A Bavarian visitor in lederhosen takes part in Hau den Lukas, a funfair attraction, at the Oktoberfest beer festival at Theresienwiese in Munich, Germany. Oktoberfest runs until October 6 and is the world’s largest beer festival.
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Workers sit in an empty beer tent as preparations get under way for Oktoberfest, the world’s biggest beer festival, at the Theresienwiese fairgrounds in Munich, Germany. This year’s festival opens on Saturday and runs until October 6.
The Oktoberfest beer mug is presented during a presentation in Munich. The event, the world’s biggest beer festival, runs from September 21 to October 6.
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A worker on a lifting ramp in the Hacker-Pschorr tent makes preparations on Thursday for the 2013 Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich, Germany. The Oktoberfest, which opens to the public on September 21, draws millions of visitors and is the biggest festival of its kind in the world