Round up your amigos and kick off The Cinco de Mayo Fiesta starting with the Cinco-K, a 5K Run/Walk to benefit of HOPE of Ogle County. Registrations are available online at Eventbrite.com; walk-in registrations are also available through the Flagg-Rochelle Community Park District. The run begins at 1pm at First Presbyterian Church along the bike path.
Join the festivities downtown, happening from 4-10pm. We’ll have delicious Mexican food and live performances throughout the evening, including Galli Lucha Libre (Mexican wrestling) at 5:30pm.
Cinco de Mayo can’t happen without the popular Chihuahua Race starting at 5pm. The Chihuahua best dressed contest and parade happens at 4:45pm.
Authentic Mexican food will be served by local vendors Tacos al Pastor#1, Oasis, El Sol, Off the Wall Café, El Tapatio, Nina’s Tacos and Lupita’s Supermarket. Restaurant Tecalitlan will serve traditional margaritas and cantaritos.
Enjoy performances by Ballet Nueva Imagen, the RTHS Jazz Band, Tamborazo Salinas and to close the night Eterno Show de Chicago will take the stage at 8 pm.
The event is sponsored by the City of Rochelle and LULAC Rochelle.
Hosted by Rochelle Middle School
The Memorial Day Parade, hosted by Rochelle's VFW post, steps off at 10am, heading down Lincoln Highway, west on Lincoln Avenue, North on 9th Street and west on 8th Avenue to the Veteran's Memorial at Lawnridge Cemetery.
The Rochelle Community Hospital's annual 5k event.
Register online today!
Click here to register.
Food and fun to celebrate our Railfans!
Food, live music and beer in Downtown Rochelle!
Freshly baked goods, locally grown produce, crafts and more!
Enjoy a complimentary movie in the park, hosted by First National Bank and Rochelle Municipal Utilities!
Music by the Municipal Band and Fireworks to celebrate Independence Day in Rochelle!
Bring the kids to get up close and personal with trains in Rochelle!
Rochelle businesses give out free hotdogs today! Hosted by the Rochelle NewsLeader.
Enjoy a FREE family swim night at Spring Lake, compliments of the City of Rochelle!
Fresh baked goods, locally grown produce, crafts and more!
Details coming soon!
Carnival rides, games, food, music and more!
Locally grown produce, fresh baked goods, crafts and more!
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