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Tomorrow is Oktoberfest at South Gate Brewing Company

OAKHURST — Can’t make it Munich this year for Oktoberfest? No worries! Just come to South Gate Brewing Company in Oakhurst for the next best thing!

Image of the South Gate Brewing Company logo. Saturday, October 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

There’ll 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 a blast, too!

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A Brief Introduction to Oktoberfest

Image of Oktoberfest at South Gate Brewing Company. Oktoberfest is a traditional German festival that celebrates beer, food, and culture. It is the world’s largest beer festival, 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 parade of the Oktoberfest beer wagons, which is a spectacle 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, be sure to check out Oktoberfest. It’s a celebration of all things German, and there’s sure to be something for everyone.

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

The popularity of Oktoberfest can be attributed to several factors, including the festive atmosphere, the 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 pretty 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 that are available.

Image of a woman drinking beer out of a beer stein.

Image by Fábio Alves.

There are also a number of traditional German foods 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 some suggestions, we’ve got you covered.

In general, it’s a good idea to dress in a way that is comfortable and festive. That means wearing clothes that are 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 bit about the history of Oktoberfest, here are some tips for having the best time at the festival.

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

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

3. Bring plenty of money. Oktoberfest is not a cheap festival, so make sure you have plenty of cash on hand to buy food, drinks, and souvenirs.

4. Be prepared for lots of drinking. 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 that it’s important to drink responsibly and stay safe.

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

Check out this short video on how beer is made! 

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