The iconic vehicle shaped like a hot dog on a bun, called the "Wienermobile", used to promote Oscar Mayer products in the United States is coming to Rockford.

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Oh, I Want to Be an Oscar Mayer Wiener

I grew up in Madison, Wisconsin just a few miles from, the now-defunct, Oscar Mayer meat processing plant. This catch little Oscar Meyer wiener song has been around my entire life. I was one of the catchiest jingles on TV. Plus, their hotdogs were a pretty regular part of my summertime childhood diet.

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There wasn't a summer of my childhood that didn't include asking my mom if could either get a ride from her or ride my bike, to whatever parking lot they were going to be in.

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Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is parked Thursday in West Reading. Photo by Bill Uhrich 7/11/2019
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Blow your whistle, the Oscar Mayer Wienernobile is headed back to Rockford this weekend, Saturday, January 28, and Sunday, January 29th. Actually, it will be in Rockford and in 3 other locations in the area, as well. Stateline Kids dropped the news this week and I couldn't be more excited, it's been years since I've seen one in person, plus I don't need to ask my mom for a ride.

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The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile makes its way across the metro area.
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See the Inside of the World Famous Oscar Mayer Wienermobile

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Oscar Meyer Wienermobile Itenerary

January 28

  • 9:00 am to 12 noon Schucks on E. State St in Rockford
  • 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Schnucks Loves Park

January 29

  • 9:00 am to 12 noon Schnucks Roscoe
  • 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Schnucks Janesville, WI

You will have four opportunities to bring your kids to see the Wienermobile up close (and get their own whistle while supplies last).

Take a look below at what fans and families are saying about the upcoming experience on the Stateline Kids Facebook page.

As a full-fledged Oscar Mayer kid, this is the other song whose lyrics I will never forget.

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