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October 19, 2019 | Knockdown Center, NYC

| 3PM-11PM |

Parquet Courts | Mogwai

 

Screaming Females

ICEAGE

Lower Dens

Duster

 

metz

Priests

Empath

Control Top

 
 
  • $45 Ticket / $50 Day of Show

  • 18oz of beer samples included with ticket

  • Enjoy 2 stages with 10 artists

  • Culinary Programming TBA

  • Additional beer samples and full pours available for purchase


 
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BREWERIES

 
 

BEYOND BEER

(but not necessarily Gluten free)

• Narragansett Beer - Del's Shandy

• New Belgium - Mural Agua Fresca

• Clausthaler - Dry Hopped (Non-Alc)

• Beacon Meadery (all products)

• Birra del Borgo - Collerosso Round Overnight

• Firestone Walker - Rosalie


Beyond Beer

(AND gluten free)

• JuneShine Hard Kombucha (all products)

• Oskar Blues - Wild Basin Boozy Sparkling Water

• Saturday Session Wine (all products)

• Southern Tier Distilling - Vodka Soda

• Virtue Cider (all products)

• WIllie's Superbrew (all products)

• Austin Eastciders (all products)

• Brickworks Cider (all products)

• Collective Arts - Rhubarb & Hibiscus Gin

• Devils Backbone - Hibiscus Hard Lemonade• Devils Backbone - Bright Tangerine Sparkling Ale

• Kombrewcha Hard Kombucha (all products)

• Flying Embers Hard Kombucha (all products)




 
 

Thanks to our Partners

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

GROWLER STAGE = INSIDE

SIDECAR STAGE = OUTSIDE

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INFORMATION

 
 
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Pitchfork, the most trusted voice in music, and October, a leading beer culture website, present the third annual OctFest, a one-of-a-kind beer, music and food festival taking place on October 19th at Knockdown Center in New York City.

  • For partnership inquiries please contact events@oct.co

  • For media inquiries, please contact rachel_janc@condenast.com. All requests must include publication/outlet name, website, primary areas of coverage (Beer/Music/Food), and indicate whether the request is for a photo or press pass

AB InBev is an investor in October through its venture capital arm, ZX Ventures.

Rules & Regulations

  • All attendees to Octfest must be 21+

  • Children 2 and under permitted with legal guardian. No ticket necessary.

  • Artists subject to change. No outside food or beverage allowed. No video recorders and no cameras with detachable lenses will be allowed in the festival grounds. If you are at all unsure about the equipment you're planning to bring, leave it at home!

VEnue

  • Music will be taking place both indoors and outdoors so please plan accordingly.

BEER SAMPLING

  • Each single-day ticket-holder will receive 6 3-oz samples from the festival breweries of their choice. Once depleted, ticket-holders will be able to purchase additional samples for $2 per 3-oz pour. Sampling hours are from 3pm-8pm.

RE-ENTRY POLICY

  • Please keep in mind that there will be absolutely no re-entry into the festival

PHOTOGRAPHY

  • By entering the festival you will be agreeing to allow your image to possibly be photographed or filmed for the use of the producers. You are not allowed to bring in video cameras or professional-quality cameras (NO cameras with detachable lenses).

TICKET RE-ASSIGNMENT & OTHER TICKET ISSUES

  • If changes occur to your plans and you can no longer attend, no name changes are needed - you can simply give the digital print-at-home ticket to your friend. PLEASE NOTE: tickets will only scan once at entry, prohibiting multiple copies of the same ticket from being used

PROHIBITED ITEMS

  • The following items will not be allowed: Tents, flags, lounge chairs, musical instruments, knives or other weapons, video cameras, audio recording devices, professional cameras (NO cameras with detachable lenses), selfie sticks, pets, food, beverages, drugs or drug paraphernalia.

PERMITTED ITEMS

  • Digital cameras (non-professional), disposable cameras, film cameras(non-professional), fanny packs, sealed bottled water, backpacks/ satchels (medium-sized), hats, sun block, lighters, sunglasses, and cigarettes are permitted.

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

  • A valid government-issued photo ID is required to purchase alcoholic beverages on the festival grounds. Attendees will need to show their ID to festival security personnel in order to receive a wristband that will allow them to purchase alcohol. Sales of alcohol will end promptly at 10:30 pm.

CODE OF CONDUCT

  • Octfest seeks to be a welcoming festival and community. As a festival guest, you have an active role in creating an enjoyable and accepting environment for your fellow attendees, including speaking out when you see unacceptable behavior.

  • Octfest has a zero-tolerance policy for harassment or discrimination of any kind, including but not limited to: race, color, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, and disability status.

Offensive behavior includes, but is not limited to:

• Acts of physical assault or battery

• Verbal abuse

• Racial or ethnic slurs

• Groping, sexual assault, or unwanted sexual remarks

• Stalking

• Threatening language

Any individuals or groups found in violation of this policy may be removed from the festival.

 
 

Mission Chinese Food

 We are thrilled to announce Mission Chinese Food as our exclusive food partner.

Mission Chinese Food, the New York and San Francisco restaurant known for its bold flavors and creative reinventions of classic Asian dishes, will be curating a specific menu tailored to the festival. The menu will include three food stations, inclusive of a number of individual delectable items for purchase:


Station 1:

  • PUMPKIN SPICED MISO $9 (VEGAN)**

    • Roast pumpkin miso soup, puffy tofu, savory seaweed

  • WOONSOCKET DYNAMITE PORK GRAVY IN A ROLL $14

    • Black bean pork gravy in torpedo roll

  • COLD SESAME NOODLES $9**

    • Cold sesame noodles, hot chili oil, imitation krab

    • VEGAN OPTION AVAILABLE - no krab

Station 2:

  • MCF XXX MOZZARELLA STICKS $12 (VEGETARIAN)

    • Fried mozzarella sticks tossed in mouth-numbing Mission Chinese Food signature XXX spice blend

  • GREEN TEA CHICKEN POTSTICKERS $10

    • Six chicken potstickers topped with sweet chili sauce & Kettl matcha

  • SWEET AND SALTY PEANUT PANCAKE $8 (VEGETARIAN)

    • Grilled paratha, condensed milk and peanut sauce


Station 3:

  • KOREAN FRIED RICE CAKES $11 (VEGAN)

    • Fried rice cakes, sweet chili & tamari glaze

  • SALT & PEPPERED SWEET POTATO FRIES $7 (VEGAN)**

    • Sweet potato fries served with white sesame tehina

  • VEGETABLE DUMPLINGS $10 (VEGAN)

    • Fried vegetable dumplings, sweet ginger sauce

  • HOT + SOUR VEGETABLE SPRING ROLLS $12 (VEGAN)

    • Six spring rolls dressed with sweet chili sauce & fried garlic

  • RED CABBAGE SALAD $9 (VEGAN)**

    • Cabbage salad w/white sesame miso dressing & seaweed powder

  • COLD SESAME NOODLES $9

    • Cold sesame noodles, hot chili oil, imitation krab

    • VEGAN OPTION AVAILABLE - no krab

** can be made gluten free

 

GETTING THERE

 

 
 

SHUTTLE

  • When running, the shuttle runs to/from the Jefferson L train every 15 minutes, on Wykoff St, OUTSIDE The Cobra Club between Jefferson and Troutman.

  • If the L train is not running, the shuttle runs to/from the Flushing Ave. JMZ train every 20 minutes, OUTSIDE the Sumner Hotel.

  • Check mta.info for train information, and re-visit this page the night of your event to watch the real-time shuttle tracker

 
 

 
 

Walk

  • Knockdown Center is a quick 15 minute walk from the Jefferson L Train: Follow Flushing Ave. See walking map to 52-19 Flushing Ave, Maspeth, NY 11378.

 
 

 
 

Car Service

  • We recommend the following local car services:

  • Fenix Car Service, (718) 821-2121,

  • Bushwick Car Service, (718)386-5002

  • Uber

  • Lyft

  • There is a designated car service pick-up/drop-off site on 54th St.

 

 
 

Bus

  • Knockdown Center is accessible by several convenient bus lines: Q59, Q54, B57, B38. See stops on map.

 
 

 
 

Drive / Bike

  • Knockdown Center is only 10-15 minutes from Williamsburg by Bike or Car. Bike parking is provided on-site. 52-19 Flushing Ave, Maspeth, NY 11378. Valet parking is available during certain events – check back here for valet service updates when available.