Visitors in dirndls and lederhosen are on their way to attend the Oktoberfest in Frankfurt, Sep. 25, a smaller version of the traditional Munich beer festival. Some 2.500 people dressed up in modernized versions of Alpine leather breeches and dresses gather every night (Sep.18 thru Oct.11) for heavy partying (and beer drinking).
An apron with an image of a male body wearing typical Bavarian lederhosen in front of a shop selling tourist items in Frankfurt, June 19.
Artists Lisl and Lotte walk on stilts in their Bavarian-style costumes in Frankfurt, Aug.27. They do street acting under the name “Bayrische Botschaft” (Bavarian embassy).
A rubber duck, depicting a Bavarian woman with a beer mug, in a shop window in Frankfurt, July 5.