The ultimate first-timer’s guide to Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest is officially the world’s largest folk festival, held in a meadow on the outskirts of Munich, Germany. Spanning two weeks from mid September to early October, this year the festival starts on 19 September. And yes, we did say folk festival because there’s a whole lot of music, frivolity and traditional dancing. But more than that, Oktoberfest is about beer. Lots and lots of beer.