The world’s biggest beer festival kicked off over the weekend. If you missed the opening weekend, don’t worry, there are still two weeks to get yourself to Munich and enjoy one of the best party atmospheres on the planet. These are the people you’re guaranteed to meet at the fest.
1. The stag party
These #ladsontour are the ones in matching fancy dress.
2. American study abroad students gone wild
Where’s the Hofbrau tent, bro?
3. The grizzled Oktoberfest veteran
All they want is to drink in peace and watch the madness pass them by.
4. The cute family
Get ready for cuteness overload when you see those families dressed head-to-toe in matching lederhosen and dirndl.
5. The British Bavarian
6. The wurst sellers
The men and women with a cauldron of sausages on the sizzle will be your best friends after a few steins.
7. The blackout
The few who forgot to pace themselves are usually found lying semi naked in a bush outside the festival.
8. The waitress
The true heroines of Oktoberfest can be seen carrying 10 steins at once like it’s nothing.
9. The Munich party boys and playgirls
The ‘VIPs’ of Oktoberfest are the locals with a license to party.
10. The Australians
The Ozzies on their fifth straight Oktoberfest, wearing lederhosen that haven’t been washed since the first.
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