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2017’s Best Places for Oktoberfest Celebrations & Fun Facts – WalletHub Reports

With Oktoberfest soon to kick off and the cost of attending the celebration in Munich, Germany, totaling an estimated $5,000 for Americans, the personal-finance website WalletHub took a close look at 2017’s Best Places for Oktoberfest Celebrations, along with fun and interesting facts about the event in its Oktoberfest Facts – History, Beer, Food & More infographic.To determine the best cities for partaking in the epic German festival, WalletHub’s number crunchers compared the 100 largest cities across 23 key metrics, ranging from share of German population to number of beer gardens per capita to average price for Oktoberfest celebration ticket.

Below are some highlights from each report.

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Top 20 Oktoberfest Cities
1 Cincinnati, OH 11 Seattle, WA
2 New York, NY 12 San Francisco, CA
3 Portland, OR 13 Lincoln, NE
4 Philadelphia, PA 14 Chicago, IL
5 Denver, CO 15 Miami, FL
6 St. Louis, MO 16 Buffalo, NY
7 Madison, WI 17 Boise, ID
8 Orlando, FL 18 Colorado Springs, CO
9 Pittsburgh, PA 19 Minneapolis, MN
10 Columbus, OH 20 Tampa, FL

Oktoberfest Fun Facts:

  • $5,000: Estimated cost for an American to attend Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany
  • 1.61 Million: Gallons of beer consumed during Oktoberfest
  • 510,000: Number of whole roast chickens eaten, plus 240,000 sausages and 50,000 pork knuckles
  • $1.54 Billion: Oktoberfest’s annual economic impact on Munich
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