Dixon's Annual Christmas Walk

There is nothing quite like the excitement of the holidays! Discover Dixon is proud to present Dixon’s Annual Christmas Walk on Friday, Dec. 1! The event will begin at 5 p.m. at KSB Hospital for the Tree Lighting. There will be free photos with Santa Claus, horse-drawn wagon rides, strolling carolers, character street performers, roaming madrigals, and much more!

Tree Lighting at 

5PM at KSB 

Discover Dixon
Holiday Rock Hunt
Shop deals, enjoy great food, and be merry

Sponsored By:

Downtown Deals!

Downtown businesses will be offering special deals tonight! See below!
Stone Bridge Running: 10% off all purchases
Venier Jewelers Inc.: Holiday Treats & Refreshments
Rockin Nutrition & Wellness Dixon: All Day Happy Hour (Buy 1 get 1 half off OR Buy 2 get 1 free on $7 drinks & up)
The Next Picture Show Community Arts Center: Shop TNPS Store, small items available for holiday shopping
Waterfront Gifts & Antiques: Sales throughout the shop
Dixon Petunia Festival, Inc.: Selling 50/50 tickets and Kids Crafts available (50/50 tickets are $20 each, with only 500 sold. Winner drawn at 8 p.m. Dec. 1.)
Books on First: 20% off holiday catalog titles
Lee County Historical and Genealogical Society: Mrs. Claus in the building
Roots & Wings Therapy LLC: "Emotions in Motion" Prize Walk - Free game for kids w/ hundreds of dollars in free prize giveaways
NorthCreek: Pillows on Sale BOGO
Fresco On First: Face painting by the Dixon Key Club
Pest Control Consultants-Illinois (121 E 1st St.): Game for kids and possible hot chocolate bar
River City Ale House: Food & Cocktail Specials. Hot Chocolate & Apple Cidar Bar
PatiO's Irish Pub: Holiday Moscow Mule
 • Rhuomai Studio: Kids Aerial Yoga and Aerialist Demonstrations at 5, 5:40, 6:20, 7, and 7:40; and Free Class Drawing for $1 per ticket, and one class will be given away for every 25 tickets sold

Christmas Walk Activities!

(Locations Subject to Change and Activities are Weather Permitting)

• Santa at Living Well Church (5:15 to 8 p.m.) 

• Letters from Santa mailbox in front of Plan 2 Prosper building 

• Sweet Butts 


• Harmon Fire Department

• Premier Rental – Photo opportunities

• Nora Balayti painting in front of Reagan Statue

• Rock River Disc Golf

• Raynor

• Lighted Truck

• Ruby’s Coffee Coach

• Cargill Horse & Carriage Rides at KSB Town Square Circle Drive

• Lee County Democrats chestnuts roasting in front of Alley Loop 

• Rock Hunt headquarters at DCCMS  


• Madrigals Table - Corner Hennepin and First 

• ComEd Truck (Rock Hunt sponsor)

• Grace Point Church

• Petunia Festival office will be open

• Mrs. Rosie Rosey Facepaint inside Stone Bridge Running 

• Mrs. Claus inside Lee County Historical Society 

• Benchwarmers Food Truck

• Reagan Home in front of Midland Bank 

• John Deere Blacksmith

• Dixon Municipal Band inside/outside Salamandra Restaurant 

• Salvation Army Bell ringing in front of Salamandra 

• Heritage Square in front of Venier Jewelers Inc. 

• Roots & Wings – Emotions in Motion Prize Table 

• Fresco on First - Face Painting by the Key Club & Home Grown in Illinois 

• Shepard Premier set up Across from Somkit 

• Hope Bible Fellowship Church

• NICIL tent: Prize Wheel 

• Grinch pictures inside Dixon Paint Company 

• Deebo’s Food Truck

Vendor Show inside Rockin Nutrition

Christmas Rock Hunt: Find 1 of 20 rocks hidden throughout the Christmas Walk streets and win a 2024 entry ticket to Petunia Festival courtesy of ComEd, sponsor of the Rock Hunt. Rock must be returned between 5 to 8 p.m. Friday to the Discover Dixon office, 87 S. Hennepin Ave.

Enjoy the festivities!