Run, Bike & Walk District

Space is now available for events! Space is now available for events!

From the newly erected Celletti Pavilion to our oldest park, Veterans Memorial Park, you will find the space to suit your event needs at our unique Rock Falls, IL locations. 

RB&W District Events

Interested in hosting an event in Rock Falls, IL? You'll find all your event needs in the RB&W District! From fishing tournaments and fireworks to National Tours stops, there is always a family friendly event to experience. Rock Falls has been host to many wonderful events and Rock Falls Tourism would be more than happy to discuss your future event at the Riverside Park & Amphitheater, Lovelight, Veterans Memorial Park or at our newest space, Celletti Pavilion. Contact the Director of Tourism & Events at (815) 622-1106 with any questions about having an event in the RB&W District.

RB&W District Commemorative Benches & Trees

The City of Rock Falls has opportunities available to memorialize your loved ones by purchasing a bench or a tree to be placed in RB&W District Community Park. Can't decide what to get Mom and Dad for their upcoming anniversary? Looking for a  lasting remembrance of a loved one? Want a  unique way to celebrate the birth of your child, graduation, wedding, anniversary, or any special recognition? Through our Commemorative Tree and Bench Program you can establish a  living memorial and beautify your park at the same time, as well as offer respite to park visitors to help them enjoy their surroundings.

You may dedicate a bench or tree in RB&W District Community Park in memory or in honor of an individual, group or corporation. Bench and tree sites are pre-determined in accordance with the City of Rock Falls RB&W District Master Plan and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. A small brass plaque will be inscribed with your tribute and then mounted on the cement  pad for benches and a small cement pad with brass plaque in front of trees.

To discuss commemorative giving opportunities, please contact the Director of Tourism & Events at (815) 622-1106. You may also download the printable application and mail with check. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call with any questions.

Opportunities for larger gifts, such as the amphitheater, water feature, bathrooms, boardwalks and other facility upgrades are available. Please contact the Director of Tourism & Events for more information.

RB&W District Park Development

Rock Falls Riverfront Rock Falls Tourism IL

Rock Falls is on your way, no matter where your destination. We're centrally located between Iowa/Illinois Quad Cities to our southwest and Rockford on our northeast. At the crossroads of major state and interstate highways, Rock Falls is situated at the intersection of US Route 30 and Illinois Route 40 and is adjacent to Interstate 88 with two interchanges. From Chicago, Head West! Rock Falls, IL is two hours from Downtown Chicago and only one hour from the western Chicago suburbs

On May 5th 2016, Rock Falls Hotel Group opened the riverfront Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Rock Falls, IL. The Holiday Inn Express & Suites offers luxurious sleeping room, an exquisite indoor pool, a huge work-out room and a hot breakfast with comfortable seating area provided compliments to their hotel guests. Enjoy unwinding on the outdoor patio watching the local wildlife and the Rock River flow by. Close to both business districts in Rock Falls and Sterling, only moments away from the Sinnissippi Dam Walkway and Hennepin Canal, complimentary Wi-Fi, plenty of parking and a staff that stands ready to serve you, should make your choice an easy one when staying in the Sauk Valley Area. Click HERE for more information on the Rock Falls Riverfront.

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