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  • Mexico Celebrates Oktoberfest for Mexico-Germany Dual Year

  • Today, millions of people from around the world travel to Munich every year for Oktoberfest

, photo: Courtesy of GrupoSicario

19 of October 2016 10:03:46

Over six million people travel to Germany every year to celebrate Oktoberfest, but you can stay in Mexico City and still get the full German experience. Marking the Mexico-Germany Dual Year, Oktoberfest kicked off its festivities in Bodega Alto Polanco Oct. 7 and 8.Oktoberfest originated in 19th-century Munich. The first Oktoberfest was a celebration for the 1810 wedding of Crown Prince Ludwig, later to become King Ludwig I of Bavaria. It quickly became an annual harvest celebration attended by thousands of Bavarians. Today, millions of people from around the world travel to Munich every year for Oktoberfest, and Oktoberfest celebrations take place in cities all around the world.This year's Oktoberfest Mx offered a wide selections of German beers served in giant souvenir mugs, various German sausages and sides, and performances by German bands, including Gaudi Blosn, a bavarian band flown in from Germany.Tickets started at 200 pesos for general access plus food and drinks. For 945 pesos, you could reserve a table for 10 people that included 40 beers, entrance tickets, food and more.[caption id="attachment_38706" align="alignleft" width="1024"]33 Photo: Courtesy of GrupoSicario[/caption]



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