Oktoberfest is a celebration of beer that is held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. It usually takes place from late September through the first weekend of October and is one of the most famous events in Germany. More than 6 million people from around the world attend the event every year. It is an important part of Bavaria culture and has been celebrated since 1810. Here is America, we are up for any and all celebrations and many communities and individuals celebrate as a way to bring in the autumn and enjoy great food and drink.