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Where to celebrate Oktoberfest in Greenville

Oktoberfest is almost here and luckily you don’t have to travel far to join in on the celebrations — we put together a list of events to break out your lederhosen for.

GVLtoday Oktoberfest

We’re feeling just stein. | Photo provided by Community Journals + Taken by Irina Rice

It’s almost the most brew-tiful time of the year: Oktoberfest.

This folk festival originated in Munich, Germany in 1810 to celebrate the marriage of Bavarian Crown Prince Louis to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. The tradition has continued to grow into the world’s largest Volkfest — read: people festival — filled with beer, traditional Bavarian music, performances, parades, and German outfits.

But don’t worry, you won’t need to go far to join the festivities. We gathered some local celebrations for a pitcher-perfect Oktoberfest:

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