Sip Into Spring | Fall

UPDATE:  In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, our Sip into Spring event is being postponed.  We do not yet have a new date proposed due to the rapidly changing nature of the situation. Rest assured, we will be planning an epic party in the downtown once the crisis has passed.

For those who have already purchased tickets, we will be processing your refunds through Eventbrite in the coming days.

Thank you for your understanding.  Be well!


Our Sip & Shop events are quickly becoming a hit of the downtown, whether it’s Girls Night Out or Date Night, there is something for all on this fun adventures through the downtown.

Sip into Spring | TBA

Spring is on the way! Join us on Thursday, April 23rd for this fun sip & shop event and help raise funds for our downtown beautification projects, flower baskets, and more!

Check in at the Sterling Main Street office beginning at 5:00 PM, to pick up your tasting glass and punch card, then Sip, Snack, Shop and Stroll downtown Sterling visiting the participating businesses.

New this year, you’ll be snacking and sampling some great foods along the way, so take your time and enjoy the stroll. End the evening at 8 PM for our wrap up party at Champs Banquet Room, featuring a dessert bar and be sure to turn in your punch card for a chance at some great door prizes (must be present to win)!

Tickets are limited, so don’t wait! $30 each, or $25 each for groups of 4 or more. Advance tickets required and will not be available at the door.

Also new this year is an option to purchase a Sip into Spring t-shirt. Get your tickets by Friary, April 10th in order to guarantee your shirt will be available for pick up the night of the event!

Confirmed Businesses participating…check back for additions!

  • Vintage Cousins Emporium & The Emporium Build-A-Pet
  • Grummert’s Hardware
  • Sterling Theater
  • Manny’s Pizza & Taco’s
  • Primitive Frills co. – Crazy Craft Mom Of Three
  • Smoked on 3rd – BBQ Bistro & Catering Company
  • Lisa’s Brick House
  • Brink’s
  • Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Air Play Espresso & Bakery
  • UOI Boutique
  • Merle Norman
  • NASOS Salon
  • Champs On Light Street/Champs Banquet Venue


Cost: $30 per person in advance | $25 per person when signing up as a group of 4 or more.  

Grab your friends and make it a girls night out, or a fun date night with that someone special!

Cost includes your sampling glass, tasting guide, appetizers and your chance to win door prizes!!

Tickets available online, or in person at the Sterling Main Street office during regular business hours.  Cash, check or credit cards accepted.

Must be 21 to take part.

All proceeds from these events benefit our downtown beautification efforts through flowers, and other decor being planned.  Thank you for your continued support!

Thank you to our 2020 Sip into Spring Sponsors:

Loescher Heating & Air Conditioning

Thank you to our 2020 Sip into Fall Sponsors:


Additional Sponsorship Opportunities are still available.