By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A festival that features beer and Bavarian pretzels is bound to be a good time. Philadelphia is the fourth-best city in the country for Oktoberfest celebrations, a new survey says. compared the 100 largest cities in the country and used 24 categories to find 2019’s Best Places for Oktoberfest Celebrations.

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For those who are unaware, the German tradition is a weekslong festival with beer as its focal point.

They often begin in mid-September and run until the first Sunday in October.

Another important feature at an Oktoberfest is soft pretzels.

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Philadelphia is tied with Las Vegas, Orlando, and Buffalo for first in the Most Pretzel Shops per capita category.

Philadelphia was also ranked the city with the lowest DUI-related fatalities per capita.

Another category was Oktoberfest Festivals and Parties per capita, which Philadelphia ranked No. 38 – Jersey City tied San Diego, Sacramento, and Tampa for the most Oktoberfest festivals and parties.

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Here are some upcoming Oktoberfests in the Philadelphia area:
1. The Bourse House Oktoberfest – Sept. 21
2. Oktoberfest at Craft Hall – Sept. 20 to Oct. 6
3. South Street Oktoberfest – Sept. 21
4. PHLOktoberfest 2019 at Frankford Hall – Sept. 21
5. Newtown Beerfest – Sept. 21
6. Oktoberfest Live! at XFINITY Live! – Sept. 21
7. Bloktoberfest – Sept. 28
8. UpToberfest Oktoberfest at Uptown Beer Garden – Sept. 28
9. Kennett Brewfest – Sept. 28
10. Ardmore Oktoberfest – Sept. 28
11. Oktoberfest at the Philadelphia Museum of Art – Wednesday nights from Oct. 2 through 30
12. Roxtoberfest – Oct. 5
13. Morgan’s Pier Oktoberfest – Oct. 5