This year’s National Night Out events are happening on both Tuesday, August 2nd and Wednesday, August 3rd in the Stateline! National Night Out is a community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships typically held on the first Tuesday in August each year. These events are always free and family-friendly. It’s a good chance to get to know your local law enforcement and meet members of your community!

Here are the events happening in the Stateline area.

Photo credit: Beloit Police Department

Tuesday, August 2nd

Byron Police at BJ Way Park (Corner of Blackhawk and Washington, Byron)
5 pm – 8 pm

There will be free food and activities including emergency vehicle displays, K9 demonstrations, water activities, bounce house and inflatable slide, Kona Ice on site, water games, and crafts.

View the Facebook post here.

Rochelle Police at Atwood Park (10th Avenue, Rochelle)
5 pm – 8 pm

There will be free food, fun activities, prizes, K-9 and taser demos, helicopter landing, local business information, and live performances.

View the Facebook post here.

Winnebago County Sheriff in Machesney Park at Harlem High School
1 Huskie Cir., Machesney Park, IL
5 pm – 7 pm

There will be a free block party with hot dogs, chips and drinks, police and fire department vehicle displays, K9 demonstrations, giveaways and more.

View the Facebook post here.

Janesville Police at Traxler Park
600 N, Main St., Janesville, WI
5 pm – 8 pm

Janesville police will have free food, live demonstrations, fun games and more.

View the Facebook post here.

South Beloit Police at American Legion
14879 Dorr Rd., South Beloit, IL
5 pm – 7:30 pm

South Beloit Police will be having free food and prizes.

View the Facebook post here.

Cherry Valley Police at Baumann Park (218 S. Walnut, Cherry Valley)
5:30 pm – 8 pm

The famous kickball game will be happening again. All participants in the kickball game get t-shirts. There will be free popcorn, Powerade, and water. There will be a chance to win prizes and giveaways. Police equipment and fire apparatus will be on display.

View the Facebook post here.

Rockford Police at City Market (E. State St. and Madison, Rockford, IL)
5:30 pm – 8 pm

Rockford Police Department will have free food and fun, Pickles the Clown, The “Red” Band, Kegel Harley-Davidson E-Bikes and jump start, K9s, face painting and more.

View the Facebook event here.

Roscoe Police at Main Street in Roscoe
6 pm – 8 pm

There will be demonstrations, a car show, music, giveaways, food, crafts and games, dunk tank, and photo ops.

View the Facebook event here.

Woodstock Police at Woodstock Water Works
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

There will be pizza, music, and use of the Water Works facility so bring your swimsuits.

View the Facebook post here.

Wednesday, August 3rd

Beloit Police at Riverside Park (1252 S. Riverside Dr., Beloit)
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

The City of Beloit Police Department will provide free steering wheel locks to the first 100 Beloit residents with a Kia or Hyundai. You will need to bring your vehicle or registration paperwork. There may be block parties going on in your neighborhood during the event time.

View the Facebook event here.

If you know of any other National Night Out events, email us at and we’ll add them to this list!

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