Here is a listing of some of our previous events and activities:

2016 Midtown Winter Holidays

Gates, Luttrell, The Lone Canary, Trinadora – Gala Concert
Details: October 13, 2016 – 7 p.m. (doors at 6) – Katie’s Cup, 502 Seventh St, Rockford, Illinois 61104
Katie’s Second Thursday series starts October 13th with a concert by four of the region’s favorite acts all in one night. Delicious food and beverages are available. Acoustics in Katie’s all-in-one-floor concert room are excellent. Admission is free. An opportunity to make donations directly to the performers and to purchase their CDs will be provided.

Midtown District Does Fall 2016 ArtScene
Fall ArtScene 2016
Details: Friday, October 7, 5-9 pm
Details: Saturday, October 8, 4-9 pm
Come see Art and hear Music at several great Midtown locations. While here, you can also eat at great Midtown restaurants!

Click here to see pictures from 2016’s Fall ArtScene!

3rd Annual Midtown Ethnic Parade and Festival 2016
Sunday, August 28, 2016
Great ethnic food and music with a parade through Midtown to start things off! Visit the Facebook Event page for more details.

Click here to see pictures from 2016’s Parade and Festival!

Registration Forms and Packets
Are you interested in sponsoring the 2016 Midtown Ethnic Parade and Festival? Click here.
Do you want to be a part of the Parade? Click here.
Want to be a part of the Art show? Click here.


Midtown Lutheran Parish Worship: We Are One In the Spirit
Sunday, June 26, 2016 – 10:30 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Location: The BMO Harris Bank Parking Lot at 7th Street & 4th Avenue, Rockford, IL

Midtown Lutheran Parish Worship: We Are One In the Spirit is a combined worship experience, showing church unity of these seven churches: First, Emmanuel, Salem. Tabor, Trinity, Calvary, and Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) Churches located in the Midtown District and its surrounding neighborhoods. The quartet of David and Susan Lippert, Jenny Olson, and Ken Toot will be performing, as will a joint choir from the presenting churches. Worship is from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. There will be a picnic potluck held after worship.

In the event of inclement weather, this event will be held at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 920 3rd Ave, Rockford, IL 61104. Click here for more information.

Spring ArtScene 2016

Friday, April 15, 2016 – 5-9 p.m.
Saturday, April 16, 2016 – 4-9 p.m.
Come see art at several great Midtown locations!