Directions

Old Settlers Days is located at Settlers Park on E Hawick Street in right behind First National Bank/Macktown, (one block off of Main Street) in Downtown Rockton, IL.




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There is NO cost for parking.


There will be courtesy parking at Chemtool Incorporated 801 W Rockton Road (corner of Hwy 2). We will have free First Student shuttle buses to the festival grounds. Thursday and Friday the bus starts at 4 running to 11:30 pm both days.  Saturday 1 pm to 11:30 pm and Sunday 2 pm to 10 pm. Security personnel will be on site the entire weekend at this location. No overnight parking.


Parking restrictions have been established on the perimeter streets of festival grounds to ensure the safety of pedestrian traffic and emergency vehicle access. It is recommended that you also use the free parking provided at Hononegah High School (307 Salem Street). The main entrance of the festival is a short walk west on Main Street from that parking lot. Handicapped parking is being offered at the parking lot on the corner of Blackhawk and Hawick Streets. Vehicles using this location must display a valid handicapped parking placard.

General Directions:
From the South/East (Rockford/Chicago) or from the North (WI):
From I-90: Exit on Rockton Road, turn west approx 3.5 miles. Rockton Road becomes Union Street at the Hwy 2 intersection. Chemtool is located on this intersection, park here for free parking and shuttle.

From the South: (Rockford)

  • From 251: Travel north to 251/Hononegah Road. Turn Left on Hononegah Road. Travel approx 3 miles, the road becomes Main Street after the bridge crossing Hwy 2. Park at Hononegah High school.


  • From HWY 2 : Travel north, turn right at Rockton Road/Union Street. Chemtool Inc is on the corner for free parking and a shuttle ride to the festival grounds.


From The North: (Beloit/Janesville/Madison)
From I-90: Travel south, exit on Rockton Road. Turn right (west) travel approx 3.5 miles Rockton Road becomes Union Street at the Hwy 2 intersection.There is courtesy parking at Chemtool Inc 801 W Rockton Road with shuttle buses running.

From The West: (Freeport)
Take Hwy 75 east to Meridian Road, turn left (north). Travel to Shirland road and turn right (east). Shirland Road turns into Rockton Road/Union Street as you enter Rockton. There is construction on the bridge coming into Rockton, there may be delays. We recommend turning south on Wagon Wheel Road, then north on HWY 2, turn right on Rockton Road and Chemtool is located on the corner for free parking and shuttle. If you choose to stay on HWY 75, there will be delays. Turn right on Salem Street and park at Hononegah High School.



























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Construction Warning!

Please note that Blackhawk Blvd (HWY 75) is under construction and is one lane on the bridge coming into Rockton from the West/South. We encourage you to allow a little extra time and to avoid this road, use Hwy 2 / Main Street / Rockton Road when possible.When coming from the west, use the detour onto Wagon Wheel Road to Hwy 2.