Jurassic Park RKFD returns Thursday

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- With another chance for Rockford native Fred VanVleet and the Toronto Raptors to secure an NBA title, the city's biggest watch party returns Thursday night.

Jurassic Park RKFD returns to the Rockford City Market Pavilion.

The city of Rockford estimates nearly 2,000 people attended the watch party​ Monday night. The Rockford Area Visitors & Conventions Bureau says Jurassic Park RKFD is the only Toronto Raptors-themed watch party in the United States.

Jurassic Park RKFD, located at the corner of East State and Water Street, includes a jumbo screen airing Game 6, as well as the FVV Shop Pop-Up Store, food and beverage trucks.

The event is free to the public. Gates open at 6 p.m.

VanVleet and the Raptors have a 3-2 series lead heading into Game 6. Tip-off is set for 8 p.m.