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What really happens at Oktoberfest—An inside look at the world’s largest folks festival

Do you know around six million people come together every year in Germany, gobble up unimaginable portions of roasted sausages and giant Bavarian pretzels and wash everything down with litres of beer? Yes, heaven exists and it manifests itself every year in Munich as Oktoberfest.

Oktoberfest 2019 starts from September 21 to October 6 and what is the best way to prep up than going back in time and learning what was it like the last year? Take a look at these pictures from Oktoberfest 2018—all the convincing you need!

People running towards the Oktoberfest tents—they are legit excited, not for the cameras!

Inside one of the largest tents in Oktoberfest.

Beer, beer and more beer!

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Oktoberfest is nothing short of hipsterious!

The most German picture you’ll see! Lebkuchen or Pfefferkuchen(convinced now?) is a traditional German gingerbread that comes in heart-shape during Oktoberfest.

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Oh and the soft giant pretzel—another german snack you should never miss to try in Oktoberfest!

Munich mayor Dieter Reiter, as he taps the first barrel of beer in 2018!

Did you know that Oktoberfest is the world’s largest folks festival? It’s nowhere near low-key!

Probably now is the best time to know Oktoberfest is not just about beer! There is enough entertainment to keep everyone engaged!

Oktoberfest doesn’t play by the rules—you’re never too early or too late.

Oktoberfest might or might not meet the expectations, but why say no to a festival held for the sheer pleasure of bonding over a beer? Plan anytime, with Pickyourtrail!