Oktoberfest at Home This Year

Oktoberfest party table

Oktoberfest Party Guide

Invite who you want, when you want. Stay up late. or party til dawn. It’s your take on the world’s largest party. But to make it great, keep it authentic with themed decorations and authentic German food and Germany’s legendary brews, crisp Riesling wines and refreshing mineral waters. The highest quality German ingredients make your home-style Oktoberfest an October feast…

Make Your Own Oktoberfest Pretzels

The Bavarian pretzel is a classic Oktoberfest snack with humble, even prayerful, origins as a Lenten food. In 610 A.D., Italian monks made the first pretzels from leftover bread-dough scraps, with the twisted knot of the traditional pretzel shape meant to symbolize the arms folded in prayer. …

Classic Oktoberfest Pretzels

Oktoberfest Roast Chicken (Brathendl)

Oktoberfest Brathendl Chicken, and the Chicken Dance

With it’s signature crispy brown, herb-and-spice infused skin, and tender juicy white meat, Brathendl, or chicken roasted on the spit, is one of the most popular meals at the Munich Oktoberfest. This Oktoberfest roast chicken is usually accompanied by a giant pretzel, red radish and a liter mug of Oktoberfest beer. Meanwhile, another Oktoberfest chicken took the world by storm — the Chicken Dance…..

Oktoberfest Recipes to Cook at Home

With our collection of authentic German Oktoberfest recipes you can choose to host an casual gathering or a elegant meal to celebrate the world’s largest party. These recipes use genuine German ingredients, with options for quick-and-easy finger food to spectacular festive dishes…

Oktoberfest Appetizers

Munich Oktoberfest

The History of Oktoberfest

The most popular fair on earth began with the wedding of Prince Ludwig and Princess Theresa of Bavaria in 1810. Since 1818 Oktoberfest has been an official celebration in Munich, the beer capital of the world, and Oktoberfest history began. What a celebration it is! Although horse races are no longer held, Oktoberfest now offers a myriad other attractions. ….

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