Fireworks show to light up downtown

Every year, the Rockford area enjoys the amazing Fourth of July fireworks show; it’s a tradition that has taken place for years. Mr. Fourth of July, Joe Marino, who has provided Rockford’s fireworks show for the last 40 years, invites you to come out and see these spectacular fireworks at 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 4 at Davis Park in downtown Rockford.

Enjoy the SkyConcert hosted by the rock station WXRX while witnessing the most spectacular fireworks show synchronized to music in Illinois. This year, the Fourth of July Committee will be raffling off a vacation for four in the beautiful city of Orlando, Fla., sponsored by the Greater Rockford Airport and Trans Meridian Airlines. This four-pack vacation includes round-trip airfare, along with hotel accommodations for three days and four nights and other great prizes.

Tickets can be purchased at the following locations until July 2: Tuffy’s Auto Service Center, 6574 E. Riverside Blvd., Loves Park or Tuffy’s at 4100 E. State, or any Rock River Bank location, or Project First Rate office, 223 E. State St.

Tickets are $4 each or three for $10. This event is sponsored by Fox 39, Greater Rockford Airport, Trans Meridian Airlines, Project First Rate, Pepsi, ComEd, Radio Works Broadcast, Cumulus Radio Broadcast and Courier Printing.

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