Celebrate the melting away of winter at the 5th annual Meltfest, a free, family-friendly festival with a little bit of something for everyone.
Activities include live music, kayaking (in a pool), ice skating, science and magic shows, 5K and kids' runs, princess and hero appearances, classes, a bike ride, and making crafts.
Directions: 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 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.