Munich is Closer Than You Think at A-B's Oktoberfest This Weekend

By Katlyn Moncada
In Food

Prost! The historic Anheuser-Busch Brewery grounds have been transformed into an authentic Oktoberfest party setting for this weekend only (the festivities will run through Sunday, Sept. 27). Here’s a look into the first night:


Kicking off the events last night in true traditional fashion, a real wedding ceremony was held on the grounds. This tradition dates back to October of 1810, when the crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria married Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen and invited all citizens of Munich to attend the festival now known as Oktoberfest.


The ceremonial tapping of the first keg was performed by Mayor Francis Slay.






Along with beer flowing all weekend, there will be plenty of music, German food, games and more.

Tickets are $30 per per adult (ages 21+) and come with a commemorative beer stein, two beer tickets and one food item. Youth tickets are $10 and come with one food item and soda.

Saturday: 1pm-10pm
Sunday: 12pm-5pm

12th and Lynch Street, Soulard, 314.577.2626,

All photos by Katlyn Moncada

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