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Celebrate Oktoberfest!

By Winnie Hsia, September 30, 2008  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Winnie Hsia
Oktoberfest has been held every year in Munich, Germany for almost 200 years. The first fest was not really a festival, but a celebration of the wedding of Crown Prince Luitpold I and Princess Theressa of Bavaria on October17, 1810. Like many modern-day events, the highlight was beer and food—in this case wurst (sausages). These days, an astonishing ten million pints of beer and more than ¾ million sausages are consumed annually at this festival. Stop by our stores and check out the great Oktoberfest selections. From authentic German sausages to new and unique varieties, plus traditional sauerkraut and a very fine lineup of German beers. We’ve got the “best wurst” in town to celebrate the flavors of Oktoberfest! Get some awesome recipes and read more about beer and brat pairings on our Oktoberfest page!
Category: Food & Recipes




Gloria Felton says ...
What date will Oktoberfest in-store events begin in A.D. 2015?
08/28/2015 12:36:59 PM CDT
Nikki - Community Moderator says ...
@GLORIA - Our local events will vary between stores. Check with your local store directly to see when they will be hosting their event.
09/01/2015 1:05:54 PM CDT