GoRockford with Andrea Cook

35th Annual Rockton Christmas Walk
WHEN: Friday, December 6 - Sunday, December 8 (Friday 3 p.m. - 2 a.m. / Saturday 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. / Sunday 1 - 4 p.m.)
WHERE: Downtown Rockton

The first weekend in December is set aside for the holiday fun. The event offers unique and exclusive events, shopping experiences, and holiday festivities.


Lucia Concert and Julmarknad
WHEN: Lucia - Friday, December 6 (7 p.m.) / Julmarknad - Saturday, December 7 (9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
WHERE: Lucia - First Lutheran Church / Julmarknad - Our Savior's Lutheran Church

Lucia brings together the holiday spirit with traditional Swedish songs and a candlelit processional. On Saturday, you can shop at the Julmarknad event with vendors of all kinds including Swedish foods and crafts.


The Nutcracker Ballet
WHEN: Saturday, December 7 - Sunday, December 8 (Saturday 7:30 p.m. / Sunday 3 p.m.)
WHERE: Coronado Performing Arts Center

The beloved ballet returns to the Coronado Performing Arts Center as the Rockford Dance Company performs this holiday classic with professional lead dancers. The music of Tchaikovsky is performed by the Rockford Symphony Orchestra.


Sinnissippi Station
December 7 - February 2
Nicholas Conservatory
Visitors are transported to a magical miniature world as seven G-scale trains and trolleys run down, around, and above the lush indoor tropical setting of Nicholas Conservatory.