We are in the heart of Oktoberfest. It’s that time of year when everyone is German—eating warm potato salad, drinking beer, and dancing around to some themed music like a fool.
WalletHub likes to give us the facts straight-up, so we can celebrate in the best way possible. For its Best Places for Oktoberfest intel, they compared the 100 largest cities across 24 key metrics, ranging from share of German population to number of beer gardens per capita, to the average price for Oktoberfest celebration tickets to determine where the best places to hang.
The Big Apple is tops, followed by Denver and Portland.
Some fun facts to drop between bites of schnitzel:
510,000+: The number of whole roast chickens eaten, plus 60,000 sausages and 59,000 pork knuckles.
1.98 million: The number of gallons of beer consumed during Oktoberfest.
$5,000: The estimated cost for an American to attend Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany.
Check out this map to see how Oktoberfest-y your city gets…
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