Update: 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 returns to Rockville Town Center on Saturday, Oct. 1 for a day of bands, beers and being together.
The fifth edition of the free festival, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., will include two stages of live music, food, beer sales by local breweries, and an artisan shopping area.
German and rock music acts will take the stage, including Mike Surratt and the Continentals, The Reflex, Under the Covers, Alt Washingtonia, Rockville German Band and Capital Effect.
Featured beverage vendors will include 7 Locks Brewing, Butterfly Spirits, Crooked Crab Brewing Company, Dawson’s Market, Denizens Brewing Co., Lone Oak Farm Brewing Co., True Respite Brewing Co., Twin Valley Distillers, Waredaca Brewing Co., and World of Beer.
The festival is within walking distance of the Rockville Metro station. Event parking will be $5 in Rockville Town Square garages. Free parking locations include the County Council Office Building on Fleet Street, and the City Hall lot at 111 Maryland Ave.
Find the schedule of entertainment and more information at www.rockvillemd.gov/rocktobierfest.