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Stroll on State is held annually on the Saturday after Thanksgiving–Small Business Saturday–and is the Rockford region’s kick-off to the holiday season. The free community event in downtown Rockford features a parade, fireworks, tree lighting, musical performances, surprise visits from Santa, and so much more! Stroll on State is about experiencing the awe and wonder of what a community can do together.


12 p.m. – Dasher Dash 
2 p.m. – Parade Kick-Off 
2 p.m. – Stroll Opens 
5:45 p.m. – Tree Lighting Program
6:15 p.m. – Tree Lighting Countdown!
8:30 p.m. – Fireworks 
9 p.m. – Event Closes 

City Issues Travel and Parking Information for Downtown Events

Saturday November 25th, 2023
Road Closures begin at 5:00 a.m.

ROCKFORD, IL. –The City issues travel and parking information in advance of the Dasher
Dash and Stroll on State, Saturday November 25 th , 2023. Citizens are reminded to heed these
advisories to help improve the flow of those attending as well as those visiting and doing
business to support Small Business Saturday:

 All roadways within the footprint of the event will be closed by 6:00 a.m. these are
bordered by Jefferson St. to the north; Church St. to the west; Chestnut/Walnut St. to the
south; and 3 rd St. to the east
 If traveling westbound, you will be asked to follow Jefferson St. across the river; if
traveling east, please use Chestnut/Walnut St.
 Parking is available in the many municipal surface lots, as well as in the parking decks
for shoppers visiting the local shops and businesses downtown within the footprint on
Small Business Saturday.
 Main St. from Cedar St. north to Chestnut will be closed at 12:00 p.m. for parade
staging; those using IL 2 northbound will be detoured at Cedar St.
 3 rd St. NB (IL 251) will be reduced to 2 lanes of travel from Walnut St. north to Jefferson
St. from 12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.
 EB Chestnut/Walnut will be reduced to 1 lane from Wyman to 1 st St.
 Event parking rates of $5.00 will be in effect at the Main St. North Parking Deck across
from the Coronado Theater and also at the Church St. South Parking Deck adjacent to
BMO Center. Parking is restricted to the general public at the State & Main Deck,
and the Elm and Wyman Deck.
 Patrons are urged to use the available shuttle services for Stroll on State
 Holiday tree location will be at the corner of Main St. and Elm St.
 Please note that the Jefferson St. bridge will be closed completely to all traffic
from 7:15PM to 8:45PM for fireworks

The City of Rockford thanks visitors and citizens in advance for your patience during this
hometown holiday celebration and local events.

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