The 18-day Oktoberfest legendary beer festival which usually draws around 6 million visitorsopened in the weekend and is ongoing in Munich, Germany. It’s the 188th edition. It began with a Bavarian parade. The cost for a one-liter mug this year is between 12.60 euros and 14.90 euros ($13.45 to $15.90). However there has been a “significant” increase in ticket sales. Partygoers can book a complete travel package to Munich. Sometimes people choose to stay in the Netherlands because accommodations in Munich are very expensive. “I can only say one thing: This is the most beautiful, biggest, most important festival in the world,” Munich Mayor Dieter Reiter said in the opening.
The event was skipped in 2020 and 2021 as authorities grappled with COVID-19, but returned in 2022.This year’s Oktoberfest runs through Oct. 3. Visitors also enjoy numerous attractions, such as amusement rides, sidestalls, and games. The long-standing tradition is dating back. It has its origins in a horse race that took place in 1810 to celebrate the wedding of Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen. At the end of the 19th century, a re-organization took place. Several smaller Oktoberfests are also taking place in the Netherlands in the coming weeks.