It’s 815 Day, So Here’s A List Of Things To Do Today
On 815 Day, we celebrate all things Rockford. So, there's got to be a lot going on, right? Let's take a look.
If you plan it out right, you can get out and enjoy the Rockford area all day long today. Or, you might just want to pick and choose from the following events, courtesy of the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB):
Performances by Los Arenales and DJ Cachorro
August 15, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Decorate your own 815 tote to first 25 people, Miracle Mile selfie tour stop with prizes
August 15, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Fancy Frank's Gourmet Hot Dawgs on site
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Nothing bundt cakes will host a Rockford Police Department K-9 Unit demonstration, and a portion of their proceeds from Rockford Day will be donated to the K-9 Unit.
August 15, 2:00 p.m.
Snoop Dogg (and special guests) performance!
August 15, 7:00 p.m
Full moon hike.
August 15, 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
August 15, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Get engaged, love your city and attend Transform Rockford's Rockford Day Pop-Up on August 15. Join us downtown Rockford in the alley next to Wired Cafe (414 E. State Street) from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. for networking, giveaways + fun! Transform Rockford volunteers will be on-site asking residents "why they love Rockford" and one lucky person will win $100 to spend anywhere in the "815," thanks to Midland States Bank. Plus, we will have other fun goodies and giveaways. This unique and fun Pop-Up provides a way for residents to get engaged in Transform Rockford, a movement designed to rally and guide all of us living in the Rockford region to see Rockford in a new light - one of opportunity, innovation and desirability.
August 15, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Urinetown the Musical Preview Night
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
They will kick it off with an open house, and then later in the day, Mayor McNamara will make an appearance with Hammy the Hog for a ribbon cutting ceremony.
August 15, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., ribbon cutting ceremony at 3:30 p.m.
Win prizes for your selfies at shops along the Miracle Mile
August 15, 8:15 a.m. - 8:15 p.m.