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SUMMER SPLASH June 23 & 24, 2023

WILD - FUN - FREE

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👉Sponsorship = THOUSANDS of positive impressions PLUS ensures a great community event.  Call 815.625.4500 or email sam@rockfallchamber.com

👉Volunteer. WE NEED YOU! Make your community great while having fun! Call 815.625.4500 or email sam@rockfallchamber.com

Thank you to our sponsors!

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Don't forget to check out the ambulance tours and stage performers!

Ambulance tours

  • 6/23 from 4-8pm 

  • 6/24 from 11am-2pm

Stage Performers

6/24

  • River Country Stomp from 12-12:50pm

  • Les Thunderberg & Friends from 2-2:50pm

Fire Dept brush fire water activity

6/24 11-3 

Each individual activity has details and registration links below

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Friday 11-3

Lunch on the Go!

STROLL THE RIVERFRONT & SUPPORT YOUR COMMUNITY ON YOUR LUNCH BREAK!

Fast Service - Wild Game Cookout - Root Beer Fest - Sweets & Snacks

- Vendor Booths

PLUS entertainment & DJ on the stage.

Rock Falls Chamber's Wild Game Cookout - NEW MENU: Hot & Delicious Buffalo Burgers, Fresh Elk Brats, Yummy Ostrich hot dogs, Zesty Cheese Burgers, & Hot Dogs for the kiddos!

 

Additional Food Vendors will be selling Fresh lemon shakeups, Mexican fruit & corn, Sweet Butts Cotton Candy, Chill Shack with shaved ice, icecream, snacks, sweet treats, slushies, and more in RB&W Park and 1st Ave Parking Lot all weekend.

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Register as a food vendor

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Friday 11-10

Family Day Activities

Friday is ALL about FAMILIES! Something fun for everyone from babies to grandmas. ALMOST EVERYTHING IS FREE!

11am-8pm

Vendors, give-aways,  & fun food

Wild Game Cookout

Free Kid's Activities

Live Bands & Performances Demonstrations

4pm-8pm - Petting Zoo

6pm  - YMCA Family 5K

6:30pm - YWCA Stuffed Animal Pageant

7pm - Magical Sign-Along & Dance Party

8:30pm - NAMI Outdoor Family Movie Night

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Join the event on Facebook!

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Saturday 11-3

Community Day Activities

This is a party you won't want to miss!  There is something for everyone all day long. ALMOST EVERYTHING IS FREE!

11-3pm

Live Bands & Performance Groups

Wild Game Cookout

EVEN MORE Crafters & Vendors

Give-Aways & Activities

Petting Zoo

Entertainment

Sweet Treats & Snacks

Royal Doggy Pageant

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Join the event on Facebook

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Friday & Saturday

Wild Game Cookout

+ Food & Snack Vendors

NEW MENU: Hot & Delicious Buffalo Burgers, Fresh Elk Brats, Yummy Ostrich hot dogs, Zesty Cheese Burgers, & Hot Dogs for the kiddos!

 

SERVING FRESH OFF THE GRILL: RB&W Park Friday Fast Lunch & Delicious Dinner 11-7  | Saturday  - 11-3

Additional Food Vendors will be selling Fresh lemon shakeups, Mexican fruit & corn, Sweet Butts Cotton Candy, Chill Shack with shaved ice,  icecream, snacks, sweet treats, slushies, and more in RB&W Park and 1st Ave Parking Lot all weekend.

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Join the event online

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Friday & Saturday

Crafters - Vendors  - Businesses - Non-Profits

Local businesses and non-profits partner with the Rock Falls Chamber & Summer Splash to celebrate the best of what our community has to offer.

Unique handcrafted items

Give-Aways

Tons of Kid's Activities

Vendors with specialty products

Vendors will be located in the RB&W Park throughout the weekend.  Check out the map for a list of participants.

Registration details in the link below. No vendors accepted after 6/18

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Booth Details & Registration

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Friday 6pm

YMCA Family 5k

Third Annual Summer Splash Family 5k hosted by the Sterling-Rock Falls YMCA.  The route starts at the RB&W Park, heads down 2nd Street to the scenic Hennepin Canal, and back to the Riverfront.

Cost is $10 for an individual or $15 for a family (up to 4 people). T-shirts are included in the fee.

Registration for the 5K will run through the Sterling-Rock Falls Family YMCA.

All participants will receive a 5K t-shirt if they register before June 10th. After the early bird time frame, t-shirts are not guaranteed. Participants will be able to pick up their t-shirts at the YMCA in advance.

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Friday 8:30pm

NAMI Family Movie Night

Bring a lawn chair, the kids, and some friends!  NAMI will be hosting a free family movie night under the stars.  Popcorn and other snack items will be available for sale.  Sit in the RB&W riverfront bleachers for the best view.
 

Movie starts at dusk.  


Movie: Minions Rise of Gru

NAMI will be serving Popcorn!

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Saturday 11AM

Happy Tails Doggy Pageant

Bow - Wow - Wow!

Dress Your pet up in their Royal best! Kings and Queens and all Royal Jesters in between!

Registration is free, monetary donations are appreciated. Proceeds go towards Happy Tails Humane Society. 

 

NEW THIS YEAR: Only 1 category.

1st, 2nd, 3rd place 

- BEST DRESSED 

All dogs MUST be leashed & current with their rabies vaccination and wearing their current rabies tag.

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Register with Happy Tails 

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Friday 6:30pm

YWCA Kid's Stuffed Animal Pageant

Kids - It's time to grab your favorite stuffed animal and show how awesome he/she is to the world!! We are inviting children of all ages to join in the fun at Summer Splash!

Tell their story, share their special skills (like backflips or lullabies), and come dressed for fun!

Register at the event 6-6:20pm

Pageant beings: 7pm

TOTALLY FREE!

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Activity Hosted By the YWCA call: (815) 625-0333

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Friday 11-8

Root Beer Fest

A&W Root Beer, Sprechers, and floats to go!

Enjoy some of your favorite flavors and celebrate the best of summer.  

Root Beer Fest will take place in the tent attached to the Wild Game Cookout Friday 11-8 / while supplies last. 

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Friday 7pm

Magical Sing-A-Long  Dance Party
hosted by Rockin' Nutrition  

Show us your best moves, belt out

the tunes and dance the night away. 

Our Dj will bring the party with his favorite snowman, summer-loving friend.  "Let it go" & let loose with magical classics PLUS new hits that the whole family will love. 

Your host, Rockin' Nutrition, will be helping bring the PARTYY!!

Dress in your favorite costume, or

your best dance clothes.

Special characters will be joining the party too! 

Free, Open to all ages & guaranteed summer singing fun. 

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RB&W Park Stage

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