Rockford’s 42nd Annual Harvest Fest: Schedule of Events 2018

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2018

11:30 am – 8:00 pm Rockford Rotary Chicken Barbecue – Rotary Pavilion

5:00 pm – 11:00 pm Rockford Brewing Beer Tent – Build Your Own Brat Bar

8:00 pm  – LIVE Music – Fauxgrass – Promenade Lot

4:00 pm – 11:00 pm Lion’s Club Beer Tent – LIVE Music – Pavilion Parking Lot

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2018

8:00 am – 1:00 pm Farm Market – South Squires Street

8:00 am – 10:30 am Pancake Breakfast – United Methodist Church

8:00 am – 12:00 pm Antique Tractors – Rockford Ace Hardware

9:00 am – 11:00 pm Lion’s Club Beer Tent – LIVE Music – Pavilion Parking Lot

9:30 am – 4:00 pm Used Book Sale – Krause Memorial Library

9 :00 am –  Chili Cook Off Set Up Begins – Chili Cook Off Tent

9:30 am –  Chili Cook Off “Lighting of the Stoves” Begins

10:00 am –  Dedication of the Michael Young Riverfront Memorial

10:00 am – 2:00 pm Classic Car Show – Main Street

10:00 am – 2:00 pm Smokehouse Samples – Herman’s Boy

10:00 am – 2 :00 pm Flu Shots – Welcome Center

10:00 am – 4:00 pm Museum Grandma’s Attic Sale – Squire Street

10:00 am – 5 :00 pm Make-It and Take-It Scarecrow Building – Dam Parking Lot

10:00 am – 5:00 pm Harvest Food – Cider & Donuts

10:00 am – 5:00 pm Crafters, Vendors – Pavilion Parking Lot

10:00 am – 5:00 pm Harvest Fest Vintage Market – Full Circle Design/ReSale lots

10:00 am – FREE Pumpkin Decorating – The Sweet Tooth

10:00 am – 5:00 pm Face Painting – Garden Club Park

11:30 am – 8:00 pm Rockford Rotary Chicken Barbecue – Rotary Pavilion

11:00 am – 4:00 pm Children’s Games, Bounce House

11:00 am – 4:00 pm Corn Maze

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Petting Zoo and Pony Rides – Garden Club Park

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Hayrides – Corner Squire Street and Bridge Street

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Balloon Guy

1:00 pm – 11:00 pm Build Your Own Brat Bar – Rockford Brewing Beer Tent

1:30 pm – Tractor Parade Through Downtown Rockford

2:00 pm  – Classic Car Show – Winners Announced – Northland Parking Lot

1:00 pm –  Chili Judging Begins – Chili Cook Off Tent

1:00 pm –  Chili Samples on Sale – Chili Cook Off Tent

2:00 pm – Chili Winners Announced

3:00 pm – Cornhole Tournament – Lion’s Beer Tent

8:00 pm –  Rockford Brewing Beer Tent – LIVE Music –  Afro Zuma

Dusk –  Movies on the Rogue  –  “The Greatest Showman”

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2018

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Make-It and Take-It Scarecrow Building – Dam Parking Lot

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Harvest Food – Cider & Donuts

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Children’s Games, Bounce House, Corn Maze – Garden Club Park

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Face Painting –  Garden Club Park

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Petting Zoo and Pony Rides – Garden Club Park

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Crafters, Vendors – Pavilion Parking Lot

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Build Your Own Brat – Rockford Brewing Company

1:00 pm  – LIVE Music – An Dro

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Hayrides – (corner of Squires Street and Bridge Street)

1:00 pm  – Coloring Contest Winners Announced –  Garden Club Park Stage

1:00 pm –  Kids Pedal Tractor Pull Contest –  Garden Club Park

3:00 pm – Trick or Treating around town  – Meet in Chili Cook Off Tent

Costume contest to follow in the Chili Cook Off Tent

 

October 6th and 7th, 2018

Make-it and Take-it Scarecrow Building