September 23, 2023

Rocktoberfest

Ashland Brewery, Events

Come rock with us German style at ROCKtoberfest! We’re hosting 3 awesome bands here for a day full of rockin music, beer, food trucks, stein hoisting, arcade, and more! Free to attend and open to all ages. Dogs on leashes welcome in the Beer Garden.

Band Lineup:
1:00pm… James River Junction
4:00pm… Saint Samuel
6:00pm… The Wybros

Food Truck:
Cocky Rooster

German Beers:
Oktoberfest
Kölsch
Amber Kellerbier
Brewski Dortmunder

Stein Hoisting Premlinary contest starts at 3:30pm with the main event taking place at 4:00pm 🍺💪

🍻 Stein Hoisting Details 🍻

Preliminaries Format

Contestants will be given 2 glass liter steins full of water to hold in each hand. Contestants will then all raise the steins together straight out at their sides. Any contestant that spills the water and/or lowers their arm(s) at any point during the competition are eliminated until only 1 person remains. First and second place will receive a COTU prize pack and a slot into the main event taking place at the brewery at 4pm on September 23rd. Entry into the preliminary contest is free of charge. Must be 21+ to participate.

Preliminary Locations/Dates/Times

August 12th @ 4:30pm: Center of the Universe Brewing
September 2nd @ 5pm: Origin Beer Lab
September 9th @ 5pm: PBR Richmond
September 23rd @ 3:30pm: Center of the Universe Brewing
More to Come!

Main Event Format

Contestants will be given 2 glass liter steins full of water to hold in each hand. Contestants will then all raise the steins together straight out at their sides. Any contestant that spills the water and/or lowers their arm(s) at any point during the competition are eliminated until only 1 person remains. Entrance into the main event is through the preliminary events only, including the day of preliminary event at the brewery.

Prizes
1st Place: $250
2nd Place: $100 COTU Gift Card
3rd Place: $50 COTU Gift Card