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Sinnissippi Music Shell Available for Rentals

Rockford Park District’s Sinnissippi Music Shell, 1401 N. 2nd St., Rockford, IL, is a great outdoor venue for weddings, church services, community concerts, and much more.

The Music Shell’s 2019 season runs from mid-May to mid-September. Events must occur during daylight hours, and may not exceed five hours, including set-up and strike.

Two Music Shell rental package options are available:

The Social for $250, a two-hour minimum, five-hour maximum rental including seating for 1,000, basic electricity, public restroom access, and use of shaded VIP seating area.

The Gala package for $600 includes all features of The Social package, plus: use of the in-house sound system (L-Acoustics line array speaker system), access to small storage, and on-site sound technician(s).

For wedding requests, the rental fee includes a two-hour rehearsal the night before the event, subject to availability. The Sinnissippi Twin Shelters are adjacent to the Music Shell, and are also available for rentals at $220 additional during special events.

For reservations, availability, and rental requirements/guidelines, as well as information on accessibility for people with disabilities, email johnbeck@rockfordparkdistrict.org or call 815- 987-1636. Patrons reserving the Music Shell must be 18 years of age or older. Reservations can be accepted up to one year prior to the date of the event.

Mike Costello