CANCELLATION advisory          

The 2021 Rocktobierfest scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 2 has been canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 emergency. 

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Rocktobierfest features three stages of entertainment, including German, rock and children's 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 8,000 people to Rockville Town Center.

Event Date

Saturday, October 2, 2021
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Rockville Town Square

Still have questions? Contact: 

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

Onsite 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 for a flat rate of $5. Dawson's Market parking spaces are reserved for customers only and will be strictly enforced.

The Rockville and Shady Grove Metro stations will be closed from September 11 through December 4 for repairs. Free shuttle buses will run between stops. Learn more here

Beverage Sales

Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase directly from each vendor. Most vendors will accept cash and credit card. There is no reusable mug for sale or refilling of past Rocktobierfest mugs. Bottled water is available for purchase at the event. 

Featured Vendors

A variety of local breweries and vendors will be onsite selling their products.  Beverages can be purchased directly from each vendor at the event.  Vendors subject to change. 

Astro Lab
7 locks
Clear Skies
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Dawsons Market Logo
Loan oak
pour vino
World of beer
True Respite 2
Twin Valley
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Rocktobierfest features three stages of music including traditional German and rock music and kids entertainment.

Maryland Ave. Stage

Time Band Genre
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Capital Effect  Rock
1-2:30 p.m. The Reflex 80's Cover Band
3:30 - 5 p.m. Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad Psychedelic Roots

E. Montgomery Stage

Time Band Genre 
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Alte Kumpel Band Traditional German Music
1:30-3 p.m. Rockville German Band  Traditional German Music
3:30- 5 p.m.  Polkadelphia Polka and Rock 

Kid's Stage

Time Band Genre 
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
12:30-1:15 p.m. 
1:30 - 2:15 p.m. 
Kidsinger Jim     Kid's Singer
3-3:45 p.m.
4-4:45 p.m.
D's Magic Magic Show


Rocktobierfest is proud to welcome a variety of artisans to the event. View the artisans. The event is no longer accepting applications.  


Food and non-alcoholic beverages are available for purchase throughout the event. 

Thank you to our Sponsor

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