||Each year, during the first weekend of October, thousands of visitors flock to the beautiful Rock River Valley and Oregon, Illinois to enjoy the Autumn on Parade Festival . . . an event rich in the traditions of Northern Illinois.
The historic Ogle County Courthouse provides the backdrop for the festival's major attractions. In addition, you won't want to miss the special events at Stronghold Conference Center, Oregon Park East, the Oregon Coliseum and on the Riverfront. You'll enjoy free entertainment and a variety of family-oriented events and activities. Most of all you'll enjoy the warm hospitality that our community extends to each and every guest!
The Autumn on Parade Festival was initialed in 1970 as a means of attracting visitors to the beautiful Rock River Valley and Oregon, Illinois. Seven exhibitors participated in the first Festival, which has grown to be one of the area's largest and finest. The Autumn on Parade Festival showcases the best of Ogle County - Our People, Our Place, and Our Products.
We invite you to enjoy our community and the many events offered during this family-focused, activity-filled weekend.
2014 "Diamond Premium Sponsor"
Stillman Bank is committed to the communities we serve and we’re pleased to be the Presenting Celebrity Sponsor of the 43rd Annual Autumn On Parade festival. As a local community bank, we strive both as a bank and as individuals to do our part to help make our communities better places to live and work – and that benefits all of us! Visit any of our six convenient locations in Oregon, Byron, Rochelle, Rockford, Roscoe/Rockton and Stillman Valley, or online at stillmanbank.com. We hope you’ll join us at this year’s Autumn On Parade and help us celebrate 43 years of this fun and unique community event.
Saturday visitors to Oregon's Autumn on Parade festival will find it easy to get to all the festival attractions by buying a wristband for $2 and riding the festival's shuttles.
Wristbands allow visitors unlimited shuttle access. The shuttle to Stronghold's Olde English Faire, located north of Oregon, and the Auto and Tractor Classic and Chana School, located at Oregon Park East, will operate on a regular schedule (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) departing from the United Realty Company of Illinois parking lot at the intersection of Ill. 2 and Ill. 64.
Children under five will be allowed free transportation with parents.
Make sure you check arrival and departure times at each venue and at the Shuttle Center.
Rock River Center will provide the buses for this year's shuttle.