River District Association Blog

Fall Cook’s Tour of Downtown

Fall Cook’s Tour of Downtown An RDA event sponsored by Nadi Creative Branding Group Wednesday, September 24, 2014 5-9pm Join us in a tour of amazing food provided by 7 participating restaurants! The tour is all within walking distance. Take your time and taste each of the samplings at each establishment and tour each at […]

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Groove Walk-ing Dead

Groove Walk is back! River District Association (RDA) and Rockford Area Music Industry (RAMI) have teamed up to present “Groove Walk-ing Dead.” Saturday, October 18, 2014 8pm-1am $8.00 in advance/ $10 at the door Volunteers are needed for this fun and exciting evening. Volunteers will be given a free ticket to the event. For more […]

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Historic Walking Tour

Join us for a Historical Walking Tour of downtown Rockford on Friday, September 26 from 6:30-8pm. The tour will start at the corner of E State St. and Water St. at Rockford City Market. Gary Anderson will be guiding the tour.

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Historic Bike Tour

Join us Saturday, October 18th behind City Hall at 425 E State St, Rockford, Il at 9 am for  our Historical Bike Tour of downtown. This will be a 2 1/2  hour tour guided by Gary Anderson. We are looking forward to seeing you there!    

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Historical Walking Tour

Join us for a Historical Walking Tour of downtown Rockford on Friday, July 25th  at 7pm. The tour will start at the corner of E State St and Water St. Gary Anderson will be guiding the tour that will include the renovations of the 300 and 400 blocks of E State Street. Come downtown and […]

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Historical Bike Tour

Join us this Saturday, July 26th behind City Hall at 425 E State St, Rockford, Il at 9 am for  our Historical Bike Tour of downtown. This will be a 2 hour tour guided by Gary Anderson. We are looking forward to seeing you there!  

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July 30th RDA Mixer

Join us on the patio at the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau on Wednesday, July 30th Kiwi Café & Bar and Vintage @ 501 will be providing appetizers and Bella Luna Bakery will be providing dessert. A cash bar will be provided by Vintage @  501. Rain or shine, we will be able to […]

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2014 River District Events

Spring Cook’s Tour- June 18th Historical Walking Tour- July 25th at 7:00pm during City Market Downtown Bike Tour- July 26th at 9 am- 2 hour tour of current renovations The 4th Annual Rods on the Rock with the Lombardi Club- September 13th Fall Cook’s Tour- September 24th Groove Walk with RAMI- October 18th Heart of […]

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Rockford Sharefest will be hitting the streets of downtown Rockford on Friday, June 20, 2014 ! They have partnered with the City of Rockford and the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB) to advance the Forest City Beautiful initiative. The project will run continually from June 20- June 28…. go to their website to […]

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A Cook’s Tour of Downtown- Spring!

  The River District Association is thrilled with the opportunity to present the 8th annual “A Cook’s Tour of Downtown” on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 in partnership with downtown restaurants. This event was developed to bring people downtown Rockford to sample cuisine at the various restaurants in the River District. New this year, the River […]

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