With origins dating all the way back to the early 1800s, Oktoberfest has easily earned the title of one of the world's largest and most famous festivals. Every September, thousands of lederhosen-clad attendees gather for more than two weeks of parades, live music, amusement rides, and, of course, copious amounts of food and beer. Munich is home to the Bavarian tradition, but many other cities across the globe host their own Oktoberfest-inspired celebrations, complete with steins, brats, and traditional garb. From Midwest USA all the way to Tokyo, here are nine Oktoberfest festivals around the world worth checking out. Prost!

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