Mary Bellen with a few words of caution advises anyone planning on celebrating Oktoberfest to enjoy rather than endure. Mary Bellen is a marketing specialist with Bucket List Events where she aims to educate many people far and wide on the best events in the world.
Oktoberfest has come around once again this year to Munich, Germany - the heart of the original Oktoberfest. Although the celebration is finishing up in Munich, Oktoberfest continues to be celebrated throughout the world. With millions of people descending on the hollowed Oktoberfest grounds each year, these rules are important to keep in mind. You don't want to end up being the tourist that sticks out like a sore thumb, or worse. These do's and don'ts apply to many festivals throughout the world, but there are a few key takeaways that apply specifically to Oktoberfest. Let's jump in below.
Every year, millions of people descend on Munich, Germany to celebrate the ancient festival of Oktoberfest. Visitors come from all around the world to join the festivities. Surprisingly, less than 10% of the visitors are from outside of Germany.
To help those travelling from other countries who may be unfamiliar with the traditions and customs, we've put together this helpful infographic of Do's and Don'ts.