Ready to celebrate Oktoberfest in Charlotte (and near Charlotte)? We’ve put together a list of some free celebrations. You’ll need to pay for your food and beer, but admission is free.
Also, scroll down for an even bigger, day-by-day, list of Oktoberfest celebrations around Charlotte!
Traditionally, Oktoberfest is an annual 16-18 day folk festival in Munich, held in mid or late September to the first weekend in October. Large quantities of beer are consumed at Oktoberfest. There are also amusement rides, live music, traditional foods, and games.
The first Oktoberfest was held on October 12th, 1810, to celebrate the marriage of King Ludwig I and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen.
Of course, Oktoberfest has grown since then. The Munich festival is huge, and you’ll find celebrations all over the world, taking place throughout September and October.