Between checking off your gift list, dining out with the family, or catching up with a friend over coffee, there is so much to do at Edgebrook - everyday - this holiday season!
We want to see how you're celebrating!
Anytime you are at Edgebrook through December 21st, tag Edgebrook in a picture on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with the hashtag #EverydayEdgebrook and you will be entered for a chance to win a $100 Edgebrook Gift Certificate being given away on December 22nd!
The more photos you post, the more chances you have to win!
(One winner will be chosen at random from entries dated from 11/21/2014-12/21/2014.)
May 7 through October 29, 2014
9 am to 1 pm
The Edgebrook parking lot
Sample the area's best seasonal Farmer's Market. Local farmers display their highest quality vegetables, fruits, flowers and plants.
Select Friday nights
All showtimes 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Come experience live music at its best! Many local musicians
will be performing their latest tunes for you to enjoy. This special night will be hosted by Mary’s
Market and located right outside their café. Food and drinks will be available. Bring your own chair and a date, family, or friends and come enjoy a summer full of music!
ARTSY is a one day Arts & Crafts Exhibit featuring works on display and for purchase from The Rockford Etsy Team as well as additional area Artisans and Crafter's. ARTSY is a hands-on event where each artist is encouraged to demonstrate the talent, creativity, and expertise that goes into their specific medium.
In addition to the event, all Edgebrook merchants and eateries will have normal business hours.
Summer Sidewalk Sale Friday, July 18, 2014
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Your favorite Edgebrook retailers will be outside enjoying the summer sun!
Join us for great merchant offers and events!
Kiwanis Brat Days July 18, 2014 11 am to 8 pm
July 19, 2014 11 am to 5 pm
Edgebrook is proud to be a location for the annual Alpine Kiwanis Brat Days! Purchase tickets in advance at participating locations or on-site the day of. Live entertainment is scheduled for both days. Profits from this two day event is given directly to local non-profits, area youth scholorships, and aid to national disasters. For more information including where to purchase tickets and an entertainment schedule, visit:
October 4, 2014 - 10 am to 5 pm
October 5, 2014 - 10 am to 4 pm
Join us for this free event Oct. 4th 10a-5p & Oct. 5th 10a-4p. More than 50 arts & crafts exhibits displaying a variety of art, jewelry, crafts, clothing, refurbished and vintage home decor, and so much more!
Live music both days!
Saturday, October 4th:
Carl Cole & Company
on the Edgebrook stage from noon-2pm
Sunday, October 5th:
on the Edgebrook stage from noon-2pm
Get a head start on your unique and local finds for the holiday gift giving season. All Edgebrook merchants will have normal business hours and our eateries will be ready to serve you.
The notions nook
during Cider n' Cinnamon
The first quilt challenge was so much fun, The Notions Nook decided to host another one! Click here for contest guidelines. Winners will be announced on October 4th during Cider n' Cinnamon.
Festival of fantasy
Saturday, October 25th
This 9th annual costume contest and parade is FREE to the public. The Festival of Fantasy features lots of kid-friendly entertainment & activities including face painting, story telling, a pumpkin carving display, raffle prizes, crafts, and more!
Children between the ages of infant-12 years are eligible for the costume contest! Trophies will be awarded to the 1st and 2nd place winners of each age divison with ONE grand prize winner receiving a new bicycle courtesy of Kegel's Bicycle Store!
Costume contest age divisions are:
Baby Boos: infant-4 years
Groovy Goblins: 5-6 years
Oh La La Owls: 7-8 years
Super Spookies: 9-10 years
Magnificent Monsters: 11 to 12 years
Whitney Martin from 23WIFR will be the guest MC and Children's treat bags will be available for children, while supplies last.
The complete schedule for the day is:
Contest Registration: 11a-12p
Costume Parade: 12:30p
Costume Contest: 12:30p-2:00p
Awards Ceremony: 3:00p
Participating Edgebrook merchants will open there doors during and after the event for trick-or-treating for Festival of Fantasy participants.
& Open House Tree Lighting
Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 - 5 pm to 7 pm Open House
Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
Get in the Holiday Spirit with Edgebrook's annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and Open House!
On Friday, November 21st, the annual Tree Lighting festivities will take place from 5:00pm-7:00pm with the tree officially being lit at 6:00pm. Holiday carols will be performed live by the Boylan a Cappella choir and the Rockford Lutheran Madrigal choir. Plus, you may even bump into Santa!
On Saturday, November 22nd, join the Edgebrook merchants during the Edgebrook Open house! The Open House is a fantastic way to officially kickoff your holiday shopping and to see all the unique items the Edgebrook merchants offer! Santa will be available for pictures and to hear girls & boys holiday wish lists from 11:00am-3:00pm inside of The 3R’s. Select stores will have special holiday promotions and events on Saturday and throughout the season, so be sure to contact your favorite Edgebrook shop for specific details.