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'''Oktoberfest''' is a yearly festival in [[Munich]].  The first Oktoberfest was the celebration of the marriage of Crown Prince [[Ludwig I King of Bavaria|Ludwig]] and [[Therese Saxe-Hildburghausen|Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen]] in 1810.  Oktoberfest has changed through the years and has become a large [[fair|Volksfest]] known primarily for the quantity of beer consumed during its duration.  Oktoberfest occurs yearly in the last 2 weeks of September, ending on the first Sunday of October.
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'''Oktoberfest''' is an annual festival in [[Munich]].  The first Oktoberfest was the celebration of the marriage of Crown Prince [[Ludwig I King of Bavaria|Ludwig]] and [[Therese Saxe-Hildburghausen|Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen]] in 1810.  It has changed over the years and is now a large [[fair|Volksfest]] known primarily for the quantity of beer consumed.  Oktoberfest takes place during the last two weeks of September, ending on the first Sunday of October.

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Oktoberfest is an annual festival in Munich. The first Oktoberfest was the celebration of the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig and Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen in 1810. It has changed over the years and is now a large Volksfest known primarily for the quantity of beer consumed. Oktoberfest takes place during the last two weeks of September, ending on the first Sunday of October.