The world’s favourite beer festival, is a 16 day extravaganza of beer, bravado and all things Bavarian. Munich’s Oktoberfest is an annual event, and one which really must be explored by any self-respecting beer lover! There is a great deal to enjoy, besides the German Oktoberfest beer, including the heart of the Oktoberfest Festival, the Böllerschießen (hand held cannon salute), the all important Official Tapping of the Keg and essential viewing that is the Oktoberfest costume and Riflemen’s Parade. The opening ceremonies for the Munich Oktoberfest 2012 will commence in the Schottenhamel Tent at noon on Saturday 22nd September, when the Mayor will of Munich will conduct the Official Tapping of the Keg.
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