Rocktobierfest


CANCELLATION ADVISORY
 

Rocktobierfest, scheduled for this Saturday, Oct. 1, is canceled due to the forecast of inclement weather. There is no makeup date for this event.

Rocktobierfest Canceled Due to Impending Weather

Rocktobierfest features two stages of entertainment, including German and rock music. Guests can also enjoy beverages for sale by local breweries and participants, food, and an artisan shopping area. This annual event attracts more than 3,000 people to Rockville Town Center.

Event Information

Rockville Town Center
Saturday, October 1, 2022
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Still have questions? Contact: 

Special Events
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240-314-8620
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111 Maryland Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
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Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Transportation

Parking

  • Free parking is available throughout town center. Locations include the Council Office Building on Fleet Street, and the City Hall lot.
  • Paid parking is available in the Town Square Route 355 and North Washington Street garages.
  • Dawson's Market parking spaces are reserved for customers only and will be strictly enforced.

Metro

  1. Take the Metro red line to the Rockville station.
  2. Exit on the Rockville Pike side.
  3. Follow the sounds of music across the street.

Entertainment

Rocktobierfest features two stages of music including traditional German and rock music.

Maryland Ave. Stage

Performance Time Band Genre
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Mike Surratt and the Continentals German
1 - 2:30 p.m. The Reflex 80s Cover
3:30 - 5 p.m. Under the Covers Covers

E. Montgomery Ave. Stage

Performance Time Band Genre
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Rockville German Band Bavarian Music and Dance
1:30 - 3 p.m. Alt Washingtonia Traditional German Music
3:30 - 5 p.m. Capital Effect Rock 'n' Roll, Pop

Participating Breweries and Beverage Vendors

Ten local breweries and vendors will be serving up a variety of beverages. Participants subject to change.

  • 7 Locks Brewing
  • Butterfly Spirits
  • Crooked Crab Brewing Company
  • Dawson's Market
  • Denizens Brewing Co.
  • Lone Oak Farm Brewing
  • True Respite Brewing Company
  • Twin Valley Distillers
  • Waredaca Brewing Company
  • World of Beer

Artisans

Rocktobierfest is proud to welcome a variety of artisans to the event. Artisans are located along Courthouse Square and Maryland Avenue. Artists are subject to change.

Artist  Type
Chari Designs Acrylic and wood décor 
Dee-Lightfully Soft  Handcrafted skincare products
Earth's Natural Art and Jewelry Wire-wrapped jewelry
Galleria Boutique Embroidered items 
Garden sPOTS Make and take fall planters 
Green Papaya Candles and candle accessories
Holden a Note Polymer clay jewelry
Independent Mary Kay Consultant - Tabitha Harvey Cosmetics, skincare and beauty items
Lisa's Personal Touch  Polymer clay jewelry 
Lucila and Lola Story Time Books, puzzles and bookmarks
MarshaDesigns Jewelry 
Outta Our Minds Hand Puppets
Queennette LLC Clothing and accessories 
Red Mosaic Jewelry  Metal and gemstone jewelry 
Shady Grove Candles Hand-poured soy candles
SHEWOLF Designs Glassware, mugs, totes, stationary
VisAbility Art Lab Handmade artwork 

Food and Beverage

Visitors can enjoy a variety of items at the event including BBQ, hot dogs, sausages, funnel cakes and other sweets, pretzels and more. There are also a variety of restaurants located in Rockville Town Center offering everything from Pizza to sushi.

Road Closures

During planning, the city makes a great effort to ease impact on residents. However, there will be road closures associated with the event.

Street Friday, Sept. 30 Saturday, Oct. 1
Courthouse Sq.
From Maryland Ave. to N. Washington St.
Open Closing at 5 a.m. until 9 p.m.
E. Montgomery Ave.
From Maryland Ave. to Monroe St.
Closed at 5 a.m. Remains closed until 9 p.m.
Maryland Ave.
From E. Montgomery to Jefferson St. (Rt. 28)
Open Closing at 5 a.m. until 9 p.m.
Maryland Ave.
From Middle Lane to E. Montgomery Ave.
Closed at 5 a.m. Remains closed until 9 p.m.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Benefactor

  • Standard Solar

Patrons

  • Capital Vacations
  • Lafayette Federal Credit Union
  • Red Carpet Remodeling
  • Vacation Village Resorts