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08/22/2013 02:10 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Munich Prepares For Annual Oktoberfest Celebration (PHOTOS)

Germany's famous beer-soaked celebration, Oktoberfest, is just a month away.

The festivities will kick off Sept. 21 in Munich, where preparations are already underway.

Last year, Oktoberfest drew 6.4 million revelers to Munich -- approximately 14.6 million pints of beer were consumed.

Check out the photos below to see Oktoberfest in its earliest stages:

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