Celebrate the melting away of winter and melting together of the community at MeltFest, a free, family-friendly event that takes place throughout downtown Rockford with free activities at the Prairie Street Brewhouse which is the "hub" of activity. MeltFest offers something for everyone, including live music, ice skating, vendors, crafts and games, 5K and kids runs, and a bike ride.
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. ---- 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.