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OUR STORY

Rocktoberfest is an annual outdoor family fun live music and vendor event held in downtown La Plata on La Grange Avenue. Enjoy three stages with performances from talented local musicians, a headlining band, numerous street & food vendors, a kids zone, a beer truck, raffles, and 10+ hours of live music all day long. The foot traffic is in the thousands. We donate all proceeds of the event to the Charles County Board of Education's Music and Performing Arts programs. 
 
Please join us this year, we guarantee you'll have a great time while supporting a great cause. 

DETAILS
Based in La Plata MD
Founded in 2013
Non-Profit 501c3 Corporation
President - Keith Grasso
Island Music Co.

Vice President- Stacy Moreland
APG Media

Treasurer/Secretary- Sara Sanders
E.L. Sanders Insurance
Rocktoberfest 2022

We are so excited to plan this year's event, save the date Saturday, October 1! Keep checking back for Rocktoberfest 2022 updates. Also, follow us on social media @rocktoberfestlp.

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2022 Headlining Band
KIX!

CANCELLED
Due to weather

Due to the potential severe weather, we have made the decision to cancel Rocktoberfest 2022, scheduled for October 1st.

The steady rain and winds predicted over the next few days would impact the event set up and could ultimately cause damage to our tents along with our stage and music equipment. The safety of our performers, vendors, attendees, volunteers, and community will always come first.

Rocktoberfest takes us a year to plan and coordinate. Due to performers schedules, permits, certifications, and contracts, we are not able to offer a rain date. The decision to cancel our event was incredibly difficult.

We would like to thank all of our sponsors, vendors, volunteers, and community who have supported this family fun annual event.

We will still be making a contribution to the Charles County Music and Performing Arts Department. All those who purchased pre-sale tickets will be refunded.

Last, but definitely not least, we would like to thank KIX, they have been incredible to work with.

#rocklp4good

If you would like to donate to Rocktoberfest, a 501c3, please click on
DONATE Here in the Green Box.

Thank you for your support! 

2022 BAND LINE UP

Southbound4.... https://www.facebook.com/southbound4band

 

Taboo....  https://www.facebook.com/TabooSOMD

 

The Urge.....  https://www.facebook.com/theUrgeSOMD/

 

Flippin Eyelids.... https://www.facebook.com/FlippinEyelids

 

Janine Wilson Band....https://www.facebook.com/JanineWilsonBand

 

B.E.G.....  

 

Pork Donut.....  https://www.facebook.com/porkdonut

 

Off the Grid.... https://www.facebook.com/TheOfftheGridBand

 

Smoke Signals....  https://www.facebook.com/smokesignalsmf

 

Waters Edge.... https://www.facebook.com/WatersEdgeSOMD

 

Last Kiss Goodnight.... https://www.facebook.com/LKGband/

 

Restart Acoustic....  https://www.facebook.com/ReStartJams

 

Audio Lounge...

 

Girl Crush....  https://www.facebook.com/girlcrushacoustic

 

Franklin Square Acoustic.... https://www.facebook.com/Justin-Allen-Music-103198604990404

 

Mike Mead and Eric Wolf Duo....https://www.facebook.com/mikemeadericwolf

MAIN STAGE

12:45 – 1:30 Water’s Edge
2:15 – 3:00 Taboo
3:45 – 4:30 Pork Donut
5:15 – 6:00 Flippin’ Eyelids
6:45 – 7:30 Smoke Signals

 

8:30 – 10:00 KIX

SOUTH STAGE

12:00 – 12:45 The Urge

1:30 – 2:15 Janine Wilson Band

3:00 – 3:45 Southbound4

4:30 – 5:15 Off the Grid

6:00 – 6:45 B.E.G.

7:30 – 8:30 Last Kiss Goodnight

LAWN STAGE

1:00 – 1:45 Franklin Square

2:00 – 2:45 Acoustic Mike Mead and Eric Wolf Duo

3:00 – 3:45 Audio Lounge

4:00 – 4:45 ReStart

5:00 – 6:00 Girl Crush

 

BAND
APPLICATION
BAND LIST IS FULL
STREET VENDORS

Bird City Records
Paparazzi
Color Street 
Suzie's Bubbles
Spell Bound
Bead Scene
Pink Hippo
Touchstone Crystals
ReMax
Rocktoberfest Merch
Yamaha
PRS
Winegardner
98.3 Star FM
Scary Strokes
Harley Davidson- Motorcycle Simulator
Kix Merch

FOOD VENDORS

Ohana Snow
Smokey Oak BBQ
Judy's Food Express
Chick Fil A
Koz's Creamery
Better Than Moms Meals
Dooley's BBQ & Seafood (Serving Seafood menu only)
Pizza Hotline

STREET VENDOR APPLICATION

Please email us before submitting the application. We will let you know if space is still available and will send you the insurance requirements and payment link.

FOOD VENDOR APPLICATION

Please email us before submitting the application. We will let you know if space is still available and will send you the insurance requirements and payment link.

 
2022 SPONSORS

Exclusive Level

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Main Stage Sponsor

Beer Truck Sponsor

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South Stage Sponsor

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Street Vendor Sponsor

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Custom Level

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Green Room Level

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Groupie Level

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Kids Zone Level- Naming Right Sponsor

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Kids Zone Level

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Tech Sponsor

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Volunteer Tent Sponsor

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Harley Parking Lot Sponsor

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Event Entrance Sponsor

Rock Star Level

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Designated Driver Campaign Level

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SPONSORSHIP APPLICATION
 

1. Due to permits licenses and liability reasons, pets are not permitted inside the fenced in event area. (Service animals are permitted)

2. Parking is available on side streets and at the courthouse and government building.

3. You may bring in your own lawn chair.

4. No outside beverages or food are allowed. (unopened bottled water is okay)

5. Most vendors take credit cards, but you may want to bring cash just in case.

6. There will be an ATM machine onsite.

7. Entry tickets are available at the door.

8. Raffle tickets will be available the day of the event. 

9. It's a rain or shine event, tickets are non-refundable!

10. Smoking is permitted OUTSIDE the fence in the designated areas.

11. Kids 12 and younger are FREE!

12. If you are 21 and older, you MUST HAVE YOUR ID to show at the front gate for the proper wristband. You will also show your ID again when purchasing beer. If you do not have an ID, you may not purchase or drink beer. Wristbands will be checked throughout the day.

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