Rockford 2013 Fourth of July Celebration
Event Dates and Times
211 N. Main St
7a - MELD Classic 8k Run (2 mile run begins at 7:05a, 1 mile walk at 8:30a). All events begin on Madison St. under the Jefferson St. bridge near The Trolley Station. *donation to MELD to enter - contact Mike Broski at 815-378-1045.
8:30a - Patriotic Breakfast at the Sinnissippi Park Music Shell, sponsored by the Rockford 4th of July Committee and Stone Eagle Tavern. Free continental breakfast for the first 1,000 attendees. Keynote speaker Rockford Mayor Larry Morrisey.
Noon - Meet Great Human Beings and get your picture taken, corner of State and Main
6:30p - Carl Cole musical entertainment at S. Wyman and Elm St.
6:50p - Motorcycle parade begins along the parade route.
6:55p - Muscle Car parade begins along the parade route.
6p - Dirty Fishnet Stockings Band performs in Davis Park.*
7p - Silver Creek Band performs in Davis Park.*
7p - The Rockford 4th of July parade officially kicks off at 7th St. and 6th Ave.
9:30p - The SkyConcert Fireworks Show begins over downtown Rockford. The show is synchronized to music broadcast over B103-fm radio (bring your radio to listen)
The Davis Park premium fireworks viewing and entertainment area box office opens at 6pm on July 4th. The box office is located at the entrance to Davis Park. There is a $6 admission charge, children 4 and under are free. Please bring your own lawn chairs & radio. No pets, coolers, packaged food or sparklers allowed. Food and beverages are available for purchase in Davis Park.
For more information: http://rockfordfireandice.com/4th_of_july