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WATCH: Grab Your Lederhosen, 11 Year Old Kid Chef Celebrates Oktoberfest

HooplaHa | Posted 12.01.2013 | Taste

Chef Peter decides to get in touch with his Bavarian roots as he turns the traditional barbecue into a kid-friendly Oktoberfest. With bratwurst, weiss...

Beyond Beer and Lederhosen: Top 10 German Destinations

trivago | Posted 11.30.2013 | Travel

Autumn in Germany may be synonymous with beloved Oktoberfest, but this European powerhouse has more to offer than beer, pretzels and lederhosen. These German destinations beyond Oktoberfest will leave you feeling like this is one of the most underrated corners of the world.

Since It's Oktoberfest, Here's Your Handy Guide to German Beer Styles

Thrillist | Posted 11.26.2013 | Taste

Everything you need to know about popular Deutschland beer styles.

Beers and Brats: The Best Oktoberfests Across America!

Roadtrippers | Posted 11.22.2013 | Travel

"O'zapft is!" is the proclamation that jumpstarts Oktoberfest festivities across Germany, but the celebrations in America have found other unique ways of getting the party started

Top 10 Beer Locales (and Their Best Bars)

Cheapflights | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel

September ushers in that season of chilly evenings and cozy pubs. There is that festival taking place in Munich... but we're taking a look at other cities and regions where they worship the grain and listing our favorite pub in each place.

Fall Fun in Munich: Oktoberfest, Nightlife, and Music Festivals

Party Earth | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

The autumn season offers a variety of exciting things to do in Munich, the third-largest city in Germany. Activities can range from enjoying the super...

How to Make an Oktoberfest Festhaus at Home

Dana Holmes | Posted 11.14.2013 | HuffPost Home
Dana Holmes

While traveling to Germany to drink a whole lot of beer is appealing, so is saving your vacation days and celebrating from home.

13 Signs You're in a Dive Bar

Eva Moon | Posted 11.11.2013 | Comedy
Eva Moon

We may only be halfway through September, but already October beckons, along with thoughts of the beery excesses of Oktoberfest. With that in mind, I took myself to a local tavern -- in the interest of research, mind you! I

Can't Make It To Munich?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 09.11.2013 | Travel

Unless you're a study abroad student or a wealthy jet-setter, chances are you don't have the time or money to hop over to Munich for Oktoberfest. ...

Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest in the USA

U.S. News Travel | Posted 09.10.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

If a trip to Germany isn't in the budget this year, you can still partake in the merrymaking festivities closer to home. Here are seven of the best Oktoberfest celebrations across the United States.

Forget Summer: Festive Fall Events in Boston

Party Earth | Posted 11.06.2013 | College
Party Earth

As the temperatures drop and autumn leaves emerge, there is no need to mourn the end of summer because there are a ton of exciting things to do in Bos...

A Few Gentle Reminders Why Fall Isn't So Bad After All

Posted 09.05.2013 | Travel

No more white pants, no more watermelon, no more beach days... hush your whining. The end of summer is actually a great time, because it is the beginn...

Munich Gets Ready To Party

Posted 08.22.2013 | Travel

Germany's famous beer-soaked celebration, Oktoberfest, is just a month away. The festivities will kick off Sept. 21 in Munich, where preparations a...

Beer, Brautwurst And Signs

John Celock | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
John Celock

Attendees at the annual Oktoberfest celebration in in the Shirlington neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia, were greeted by lawn signs for national and local candidates while waiting to get into the event.

LOOK: Where To Go For Oktoberfest

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 10.04.2012 | Miami

Just like anyone can celebrate St. Patrick's day, there's no need for German lineage to take part in Oktoberfest. A 16-day celebration that made it...

PHOTOS: Leaf Peeping Up The Hudson River

Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

The loudest spot in Bear Mountain State Park on a fall weekend isn't in front of the polka band blasting out indecipherable German tunes or among the ...

Oktoberfests Coming To A Town Near You

Home Away | Posted 12.03.2012 | Travel
Home Away

Oktoberfest has been carrying on for about a month now, but beer, bratwurst and polka bands aren't out of style just yet.

PHOTOS: The Best Beer Gardens In Munich

Party Earth | Posted 11.28.2012 | Travel
Party Earth

Christianity has Bethlehem. Judaism has Jerusalem. Islam has Mecca... and beer-lovers have Munich. The capital of Bavaria is not only home to some of the oldest breweries in the world, but also some of beer's most important history.

31 Recipes To Celebrate Oktoberfest

Posted 09.27.2013 | Taste

Just make sure to pair them with a tall, cold brew.

Gay Germans Use Oktoberfest To Push For Same-Sex Marriage

Christian Science Monitor | Moises Mendoza | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By early afternoon on the first Sunday of Oktoberfest this past weekend, the Bräurosl beer tent in Munich was already filled with thousands of merry ...

Oktoberfest Beyond Munich

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 11.26.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

For hops afficionados, there's more to Germany than Oktoberfest. This autumn, consider these alternative destinations to quench your thirst for good brew.

5 Lederhosen-Less Ways To Celebrate Oktoberfest

Broke Girls Guide | Posted 11.25.2012 | Los Angeles
Broke Girls Guide

It may still be too hot in Los Angeles for lederhosen and itchy felt hats, but that's no reason we can't partake in a little Oktoberfest revelry. After all, we're pretty sure the former is a sweaty mess no matter how low temperatures dip.

PHOTOS: Is Oktoberfest A Tourist Trap?

Posted 09.24.2012 | Travel

Oktoberfest has gotten huge. With six million drinkers expected to descend on Munich's 64 acres of tents and consume roughly seven million liters of b...

Fall On California's Coast

iLoveInns | Posted 11.24.2012 | Travel

New England may be the epicenter of fall travel, but California can also get very colorful.

PHOTOS: Top 10 Beer Gardens Worldwide

Cheapflights | Posted 11.14.2012 | Travel

It was King Max Joseph I who decreed in 1812 that beer (stored in beer cellars dug into river banks to keep it cool) could be drunk where it was brewed -- and that food could be served there too. To mark this milestone -- and Oktoberfest, which starts in Munich on Sept. 22 -- we've rounded up the world's best beer gardens.