Germany cancels Oktoberfest 2nd year over coronavirus fears Bavarian officials have canceled Oktoberfest festivities for a second year in a row due to concerns over the spread of the coronavirus, saying that there are too many risks in hosting the celebrations, which traditionally bring in visitors from around the Germany's Oktoberfest cancelled for the second successive yearThe health situation remains too "uncertain" for the "most comprehensive gathering of all" to be held in the autumn, Bavarian Minister-President Markus Söder said at a press conference. Dirndls in the desert? German businessmen hatch plan to move Oktoberfest to Dubai amid pandemicBut Munich organisers have hit back, saying: 'An Oktoberfest in Dubai? That's like a demonstration for democracy in Pyongyang' COVID-19: Oktoberfest cancelled for second year running as Germany's coronavirus cases remain highBavaria's annual Oktoberfest celebrations have been cancelled for the second year because of the coronavirus pandemic. German Oktoberfest canceled again due to COVID-19Germany's Oktoberfest is being canceled for the second consecutive year due to ongoing public health concerns stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. Oktoberfest canceled in Germany yet againBavarian Governor Markus Soeder said it was with “heavy hearts” that they decided to call off the festival for which the state is known globally, but that with coronavirus numbers still stubbornly … Covid: Germany's Oktoberfest cancelled for the second timeAround six million revellers would normally attend the annual beer festival in Munich.