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Rockford Symphony Orchestra : Frankenstein and Mozart

January 18, 2020
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The Color Purple

January 19, 2020
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PJ Masks Live! Save The Day

January 23, 2020
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Nate Bargatze : Good Problem to Have Tour

January 24, 2020
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National Ballet of Odessa : Swan Lake

January 25, 2020
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Lewis Black : It Gets Better Every Day

January 30, 2020
John Moreland new web

John Moreland : OnStage Series

January 31, 2020
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The Purple Madness : The Ultimate Prince Tribute

February 9, 2020

Plan Your Visit

We want to help make your visit to the Coronado Performing Arts Center as enjoyable as possible. Find a place to park, stay, and eat all before enjoying world class entertainment in downtown Rockford.

Address

314 N. Main St.
Rockford, IL 61101-0476

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Find Your Seats

View our seat map to see where you’ll be enjoying the show from in our historical venue.

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Where to Stay

Rockford offers a number of accommodations for you to rest after a night of top-notch entertainment.

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Where to Park

With multiple parking options downtown Rockford, parking and walking to the CPAC for a show has never been easier.

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The Historic Coronado

The Coronado PAC opened on October 9, 1927 as an atmospheric style theatre and movie palace - complete with Spanish castles, Italian villas, oriental dragons, starlit skies and a Grande Barton Pipe Organ. Countless show business legends, including the Marx Brothers, Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, George Gershwin, Bob Hope, Sammy Davis, Jr., and Gypsy Rose Lee have performed on the Coronado stage.

The Coronado PAC was the romantic setting for countless movie-going couples on their first date, and a Saturday outing for kids watching cartoons and movies through 1984. Over the years, the theater has also played host to high school graduations, political rallies and community events.

After decades of use, the grand dame Coronado PAC received a much needed facelift between 1999 and 2001, with the community-wide support of the city of Rockford, individuals and corporations. Spear-headed by the Friends of the Coronado, a non-profit organization formed in 1997, the theatre was reborn in January, 2001 in its original grand style as a state-of-the-art performance and entertainment facility after an $18.5 million restoration.