Ultimate Oktoberfest Guide 2010
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Are you looking for a guide to Oktoberfest 2010? Well, here you go! The 200th anniversary of that first celebration is being marked by the city of Munich (Munich vacation rentals | Munich travel guide) with suitable fanfare. It has also been decreed that an extra day should be added to this year's festival. Even by Oktoberfest standards, it promises to be quite a party. Here is a guide for those wanting to join in Oktoberfest 2010.
Although the festival concludes in October, most of it takes place in September. This year's dates are September 18 to October 4.
The main Oktoberfest is held on the original meadow, named, in honour of Ludwig's bride, the Theresienwiese (shortened to the Wiesn), a short tram ride from the centre of Munich.
The opening day of the festival is marked by a parade of carriages, floats and people dressed in costumes winding its way through the streets of Munich.
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