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Rockford River Days
August 9th - 11th, 2024

Rockford River Days is a weekend of food, fun, family, and friends down at Riverside Park! Please click through the different pages on this website to look at events that will be happening all weekend, find forms for registering for events, and locate contact information if you have further questions. We can't wait to see you down at the park August 9th-11th!

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2023 Grand Marshal

 

Morrie Melchert

If you went through Rockford Schools or have attended any Rockford sporting events in the last ~50 years, you probably recognize Mr. Morrie Melchert. Morrie has been a staple of Rockford and Rocket Athletics since 1970, when he started coaching. Through his many years, Morrie has coached Track & Field, Football, Basketball, Baseball, and Softball, and has volunteered for or cheered on numerous other sports and events in Rockford. He was also an Industrial Arts teacher for 30 years, and was a substitute teacher for years as well until recently fully retiring from teaching. Morrie spent 4.5 years in the United States Air Force proudly serving his country. Rockford is very lucky to present Morrie Melchert as the 2023 Rockford River Days Grand Marshal!

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Contact Us

Have questions? Look for specific emails below, or send us a Message on Facebook!

Park Event Info and Publicity:

Renee Hafften 

Riverdaysparade@aol.com


Food Vendors:

Jennifer Penney

612-298-7720

riverdaysvendor@gmail.com


Kids Events/Treasurer:

Jessica Fitch

763-443-6390

jjhmfitch@gmail.com 

 

Ambassador Program

Heather Tody

763-350-1083

rockfordambassadors@yahoo.com  


Cribbage

Mandy Vergin

mandy_vergin@yahoo.com


Donations & Event Sponsors

Hailie McLearen

mclearenh@hotmail.com


Parade Info

Renee Hafften

612-715-1017

Riverdaysparade@aol.com 


Rumble on the River/Outdoor Wrestling Open – https://raaasports.sportngin.com/register/form/335701224


Texas Hold ‘em

Lyle Georges

lyle1980@gmail.com


Volleyball Tournament

Jennifer Penney

612-298-7720

jennpenn.volleyball@gmail.com


Bingo

Kevin Koehler

952-491-3572


Bean Bag Toss

Elizabeth Graunke

Graunke45@gmail.com

Marketplace

Heather Tody

763-350-1083

riverdaysvendor@gmail.com

 

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