With St. Patrick's Day approaching, there are some things you should know about the fun events happening in Downtown Rockford this year!

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This is the first year I will actually be walking in Rockford's St. Patrick's Day Parade!  If you see me decked out in all green handing out goodies, don't hesitate to scream my name!

When is the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Rockford, Illinois?

On Saturday, March 11th, 2023, the Parade kicks off at 3pm.  If it's anything like the Christmas Parade last year, it'll roll Eastbound on East State Street. More route info to be announced.  Viewing is free!

How can I march in the Rockford St. Patrick's Day Parade?

Volunteers are needed AND if you'd like to march with your business, organization, or your family, you can register here!

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What else is happening in Downtown Rockford on March 11th, 2023?

PaddyFest is back at The Standard from 4-7:30pm so guests can get a great view of the Parade, plus enjoy live entertainment and delicious food afterwards.

"Join us for real Irish music and food at The Standard on State!" [irishmarchingsociety]

Admission to PaddyFest is $10/person & children 14 and under are free.

Irish Marching Society
Irish Marching Society

If you're wondering if the Rock River will be dyed green for St. Patrick's Day like years past, there haven't been any announcements at this time.  You can find all up to date information about events happening in March here!

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