It’s time to start planning your weekend getaways for this summer and July 4th will be here before you know it. If you’re eager to get back into the social saddle, the best place to catch up with friends, try new foods, and catch some live music is at the return of Rockford’s Long Play Music Fest. The festival is a four-day experience situated to make the height of the summer season a weekend to remember. Here are 15 reasons to attend the Long Play Music Fest this summer:
1) Cheap Trick is headlining the weekend.
The Rock n Roll Hall of Fame inductees are sure to play their classics in addition to newer releases.
2) It’s Family Friendly!
Folks of all ages will be able to bask in the music, food, and attractions.
3) There’s a spectacular carnival.
Attractions include classics like the Ferris wheel and range to thrills for more advanced riders.
4) Food will be abundant.
The area’s best restaurants will create a Grill Pit with your favorite summer staples. Get ready for juicy burgers, crispy fries, and mouth-watering handhelds.
5). It’s July 4th weekend!
You should be out anyway – why not celebrate the whole weekend?
6) There’s a private firework display all four nights!
Watch the sky light up in celebration of our nation’s independence.
We’re opening the festival Thursday, 7/1 at 3 PM for those heading to the Rivets game as they play Battle Creek.
8) A stadium venue.
After Thursday’s event, the Rivets Stadium will be transformed into Long Play Music Fest.
9) Two separate stages.
20 bands. Four days. Family-friendly LIVE MUSIC.
10) Free parking.
11) Kid’s area.
Engage with unique vendors or stick around for magic shows, crafting, or the Kidbucks Game Show.
12) Entertainment all day.
From Friday – Sunday, the festival is open from noon to 11 PM.
13) Coolers full of drink options.
Crack open a cold one or enjoy the sweetness of sangria, wine, and more!
14) COVID-19 Safety.
Capacity is restricted for the safety of you and your loved ones.
15) Artisans and Community Participation.
While enjoying the festival, you’ll have the opportunity to support and engage with local businesses and crafts.
Long Play Music Fest is sure to be a hit for the whole family. Be sure to get your tickets here to make this July 4th a weekend to remember.