Photo gallery: Rockton Christmas Walk


Briyer Davenport and Edyn Gregoire had fun decorating their own ornaments at Home In Rockton.

The 38th Rockton Christmas Walk attracted thousands of visitors from throughout the Stateline area for three days of lights, hot cocoa, caroling, and carriage rides.

Piper and Harlow Wilson visited with Santa in the Rockton Village Hall.

Brady and Evan Miller wrote to Santa to let him know what presents they would like.

Zoey and Stacy Puckett decorated a customized nutcracker at Jill Rae Finally Art.

Olivia and Belle Stupples created a chocolate covered stir spoon with special toppings at The Mix.

Laura and Alivia Knight roasted marshmallows in Settlers Park.

Stunning horse drawn wagon rides allowed Christmas Walk visitors to see various sites in the Village of Rockton.

Brycen, Lori and Christina prepared to journey out on Sunday afternoon's sold-out Hot Cocoa Crawl.

Photo: Marianne Mueller
Photo: Jean Seegers

Jean Seegers reports, "The Belvidere Sweet Adelines River City Sound Chorus entertained visitors at Rockton's Christmas Walk, Sunday, Dec. 4. Joan Boutiller directed the group of women singing Christmas and traditional four- part harmony arrangements. Visitors gathered in the Village Hall throughout the afternoon. The musical ladies placed 14th in a recent international competition in Phoenix, AZ."

Photo: Michael McGinnis

Michael McGinnis reports, "It was stop-and-go traffic, sometimes, for patrons wanting to taste Rockton's finest hot drinks in the 5th annual Hot Cocoa Crawl. The recipe at DeeDee's Main Street Coffee & Decor (above) was praised for its "chocolateliness," while festival goers also waited in line (sometimes) at the Dairyhäus (below), at Sugar Britches, and at Kelley's MarketThe Mix's caramel toasted marshmallow flavor was voted the winner. 

Photo: Michael McGinnis

Still to come: photos from the Historic Homes Tour, the Lighted Christmas Parade, and more!

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