The Rockford High School band dazzles in bright green as it leads the River Days Parade. (Photo by Bill Nord)
Rockford Elementary School’s own Judy Steeber rides as the grand marshal. Steeber is retired after serving Rockford Elementary for 37 years.
Outgoing Rockford Royalty, represented by Ambassadors MiKayla Erickson and Katy Suton, and Junior Ambassadors Ashley Johnson and Meghan Roggenkamp wave in the Rockford River Days parade.
While taking a ride in the 1927 Hanover fire truck, the new Hanover Royalty wave in one of their first parades in a neighboring city.
Kaydance Arens, from Buffalo, collects candy during the Rockford River Days parade.
Trey Tody takes a rollercoaster ride during the Rockford River Days celebration.
New Ambassadors for Rockford are crowned at the coronation during Rockford River Days. From left to right are Junior Ambassadors Lauren Condon and Claire Shaikoski and Senior Ambassadors Emily Eberspacher and Annika Jensen.
Levi Broking stands next to his grandma Gayle and holds his prize after winning the Rockford medallion hunt.