South Beloit is celebrating our 100th birthday in 2017!

We have planned a four day celebration that will take place August 24-27, 2017. We invite you to come join our community as we look back at all we’ve accomplished over the last 100 years, and look forward to our exciting future.

Get In The Community Spirit!

  • You can purchase a Commemorative Centennial Book or Centennial Cookbook at City Hall.
  • Show your community pride by purchasing Centennial T-shirts & Hoodies at SouthBeloit100.com
Download Complete Centennial Schedule!

Centennial Events

Aug 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm South Beloit City Park
Join us as we kick off a weekend full of events celebrating South Beloit’s Centennial! THURSDAY AT CITY PARK 5:30pm Opening Centennial Ceremony 6:30PM Future Football Program Scrimmage 7:00pm Football Field Dedication held in South[...]
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm South Beloit City Park
THURSDAY EVENTS 5:30pm Opening Centennial Ceremony 6:30PM Future Football Program Scrimmage 7:00pm Football Field Dedication held in South Beloit City Park 7:30pm Red & White Flag Football Alumni Game  
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm South Beloit City Park
5:30pm Opening Centennial Ceremony 6:30PM Future Football Program Scrimmage 7:00pm Football Field Dedication held in South Beloit City Park 7:30pm Red & White Flag Football Alumni Game  
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm South Beloit Library
Celebrating our community’s Centennial by visiting the South Beloit Library. Learn about the library’s future plans. Then continue the celebration with a Sobo’s Football Game with Fireworks!
Aug 25 @ 6:30 pm South Beloit High School
Join us for the time capsule ceremony, followed by the Varsity Football game. Let’s Fill the Stands! Come support our home team at the Sobo’s Football Game complete with Fireworks! South Beloit Varsity Football vs.[...]
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm South Beloit High School
Let’s Fill the Stands! Come support our home team at the Sobo’s Football Game complete with Fireworks! South Beloit Varsity Football vs. Midland (Varna, IL), 7pm
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Nature At The Confluence
The confluence of Turtle Creek and the Rock River has been inhabited by humans for thousands of years, as fertile land and abundant resources made it a very desirable place to live. Native American[...]
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Nature At The Confluence
Free 45 Minute Guided Tours Offered: 12pm 2:00pm The Confluence Learning Center and Grounds are open 9am-3pm. The confluence of Turtle Creek and the Rock River has been inhabited by humans for thousands of years,[...]
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am
The South Beloit Centennial Parade will be the biggest parade to hit this area! We’re bringing in parade acts from Chicago, Milwaukee and more! Tumbling Teams, The Oscar Mayer Weiner Mobile, Bucky Badger, Bands, Shriner[...]
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm South Beloit Municipal Park
FREE Admission! Live music all day with great bands! FREE Admission! Live music all day with great bands, flea market vendors, various raffles, and children’s events Great food: Corn, Hot Dogs, Brats, Pork Chop Sandwiches,[...]
Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nature At The Confluence
“Good” plant or “Bad” plant? Let’s dig in and find out! Join the adult Stream Team and spend a few hours learning basic plant I.D. techniques and how to identify the plants that don’t belong[...]
Aug 26 @ 8:30 pm South Beloit City Park
 You'll remember this fireworks show for a long time! We're honoring the memory and spirit of Larry Cornellier tonight – please join us in the fun! The show will start at dusk.
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence
We’re celebrating South Beloit’s Centennial with an Outdoor Community Worship hosted by Daystar Christian Fellowship at Nature At The Confluence. This non-denominational worship service is open to all faiths. Come celebrate God’s handiwork in the[...]
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm South Beloit Businessmen's Hall
Come enjoy a delicious Community Brunch at the South Beloit Businessmen’s Hall! Community Brunch by Mary’s Place Custom Catering 10am-2pm Price is Adults $12 Kids 8-12 $5 Under 7 free Scrambled Eggs Mary’s “Mess” Biscuits[...]
Aug 27 @ 11:00 am Wheeler House
Trace South Beloit’s history at the beautiful, historic Wheeler House. Enjoy a Car Show, music and Student Awards
Aug 27 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm Nature At The Confluence
Nature At The Confluence is celebrating South Beloit’s Centennial by holding an Open House at Nature At The Confluence! Come wander our grounds, visit the Learning Center and find out about the plans for this[...]
Aug 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm South Beloit Police Department
Visit the South Beloit Fire Department during our open house!
Aug 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm South Beloit Police Department
Visit the South Beloit Police Department during our open house!