A waiter lifts mugs of beer in the Hacker Pschorr tent on the first day of the Oktoberfest beer fest on September 16, 2017 in Munich, Germany. Photo credits: Getty Images
A waiter lifts mugs of beer in the Hacker Pschorr tent on the first day of the Oktoberfest beer fest on September 16, 2017 in Munich, Germany. Photo credits: Getty Images
A Waitress carries mugs of beer in the Hofbraeu tent on the first day of the  Oktoberfest beer fest. Photo credits: Getty Images
A Waitress carries mugs of beer in the Hofbraeu tent on the first day of the Oktoberfest beer fest. Photo credits: Getty Images
Visitors celebrate the opening of the 2017 Oktoberfest beer festival Photo credits: Getty Images
Visitors celebrate the opening of the 2017 Oktoberfest beer festival Photo credits: Getty Images
Revelers receive free beer in the Paulaner tent on the first day of the fest. Photo credits: Getty Images
Revelers receive free beer in the Paulaner tent on the first day of the fest. Photo credits: Getty Images
Visitors celebrate the opening of the 2017 Oktoberfest beer festival Photo credits: Getty Images
Visitors celebrate the opening of the 2017 Oktoberfest beer festival Photo credits: Getty Images
From early morning on visitors and securities wait for the official entrance opening to the festival. Photo credits: Getty Images
From early morning on visitors and securities wait for the official entrance opening to the festival. Photo credits: Getty Images
Photo credits: Getty Images
Photo credits: Getty Images
Revelers celebrate beer fest on first day. Photo credits: Getty Images
Revelers celebrate beer fest on first day. Photo credits: Getty Images
Celebs gather for the beer festival on the first day. Photo credits: Getty Images
Celebs gather for the beer festival on the first day. Photo credits: Getty Images
Coloured lights on caroussels illuminate the Theresienwiese fairground at dawn Photo credits: Getty Images
Coloured lights on caroussels illuminate the Theresienwiese fairground at dawn Photo credits: Getty Images
Visitors celebrate the opening of the Oktoberfest Photo credits: Getty Images
Visitors celebrate the opening of the Oktoberfest Photo credits: Getty Images
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A waiter lifts mugs of beer in the Hacker Pschorr tent on the first day of the Oktoberfest beer fest on September 16, 2017 in Munich, Germany. Photo credits: Getty Images
A Waitress carries mugs of beer in the Hofbraeu tent on the first day of the  Oktoberfest beer fest. Photo credits: Getty Images
Visitors celebrate the opening of the 2017 Oktoberfest beer festival Photo credits: Getty Images
Revelers receive free beer in the Paulaner tent on the first day of the fest. Photo credits: Getty Images
Visitors celebrate the opening of the 2017 Oktoberfest beer festival Photo credits: Getty Images
From early morning on visitors and securities wait for the official entrance opening to the festival. Photo credits: Getty Images
Photo credits: Getty Images
Revelers celebrate beer fest on first day. Photo credits: Getty Images
Celebs gather for the beer festival on the first day. Photo credits: Getty Images
Coloured lights on caroussels illuminate the Theresienwiese fairground at dawn Photo credits: Getty Images
Visitors celebrate the opening of the Oktoberfest Photo credits: Getty Images

Oktoberfest Beer Festival Kick Starts In Munich

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At least six million people are expected to be at the famous festival which runs until October 3. The festival which originates from Germany, Oktoberfest is known for being the biggest beer festival in the world. It is a celebration of Bavarian history and began in 1810. 

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