COVID-19 has turned the world upside-down with endless changes in events, traveling, and much more. This is the second year that Germany has canceled Oktoberfest. However, there will be celebrations and events taking place in some form.
That is because the German people will keep the tradition alive, no matter what. Events are now taking place at home, across America, and virtually. If you are looking to celebrate Oktoberfest this year, you are in the right place.
Here are the top ways you can celebrate it whether you are in Germany or anywhere else in the world.
1. Check For Local Venues And Oktoberfest Events
If you live in America and still want to be part of Oktoberfest, events are taking place. For example, Watermark Bark in New York City is running Oktoberfest till the 24th. On the other hand, the Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa is running in Oklahoma between October 19 and 24.
In the same way, you can check what Oktoberfest events your local breweries and bars are hosting. That is the best way to celebrate this event without traveling all the way to Germany. After all, we need to keep the spirit of this tradition alive amid COVID-19.
2. Virtually Travel To Germany
Thanks to advancements in technology, you can travel virtually to Germany for Oktoberfest. Remember that celebrations in Munich are on hold, but the Munchen Tourismus is offering a virtual Oktoberfest experience like no other. The virtual experience takes place on various dates, which is why you can choose one that suits you most.
There are also other Oktoberfest events happening on Zoom where you can chat with other people and experts. The Zoom groups are limited as they don’t have more than thirty people at a time. There are various ways you can find these events online and log in to experience Oktoberfest in a new way.
3. Celebrate Oktoberfest At Home
Finally, if you can’t travel for Oktoberfest, you can always bring Oktoberfest to you. You will find many local restaurants, breweries, and bars that are putting out Oktoberfest menu items to satisfy your taste buds. For example, the Sierra Nevada Brewing Co offers German malts for Oktoberfest.
In the same way, there are many restaurants and breweries that have their take on Oktoberfest with such items. You can always bring these things home and celebrate Oktoberfest with comfort. Call your friends over and keep the spirit of Oktoberfest alive with such cuisine, brews, and much more.
These are the top three ways you can celebrate Oktoberfest in 2021. After all, there is no reason why you shouldn’t celebrate just because you can’t go to Germany and the events are on hold. COVID-19 has changed our lives, which is why we need to find ways around it to gain some normalcy in our lives.
So, what are you waiting for? Check your local area for Oktoberfest events or menu items, and begin your celebrations with loved ones today.