Oktoberfest, The World’s Largest Party

The History of Oktoberfest In 1810, Prince Ludwig I and Princess Therese were married in Munich, Germany. They invited all the residents of the city to a celebration in the fields outside of town. It lasted five days and concluded with a horse race. Oktoberfest was born. Over the years, they added the agricultural harvest as a boost to the area. However, the popular attraction was by far the horse races. Unfortunately, the races are long gone. Today the beer, food and rides attract the six … [Read more...]