Not able to get out of town for the holiday weekend? No worries. There is so much going on in Rockford that I don't even know where to start.

The forecasting pros are predicting gorgeous 70 degree weather. Yessss! How do you want to kick off the start of Summer? I put together a list of all the happenings for you this weekend so you can start your planning now. Have a fun and safe weekend.

Best Ways to Enjoy Memorial Day Weekend in the Rockford Area


Rockford City Market

Young at Heart Festival (all weekend)

Live music, rides, games, food and more

Louie's Tap 'House Party' in Roscoe

A little adult fun to kick off the weekend with a DJ you might know


Adult and Kids softball and kickball tourney

at Mercyhealth Sportscore One

Main Street District Block Party

Live music, food and more

Magic Waters Opening Weekend

Win free Magic Waters passes every morning this week at 8:15 a.m. on The Steve Shannon Show

Miracle Mile Cruise Night

Family Fun at Lockwood Park

Children's farm animal barn, pony rides, wagon rides and trail rides

NASCAR Racing at Rockford Speedway

North End City Market


Movies on Main at the Nordlof Center

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 4:00 p.m.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 7:00 p.m.


Memorial Day Parade in Rockford

Parade kicks off at 9 a.m.

Picnic with a Princess at Klehm Arboretum

Bring lunch, a blanket and your little princess

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