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We believe that Rockford is an amazing community. With all of the cool businesses, rich history, and amazing events, there’s a lot to love!

That’s why we put together this site. A one stop shop to find out about cool events in the Rockford IL area, great deals & specials from local businesses, videos and articles showcasing the positive in our community, and a business index to make finding a local alternative easier.

So whether you’re looking for things to do in Rockford, wanna find a new place to grab a bite or a drink, or even to just discover our amazing region, you’re sure to find it on Rockford Buzz.

Todays Events

  1. Cherry Valley Festival Days
    ALL DAY @ Bauman Park
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    Great food, the carnival, on-site activities, and of course, the bands are what make a summer music festival an event to remember. Valley Days has proven to be the fun-filled summer music festival your family shouldn’t miss. The Nickel Scramble, sponsored by the Cherry Valley Firefighters Association, will be held at 7:00 pm for ages…

  2. Tai Chi Beginner’s Class – Monday
    10:50AM - 11:50AM @ Rock Valley College – Bell School Road

    Tai Chi provides all of the cardiovascular, muscular, and flexibility benefits of traditional exercise formats, without the impact on joints and stress on the heart. Not only is it great for the elderly and veterans, it’s also hugely beneficial for athletes. Tai Chi improves balance and coordination along with helping to hone one’s form for…

  3. Pipeworks Tap It Tuesday: Imperial End of Days
    11:00AM - 11:00PM @ The Olympic Tavern

    Tapping a new Pipeworks Brewing Company keg every Tuesday — this week it’s: -=IMPERIAL END OF DAYS=- “Heathens! Heed out prophesy! This imperialized milk stout brewed with cacao nibs and vanilla beans has a fiery finish form ancho chilies that will leave you en-raptured. With a fuller body, it’s perfect or judgement day or night….

  4. Pints for Pups – Aug 29
    4:00PM @ The Olympic Tavern

    Bring your four legged friends and join us EVERY MONDAY AFTER 4PM as we let the Olympic go to the dogs. Weather permitting, join us on our patio, and bring your dog too! The Olympic Tavern will donate $.50 per every Lagunitas beer sold on the event day to Canine Corners, Rockford’s off-leash dog parks….

  5. Mandays
    6:00PM @ Franchesco’s Ristorante

    Gentlemen this is your chance to taste the finest spirits, craft beers, wine, and cigars from around the world every other Monday on our beautiful patio! Don’t forget to try our all new bar and cocktail menus available all summer long! Tickets:  $10 (Includes 4 tastings of featured Spirit, Wine, or Beer) Time: 6pm to 9pm

  6. Bun E Carlos & The Monday Night Band at Mary’s Place
    7:00PM @ Marys Place

    Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee, Bun E Carlos is back with his Monday Night Band, at Mary’s Place, in Rockford Illinois, on Monday, August 29th at 7pm sharp!