IN PHOTOS: Preparations ongoing for Oktoberfest 2019 | Inquirer Lifestyle
An employee stands on lifting platform as he works in a festival tent for the upcoming Oktoberfest beer festival at the Theresienwiese in Munich, southern Germany, on August 13, 2019. - The world's biggest beer festival Oktoberfest opens on September 21, 2019, and runs until October 6, 2019. (Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP)

IN PHOTOS: Preparations ongoing for Oktoberfest 2019

Preparations are ongoing for Germany’s Oktoberfest, the world’s biggest beer festival, which opens on September 21 and runs until October 6.

Check out the first photos at the Theresienwiese in Munich by photographer Christof Stache below.

A huge lion lies on the ground be fore being set up as decoration for the upcoming Oktoberfest beer festival at the Theresienwiese in Munich, southern Germany, on July 11, 2019. (Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP)
(Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP)
A huge beer mug lies on the ground be fore being set up as decoration. (Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP)
Workers stand on lifting platforms as they set up a first festival tent. (Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP)
(Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP)
(Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP)
An employee stands on lifting platform as he works in a festival tent. (Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP)