Oktoberfest in Munich

By Francine McKenna on Email

It began in 1810 on fields in front of Munich’s city gates, as a horse race honoring Ludwig the Crown Prince of Bavaria’s marriage to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen, and when the festival was repeated one year later it signaled the beginning of an annual tradition, the Oktoberfest in Munich.  Named …

Francine McKenna