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.

rockford city market - AUGUST 18


Main Stage: Minimal (4:30 - 8:00pm) 
Acoustic Stage: Steve McClanahan (5:30 - 8:00pm)

FREE Children's Activities

Shire of Blackhawk will be hosting a free craft that teaches about life in medieval time as well as an educational display. Alpine Academy of Rockford will also be offering a free, fun educational activity.

Entrance Gate Staff

BMO Harris Bank Center will be greeting at the gates and promoting their upcoming events


Rockford native and Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet will be at the market signing autographs and selling t-shirts before he heads back to training camp with the Raptors.

WREX will be giving out Solar Eclipse Viewing Glasses in preparation for the Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21. 

A cooking demo will also take place, so join our chefs as they demonstrate how to use local produce in a fun, delicious way at home.


Have you ever wondered if weight loss surgery is right for you? Come on down to the Rockford City Market on Friday night and talk to members of our bariatric team. We'll be at the Mercyhealth booth, located at Market and Water Street. Igal Breitman, MD, a bariatric surgeon from Mercyhealth, will be at the booth from 4 - 6 p.m. to answer your questions about the procedures. Stop by to learn more about our upcoming free information sessions.

Mercyhealth is proud to be the Presenting Sponsor of the Rockford City Market


2017 Rockford City Market Overview