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Rockford 4th of July Events

  • Presented By
    Rockford 4th of July Civic Committee
  • Location
    Downtown Rockford
  • Phone
    (815) 209-8734 or (815) 979-1196
  • Date
    July 4, 2022
  • Time
    Monday 7:00 am-10:00 pm
  • Price
    Davis Park admission/donation (opens at 4:00 pm) - $5, Age 5 and under free, $4 for veterans - cash or credit
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Overview

Visit the website for more detailed information and a complete schedule of events. Times are subject to change.

Monday July 4, 2022 Highlights:
7:00 am - Lifescape 4th of July Classic Run/Walk
9:00 am - Patriotic Prayer Breakfast at Beattie Park (Coffee and pastries handed out at 8:30 pm)
3:30 pm - Free music entertainment at Joe Marino Statue - Gramps with Amps
4:00 pm - Davis Park opens, live entertainment and children's area (park entrance closes at 9:15 pm)
4:40 pm - Motorcycle parade begins
4:50 pm - Screw City Jeeps parade begins
5:00 pm - Main patriotic parade begins
5:30 pm - Children's entertainment inside Davis Park
6:00 pm - Entertainment inside Davis Park - Dirty Pop
6:00 pm - Music entertainment at the Parade Grandstand - Bootleg Soul
9:30 pm - Firework Spectacle in the Sky - Tune to 103.1 for the soundtrack synced to the 30-minute Firework Spectacle in the Sky 

PARADE ROUTE
The Patriotic Parade forms on 7th Street and 6th/5th Avenues, proceeds north on 7th Street to State Street, west on State Street across the bridge, and disbands at Church Street.

FOOD VENDORS
Ingersoll Centennial Park: Olivo Taco and Sweet Reds Patisserie. Face Painting Lady815.
Davis Park: Olivo Taco, Rapped with Smoke BBQ, DNA Concessions, Pizza Fresca, adult beverages from Hayes Distribution and carbonated beverages/bottled water from Pepsi. Characters 2 Life featuring Wonder Woman, Captain America, Face Painters and Glitter Tattoo Artists.

PARKING
All parking garages and public parking lots will be no charge. Private parking lots may have charges. On-street parking will not be allowed on State Street.

Rockford 4th of July Events
  • July 4, 2022
  • Downtown Rockford
  • Davis Park admission/donation (opens at 4:00 pm) - $5, Age 5 and under free, $4 for veterans - cash or credit