Events for the 2018 Discover a Rockford Christmas include:
Holiday Open Houses
Friday, November 16th from 5-9pm & Saturday, November 17th from 10am-5pm
Start your holiday shopping during the Holiday Open Houses in Downtown Rockford. Stroll the beautiful streets decorated for the Holidays and see what all the wonderful stores have to offer for yourself and your loved ones this holiday season.
Holiday Lighting Ceremony
Friday, November 30th at 6pm
Gather in Peppler Park accross from the Dam for a Lighting Ceremony complete with holiday music by the Rockford Choir. Following the ceremony will be free carriage rides from 6:30-8:30pm.
75th Annual Santa Parade
Saturday, December 1st at 11am
Join us for the 75th Annual Santa Parade through Rockford! This parade is great entertainment for the whole family! Starting at 11AM the floats and parade participants will go through downtown Rockford! After the parade, make sure to visit Santa in the Pavilion and enjoy a free carriage ride.
Santa at the Pavilion – December 5th from 6-8pm
Santa and Live Reindeer at the Pavilion – December 12th from 6-8pm
Free Carriage Rides through Rockford
December 6th, 7th, 13th & 14th from 5:30-8:30pm
Rides will begin at the Rotary Pavilion and are first-come, first-served
December 14th at Speed Merchants Bike Shop
More information coming soon!