Things to do and Places to See during July in Rockford IL
Check out these great events happening in Rockford in June!
Rockford 4th of July Celebration
WHEN |Tuesday, July 1 - Friday, July 4
WHERE | Various locations
Celebrate Independence Day in Rockford with four days of events! There will be live music and performances at the Sinnissippi Band Shell fromTuesday through Thursday. On the 4th, don't miss the annual parade downtown featuring the Phantom Regiment and over 50 other marching units and floats, and of course the SkyConcert Fireworks Show over the Rock River!
The ProAm Jam concert will kick-off the 38th annual Rockford ProAm (onMonday, July 14). Seven artists will be performing including Steve Azar, Josh Kelley, Edwin McCain, Javier Colon, Mark Bryan, Dean Felber, and Darius Rucker. Entrance into the Rockford ProAm is free with your ProAm Jam ticket stub!
Bookerfest is a weekend festival extravaganza filled with entertainment, music and fun for all ages. Some highlights of the festival are Mr. and Miss Bookerfest Pageant (ages 8 - 11), Booker Idol, tournaments, food, merchandise and service vendors, and entertainment and activities for the entire family.
The evening kicks off with entertainment by two well-known local bands: Miles Nielsen and The Rusted Hearts, and Gaelic Fury Irish Pub Band. There will also be delicious food, a silent auction, and fireworks to finish off the night. The event is given to honor our local emergency responders whose lives were taken and to memorialize our nation's tragic events on September 11, 2001.