Celebrate Labor Day at the On the Waterfront Festival in Rockford

Are you looking for a fun way to celebrate Labor Day near your McHenry County real estate? Well, you’re in luck. Once again, Illinois largest street festival, On the Waterfront, will take place in Rockford over Labor Day weekend. The four-day festival will begin Thursday, Sept. 1 and run through Sunday, Sept. 4.

Jason Derulo will headline Saturday, Sept. 3 with Stone Temple Pilots to close out the festival Sunday. Thursday, the Rock Allegiance Tour featuring Buckcherry, Papa Roach, Puddle of Mud, Crossfire, Red and Drive A will perform.

For country fans, Jerrod Nieman will take the stage Friday, Sept. 2 and LoCash Cowboys will perform Sunday Sept. 4. Here Come the Mummies are back for a return engagement on Sunday.

There is a 5K run along the Rock River on Saturday. Anyone wishing to participate should start checking in after 6:30 a.m. on Saturday morning.

On The Waterfront is always an entertaining event and a good way to end the summer season. Three-day passes are $15 if purchased in advance, wristbands will be available for $15 for a one day admission at the gate. Have fun and enjoy the festival.

And, while you’re out enjoying the holiday weekend, don’t forget to come and tour our Richmond new homes at The Trails of Pheasant Ridge, Williams Bay real estate at Bailey Estates, Poplar Grove homes at The Trails of Dawson Creek or our McHenry County real estate at Liberty Trails.

For more information about these communities or to schedule a tour, visit the Gerstad Builders website.