What Is Germany without the Oktoberfest? The Best of German brews of beer and Bavarian Food, held in Munich. As the name says it all, it starts on the 1st day of October and runs for a good two weeks. Beer is served by waiters in traditional German Costumes. Groups of 10, get tables too for free. So if Lowenbrau is your taste, then come to Oktoberfest for a fortnight of beer, food and fun.