Beloit Bombshells Feb-May

Beloit Bombshells Roller Derby Team

The Beloit Bombshells are a non-profit roller derby team that focus on community involvement, charitable work, and athleticism. They are always recruiting if you prefer to be part of the action! The Bombshells come from all walks of life and include teachers, nurses, students, IT personnel, pharmacists, Come join us for practice, even if you […]

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Beloit Snappers Baseball Apr-Sep

Beloit Snappers

Beloit Snappers Baseball Provides Major League Fun at Minor League Prices! Beloit Snapper History The only professional baseball team in Beloit before the Snappers arrived in town in 1982 was a team affiliated with the old Class D Wisconsin Association in 1905. The Beloit Snappers were a Class A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers from […]

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Beckman Mill Tours May-Oct

Beckman Mill Blacksmith

Beckman Mill Offers Guided Tours Every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4 pm May-October. Opening Day May 4 12-4 pm At noon, the Friends of Beckman Mill will begin the 2019 tour season. The buildings will be open with volunteers to greet and guide you. Hot chili with corn muffins (made with cornmeal ground at the […]

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Fridays in the Park: May-Sep

Fridays in the Park

Read More Fridays in the Park (FIP) begins the first Friday in May and is the unofficial kick-off of Summer in Downtown Beloit Wisconsin. May 24 -September 20, 2019 FIP is an annual summer lunchtime concert series that has been held in the heart of downtown for three decades. It’s the perfect way to start […]

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Beloit Farmers’ Market May-Oct

Downtown Beloit Farmers' Market

The Downtown Beloit Farmers’ Market is currently the second largest market in the state—second only to Madison! The Market is Open Every Saturday (Rain or Shine) 8 am-1 pm May through October Beloit’s award-winning market has been drawing thousands of locals and visitors to the heart of Downtown Beloit since 1974! The open-air market is […]

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Beloit 608 Day June 8

608 Day 2019

Celebrate Beloit 608 Day! Beloit 608 Day is brought to you by Visit Beloit and other community partners. The event will be an annual event and aims to showcase the people, places, and things that make Beloit and surrounding communities great! The day-long event plays off our 608 area code and will celebrate all the […]

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Music at Harry’s Place Jun-Aug

Music at Harry's Place

Music at Harry’s Place is a free summer concert series that draws thousands of people on most Friday evenings from June through August. The series is put on by Friends of Riverfront and features jazz, blues, swing, and big band. Attendees bring their own your lawn chairs or blankets and relax under the stars while […]

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Rockton River Market Jun-Aug

rockton river market

The Rockton River Market is all about fun, and features a great variety of vendors, food, and drinks in downtown Rockton! The market is held every Wednesday from 4-8 pm June through August at Settlers Park, 125 E. Hawick Street. The market offer an eclectic mix of food and vendors selling a variety of goods. […]

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Old Settlers Days Jun 13-16

Old Settlers Days is the largest music festival in the state-line area and fundraiser for the Rockton Lions Club Charities. All the workers are volunteers, and all the profits go back to the community and sight and hearing projects. Main Stage Some big names performing this year are Mitchell Tenpenny, Flo Rida, Justin Moore, Two […]

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Pops on the Rock Jul 4

Pops on the Rock in Beloit

Celebrate Independence Day with Pops on the Rock: A Salute to the Armed Forces Every year on the 4th of July, thousands of locals and visitors gather together at Riverside Park, on the bank of the Rock River, to celebrate the America’s independence. What is Pops on the Rock? Pops on the Rock is a […]

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Street Dance Aug 2

Downtown Beloit Street Dance

Shop, Eat, Dance at Beloit’s Biggest Block Party—Street Dance!  Street Dance, now in it’s 26th year, is the Downtown Beloit Association’s largest annual event and continues to grow! This year’s event is on Friday, August 2nd in the heart of Downtown Beloit and starts at 5:30 pm. The headlining band, Top Flight, is guaranteed […]

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U.S. Kubb Open Aug. 10


What is Kubb? Kubb (pronounced koob) is a lawn game where the objective is to knock over wooden blocks (kubbs) by throwing wooden batons (kastpinnar) at them. This lawn game can be described as a combination of bowling and horseshoes. Play takes place on a small rectangular playing field, known as a “pitch”. To set […]

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Dirty Dash Aug 24

Beloit Dirty Dash

The Dirty Dash Mud Run/Walk for Kids is in its 5th year The Beloit Dirty Dash is an annual event held at Big Hill Park. The event is open to kids, ages 4-18, who are looking for a fun yet challenging obstacle course. More than 700 kids have been participating, and the event continues to […]

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Corn Boil Jul 24

South Beloit Corn Boil

Save the date for the South Beloit Corn Boil! The corn boil is an annual event that draws thousands of locals and visitors to South Beloit. The corn boil will be celebrating 11 years this year! The event is held at the South Beloit Municipal Park, 400 Winnebago Ave., South Beloit, Illinois. The festival features […]

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Movie on the Big Lawn Aug 23

Movie on the Big Lawn

Grab the family and a blanket and head to Riverside Park for a free outdoor movie! This year’s film will be Coco! Coco is about aspiring musician Miguel who is confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music. Movie on the Big Lawn is an annual event and one of Friends of Riverfront’s biggest events […]

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Beloit Autorama Sep 15

Beloit Autorama

Experience antique, custom, classic and other amazing vehicles in one of the largest car shows in the Midwest! Don’t miss your chance to experience the 43rd Annual Beloit Autorama car show featuring thousands of automobiles, and a chance to shop for or swap car parts and collectibles. This year’s Beloit Autorama is from 8 am-4 […]

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Oktoberfest Sep 20

Downtown Beloit Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest, hosted by Downtown Beloit Association, is one of Beloit’s most popular outdoor events! Hundred of locals and visitors fill the 300 block of State St. in historic downtown to enjoy several types of beer, live music, food, and more! This year, the event will be held on Friday, September 20th. Sidewalk sales at downtown businesses […]

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Fall Wine Walk Oct 12

Downtown Beloit Fall Wine Walk

Wine Walk Tickets On Sale Now for the 2019 Downtown Beloit Fall Wine Walk on Saturday, October 12 from 2-5 pm! Every year, the Downtown Beloit Association hosts a Spring and Fall Wine Walk in beautiful Downtown Beloit. The Wine Walks feature more than a dozen unique venues offering red, white, sweet, and dry wines. […]

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Halloween Parade & Party Oct. 27

Halloween Parade

The Tradition of Downtown Beloit’s Halloween Costume Parade & Party Continues! October 26th from 10 am-1 pm Now in its 30th year, the Downtown Beloit Halloween Costume Parade & Party continues to delight kids of all ages! Everyone is invited to bring your little ghouls and goblins to show off their costumes in the parade […]

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Grand Lighted Holiday Parade Nov. 29

Grand Lighted Holiday Parade

Bundle up and head to Downtown Beloit the day after Thanksgiving for the annual Grand Lighted Holiday Parade! Friday, November 29th from 5-8 pm For more than two decades, the Downtown Beloit Association has hosted the Grand Lighted Holiday Parade in the heart of Downtown Beloit to the delight of families, children, and kids at […]

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Holidazzle Dec. 6


Don’t Miss Downtown Beloit’s Annual Holidazzle! Holidazzle is a dazzling event for holiday cheer and shopping in the heart of historic Downtown! Friday, December 6th from 5-9 pm If you are looking for a way to get in the holiday spirit and get some gifts checked off your list, then you don’t want to miss […]

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BIFF Feb. 21- Mar. 1, 2020

Beloit International Film Festival

Beloit International Film Festival (BIFF) Returns for its Fifteenth Year-February 21-March 1, 2020 About the 2019 Festival 2019’s narrative features, documentaries and shorts were screened at six downtown venues, including Domenico’s, the Hendricks Arts Center, Bagels and More, Bushel and Peck’s Local Market, La Casa Grande and Beloit Public Library. Special events and films were […]

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