings, roasted chicken, Schnitzel, Bratwurst, Pretzels and many more. If you are looking for a desert, you can try the Gebrannte Mandeln an almond roasted in kettle coated with sugar.
You can also taste different flavored beers and dance with the live bands.
MAKE USE OF NAPPING HILL
Oktoberfest napping hill is for party goers who wants to have time out in drinking. Many people always go there after lunch and a best way to recover from hang over.
However if you don’t want to take a nap during the celebration, you can try carnival rides and mix some beers.