The world-famous Oktoberfest in Munich cancels for second year in a row

Image by RitaE from Pixabay Wiesen 2021 or Oktoberfest, the largest folk festival in the world, will not be held in Munich, Germany this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision was announced yesterdayin a joint press conference with Bavaria's Prime Minister Markus Söder and Munich's Lord Mayor Dieter Reiter. In the statement, Söder … Continue reading The world-famous Oktoberfest in Munich cancels for second year in a row

Oktoberfest cancels for second year in a row in Leavenworth, Washington

A beautiful view of the Wenatchee River from Leavenworth during Oktoberfest (photo by Cheryl Landes) Oktoberfest, which is among the most popular events in Leavenworth, Washington, has fallen victim to COVID-19 for the second year in a row and will not be held the first three weekends of October 2021. In a press release posted … Continue reading Oktoberfest cancels for second year in a row in Leavenworth, Washington

Webtoberfest celebrates Octoberfest for almost two months

A virtual Octoberfest? Yes, it's happening. It started at 9 a.m. Pacific time on Saturday, September 5, with Fassanstich (the opening of the first keg). The fun continues through October. Watch streamed music, dances, and other entertainment. Learn how to cook an authentic Octoberfest menu. Participate in virtual beer and wine tastings. Shop for gifts … Continue reading Webtoberfest celebrates Octoberfest for almost two months