Rocktober Beerfest

Friday 5 – 10pm | Saturday 12 – 10pm | Sunday 12 – 10pm

October 7-9, 2016

West Loop | Randolph and Ogden


Rocktober Beerfest will kick off it’s inaugural event in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood. This 3-day festival will run from October 7th thru the 9th, and play host to people who want great brats and brews. Admittance to the festival is $10.

RocktoberBeerfest embraces traditional theme of an authentic German Oktoberfest. We will be keeping it LOCAL with our amazing selection of beers, brats, and live music.

If you like to Oompah, come early to see the Die Musikmeisters, who will be performing German classics all three days. If Oompah isn’t your thing…no worries! Rocktober Beerfest will feature some of Chicago’s best bands, including 7th Heaven, The Boy Band, and Too White Crew.

Like costume contests? Put on your best Oktoberfest outfit and be apart of Rocktober Beerfest’s annual costume contest.

It’s Rocktober, come on down and get yourself a tasty brew and brat!

The Schedule


8:00PM Too White Crew
6:00PM Die Musikmeisters

8:00  PM TBD
6:00  PM The Boy Band
4:00  PM Raise Your Glass
2:00  PM  Die Musikmeisters
12:00PM Die Musikmeisters

8:00  PM 7th Heaven
6:00  PM Modern Day Romeos
4:00  PM Semple
2:00  PM  Die Musikmeisters
12:00PM Die Musikmeisters

The Live Music

3 days of live bands & musicians

Event Sponsors

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To sponsor Rocktober Beerfest, head over to our Sponsorship page

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West Loop


Randolph St. and Ogden Ave.


If you’re planning on taking a CTA train, your best option is the green or pink line. The Ashland stop will leave you a few blocks west of the event.


Looking to take the bus? CTA Bus #9, which runs along Ashland, will drop you near the event at its Washington Blvd. stop.



Sponsors, Vendors, Artists, Food, Merchants, Non-profits

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An artisan is a skilled manual worker who hand crafts items that may be functional or strictly decorative, including furniture, clothing, jewelry, household items, and tools.

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Restaurants, grocery stores and institutional food providers selling food and non-alcoholic beverages.

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A merchant is an entity who trades in commodities that he didn’t produce himself, in order to earn profit.

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Non Profit

Charitable organizations that re building awareness. Please provide proof of non profit certificate with your materials.

IMPORTANT INFO: If you are applying as an ARTISAN or MERCHANT vendor, please submit at least 2 pictures of your artwork and/ or goods. Applications without will be rejected.

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