Oktoberfest 2010 Getty Images

A young woman wearing a traditional Bavarian "Dirndl" smiles as she receives a mug of beer in the Hofbrauhaus tent after the opening of the Oktoberfest beer festival at the Theresienwiese in Munich, southern Germany, on Sept. 18, 2010. (See photos at The Big Picture,

Mancations in Germany:

Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany. Oktoberfest is a celebration of German beer, food and culture held from late September and into October.

  • See article on Wikipedia about Oktoberfest. Also listed under Mancation Activities: Festivals and Events.