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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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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 

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.

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.

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