Sip Into Spring | Fall

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

All proceeds from these events benefit our downtown beautification efforts through flowers, holiday décor or other projects to enhance our downtown. Thank you for your continued support!

Thursday, September 23, 2021 ***SOLD OUT***

It’s time to Sip Into Fall again!

Join us on Thursday, September 23, 2021 and come shop and sip your way through downtown Sterling!

When:                 Thursday, September 23, 2021

Where:               Downtown Sterling

Sampling locations:

  • Vintage Cousins Emporium – Vintage Cousins Vendor Co-Op – 7:24 Fitness on the Rock Studio – 3 Stops in 1 @ 318 First Avenue
  • UOI Boutique @ 311 First Avenue
  • Merle Norman @ 313 First Avenue
  • Fringe & Co @ 315 First Avenue
  • West End Moxie (formerly the Emporium) @ 115 W 3rd Street
  • Lisa’s Brickhouse @ 216 Locust Street
  • The Rusty Fox @ 1 E 3rd Street
  • Primitive Frills @ 7 E 3rd Street
  • Smoked on 3rd @ 14 E 3rd Street
  • Curt Repass Country Financial @ 17 E 3rd Street
  • NASOS Beauty Supply & Boutique @ 20 E 3rd Street
  • The Precinct @ 113 E 3rd Street

How it works:

From 5:00-6:00 PM, check in at the Sterling Main Street office in the Sanborn Building, 15 East 3rd Street, Sterling, IL, where you’ll pick up your sampling glass, tasting guide and other goodies.   Tickets are limited, so be sure to get them in advance, but you will still need to check in before you get started on your Walk.

From 5:00-8:00 PM wander the shops of Downtown Sterling, shopping and sampling along the way.  Be sure to get your tasting card punched at each of the tasting sites. You will be asked to empty your glass before leaving each tasting location (sorry, no sipping on the sidewalk).

We’ll wrap up the evening at Smoked on 3rd any time after 7:45 PM for appetizers and prizes!  Turn in your punch card to be eligible for door prizes (We’ll start drawing for those at 8:15 PM).  Must be present to win.

Cost: $30 per person in advance **SOLD OUT**

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!!

Must be 21 to take part.

Thank you to our 2021 Sip into Fall Sponsors!
Johnson Oil Co.
Select Employees Credit Union
Midland States Bank