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Oktoberfest - A Truly Global Phenomenon

Oktoberfest - A Truly Global Phenomenon

Oktoberfest Around the World can it get any Bigger? | Karnival Costumes online blogAs we move toward the latter stages of the year, we approach one of the biggest - and we mean on a global scale - seasonal festivals. Oktoberfest. From it's humble beginnings over 200 hundred years ago when it started as a Wedding Party, it's grown into a true global phenomimun celebrated around the globe.  In this blog we look at the incedible nubers of people who enjoy this annual feast of Beer, German food, Oompah Music and most importantly the Fun of Oktoberfest!
Oktoberfest costume for me by Amscan 444274 available here at Karnival Costumes online party shop

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Oktoberfest Costume Party Snacks - Soft Pretzel Recipe

Oktoberfest Costume Party Snacks - Soft Pretzel Recipe

Soft pretzel receipe for Oktoberfest - Karnival Costumes online party shop blog

Do you know how many soft and salty pretzels are eaten as snacks during the 16 day festival of Oktoberfest? Nope, we've no idea either. BUT we do have superb easy to follow recipe that'll have you making your own for this year's celebrations. Being one of the most popular snacks eaten around the world, these are instantly recognisable and once you made the first batch you'll keep on making this savory masterpiece which is the perfect finger food for your next Oktoberfest costume party. 

Soft Oktoberfest Pretzl Recipe - available here at Karnival Costumes online party shop

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Oktoberfest Party Decoration Ideas

Oktoberfest Party Decoration Ideas

Oktoberfest Decoration Ideas - Karnival Costumes online party shop Blog

As we near the month of September our minds start turning to the next major celebration which is Oktoberfest. Lasting only a few weeks, over 6 million people will visit beer tents and party grounds outside of Munich in the Bavarian region of Germany. Celebrated globally, now is the time to start thinking about and planning your own Oktoberfest decorations. And whether you intend on holding a large event or a small party with family and friends, the addition of Oktoberfest specific decorations will make your event even more special. 

Bierstrube sign by Beistle 54194 available here at Karnival Costumes online party shop

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Oktoberfest Party Ideas

Oktoberfest Party Ideas

Enjoy Oktoberfest with these simple party ideas - Karnival Costumes online party shop Blog

Oktoberfest is probably the longest running wedding party EVER! A tradition lasting hundred of years, Oktoberfest is a real celebration of the coming of Autumn. Strangely, given its name, starting in September the funfairs and beer tents of Munich in Bavaria play host to over 6 million visitors during the 16 days of the carnival like celebrations. For those of us who can't get there, here's some party ideas to help you join in the fun with friends at home. 

Bierstrube sign for oktoberfest by Beistle 54194 available here at Karnival Costumes online party shop

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An Introduction to Oktoberfest!

An Introduction to Oktoberfest!

Oktoberfest - Karnival Costumes online party shop Blog

Oktoberfest is one of the world's biggest fairs and takes part annually in Munich in the Bavarian heart of Germany. Known mainly as a celebration of beer and the millions of litres drunk each year, Oktoberfest is actually much more than the beer tha's drunk, its a family friendly festival that features huge attractions on the playing fields outside Munich. With plenty of great music and other performance acts, plenty of great traditional Bavarian food, and the many different rides and attractions of the huge funfair there is lots to keep visitors to Munich's Oktoberfest busy. And with parties being held around the world, are you missing out on a great opportunity for a costume party?

Beer Glass costume as an alternative to the tradional; Oktoberfest leferhosen by Bristol Novelties AC779 available here at Karnival Costumes online party shop

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