Run, Bike & Walk District

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

The City of Rock Falls Tourism Department oversees several parks in Rock Falls, Illinois. This allows the public to reserve parks and/or other areas within our parks at a nominal fee to utilize for family outings, special events and gatherings. When parks and/or other area within our parks are not reserved in advance, they are available to the public on a first come, first serve basis.

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 Program

Are you looking for a unique way to celebrate the birth of your child, graduation, wedding, anniversary, a memorial in honor of a loved one or any special recognition? Our program offers a lasting remembrance gift that honors a loved one throughout the seasons. Bench and tree sites are pre-determined and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. A small brass plaque will be inscribed with your tribute and then mounted in cement 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.

Explore Rock Falls

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. Click HERE for more information on the Rock Falls Riverfront.

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