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Germantown Oktoberfest Parade & BlackRock Open Haus

Germantown Oktoberfest Parade &

BlackRock Open Haus

Oktoberfest is back in Germantown, Maryland! Bring your family and enjoy the parade down Century Boulevard with marching bands, dance groups, teams, scouts, elected officials, color guard, and more with prime viewing on BlackRock’s lawn!

While you’re here, enjoy our Open House and get a taste of all BlackRock has to offer with live bands, Beer Garden with local craft breweries, German sausage and other savory eats with Uncle Freddy’s BBQ and more all on the lawn. Inside BlackRock, sample arts classes, and explore our art galleries with a guided tour and hands-on exhibit demonstration!

BlackRock OPEN HAUS: 11 AM-3 PM

Live Music on our Outdoor Stage!

11:00 AM-12:00 PM Organ Lola (Polka)
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Silent Old Mountains (Rock)
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Conor & the Wild Hunt (Folk)
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Radii (Jam)

Get hands-on and sample BlackRock classes!

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Improv Comedy Workshops (Youth through Adult, Main Stage)
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Kids’ Crafts with Miss Dottie (Art Studio)
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Yoga (Adult, Dance Studio)
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Fairy Tale Theater (Kids, Terrace Studio)

Visit Our Art Galleries!

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM | Kay Gallery (Main Level)
Superhero BookmarksCraft for All Ages
Inspired by the Exhibit “Elizabeth Casqueiro: Ballyhoo”
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM | Kay Gallery (Main Level)
Interactive ToursActivity for All Ages
Explore paintings by artist Elizabeth Casqueiro
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM | Terrace Gallery (Upper Level)
Spooky Spider WebsCraft for All Ages
Inspired by the Exhibit “Tom Greaves: Middlemost Daft”
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM | Terrace Gallery (Upper Level)
Assemblage WorkshopHands-on Activity for All Ages
Inspired by the work of artist Tom Greaves

On our Front Lawn:

Food Vendors:

Uncle Freddy’s BBQ
Philly Soft Pretzel Co.
Sweet Block
Kuk’s Tribute Cuisine
Sweet Crave
Popcorn & Sno-cones

Fun Activities:

Axhilaration Axe-Throwing (Adults)
Photo Booth
Puppet-making with Happy Theater
Face Painting
Balloon Animals with Miss Rainbow
Tumbling with Little Gym

Craft Beer Garden featuring:

Selva Brewing Co.
Gaithersburg, MD
Elder Pine Brewing
Gaithersburg, MD
Flying Dog
Frederick, MD

Other Vendors Include:

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce
Montgomery College
Peace of Hearts
Rodgers Consulting
Congressman David Trone
Montgomery County Department of Transportation
Montgomery County Board of Elections
Art League of Germantown
Story Tapestries
Hair Cuttery
Bubbles Salon
Georgetown Day School
Weichert Realtors
Sam Ho Financial Services
RoseWood Dental
Rehab 2 Perform
Pentalpa Lodge #194
Brothers with Books
Gold’s Gym

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October 5, 2019
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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