GoRockford with Andrea Cook

Published: Dec. 5, 2019 at 10:27 AM CST
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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.