Sep 8, 2018 – Sep 9
2:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Parade Ground

Pitchfork, the most trusted voice in music, and October, a leading beer culture website, present the second annual OctFest, a one-of-a-kind beer, music and food festival taking place on September 8-9 at Governors Island in New York City.

Following the success of last year’s inaugural event in Brooklyn, OctFest 2018 has been reimagined as a 2-day festival boasting an expanded musical lineup, 90+ breweries from around the world and curated food pairings.

OctFest is a two-day festival featuring 20 artists, 90+ breweries from around the world, and exciting chef collaborations. In total, the event will host 90 breweries from 20 countries, pouring more than 250 varieties of award-winning craft beer. Not only that: A number of breweries, including Wicked Weed Brewing, DC Brau, Wedge Brewing Co., Four Peaks Brewing Co., Wild Beer Co., and Karbach Brewing Co., will be making their New York City debut at OctFest. Full list available at

Saturday, September 8:
Vince Staples
Jeff Tweedy
Standing on the Corner
Madison McFerrin

Sunday, September 9:
The Flaming Lips
Nile Rodgers & CHIC
Yo La Tengo
Hop Along
No Age
Julie Byrne
The Courtneys

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Getting there
7 Minutes from Soissons Landing 5 Minutes from Yankee Pier
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