Everyone loves to celebrate traditions from Around the World! The Biggest Folk Festival in the World is Oktoberfest! Though it all began with a Wedding Celebration in Germany, we can celebrate right here in Coastal Carolina! Folk at Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® have the perfect location to celebrate Oktoberfest in North & South Carolina! We’ll share the history and where to celebrate this year!
Oktoberfest…In the Beginning!
The Marriage of Bavarian Crown Prince Louis, later Louis I of Bavaria,to Princess Therese Von Sachsen-Hildburghausen wassuch a Momentous Event that the Citizens of Munich were invited to attend the Celebrations! The Wedding Festivities were held in front of the City Gates, These Famous Fields were named :Therese’s Fields in honor of the Crown Princess. Locals later abbreviated the name to “Wies’n”. Today, “Welcome to Wies’n” means “Welcome to Oktoberfest”!
The Original Oktoberfest Festivities Horse Races in the presence of the Royal Family. The decision to repeat the Festivities and Horse races in subsequent years gave rise to the Tradition of the Oktoberfest! it is a Celebration of the Bavarian Culture! The Oktoberfest in Germany now begins in late September and lasts until the First Sunday in October. Today 6 million visitors from…All Around the World join the Fun in Munich for Oktoberfest!
Oktoberfest is also celebrated in other countries around the world…Including the united States! There are two Oktoberfest close to Brunswick Plantation….Where you might like to join in the Oktoberfest FUN!
Oktoberfest in Calabash
Oktoberfest in Calabash @ South Brunswick Island Center, 9400 Ocean Hwy. West in Carolina Shores, NC!
Saturday, September 19th @ 11Am – 6Pm & Sunday, September 20th @ 11Am – 9Pm
Calabash Oktoberfest Festivities for You Include:
- Authentic Bavarian Beer
- Munich Beer
- Bavarian Costume Contest
- Best Bierstein Contest
- Arm Wrestling Contest
- In The Bier Tent!
- Horse Drawn Carriage!
Oktoberfest on the Boardwalk
Saturday, October 10th @ 11Am – 11Pm & Sunday, October 11th @ Noon – 9Pm
Oktoberfest on the Boardwalk Festivities Include:
- 2 Days of Live Bands
- Beer Garden
- Food & Craft Fairs
- Kid’s Carnival
- Car Show
- Petting Zoo with Camel & Pony Rides
- Inflatable Bounce House
- Sidewalk Sales
Oktoberfest is an exciting way to celebrate the Past and Present with Family and Friends Everywhere! Honor Bavarian Tradition In Coastal Carolina! Prost!
Credit for article to: www.ofest.com
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