Rock the Block - Sat. 9/9/2023

 Dine • Dance • Discover Downtown

The Village of Lake Zurich will host its 10th annual downtown event, Rock the Block, on Saturday, September 9, 2023 from 4-11:30 pm. 

Rock The Block is an outdoor festival where attendees can Dine, Dance and Discover downtown Lake Zurich. Three live bands will take the stage for an evening of music, food, and fun for adults. 

Musical entertainment will play on a covered stage on the corner of Old Rand Road and Main Street. Three bands will perform from 4–11:30 pm. The night begins with Kelly Daniels at 4pm; then Hello Weekend switches it up at 6:30pm. At 9:30 pm ARRA returns to the Rock the Block Stage.

The event will be held on Main Street in Lake Zurich, (approximately 70 E. Main Street). To accommodate the event, Main Street will be closed from Church Street to Old Rand beginning at 9 am on the day of the event. 

2023 Rock the Block

Our Bands for RTB 2023

Our Bands for 2023

4 pm - Kelly Daniels
6:30 pm - Hello Weekend
9:30 pm - ARRA

Our Sponsors for RTB 2023

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A variety of food items will be for sale from area food truck vendors, and local eateries on Main Street will also be opening their doors that evening.  Water and other non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. 

Adult Beverages


RTB Crowd

Beverages & Food

No outside alcohol or food is allowed, and those wishing to consume alcohol will need to have their I.D. checked and obtain a wristband. Beer and wine tickets are sold at the ticket booths using cash or credit cards. Each ticket is worth $1.

Alcohol is available for purchase at $6 for standard brands and $7 for craft IPA. Alcoholic beverages in cans are $6 and wine is offered at $7. Individual food vendors will sell water and soda. 

Volunteer at RTB

Rock The Block is a large scale main street event that relies on volunteers to server beverages and sell tickets.  If you have a few hours to spare, consider becoming a volunteer.

About Us
Rock The Block is the result of an effort by Lake Zurich Mayor Tom Poynton and the Village Trustees to bring special events to the community, and in this case, specifically to the Downtown Lake Zurich area.   

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