Sarasota Rocktoberfest

October 15, 2021
October 17, 2021
JD Hamel park
199 Bayfront Drive
Sarasota, FL 34236

Fall means it's time for Rocktoberfest! No matter where you celebrate Oktoberfest, there are common ingredients: lively music, mouthwatering food, big, big pints of beer, family and fun.October 15-17, 2021, Paragon Festivals with the Downtown Sarasota Enrichment Association and their special guest the Humane Society of Sarasota County bring an authentic 3-Day Oktoberfest experience coupled with fantastic live musical performances to downtown Sarasota in JD Hamel Park. Admission to this Family-Friendly event is free!

Festivalgoers will find a wide variety of food plus a German feast fit for King Ludwig himself! Dine on German foods like Schweinshaxe (roasted ham hock), Steckerlfisch (grilled fish on a stick), Wurstl (Sausages), Brezen (pretzels, Knodel (potato or flour dumplings), Kasespatzel (cheese noodles), sweet mustards, sauerkraut, red cabbage and more! Between performances shop the Marketplace of arts, crafts and select fine products and services.

FESTIVAL HOURS: Friday 4pm-10pm | Saturday 11am-10pm | Sunday 11am-6pm

MUSICAL PERFORMANCES: Friday4:30 - 6:00 Dr. Dave Band, Bluegrass/Rock6:30 - 8:00 Kettle of Fish, Reggae/Blues8:30 - 10:00 Soul Circus Cowboys, Country/Rock Saturday12:30 - 2:00 Zack Yoder Band, Classic Rock2:30 - 4:00 Jeremy Thomas, Rock/Blues4:30 - 6:00 N22, Dance-Rock6:30 - 8:00 Albert Castiglia, Legendary Blues8:30 - 10:00 Damon Fowler, Electric Blues Sunday12:30 - 2:00 Rebekah Pulley Band, Bluegrass-Rock2:30 - 4:00 Beth Mckee, R&B-Soul4:30 - 6:00 Gas House Gorilla, Modern RockNote: Bands are subject to change.

  • General Information
    • Handicapped Accessible
    • Public Restrooms
  • Admission Rates