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Welcome back our dear friends, Kelly Steward & The Restless Kind. Kelly writes, plays, and sings a style of music that blends rock, folk, country, and soul. Her band is incredible, and we're so excited for this show. If the weather holds, the performance will be outside. If not, the band will be inside on our stage. This show is FREE. Reservations can be made on the homepage of our website through Tock.

For the first time ever, we're hosting a candlelit dinner at The Norwegian. Treat yourself or someone you love to a one-of-a-kind 5-course dining experience. Our night chefs are putting together delicious dishes, paired with wine and cocktails from our mixologists. If you love decadent, exciting foods in a cozy setting, this is a great way to spend Valentine's Day. Celebrate with us!

$75 (includes all food and wine)

New Year's Eve Dinner

The Norwegian , 1402 N Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103

Join us on New Year's Eve as we pop champagne and cook up a celebratory dinner featuring lobster, handmade pasta, bold cheeses, craft cocktails and more. Our head night chef--James St. Clair--will be creating a decadent menu and our mixologist--Jack Barnett--will be pairing each dish with wines and spirits. We'll be pulling out all the stops at this dinner, and we look forward to ringing in the New Year with you! All drinks and food included in the price of each ticket.


The chefs at The Norwegian in Rockford Illinois are partnering with the chocolatiers at Ethereal in Woodstock to create a one-of-a-kind experience at the hidden speakeasy off Cass Street. We're pulling out all the stops on this one. If you love decadent and creative foods and cocktails, treat yourself to an intimate dining experience during the holiday season in Woodstock, Illinois.


Iron Bartender - Halloween Style

The Norwegian , 1402 N Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103

Join some of Rockford's best bartenders and special guest judges for a Halloween-themed cocktail competition where you get to drink the spoils. This will be a hilarious, delicious, and memorable night with 3 rounds of cocktails. Also available that night will be a local art raffle. Light snacks will be available, as well as beer and wine.


The Norwegian's Bourbon Dinner

The Norwegian , 1402 N Main Street, Rockford, IL

If you love bourbon and would love to taste how it pairs with everything from burrata cheese to peaches, from red snapper to bison short ribs, this menu is for you! Our kitchen team led by James St. Clair is excited to provide a one-of-a-kind night here in Rockford's North End.

These special Wednesday Night dinners are our crew's way to flex their creativity, and we love the opportunity to cook them for you. Please join us for a special night of food, cocktails, and stories.


French Wine Night

The Norwegian , 1402 N Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103

If you love French wine, crêpes, cheese, crème brûlée and all things French, join us for this Wednesday Wine Night: The French Edition. Our chef James St. Clair will be pulling out all the stops on this incredible 6-course meal. We'll be telling stories about wineries as we sample multiple wines and learn how to pair them with food. Grab a friend (or make one here) and enjoy an unforgettable night in Rockford's North End.

$75 (includes all food and wine)


Hours of Operation: 7:30 am to 2 pm Wednesday-Sunday 
5 pm to 9 pm Thursday, Friday, & Saturday 
Closed: Mondays & Tuesdays

For questions, please email us at info@thenorwegian.com or call 815-329-6191 during business hours
1402 N Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103