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Tomorrow is Oktoberfest at the South Gate Brewing Company

OAKHURST “Can’t go to Munich this year for Oktoberfest?” Carefree! Just come to South Gate Brewing Company in Oakhurst for the next best thing!

Saturday October 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

There will be pretzels with beer cheese, German and vegan brats, burgers and more.

And of course, amazing craft beer, including a special limited release.

The Stein Holding contest is great too!

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A brief introduction to Oktoberfest

Image of Oktoberfest at the South Gate Brewing Company. Oktoberfest is a traditional German festival that celebrates beer, food and culture. It is the largest beer festival in the world, with over 6 million people attending each year. The festival began in 1810 as a royal wedding celebration and has been held every year since then.

Oktoberfest is celebrated in Munich, Germany, and lasts for 16 days. The main event is the Oktoberfest beer wagon parade, which is a sight not to be missed. The festival also features traditional German food, music and dancing.

If you’re looking for a fun and festive event to attend this year, don’t miss Oktoberfest. It’s a celebration of all things German, and there’s bound to be something for everyone.

Image of two Oktoberfest beer girls. Oktoberfest was first held in 1810 to celebrate the wedding of Crown Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen. The party was such a hit that it was repeated the following year, and has been held every year since.

The popularity of Oktoberfest can be attributed to several factors, including the festive atmosphere, delicious food and drink, and the opportunity to socialize with friends and family.

If you’re wondering what people do at Oktoberfest, the answer is quite simple: they drink! In fact, Oktoberfest is one of the biggest beer festivals in the world. People come from all over to sample the variety of beers available.

Image of a woman drinking beer from a beer mug.

Image by Fabio Alves.

There are also a number of traditional German dishes that are served at Oktoberfest, including bratwurst, pretzels, and strudel. And of course, no German festival would be complete without music and dancing.

What should you wear to Oktoberfest? The short answer is: anything you want! But if you’re looking for suggestions, we’ve got you covered.

In general, it’s a good idea to dress comfortably and festively. This means wearing clothes suitable for the weather and for dancing. You might want to consider wearing a dirndl or lederhosen, or something else that is traditional Bavarian attire.

Tips for having the best time at Oktoberfest in Germany

Image of two people toasting with two beers. Now that you know a little more about the history of Oktoberfest, here are some tips for having the best time at the festival.

1. Plan ahead. It can get crowded at Oktoberfest, so plan to go on weekdays or early in the morning to avoid the biggest crowds.

2. Dress appropriately. Although traditional Bavarian dress is encouraged, it is not compulsory. Just make sure you’re dressed casually and comfortably.

3. Bring lots of cash. Oktoberfest is not a cheap festival, so make sure you have enough cash to buy food, drinks and souvenirs.

4. Be prepared to drink a lot. Oktoberfest is definitely a party atmosphere, so be prepared to drink lots of beer and see lots of people having a good time.

5. Know your limits. It’s easy to get carried away at Oktoberfest, but remember the importance of drinking responsibly and staying safe.

So what are you waiting for? Start planning your Oktoberfest trip today!

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