The Irish Marching Society presents the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and PaddyFest. The parade kicks off at 3:00pm and ends at the Prairie Street Brewhouse, where the PaddyFest will begin about 4:00pm. There will be a special limited menu featuring traditional Irish dishes and drinks, and live music performances.
Directions: Prairie Street Brewing Co. - Prairie Street Brewhouse - 200 Prairie St., Rockford, IL 61107: From the East --- Take East State Street heading West toward the river. Turn right on Jefferson, then right on 1st street. At the second intersection, turn left on Prairie Street. Proceed across Madison Street and the building will be ahead on your right. The event entrance is on the North side of the building. ---- From the North --- Take IL251/North Second Street south, past Sinnissippi Park and the Nicholas Conservatory. Turn right on Y Blvd and follow that as it curves to the left and turns into Madison Street. Proceed down Madison Street and turn right at either Hill or Prairie Street. The event entrance is on the North side of the building (adjacent to Hill Street).