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  Start of Summer Celebration
DECEMBER 5
77th Annual Santa Parade
(11:00am – 2:00pm)
Witness a Rockford-style Christmas parade with marching bands, colorful characters and more than 60 floats filled with holiday spirit.
DECEMBER 5
Holiday Lighting Ceremony
(5:30pm at the Rockford Dam)
Sing Christmas carols with local chiors
and celebrate the holiday season as Rockford switches on its holiday lights.
2021
JANUARY 1
New Years Resolution Walk
(10:00am)
Meet at the Rockford Rotary Pavilion. Start the new year off right with a 3-mile walk on the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail.
FEBRUARY 6
Chocolate Stroll
Get your passport and enjoy a fun-filled afternoon strolling through the shops in downtown Rockford for sweet treats, sweet deals and sweet prizes. Passports available at www.RockfordMiChamber.com
MARCH 20
Rockford Community EXPO
Join your friends and neighbors for this fun-filled day at Rockford High School as area businesses and organizations showcase their unique foods, goods and services. www.RockfordMiChamber.com
MAY 14 & 15
Rockford Relay for Life
(2:00pm – 2:00pm)
Event takes place at North Rockford Middle School track. Walk, run, and have fun for 24 straight hours to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society and celebrate our local cancer survivors.
JUNE 5
Reading Rocks in Rockford
(10:00am – 1:00pm)
Bring your young readers to the city hall parking lot and Krause Memorial Library to celebrate the joy of reading. Meet famous authors and
a cast of storybook characters. Sponsored
by Rockford Public Schools and Rotary Club.
JUNE 11 – 13
Start of Summer Celebration
Watch a parade. Listen to live music. Shop craft booths. Experience the carnival rides. Be dazzled by fireworks. Join the fun and see how a small town has a good time celebrating the end
of another school year and the beginning of summer vacation.
JUNE 15 – AUGUST 17
United Bank Rogue River
Blues Series
(Tuesdays 7:00 – 9:00 pm)
Enjoy a pleasant summer evening listening
to the smooth sound of the blues. See top local and nationally-knowned blues bands perform live by the Rogue River in Garden Club Park.
Rogue River Blues Series
JUNE 20 – AUGUST 24
Praise in the Park
(Sundays 6:00 – 7:15 pm)
Relax and enjoy a Sunday evening along the Rogue River in Garden Club Park listening to the sounds of Christian music provided by area praise teams and Christian bands. www.rpmoll.com/praise
Please visit the Rockford Chamber of Commerce website at www.RockfordMiChamber.com to confirm event details and for possible cancellations.
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