Rockford Day
August 15

Additional Ways to Participate

Rockford Day 2020: Celebrating Our Resilience

Even with the current limitations, there are still many ways to participate in Rockford Day and celebrate your pride in our City and its resilience, whether you're a restaurant or retail shop or another entity:

  • Offer an 815 or 779 themed deal or special.
  • Give customers a chance to win a Rockford themed prize or basket.
  • Share your Rockford story in writing, in photos, or on video using the hashtag #RockfordDay2020. Make sure to emphasize your resilience and also include the hashtag #CelebratingOurResilience.
  • Offer a virtual tour of your business or organization (submit this as an event on our Events page).
  • Post a photo of your staff or the members of your organization in 815 gear in front of your sign using the hashtag #RockfordDay2020.
  • Feature your staff, clients, and associates telling their own stories of resilience on your social media using the hashtags #RockfordDay2020 and #CelebratingOurResilience OR host an outdoor event for people to come listen in person (while following all health and safety guidelines).
  • Offer an online experience, such as Miracle Mile's Curbfest.
  • Host an event in your neighborhood:
    • A scavenger hunt, such as window decorations or painted rocks
    • A live outdoor concert with social distancing
    • Chalking the sidewalks
    • Sidewalk dance party with social distancing

(Download a PDF of these ways to participate here.)