Welcome to the Greater Beloit Community; we love company.
Beloit is a city full of historic charm, peppered with cultural urban flair. With its beautiful RiverFront, revitalized downtown, historic neighborhoods and passion for the arts, Beloit brings Midwest charm and hospitality with a cosmopolitan look and feel.
Historically preserved buildings, decorative gantry and a brick-paved main street with colorful planters, showcase Beloit as a Wisconsin Main Street success story. Downtown Beloit, our city center, is home to a distinctive selection of boutiques, galleries, restaurants, coffee shops, bookstore and Beloit College offering everything from organic and sustainable fare to jewelry, original artwork, desserts and unique gifts.
Visit Beloit between the months of June and October, and you will experience an award winning Farmers’ Market bursting at the seams with fresh produce, flowers, meats, cheeses, jewelry, crafts, handmade soaps, kettle corn, and pastries, and that’s just the beginning. Join nearly 5000 people every weekend as they enjoy the market. There is always plenty of free parking.
Beloit College offers many cultural opportunities with its fine art exhibits, concerts, dance performances, theater productions, and athletic events. This nationally recognized liberal arts college, is an integral part of our community and showcases the talent and strengths of young and vibrant students.
Live music can be enjoyed nearly every day of the week at various venues throughout the city, and along the riverfront during the summer months. Performing and visual arts begin with Beloit Fine Arts Incubator and transcend into such events as Artwalk, Holidazzle, and Got Art. During Got Art! The Edge of Rock Plein Air Painting Event plays host to artists and their easels as they become part of the scenery capturing the sights and scenes of our lively community on their canvas. This 10 day event culminates in several exhibits and more than $4000 in awards.
For a day or for a weekend get-away, Beloit offers a cultural, entertaining and certainly scenic trip with the best in original dining, shopping, and performance. Gather your girlfriends, family or friends and head to Beloit. You’ll have a great time and create a few memories that will last a lifetime.