Experience Loves Park, Illinois
"The City with a Heart"
Loves Park is a flourishing residential, commercial, and industrial community in Northern Illinois.  We have a wide variety of housing options, employment options, and recreational opportunities.  Located 80 miles Northwest of Chicago, Loves Park is situated along the beautiful Rock River and is adjacent to the City of Rockford, Illinois.  Whether you are looking for a state park for camping, boating and fishing, a booming commercial and industrial sector, or a minor league baseball game, Loves Park is a close-knit community that offers it all!

News and Announcements

2017 Young at Heart Parade
Join us for the 2017 Young at Heart Parade on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 9:00 AM.  The theme of the parade is "Preserve the Environment" and the color scheme is Blue, Yellow & Green.
The Young At Heart Parade is a great way to showcase your business, organization or group. Where else can you get FREE ADVERTISING for your group or business and HAVE FUN in the process? BACK AGAIN THIS YEAR–FLOAT CONTEST -Sponsored by the Backyard Grill & Bar!! Backyard Grill & Bar will award two $50.00 gift certificates for the two floats with the best use of our parade theme & color scheme! One for the best community service/nonprofit group & one for the best commercial entry. Start planning early–USE YOUR IMAGINATION! If you’re not float builders, that’s OK–we welcome all types of entries, BIG or SMALL!!

Download the Parade Application HERE
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Road Closure Notice for 3/17/17
Theodore Street, between Pine Street and Birch Street, will be closed to thru traffic tomorrow, Friday, March 17, 2017, to allow Rock River Water Reclamation District to conduct work on the sanitary sewer system. The work is anticipated to take no more than one day. Please take an alternate route if traveling in this area. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. Read More
Paulson Road Closure Notice for 3/10/17
NOTICE: Paulson Road, between Harlem Road and Orth Road, will be closed to through traffic Friday, March 10, 2017 from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for culvert repair/replacement. Please use an alternate route during this time. For further information, please contact the Loves Park Public Works Department at (815) 639-2510. Read More
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