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A Holiday Celebration in Downtown Rockford!


"Merry and Bright: a downtown holiday" returns on November 28, 2015 with Stroll on State! Stroll on State is a spectacular holiday event to attend with your family and friends to get you in the holiday spirit. There are plenty of activities to do, decorations to see, and delicious food to eat at this event to celebrate the holiday season downtown. 

When: Saturday, November 28, 2015
Time: 3 - 9 p.m.
Where: Downtown Rockford along East State Street
Cost: Free!  


Plan your Stroll!

Access the Stroll on State mobile app to see where everything is, read about all the night's events, and Plan Your Stroll!

2015 SOS app

CLICK HERE to join the Stroll on State Facebook event!



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Find out about all the returning and new attractions and events at Stroll on State this year by downloading this document! Or access the Plan Your Stroll app here!

Merry & Bright Stage Schedule

3-3:30 p.m. - Washington Gifted Academy Music
3:40-4:10 p.m. - Lincoln Middle School Band
4:20-4:50 p.m. - Guilford High Acapella
4:55-5:15 p.m. - Phantom Regiment
5:30-7 p.m. - Heartland
7-8 p.m. - Dirty Fishnet Stockings
8-8:30 p.m. - Bethel Men's Choir

Veterans Memorial Hall Stage Schedule

4:15-4:45 p.m. - Phantom Regiment
6:30-8 p.m. - Moonlight Jazz Orchestra 


SOS website category_map

2015 SOS map image

Download the map to see the map key!


SOS categories sponsors

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