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Friday, September 205pm - 11pm Saturday, September 212pm - 11pm Sunday, September 222pm - 9pm
BEER. BANDS. BRATS.
W 143rd St @ S Van Dyke RdPace Park-n-Ride lot in Plainfield Township on S. Van Dyke Rd. Just North of the Post Office & South of 143rd. Plainfield, IL
Rocktober Beerfest celebrates the rich German heritage and plays off the spirit of a traditional beer festival. This year’s festival will take place in downtown Plainfield, Illinois and will feature ice cold beer, juicy brats, a kids area, rockin’ bands, and much more! Don’t forget to check out the stein holding competition and cheer on your favorite competitors as well.
As one of the final events of the season, you definitely won’t want to miss it! Join StarEvents in the official kickoff of the Oktoberfest season in Plainfield, while also benefiting the Village of Plainfield. Show up wearing your best lederhosen or dirndl, and let’s chug a beer! Prost!
Purchase a ticket online prior to September 20th to guarantee $5 one day entry (price will increase to $10 at the gate).
Kids 12 & under enter the festival for FREE!
Please note this event is CASH ONLY, and there will be ATM’s on-site.
No refunds will be issued for ticket purchases
Please note: No coolers are allowed
What a great fest! It was my first time attending this event, and I had the most fabulous time! Great food, great beer, and awesome bands. No better way to say goodbye to Summer! Definitely coming back!
We had a great time and met some new friends.
A great way to celebrate Fall, German Culture, and most of all Beer!!!!!
What a perfect weekend. The staff was extremely helpful. We had a great fun time. Thanks StarEvents!
I couldn’t tell enough people the fun we had. It was great!
I bought the three day pass, which was a great deal. I liked the set up and the lineup of bands was awesome. A really good time.
Live Music & Entertainment
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FOOD & DRINKS
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Fun activities for all to enjoy!
Endless fun for the kids with games, rides and more!
cork gallery games
and more! It’s the perfect family weekend.
games & activities for all to enjoy:
stein holding competition
giant jenga, connect four and beer pong
First 100 people each day will receive a free oktoberfest hat!
plus more activities and giveaways!
Apply to be a vendor
APPLICATION DEADLINE: COMING NEXT YEAR ($50 Late Fee for any application turned in after deadline)
ACCEPTANCE EMAILS: COMING NEXT YEAR
LOAD IN DETAILS: COMING NEXT YEAR *Please note: If you do not receive a “We have received your application OR You have been accepted/denied” email. Double check that you wrote down the correct email address or contact us if you have any questions about the status of your application.
If mailing your application, please mail to: StarEvents 1609 W Belmont Ave Chicago, IL 60657
Getting to Rocktober Beerfest
GETTING TO W 143RD ST @ S VAN DYKE RD
Located in the new Pace Park-n-Ride lot in Plainfield Township on S. Van Dyke Rd.
Just North of the Post Office & South of 143rd in Downtown Plainfield.
The closest intersection is Van Dyke & Depot. If you are using Google Maps, put in the intersection Van Dyke & 143, which is a block over (Depot is not on Google Maps).
If you’re planning on driving to the festival, the best expressway to use is I-55 and head West to Plainfield. Type in “Pace Park-n-Ride Plainfield, Plainfield Township, IL” into Google Maps and it will take you right to the venue.
Free parking will be available at the PACE lot Friday until bus service ends, and all day Saturday & Sunday. There will also be parking available in the front lot of the Police Department (14300 S. Coil Plus Drive) and the front lot of the Public Works Facility (14400 S. Coil Plus Drive), adjacent to the Police Department.
Sponsors Interested on sponsoring this event? Head over to sponsorships