Category Archives: Oktoberfest

The end is near for Oktoberfest 2010, but Elvis LIVES!!!

Today was the final day of Munich’s Oktoberfest, bringing the 200th anniversary festivities to a close after weeks of celebration. While they are bidding a fond farewell in Germany, in the US there are a few ongoing celebrations here and … Continue reading

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Marzen: the official beer of Oktoberfest

Question: When in Germany can you experience March in October? Answer: When you are in Munich drinking a Marzen beer during Oktoberfest!! Every year at precisely noon on the first day of Oktoberfest the lord mayor of Munich steps forth … Continue reading

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Schönes Jubiläum (‘happy anniversary’) to King Ludwig I and Therese!!

Oktoberfest is upon us!! Today kicked off the 200th wedding anniversary of Prince (later to become King) Ludwig I and his bride, Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen of Bavaria (try saying that 3 times fast, or even once slowly)… Question: if 100 … Continue reading

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