How To Maypole Dance

Another big German tradition for Oktoberfest is a Maypole dance! With just three simple steps, you can create this dance for many to enjoy during the celebration. Put the maypole together. To do this you will need a tall pole and strong ribbons. First, plant the pole in the desired spot. Second, attach the ribbons…

How To Wear Lederhosen & Dirndls

When it comes to bringing out-of-the-country ideas into our festivals in the United States, we need to do a lot of research. There are many kinds of European traditions that are used within our borders. One of those traditions is Oktoberfest brought in from Germany.   Oktoberfest is a yearly autumn festival held in Munich,…