Loves Park Festival Grounds (east of City Hall)
100 Heart Blvd. Loves Park, IL 61111


JULY 27TH, 2024

The City of Loves Park


About Rhythm of the Heart

We had so much fun coming together in Loves Park, IL. in July 2023 for our first annual Rhythm of the Heart Music Festival. We can't wait for this year and we are so excited to announce the festival date! The Rhythm of the Heart Music Festival will be on July 27th, 2024! Be sure to add the date to your calendars now! The event is a FREE, all-day festival featuring live music, a car show, food trucks, vendor tents, a kids’ activity area and FIREWORKS!
Vendor and food truck applications for the 2024 music festival are now closed as we have reached full capacity!


1:00-2:30 PM

This awesome group based out of Rockford presents an awesome music performance of Yacht Rock.

Nauti Nauti

3:00-4:30 PM

This is America's most authentic tribute to the Toby Keith. They perform 50+ shows annually throughout the United States!

Made In America – A Tribute To Toby Keith

5:30-7:00 PM

Chicagoland’s tribute to the Greatest Southern Rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd.


8:00-9:30 PM

Since 2002 Gabriel Sanchez has been portraying Prince in his critically acclaimed show The Prince Experience. The Prince Experience puts on a show of unbelievable entertainment.

Gabriel Sanchez presents THE PRINCE EXPERIENCE


Food Trucks –

Local food truck vendors will provide food and drinks all day.

Local Vendors & Artisans –

Find your next treasure from local vendors.

Car Show – 1:00-5:00 PM

The Gentlemen Car Club originated in 1959 in Loves Park, Illinois. In June of 1960, it was written, “They’re hot-rodders, but they’re gentlemen of the roadways.”

VFW Color Guard - National Anthem

K-9 Demonstration at 4:30PM on the festival grounds! Come out and meet Blitz or Koal!

Fun for Kids –

Kids will have their own area to play in that includes a large blow-up activity center.

Hula Hoop Competition - Come show your skills in front of the main stage at 7:30 PM for the hula hoop competition!

Fireworks – Approximately 9:30 PM

What’s a community celebration without a firework display?

Live Art Exhibit