Fortunately, for those of us who can’t make it to for the world’s biggest party, hundreds of Oktoberfest events are staged across this country every year — from New York to Seattle — where German culture, food and beverages are celebrated. With 16% of the US population claiming German ancestry, it’s no wonder that Oktoberfest is such a popular annual event!
And, if you’d like to put on your own Oktoberfest party, our Oktoberfest pages will guide you to staging your own private Oktoberfest party, including ideas for what to serve and where to buy authentic German foods and beverages.
Oktoberfest celebrations in North America are more popular than ever. Find one near you in our guide to Oktoberfests in the United States and Canada.
Visit the official page of the Munich Oktoberfest to find interesting facts and figures about the world’s largest party!
Learn about the origins, traditions and current events of and at the Oktoberfest.
Kick of the Fall holiday season with an Oktoberfest-themed party. Invite who you want, when you want. Stay up late or party til dawn. It’s your take on the world’s largest party!
If you can’t splurge on plane tickets to Germany, consider staging Oktoberfest at home with these ideas and recipes. Whether it’s no-frills or fabulous, this celebration can perfectly capture the essence of fall.
Besides beer, you gotta serve some authentic German ingredients and foods at your party. Here’s a list of the must have brands and products available online, at specialty food stores or at the German aisle of major grocery food stores.
From simple to elegant these recipes are sure to elicit some “oohs” and “aahs” at your Oktoberfest celebration.See also: