Are you a parent, grandparent or caregiver of kids in the Rockford area? Then you need to head to Rockford University on Sunday, April 28th for the first ever Rockford Youth Expo! Rockford Youth Expo is a one-of-a-kind event designed specifically to serve the children, youth, and families of the Rockford area. Funds raised from this event benefit Spectrum School.

When: Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 10 am – 4 pm

Where: Regent’s Hall in Rockford University
5050 E State St, Rockford, IL

Cost: FREE!

Stop by Sunday to check out the many classes, camps, and community services available to your family! Your kids can check out a fire truck, do some yoga, play a game of bowling, meet a princess, create art and more!

The first 150 attendees will receive a swag bag. Be sure to enter all of the giveaways including the big one – an overnight stay at Great Wolf Lodge in Wisconsin Dells!


  • Yoga with Tammie Ciciura
  • All About Interest Groups
  • Rogue Danny Concert
  • Open Mic/ Poetry Slam
  • Hairspray Vignettes
  • Guitar and Folk Choir
  • Dulcimer with Judy
  • Tae Kwon Do Demonstration
  • KNIB Reduce/Reuse/Recycle Program
  • Chinese Calligraphy
  • Girls on The Run Lesson
  • Make Your Own Oobleck
  • Make Your Own Catapult
  • Pictures with Princesses
  • Hammy the Ice Hog
  • Rockford Fire Department Truck
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Inflatable Bowling


  • Stateline Kids – Stop by our booth for a chance to win tickets to a not-yet-announced BIG show at the BMO Harris Center or a spring fun gift bag, get some animal tattoos, masks and stickers, take a picture at our photobooth and say hi!
  • Catch the Wave Swim Club
  • ComEd
  • K’s tae kwon do
  • International Student Exchange
  • Discovery Toys by Michelle Brennan
  • Music Academy in Rockford
  • Stateline Kids
  • Dolphin Swim Club
  • Hulsebus Chiro
  • Family Violence Coordinating Council (will share with partners like CASA, Children’s Home & Aid, etc)
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Music Together of Rockford
  • KidsSpot
  • Healing Path of Rockford
  • 815 Outside (includes Severson Dells, Klehm Arboretum, Natural Land Institute, Nature at the Confluence, Rockford Park District)
  • Rockford Public Library
  • Woodsong Nature School
  • Don Carter’s
  • Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful
  • Rockford Crunchy Ladies
  • Pilson tae kwon do
  • AbsaDazzle
  • Girls on the Run
  • Spectrum
  • Rockford University
  • WREX
  • Illinois Bank & Trust
  • Mercyhealth
More are being added every day! If there are no emergency calls and the weather cooperates, there will also be a SWAT car and a helicopter.
Don’t miss this fun day for the whole family! RSVP going to the Facebook event to stay up to date with announcements!

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