Germany prepares for Oktoberfest - in pics

Author thumbnail
20 Sep, 2013 Updated Fri 20 Sep 2013 10:01 CEST
image alt text

The world's biggest beer festival opens for the 180th time on Saturday sparking 16 days of drinking, dirndls and cheesy pop music.

With Munich expected to welcome more than six million guests over the next two weeks preparations for this year's Oktoberfest started as soon as 2012's festivities ended.

And although the festival does not official start until Saturday, journalists have been given a preview of the site this week.

The Local has put together some of the best photos of the preparations below.

CLICK HERE for photos of Germany getting ready for Oktoberfest

READ MORE: Your guide to Munich's Oktoberfest

The Local/tsb

More

Comments

2013/09/20 10:01

Please keep comments civil, constructive and on topic – and make sure to read our terms of use before getting involved.

Please log in to leave a comment.

See Also