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Rockford Independence Day Celebration

  • Presented By
    The Rockford 4th of July Civic Committee
  • Location
    Davis Park
    320 S. Wyman St.
    Rockford, IL 61101
  • Phone
    (815) 979-1196
  • Date
    July 4, 2024
  • Time
    From: 07:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Price
    $5 Admission/Donation | Veterans (with ID) and Children 5 and under are Free
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Celebrate Independence Day in downtown Rockford with a parade, live entertainment, food, and fireworks! Please visit the website for more events details.

Schedule of Events

7:00am Lifescape 5k Classic Run/Walk Begins
8:30am Patriotic Prayer Breakfast, Location - Beattie Park
​2pm   Road Closures Begin
4pm   Gramps with Amps performs at Joe Marino Statue
4pm    Davis Park Opens*
4:30pm Parade Master of Ceremonies, Freedom Bennett, Parade Grand Stand Stage at Wyman & State St
4:30pm   Andy Yaun - The Rockabilly Kid performs, Davis Park
4:40pm Motorcycle Parade Begins
4:50pm Screw City Jeep Club Parade Begins
5pm Patriotic Parade Begins
5:30pm Characters 2 Life, Presented by Nelson Piping Company, opens Free Kids Area featuring kids games, glitter tattoos, balloon twister artists and a stilt walker.
6:30pm  Dirty Pop (live entertainment) performs, Davis Park
9:15pm Davis Park Entrance Closes*

Firework Spectacle over Downtown Rockford synched to a soundtrack broadcasted on 103.1.  Show will also be broadcasted LIVE on TV on Fox39.

Fireworks will be launched south of Davis Park over the Rock River

10pm Fireworks conclude, event ends

Rockford Independence Day Celebration
  • July 4, 2024
  • Davis Park
  • $5 Admission/Donation | Veterans (with ID) and Children 5 and under are Free