Cheers to Oktoberfest! Raise a stein to Oktoberfest revelry! Budget Travel Wednesday, Sep 14, 2011, 4:00 AM "Entrance to Munich Octoberfest 2010." (Courtesy parlaydean/myBudgetTravel) Budget Travel LLC, 2016


Cheers to Oktoberfest!

Raise a stein to Oktoberfest revelry!

"Entrance to Munich Octoberfest 2010."

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The Augustiner-bräu wagon.

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"Augustiner-Bräu pilsner, Oktoberfest, Munich."

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"Oktoberfest brothers."

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"Beer hall, Munich."

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"Ready for Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany!"

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Boys enjoying Munich Oktoberfest in traditional dress.

(Courtesy BereniceKimura/myBudgetTravel)

"Hofbräu Horse: Munich's Viktualienmarkt on a busy, sunny day—complete with horse-drawn wagons advertising different breweries."

(Courtesy Ragazza/myBudgetTravel)

"Stein-holding competition at Red River's Oktoberfest; Red River, New Mexico—one of the coolest small towns in America!"

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"Before the opening of Oktoberfest, there's a huge parade through the streets of Munich. It features bands, floats, and costumes—sort of a German Rose Bowl Parade. This rider caught my eye and I got off one lucky shot."

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Seating 5,830 inside and another 1,600 outside, Armbrustschützenzelt is one of the big tents at Munich's Oktoberfest, and is famed for its crossbow competitions, held every year since its inception in 1895.

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For those with no interest in pig's knuckles and saussage, the Fischer-Vroni tent offers "fish on a stick," grilled in a 45-foot-long row.

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"The traditional giant pretzels and litres of Oktoberfest. Gotta have 'em!"

(Courtesy Heather Lea/myBudgetTravel)

"How high can I fly? One of the rides at Munich Oktoberfest."

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"Bavarian outfits: dirndls and lederhosen."

(Courtesy cklohm/myBudgetTravel)

"Munich Oktoberfest souvenirs."

(Courtesy shattman/myBudgetTravel)

"This figure points toward the toilets: 'There one can, if one must.'"

(Courtesy shattman/myBudgetTravel)

"Oktoberfest is a party known worldwide. Our attendance, and opportunity to score a table for over a dozen of us without a reservation in the Hofbräu tent, was once in a lifetime. To our son Michael, it didn't rate nearly as highly as taking a nap."

(Courtesy chrssher/myBudgetTravel)

"Oktoberfest overview, Munich, Germany."

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