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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. You'll enjoy three stages with performances from talented musicians, numerous street and food vendors, a kids zone, a beer truck, raffles, live music all day long and so much more. 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. To date, we have donated over $125,000!

 

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
Rocktoberfest 2019

Thank you for being a part of our event this year! The weather was perfect, the bands were entertaining, the numerous street vendors had creative items and the food vendors provided a variety of delicious food!

 

This years headlining band was Lit! They performed some of their older hits as well as a few of their new releases. You can take a look at what they are up to lately here, www.litband.com. We hope you enjoyed their energetic performance in downtown La Plata! 

We are so excited to announce we donated $41,000 this year to the Charles County Board of Educations Music & Performing Arts programs! Thank you for your support and for making this our biggest event yet!

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2020 BAND LINE UP

2020 Information will be added soon! 

MAIN STAGE

SECOND STAGE

THIRD STAGE

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STREET VENDORS

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Kids Zone Area

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STREET VENDOR PAYMENT LINK
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FOOD VENDORS

2020 Information will be added soon! 

FOOD VENDOR APPLICATION
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FOOD VENDOR PAYMENT LINK
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2019 SPONSORS
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Exclusive Level

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Green Room Level

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Groupie Level

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Kids Zone Level- Naming Right Sponsor

Kids Zone Level

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Rock Star Level

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Designated Driver Campaign Level

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A special thank you to:

Chapman & Bowling LLC

Murphy's Law Firm

Law Offices of Thomas C Hayden Jr.

And numerous Business Friend Sponsors!

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Need a Room?

The Hilton Garden Inn offers spacious guest rooms with all the comforts of home, including a 37-inch flat-screen TV, complimentary WiFi and Garden Sleep System® beds.

 

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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