- Our list of the best things to do in Rockford, Illinois, features the top 69 nearby activities — including 29 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Rockford, IL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Amusement, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 24 things to do within the city of Rockford, IL , followed by 45 popular activities in nearby cities, including Beloit, Loves Park, Cherry Valley, Belvidere, Oregon, De Kalb, Lake Geneva and Janesville
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Small-group players use puzzles and clues of the room to escape within the 60-minute time limit
Coronado Theatre is a state of the art venue for the performing arts that originally opened in 1927. A variety of notable performers have taken the stage there including Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra, the Marx Brothers, and Bob Hope.
Bordering the Rock River, Davis Park is located on seven acres and hosts festivals, fairs, concerts, movies and recreational events. The park offers open grassy areas that can be used for picnics and paved trails for walking.
Affiliated with and hosted by Rock Valley College, the Starlight Theatre features a retractable roof that allows for theater under the stars on clear nights. The theater brings famous shows to town, and also hosts original works.
Commonly visited for its disc golf course, Anna Page Park is a public park featuring a number of amenities for visitors to enjoy. Other amenities include a walking trail, sheltered pavilion with picnic tables, and a large playground.
Founded in 1986, the J R Kortman Center For Design is a combination art gallery and store that specializes in items that showcase the principles of fine design. The facility also houses a small book and wine department.
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Davis Park, 320 S Wyman Street, Rockford, IL 61101 MoreLess Info
Weekends in the Park is an occasional entertainment event that features a concession stand, movie showings, and musical concerts. The first 1,000 people to arrive in the park get a free bag or popcorn.
A 16-screen movie theater, AMC Showplace Rockford 16 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers an IMAX auditorium, stadium seating, a party room, theater rentals and a concession area with food and drinks.
Featuring designated public skating hours, Carlson Artic Ice Arena offers visitors a 185 foot long ice arena that hosts both youth and adult hockey programs. The arena also hosts freestyle figure skating sessions.