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2019 Rockton Yeti Fest

  • Presented By
    Village of Rockton
  • Location
    Downtown | Settlers Park | Village Green Park
    Rockton, IL 61072
  • Phone
    (815) 624-7600
  • Date
    January 30, 2019 - February 2, 2019
  • Recurrence
    Recurring daily
  • Time
    Wednesday-Sunday
  • Price
    Free admission
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Overview
Additional Information

Yeti Fest is a festival where the abominable snow people of Rockton (and their friends) come out to enjoy snow sculpting, yeti hunting, ice skating, dog sled mushing (new!) or yeti special eating, drinking (including onesie pub crawling) and buying! 

Watch amazing snow sculptures being carved starting Wednesday at Settlers Park with sculptures finishing on Saturday. New this year is a Hot Cocoa Cra wl on Saturday from 1 – 4 pm. Tickets are available here

Giant Community Snow Fort: Starting Wednesday, head to Settlers Park to do your part in building the largest snow fort Rockton has ever seen! A limited amount of snow fort-making brick forms will be available, but please feel free to bring your own supplies. 

Free Spirit Sled Demo Team will be there on Friday night from 4 - 8 pm for the first time this year! "Mushing" demos are set for 4:30, 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30 pm. 

Also the Yeti Hunt has moved to Settlers Park as well, Friday night from 7 - 8 pm

Onesie Pub Crawl: Onesies not required by highly encouraged! No cost to participate, just pick up a stamp card at one of the participating locations and get started. Starts at 7 pm on Friday.

For more information on all the Yeti Fest events, see the individual event listings on the Rockton Yeti Fest Facebook pages.

Subarea:Rockton

Directions:
Settlers Park - 2/20/2013 - E. Harwich St., Rockton, IL 61072 - From the South/East: (Rockford/Chicago) - From I-90: Exit on Rockton Road, turn left (west) approximately 3.5 miles. Rockton Road becomes Union Street at the Hwy 2 intersection. Continue on Union Street 4 blocks, turn left (south) on Salem Street. Parking is located at Hononegah High School to your left. You may also turn Right on Main Street and continue to downtown Rockton, parking and shopping are located there. --- From the South: (Rockford) - From 251: Travel North to 251/Hononegah Road. Turn Left on Hononegah Road. Travel approximately 3 miles, the road becomes Main Street after the bridge crossing Hwy 2. Park at Hononegah High school. --- From HWY 2: Travel North, turn left at Rockton Road/Union Street. After 4 blocks turn left at Salem street, Hononegah High School parking lot is on your left. --- From the North: Beloit/Janesville/Madison) - From I-90: Travel South, exit on Rockton Road. Turn right (west) travel approximately 3.5 miles Rockton Road becomes Union Street at the Hwy 2 intersection. Continue on Union Street 4 blocks, turn left (south) on Salem Street. Parking is located at Hononegah High School to your left. You may also turn Right on Main Street and continue to downtown Rockton, parking and shopping are located there. --- From the West: (Freeport) - Take Hwy 75 East to Meridian Road, turn left (north). Travel to Shirland road and turn right (east). Shirland Road turns into Rockton Road/Union Street as you enter Rockton. Turn South on Salem Street and park at Hononegah High School.

2019 Rockton Yeti Fest
  • January 30, 2019 - February 2, 2019
  • Downtown | Settlers Park | Village Green Park
  • Free admission
  • Recurring daily