Comfort Inn & Suites
1133 N. 7th St.
Rochelle, IL 61068
Phone: (815) 562-5551
Fax: (815) 562-3911
Get a load of the latest action at this recently opened venue, famous with varsity kids and adults alike. Featuring Grammy nominee performers, choral groups and soloists such as Kanye West, this enormous facility welcomes all. Those in luck might just witness a one-of-a-kind concert, such as the B.B. King 80th Birthday Celebration Tour. Cheer your hearts out at the sports complex, where gymnasts, wrestling champs and basketball pros shine to the delight of their fans. Job fairs, cultural shows, trade events, theatre and ceremonies are the other attractions. A lobby, reception, VIP entrance, catering facility and media center make this a state-of-the-art center for the grandest events. With 10,000 seats available, it may sound easy to get in, but be forewarned, as the tickets sell out fast.
Held the first Saturday and Sunday in October, Autumn on Parade features a Farmer's Market, with homemade items from over 100 vendors, plenty of live entertainment, a variety of food, the Auto Classic, a tractor show, toy and art show, Olde English Faire, plenty of family activities, the popular Harvest Time Parade, and much more.
The annual fair showcases the achievements of local agriculturally involved 4H and FFA clubs and offers fun for the entire family including live entertainment, a demolition derby, tractor pull, rodeo, midway and good food. Livestock judging and educational exhibits such as foods, handicrafts, photography, and horticulture are also featured.
This racetrack offers a variety of racing events throughout the year.
A 125 seat open beamed log cabin lodge, is the setting for live stage shows featuring talented singers, actors and comedians, along with a delicious home cooked meal. Mid-week afternoon Matinees run from April to mid-November.
Don't let the demure appearance and unexpected location of this bustling bar fool you. Take 20 is a place where you will find great music, delicious food and all the fixings for a good time. With its laid-back ambiance and friendly atmosphere, Take 20 is a great place to hang out with friends over drinks, or even to enjoy a hearty breakfast before heading to work. Apart from potent cocktails, the bar also whips up a mean chili, scrumptious burgers, juicy steaks, pizza and some of the hottest wings around. While the daily drink specials and the bar's laid-back vibe are plenty to draw in the crowds, Take 20 is best known for the stellar live performances held here. Despite its modest stature, Take 20 has hosted performances by bands like INCITE, Romantic Rebel, Seasons After and The Last Vegas. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for updates on the latest shows and specials.
Overlooking the scenic Rock River, The Millennium Center is a multi-faceted event complex. It features meeting rooms and spaces that can accommodate variety of events. Baby showers, receptions, reunions, private parties, social functions to formal events, the list of events held here is endless. Apart from that, it also comprises outdoor spaces and a modern gymnasium. You can hire the relevant room befitting your requirements and budget. Call for more details.
This professional regional theater offers comedies, dramas, and musicals by professional actors and guest stars.
There is no better way to enjoy highly energized musical events and concerts by renowned artists, than at the Waterfront Festival Grounds. Big festivals kick off every season with wide varieties of chart-buster hits and songs. The venue attracts a lot of eager people who wish to bump into popular regional and international artists. There is plenty of excitement at the grounds and its a fitting end to every season. Call for more details.
Veterans Memorial Hall is a landmark structure commemorating veterans of all wars in Winnebago County. Dedicated in 1903 by President Theodore Roosevelt, it is one of the first of its kind in the state of Illinois and built in Greek revival and classical architectural styles. It showcases a collection of war artifacts, well-preserved over the years, that offer a glimpse into the country's history. The hall can be rented out for private and social events.
The Coronado Theatre's name and its slogan, "Rockford's Wonder Theatre," was chosen after a contest sponsored by the Rockford Register-Gazette. The theater was purchased by Kerasotes Theatres in 1970, and stopped presenting motion pictures in 1984. The Coronado was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979, and was listed on the State of Illinois Register of Historic Sites in 1980.
This heritage structure, established in 1927, is a much-sought after venue for music. The ornate concert hall designed with an abundance of red, has an old world charm about it. Moreover, it is equipped with the latest amenities and sound system. Various touring troupes, broadways shows and orchestras have halted at this theater to perform. Past performers include the Rockford Symphony Orchestra, the Marx Brothers, Frank Sinatra and Bob Dylan. Private parties and banquets can also be held here.