Today the annual celebration continues, beginning on the third weekend in September and continuing through the first Sunday in October. known by locals as the “Wiesn” - is the biggest public festival in the world and will be held in each year. Each year, the Oktoberfest is attended by around 6 million visitors, who drink more than 5 million liters of beer and consume over 200,000 pairs of pork sausages – mostly in the “beer tents” put up by the traditional Munich factory. It is a festival that is extraordinary, and this became a beloved cultural here. Crown Prince Ludwig, later to become King Ludwig I, married Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen on October 12, 1810. Citizens of Munich were invited to attend the festivities held on the field in front of city gates to celebrate the happy royal event. The celebration is accompanied by a program of events, including the Go Grand Oktoberfest Landlords and Breweries, costumes and the procession of riflemen, and a concert involving all the brass bands represented at the “Wiesn”.
At the foot of the statue of Bavaria, with a huge Oktoberfest grounds also provide a carousel, roller coaster and all the spectacular fun fair for the enjoyment and excitement of visitors of all usia.Bidang been named Theresienwiese (“Theresa’s fields”) in honor of Crown Princess ever since, although the local population since abbreviated the name simply to “Wies’n”. In 1811 an added feature to the horse race is the first Agricultural Show, designed to boost Bavarian agriculture. Horse races in front of the Royal Family marked the closing ceremony which was celebrated as a festival for the entire Bavaria. The decision to repeat the horse races in subsequent years led to the Oktoberfest tradition. Horse racing, which is the oldest and – at one time – the most popular event of the festival is no longer held today. But the Agricultural Show is still held every three years during the Oktoberfest on the southern part of the basis of the festival. In the first decades of entertainment options are rare. The first carousel and two swings founded in 1818. The rest of the festival site was taken by a fun-fair. The range of carousels has increased rapidly in the 1870s as the fairground trade continued to grow and expand in Germany. Today, Oktoberfest is the biggest festival in the world, with an international flavor characteristic of the 21th century: about 6 million visitors from around the world gathered at the Oktoberfest each year. And since the Oktoberfest is still held in Theresienwiese, the locals still refer to the event simply as “Wies’n”. So “welcome Wies’n” means nothing other than “welcome to the Oktoberfest”!