Rockford City Market (located in downtown Rockford at the intersection of Water Street and Market Street) features local growers and vendors who sell natural products and unique retail items, live music, demonstrations and kids' activities. 



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Long-shot - Acoustic band playing blues based rock-n-roll to outlaw country


Nicholas Conservatory - Paper lei crafts

Bickford Senior Living - Fair games including football toss, bucket toss and bag toss

Rockford Health System

Visit the Rockford Health System booth at Market and Water Streets and meet the RHS Ambassadors, the networking, advocacy and educational arm of the Rockford Memorial Development Foundation. Learn about the Ambassadors and hear about what they do to help make our patients and their families more comfortable while they are receiving care. There will be games, giveaways, and more information about becoming an Ambassador.


Leukemia and Lymphoma Society - Information about the Light the Night Walk on Saturday, October 10 at Martin Park in Loves Park. Festival grounds open at 4:30 p.m. and the walk begins at 6:15 p.m.


Vendor View Video

Featuring The Sweetery and Fork & Stein!



The Rockford City Market and North End City Market accepts SNAP benefits/LINK card. You just need to go to the info booth, swipe your card, enter your pin, and you will be given tokens for the dollars you request. The tokens can then be spent at eligible vendors (list posted at the info booth as well). SNAP benefits can only be used for edibles that are sold with the intention of the buyer to take the items home. Prepared food or beverages made to consume on site are not eligible.



Join us on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the southeast corner of the intersection of North Main and Auburn Streets for the North End City Market! The market offers fresh produce (including tomatoes, corn, apples, and much more), breads, live music, prepared food, kids' activities, and even some Bloody Marys! This week, listen to music by Soft Shoe Shufflers and check out the kids' activities by Galapagos Rockford Charter School. Click here for more info!