Oktoberfest Officially Begins

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Two Bavarian dressed men sleep on the floor during day 2 of the Oktoberfest beer festival on September 21, 2008 in Munich, Germany. The Oktoberfest is seen as the biggest beer festival worldwide. (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images Europe) Oktoberfest officially opened Saturday, and inevitably, people drank themselves into a drunken stupor. But really, isn't that what a beer festival is all about?These two Bavarian men weren't the only festival goers to be caught passed out, but they are...Read Full Story

Munich Prepares for Oktoberfest

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Inside view of the Hacker beer tent, seen during a preview tour two days ahead of the opening of the Oktoberfest on September 18, 2008 in Munich, Germany. The Oktoberfest is seen as the biggest beer festival worldwide, it will start on the 20th of September. (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images Europe) If the dry state of Utah tried to hold an Oktoberfest celebration, this is what it would look like. Oktoberfest - Beer = No People.Luckily this isn't Utah, this is Munich, where during the...Read Full Story

Official Oktoberfest Mugs Unveiled

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Waitress Janina holds the official beer mug during the preparations for the Munich Oktoberfest on August 28, 2008 in Munich, Germany. The Oktoberfest, known as the biggest beer festival worldwide, will start on September 20, 2008. (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images Europe) Oktoberfest is right around the corner and that means it's time to "oooooh" and "aahhhhh" over the new official mugs. And we're sure that's ALL this photo is about.Official Oktoberfest celebrations begin in Munich...Read Full Story