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Stroll on State

Stroll on State

Stroll on State, presented by Illinois Bank & Trust, returns on Saturday, November 28! Gather with family and friends and celebrate the holidays in downtown Rockford!
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River Lights

River Lights

River Lights will illuminate the Rock River in new and bold ways. Give the gift of light to our community!
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Nicholas Conservatory - Breakfast with Santa
December 05, 2015 - December 19, 2015
Recurring weekly on Saturday
Times: Saturdays (12/5, 12/12, 12/19) Seatings at 8:00am-9:00am and 9:00am-10:00am
Rockford Park District's Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens will again host Breakfast with Santa sponsored by Egg Harbor Café. Additional dates and times have been added this year for this popular event: Saturdays December 5, 12, and 19, 2015; seatings for each date are 8-9 a.m., and 9-10 a....

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Rockford Events

Our calendar of events is jam-packed with family festivals and fun! There are so many things to do in Rockford that you will probably find yourself running out of time. From a SPLASHtacular day at Magic Waters Waterpark to the weekly downtown farmer's market on Fridays, Rockford City Market, there's always something going on in the Rockford Region.  

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11/29/2015 - 12/05/2015

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Featured Event!8/23/2014 - 1/3/2016
Discovery Center Museum - Build It! Make It! Exhibition

8/15/2015 - 12/20/2015
Tinker Swiss Cottage - Caring for the Community: The Tinkers in Rockford Exhibit

10/9/2015 - 1/31/2016
Rockford Art Museum Exhibition - Phyllis Bramson: In Praise of Folly

11/13/2015 - 12/5/2015
Womanspace - Holiday Art & Craft Show

11/20/2015 - 12/6/2015
Pec Playhouse Theatre - Miracle on 34th Street

Featured Event!11/28/2015 - 12/6/2015
Nicholas Conservatory - All Aglow Express (Saturdays and Sundays)

Featured Event!11/28/2015 - 1/6/2016
Nicholas Conservatory - All Aglow Holiday Display

Featured Event!11/29/2015 - 12/27/2015
Holiday Festival of Lights - Sinnissippi Park

Featured Event!11/29/2015 - 1/2/2016
Rockford's River Lights Performances

Rockford University - 3rd Annual Sport Management Symposium

Mike Williamson Music Productions - Sounds Of Christmas

12/2/2015 - 12/12/2015
Studio Theatre at Rock Valley College - Sunday in the Park with George

Holiday Spirits presented by Edward Jones (at Nicholas Conservatory)

Featured Event!12/3/2015 
Rockford Handmade Market at Prairie Street Brewhouse

Featured Event!12/4/2015 
First Fridays - Art, Music, Food and Shopping in Downtown Rockford

12/4/2015 - 12/5/2015
Rockford Community Navtivity Display & Concert

Featured Event!12/4/2015 - 12/5/2015
Severson Dells - Silent Lights: Luminary Walk, Refreshments and Song

Featured Event!12/4/2015 
Swedish Historical Society - Lucia Concert

Concerts on the Creek at Spring Creek UCC - Holiday Concert with Second City Mens' Barbershop Chorus

Haunted Rockford - Ghosts of Christmas Past at Tinker Swiss Cottage

Featured Event!12/5/2015 
Macktown Living History - Christmas at the Mack House

Meet the Author- Murder and Mayhem in Rockford, Illinois

Meet the Author- Murder and Mayhem in Rockford, Illinois

Featured Event!12/5/2015 - 12/19/2015
Nicholas Conservatory - Breakfast with Santa

Night at the North Pole - Hilton Garden Inn

Rockford Public Library - Saturday Spectacular: What's Baking?

Featured Event!12/5/2015 - 12/6/2015
Rockford Symphony Orchestra and Rockford Dance Company - The Nutcracker

Featured Event!12/5/2015 
Rockton Christmas Walk

SecondFirst Church - 23rd Annual Christmas Cookie Walk and Bazaar

Featured Event!12/5/2015 
Swedish Historical Society - Julmarknad (Christmas Market)

Featured Event!12/5/2015 
Team Fur Bandit - Sixth Annual Tour de Frost Bicycle Ride

Featured Event!12/5/2015 
Winnebago Buy Local - A Local Holiday Market 2015


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Fun Facts

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