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WHY YOU SHOULD THROW AN OKTOBERFEST PARTY AT HOME
- It's a great way to get friends and family together.
- They're fun & casual.
- It's the perfect way to celebrate & kick off autumn!
THROW YOUR OKTOBERFEST PARTY...
- IN YOUR BACK YARD (IF THE WEATHER IS WARM ENOUGH!)
- ON YOUR DECK OR PATIO
- INSIDE IF IT'S CHILLY OR YOU DON'T HAVE AN OUTDOOR SPACE
For a true Oktoberfest party, you will need authentic Munich beer! Here are a few they serve at the real Oktoberfest:
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CREATE A BIERGARTEN
For the Oktoberfest vibe, create a 'biergarten' in your backyard.
Make sure to have plenty of seating & tables for people to enjoy their beer.
Now is the time to make all the German food! Try soft pretzels, a charcuterie board, bee sting cake, bratwursts, & more!
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I recommend creating a theme based on your favorite Oktoberfest tent!
This tablescape was inspired by the Paulaner tent at Oktoberfest!
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It's not Oktoberfest without music! For the ultimate vibes, use a playlist with folk music, American rock, & modern German hits.
WHAT TO WEAR
If you want to dress traditionally, wear a dirndl or lederhosen! If you don't have those outfits, you can also do a German-inspired outfit like I did.
You will need beer steins, bottle openers, plates, napkins, silverware, & lots of ice. You can keep the party as elegant or casual as you want!
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