Rocktobierfest features two stages of entertainment, including German and rock music, German food, artisans, kids activities, and beverages for sale by local breweries. This annual event attracts more than 3,000 people to Rockville Town Center.

Event Date

Saturday, October 6, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Rockville Town Square


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.

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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Road Closures

StreetTime and Date 
Maryland Ave.
Between Middle Lane and Beall Avenue
5 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 5 through 10 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6 (resident access only) 
Maryland Ave.
Between Middle Lane and E. Montgomery Avenue

Middle Lane 
Between Helen Heneghan Way and Gibbs Street

Gibbs Street
Between Middle Lane and Beall Avenue 
3 a.m. - 10 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6 

Participating Breweries

Rocktobeirfest is home to some of the best local breweries who will be selling a variety of their beers onsite. Don't forget to grab your souvenir Rocktobierfest mug.

2018 Participating Breweries:

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Crooked Crab Logo
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Brawling Bear
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Rocktobierfest features two stages of music including traditional German music, and more. The 2019 schedule will be available in August.

Maryland Avenue Stage

Alte Kumpel Band11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
Alte Kameraden Band1-2:30 p.m.
Under the Covers 3:30 - 5 p.m.

Town Square Stage

Rockville German Band11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Sweet Leda1:30-3 p.m.
Polkadelphia 3:30 - 5 p.m.


Rocktobierfest is proud to welcome a variety of artisans to the event. 

Alloyed Earth Jewelry Jewelry 
Becoming to YouJewelry
DazzlingWood and crocheted items  
Earth's Natural Art & JewelryJewelry, home decor and glass
Green Papaya, LLCSoy candles
Mary Kay - Tabitha HarveyCosmetics
Indigo Lion Global HandmadeCotton and silk textiles 
Penaura Plush ToysCrocheted dolls, bunnies and angels
Red Mosaic JewelryJewelry
Sew Wright BoutiqueSewn items 
Sugar Lily Hair BowsHair accessories 

Thank you to our Sponsors

Kitchen Saver • Passanate's Home Food Services • Peake ReLeaf
Thompson Creek Window Company• Wyndham Vacation Resorts