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Join us for Bavarian inspired beer, food and music right in Rockville Town Center! Rocktobierfest features two stages of entertainment filled with Bavarian, rock and pop music. Guests can purchase and enjoy beer from a number of local breweries. A craft/artisan vendor area is also available for guests to browse and shop. This annual event attracts over 3,000 people to Rockville Town Center.

Event Information

Rockville Town Center
Saturday, September 30, 2023
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Special Events
111 Maryland Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Rocktobierfest features two stages of music including traditional Bavarian and rock music.

Maryland Ave. Stage

Performance Time Band Genre
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Chesapeake Sons Southern Rock
1:30 - 3 p.m.  Capital Effect Rock/Pop
3:30 - 5 p.m. Under the Covers High Energy Rock Covers

E. Montgomery Ave. Stage

Performance Time Band Genre
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Mike Surratt and the Continentals Bavarian Music
1 - 2:30 p.m. Rockville German Band Traditional German Music
3:30 - 5 p.m.  Alt Washingtonia Bavarian Music and Dance

Participating Breweries and Beverage Vendors

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

  • 7 Locks Brewing
  • Crooked Crab Brewing Company
  • Dawson's Market
  • Denizens Brewing Co.
  • Landmade Brewing
  • Lone Oak Farm Brewing
  • Saints Row Brewing
  • Silver Branch Brewing
  • Twin Valley Distillers
  • Waredaca Brewing Company
  • World of Beer


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
8 Lucky Forests Handmade accessories and items
Blooming Butters Skin creams and butters
Bond and Co. Candles Candles, wax melts and room sprays
Dee-Lightfully Soft Skincare, haircare, soaps and aromatherapy
Earth's Natural Art and Jewelry Jewelry and home decor
Euforia Jewelry Glass, leather and beaded jewelry
Green Papaya Candle and tealight holders
Holden A Note Polymer clay jewelry 
Knotty But Sweet Hair accessories and clothing
Lisa's Personal Touch Jewelry and accessories
MarshaDesigns Jewelry 
Outta Our Minds Hand Puppets
Pet Wants Rockville Natural treats and skin/fur care for dogs and cats
Red Mosaic Jewelry  Jewelry 
Sew Much Fun Quilts, textiles, accessories and home products
VisArts, VisAbility Art Lab Paintings, ceramics, prints and other art pieces

Food and Beverage

Visitors can enjoy a variety of items at the event including bratwurst, sausages, BBQ, funnel cakes, shaved ice, pretzels, roasted nuts and more. There are also a variety of restaurants located in Rockville Town Center offering everything from pizza to sushi. 



  • 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.


  1. Take the Metro red line towards Shady Grove and get off at Rockville station.
  2. Exit west towards the Rockville Pike (Rt. 355) side and take the pedestrian walkway over Rt. 355 into Rockville Town Center. 

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. 29 Saturday, Sept. 30
Courthouse Square
From N. Washington St. to Maryland Ave.
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 Patron Sponsors

  • Goldfish Swim School
  • Kitchen Saver
  • Peake Releaf
  • Red Carpet Remodeling
  • Renewal By Andersen
  • Vacation Village Resorts