Ocktoberfest 2011 - Munich, Germany - September 17 - October 3: July 2007

Ocktoberfest 2011 - Munich, Germany - September 17 - October 3

Monday, July 30, 2007

Oktoberfest 2007!

Oktoberfest in Munich is the biggest beer festival of the year. The festival starts with a twelve gun salute and is followed by tapping of the first keg. Then Oktoberfest has begun and everyone can start drinking beer and enjoying in the festivities. The festival offers roller coasters, festival parades and even live bands. Everyday during the festival is a reason to drink. Some of the problems is that people will drink too much and can be found stumbling throughout Munich.

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Sunday, July 01, 2007

Girls @ Oktoberfest 2006

Oktoberfest 2006
Originally uploaded by Leonski
This is the big one! Oktoberfest is the world's biggest beer festival. For 18 days around 7 million visitors come to Munich and consume aproximately 6 million litres of beer in 14 giant beer tents.

Happy people at the Oktoberfest

Nightshot @ Oktoberfest

@ Oktoberfest
Originally uploaded by Fuad

Oktoberfest is a two-week festival held each year in Munich, Germany during late September and early October. It is one of the most famous events in the city and the world's largest fair, with some six million people attending every year.

Oktoberfest Numbers

* 30% of the year's production of beer by Munich breweries will be consumed in the two weeks of Oktoberfest.
* 12,000 People are employed at the Oktoberfest. Of these, 1600 are waitresses.
* There is available seating for 100,000 people.
* The six Oktoberfest breweries, (Spaten, Augustiner, Paulaner, Hacker-Pschorr, Hofbräuhaus, Löwenbräu) sold 6 million mugs of beer in 2005 (5.5 million in 2004).
* Roasted oxen: 88
* Sausages: 219,443 pairs
* Roast chickens: 459,279

(by Wikipedia)

Paris Hilton at Oktoberfest – What You Don’t Know

Now this is quite funny, I have just been informed by a German friend that Paris Hilton's trip to Oktoberfest didn’t exactly go as planned.

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Oktoberfest Panorama

Oktoberfest Panorama
Originally uploaded by Michael Nagel
Very nice panoramic photo of the Oktoberfest fairgrounds the day before opening.

Watch Oktoberfest Bartender fill Stiens

Watch as this guy fills Giant Beer glasses in an amazingly quick and efficient manner, truly great german technique. from Youtube.com