Dixon Chamber of Commerce and Main Street

Rock River Madness

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The 2023 inaugural Rock River Madness left all involved excited to see the event grow in 2024! Riders from more than 15 counties, and from ages 12 to 80, hit the trails! The event is a true reflection of our community’s spirit and passion, and a wonderful showcase of our beautiful landscapes. Join the ride for 2024 and beyond! Check […]

Summer Block Party

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This fun and free family event kicks off the summer events for Discover Dixon! Local organizations and businesses provide games and activities for the community. The event is held in front of My Play Village and Pam’s Hallmark, and features costume characters and more!

Brush & Bloom

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This annual family favorite is held annually during the Petunia Festival. Local artists of all ages show off their skills on the sidewalks of the Lee County Courthouse! Discover Dixon provides the paint and supplies for all to enjoy. Check back closer to the event for more details!

Venetian Night

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It’s always a beautiful, European-themed night along the Riverfront for Venetian Night! Magicians, street performers, face painting, spaghetti eating contest, mini boat races, a glow stick party, mystery rock hunt, fireworks and more. The 2023 event featured local restaurants Mama Cimino’s, B.B.Y. Chicken and Carry Out, and Kona Ice. It’s a family favorite every year!

Dement Town Music Fest

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In 2023, Discover Dixon made a point to invest in the west end of town with the inaugural Dement Town Music Fest! The event was a big hit! It features three live bands, and food and drinks from the Depot Avenue businesses like Lil’ Smoked Bar + Grill, Mary’s Diner, and PJ’s Pub! Discover Dixon is looking forward to growing […]

Scarecrow Festival

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The Scarecrow Festival always has the streets buzzing with excitement each year! It’s 6 city blocks full of vendors, community businesses and groups, street performers, and more! The event has averaged about 10,000 people in attendance the past couple of years, making it the biggest draw of the year on the Discover Dixon event schedule. There’s a pumpkin derby, scarecrows […]

Dixon’s Annual Christmas Walk

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The annual Christmas Walk is one of the premier Discover Dixon events, with a 35-year history of bringing holiday cheer to the community! The event begins each year with the KSB Hospital tree lighting, and features free photos with Santa, horse-drawn wagon rides, carolers, the Dixon Municipal Band, and more! It’s a can’t-miss event for so many in Dixon!