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Holidazzle returns to downtown Beloit

For the 20th year, Holidazzle is being held in Downtown Beloit.   Downtown Beloit Association Executive Director Shauna El-Amin says it’s held Friday, December 1st, and more than 25 locations in downtown will stay open late for people to do shopping, take trolley rides, and get their photos taken with Santa.   El-Amin says events Read more…

Grand Lighted Parade kicks off holidays in downtown Beloit

Clint Wolf  Senior Reporter. Nov. 26, 2023   BELOIT — Holiday lights were twinkling on parade floats and fireworks were sparkling in the sky on Friday night as Beloit kicked off the holiday season in style with the 31st Annual Downtown Beloit Grand Lighted Holiday Parade.   About 30 entries were part of the parade, Read more…

Beloit holds 31st annual holiday parade

By Tyler Peters. Published on Nov. 24, 2023   BELOIT, Wis. (WMTV) – With Thanksgiving in the rearview mirror, holiday festivities are officially underway.   The City of Beloit is kicking off its holiday spirit with its annual holiday parade.   Hundreds of people lined up and down Grand Avenue downtown and got to see Read more…

Fireworks introduced at the 31st annual Grand Lighted Holiday Parade

*Note: this is a stock photo – Pixabay By Lauren Strauss. Nov. 24, 2023   BELOIT, Wis. (WIFR) – The Downtown Beloit Association hosts the Grand Lighted Holiday Parade and continues a beloved community tradition starting at 5 p.m., Nov. 24, in the downtown area.   Live music will be featured at First national Bank Read more…

Holidazzle set for downtown Beloit Dec. 1

Rachel Brands Staff Writer. Nov. 24, 2023   BELOIT – Downtown Beloit Association’s 20th annual Holidazzle, a holiday celebration that encourages residents to visit downtown for nighttime shopping, is set for Friday, Dec. 1 from 5-9 p.m. More than 25 downtown businesses are staying open late, with food and beverage specials and some offering activities Read more…

Beloit helping deliver letters to Santa

Wyatt Bandt. Nov. 23, 2023   BELOIT, Wis. (WKOW) — Beloit is helping everyone write letters to Santa this holiday season.   Starting Nov. 24, the community can drop letters in any of Santa’s mailboxes that will be set up around the city.   Santa’s elves will collect them and take them to the North Read more…

Beloit brings in the holidays with annual Grand Lighted Parade

By Nathan Langley. Nov. 22, 2023   BELOIT, Wis. — With the holidays here, communities across the Stateline are ringing in the season with festivities.   In Beloit, the Stateline community’s 31st annual Downtown Beloit Grand Lighted Holiday Parade sparks off the season following Thanksgiving. Several holiday events bring the community together. Such celebrations include live music, Read more…

Beloit grand lighted parade is Friday

The Downtown Beloit Association’s 31st annual Grand Lighted Holiday Parade is this Friday.   Visit Beloit Director of Marketing and Public Relations Tracy Bliss says it runs from 3rd Street to Horace White Park on Grand Avenue.   Bliss says for the first time, there will be a fireworks display after the parade if you Read more…

Beloit reveals schedule for Grand Lighted Holiday Parad

By Nick Viviani. Published Nov. 20, 2023   BELOIT, Wis. (WMTV) – The City of Beloit released the rough schedule for this year’s Grand Lighted Holiday Parade, along with details about the route.   The parade will end in a more spectacular fashion this year with a fireworks show now capping the event, organizers said. Read more…

New entertainment venue will now have pickleball courts, outdoor vending

Kylie Balk-Yaatenen Adams Publishing Group. Nov 20, 2023   BELOIT— The Henry Dorrbakers’s entertainment venue project’s construction is set for the beginning of next year but now it will include outdoor pickleball courts and licensing for outdoor vending.   Henry Dorrbaker, the venue’s namesake, owned Beloit’s first bowling alley at 426 State St. starting in Read more…