Dixon Riverfront

Bloomin’ on the Rock

Dixon Riverfront 87 S. Hennepin Ave, Dixon, IL, United States

Rock River Garden Club's annual fundraiser under the tent on the gorgeous Dixon Riverfront. This year's theme is Tacos and Tequila. Upscale Mexican-themed menu, party and specialty drinks. Ticket includes appetizers, a wide variety of dinner dishes, a live auction of large, beautifully planted flower pots, and music. Cash bar by Tipsy's.


60th Annual Dixon Petunia Festival

Dixon Riverfront 87 S. Hennepin Ave, Dixon, IL, United States

Held annually around July 4th, the Petunia Festival offers many activities for the community including a carnival, entertainment, a parade, family events, and much more! Check out www. petuniafestival.org and follow us on Facebook and instagram!

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!

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!