Munich Oktoberfest Begins September 21!

Posted on Thursday, September 19, 2013 by Travel_and_Outdoors

The origins of Oktoberfest date back to the wedding of King Ludwig of Bavaria and Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. To celebrate the event it was suggested to have a big horse race on October 17, 1810. Every year thereafter the celebration was repeated. At the turn of the 20th century the celebration grew bigger in size. With the advent of electricity more stands and rides . . . more »