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Hops on the Rocks

  • Sterling IL 61081 (map)

Saturday, October 12, 2019

on the grounds of the new Sterling Marketplace
W. 2nd Street • between Avenues A & B
(behind The Factory Pub-n-Grub)

2:00 PM – VIP Access

3:00 PM – General Admission

6:00 PM – Event closes

Hops on the Rock will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 3:00 to 6:00 PM in downtown Sterling, on West 2nd Street, between Avenues A & B. A private VIP session will take place from 2:00-3:00 PM. The Main Entrance will be at Avenue A and W. 2nd Street, near the Farmer’s Market. Parking will be available in the municipal lot surrounding the Sauk Valley Area Chamber and Twin City Farmer’s Market, and in the County Market parking lot on the north side of West 3rd Street. Walk, bike or drive, we encourage responsible alcohol consumption. Designated drivers are encouraged. There is a DD ticket option available on the ticketing page, and a designated DD pickup/drop off area set aside near the event entrance, for DDs not attending the event.

We’re lining up our breweries now and will release the full list as soon as its available.

This is a 21 and older event only. Every person walking through the gate much be 21 years of age or older on the date of the event, and must present a valid photo ID to gain admittance. Wristbands will be given upon entry.

Sorry, no pets. While we know of few dogs who have stolen a sip of beer or two, we’re keeping this festival to the humans.

This will be a rain or shine event so plan accordingly!

There will be food vendors onsite. No outside food or beverage will be permitted.


***Tickets on Sale August 1, 2019***

Earlier Event: September 28
Rock Falls Big Cat Quest
Later Event: October 25
Uptown Trick or Treat