Oktoberfest is a world famous festival held yearly in Munich, Germany and runs from the end of September into the first weekend in October. The festival is famous for bringing different cultures together to enjoy good food, such as Hendi, Schweinsbraten, Schweinshaxe, Steckerlfisch, Würstl sausages, Sauerkraut and the beer Germany is famous for.
Oktoberfest is also a very important tradition for the Bavarian culture, and all over the world Oktoberfest is celebrated in areas where German communities are predominant that are modeled after the events in Germany. 2010 will also mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Oktoberfest and Munich, Germany has gone all out this year to celebrate.
If you can’t be in Germany for the Oktoberfest festivities you can try these coloring pages and printables that are free online and great to help your child or student color to celebrate this famous event, Germany and the Bavarian culture. The following are websites that offer lots of great coloring pages, printables and activities to celebrate Oktoberfest.
Party Supply Hut Oktoberfest Coloring Pages
This website offers three child friendly coloring pages that are great for celebrating Oktoberfest. You will find a lizard carrying the German flag, a young German boy holding a globe to symbolize the world wide festivities and German ice cream. These pages would be great for hanging up at home or in school to celebrate the holiday.
Super Coloring Oktoberfest Coloring Pages
Super Coloring Pages offers 22 Oktoberfest and German themed coloring pages. Not only will you find several Oktoberfest themed coloring pages here, you will also find football (soccer) coloring pages, German children, the country of Germany and their flag and scenes from around this historic country.
Top Party Ideas Oktoberfest Games, Coloring Pages and Recipes
This website offers various Oktoberfest themed ideas and recipes for an Oktoberfest themed party. You will find crossword puzzles, food and beer recipes, along with coloring pages and printables to display during the Oktoberfest celebration.
Free Oktoberfest Coloring Pages
This website for the most part in in German, but you can still find many German and Oktoberfest themed coloring pages here, along with printables. You will find fun scenes celebrating the German culture, men and women enjoying themselves at the celebration and a German girl and boy.