Oktoberfest is a holiday that originated in Munich, Germany on October 12, 1810. It was brought to the United States by the Germans. On Oktoberfest, people drink a lot of beer and consume a lot of German foods such as hamburgers, hot dogs, bratwursts, sauerkraut, and pretzels. Hence its name, this holiday is celebrated in October.
- Oktoberfest. Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved April 15, 2017.