When is the Oktoberfest 2012 in Munich, Bavaria?
The Oktoberfest 2012 in Munich starts on Saturday, September 22 2012 and ends on Sunday, October 7 2012.
Oktoberfest, is also know as “Wiesn” and lasts 16-days. The festival is held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. The Oktoberfest runs from late September to the first weekend in October. It is the world’s largest fair and attracts more then five million people every year. The Oktoberfest on the “Theresienwiese” was first held in the year 1810 to celebrate King Ludwig I wedding to Princess Therese of Bavaria. The area where the modern Oktoberfest takes place is named after Pricness Therese of Bavaria. There are fourteen large tents and twenty small tents at the Oktoberfest and only brewerys from the local area are alowed to serve beer.