- a beer-drinking festival held in Munich, Germany, in the fall
- a similar festival held elsewhere
Origin of OktoberfestGerman
An autumn festival that usually emphasizes merrymaking and the consumption of beer.
Origin of OktoberfestGerman Oktober October ( from Latin Octōber ; see October . ) Fest festival ( from Middle High German vëst ) ( from Latin fēstum ) ( from neuter of fēstus festive ; see dhēs- in Indo-European roots.)