Stroll on State...

Stroll on State Performances

Stroll on State is known for its many amazing performances throughout the night! Stroll-goers can enjoy performances at 4 outdoor stages as well as 2 indoor stages.


Merry & Bright Stage

Sponsored by Gallagher Williams-Manny

(Located at W. State Street & Wyman Street)

2:00 p.m.

Stroll on State's Merry & Bright Parade, hosted by WREX News Team Kristin Crowley and James Stratton.

5:45 - 6:45 p.m.

Join Mayor Tom McNamara, RACVB and Heartland Community Church Band to sing along and celebrate the lighting of the Official City of Rockford Christmas Tree (sponsored by Northwestern Illinois Building Trades)! Tree lighting and Sky Lights Fireworks show (presented by Pierce Distribution) will light up the night at approximately 6:15 p.m.

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Luxe Productions DJ - Dancin' In The Street


Jingle Bell Stage

Sponsored by PCI-Pharma Services

Hosted by B103

(Located at N. Main Street & Mulberry Street)

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Tuba Christmas

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Kristina Puzin

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

The Kujawa Brothers

Silver Bell Stage

Sponsored by PCI-Pharma Services

Hosted by 95.3 The Bull's Steve Summers

(Located at E. State Street & 2nd Street)

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

That Gurl

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Unsung Heroes

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Matt B

8:00 - 9:00 p.m.


Sleigh Bell Stage

Sponsored by PCI-Pharma Services

(Located at E. State Street & 1st Street)

4:15 - 5:00 p.m.

Christian Youth Theater

6:45 - 7:30 p.m.

Marshall Strolling Minstrels


Veterans Memorial Hall

Sponsored by Ironworkers Local Union 498

(Located at 211 N. Main Street)

3:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Once Upon a Dream Performances: Character Meet & Greet

(Meet and greet with all of your favorite characters, including princesses, superheroes and magical holiday guests! Bring your camera for pictures).

4:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

Starlight Theatre presents "A Christmas Story"

Nordlof Center

Sponsored by David & Colleen Anderson

(Located at 118 N. Main Street)

3 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p.m. & 8 p.m.

The Studio Rockford presents "NEWSIES"


The performer submission process is now closed. Please check back again for the 2020 performer application!