Lieber Oktoberfest Von wo kommst du?
Hohenwald Oktober Heritage Festival On It's WayOriginally Written by Amanda Curtis, 2018 Edited to include updated 2023 information.
October 5, 2023
Swiss German Translation for the above headline: "Dear Oktoberfest, where do you come from?" Talk about a loaded question! Truth is, from what I can gather from old newspaper clippings, hand-written notes and word of mouth from those who experienced it, it's a mash up. It didn't just spring forth out of one grand idea. It was actually a few great ideas that joined forces so as to create one great festival.
It's like, "Hey, Lion's Club with your pancake breakfast, you're successful. Why don't you join this successful Volksmarch? And, while we're joining forces, get the Meriwether Lewis Count...