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 - May 26


Main Stage: Fred & Ginger - acoustic duo playing an eclectic mix of music from the 1960s through today (4:30 - 8pm)
Acoustic Stage: Timberpoint - local bluegrass band (5:30 - 8pm)

Special Event

Romanian Dancers from Rockford's Sister City of Cluj-Napoca, Romania will be performing at the main stage area from
3:30 - 4pm.

FREE Children's Activities

Cherry Valley Public Library will be offering a free activity while promoting their Summer Reading Program that begins in June! Natural Land Institute will be offering an animal mask craft as well as tree cookie necklaces! Midway Village Museum will also be at the market offering a craft and will have some of the Romanian Dancers at their booth answering questions about their performances at the museum this weekend.

Entrance Gate Staff

Shelter Care Ministries will be educating guests on their work in the community and upcoming events. 

Rockford Area Arts Council

Horseflower's Creative HotSpot / Kandinsky's Creative Group will have a variety of art pieces including paintings, pottery, glass art and spoken word.


When you look good, you feel good. Stop by Mercyhealth's booth to chat with medical professionals from our plastic surgery and dermatology departments about what services we offer that may help increase your self-confidence and/or improve physical health. From cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries to skin, nail or hair concerns, we can answer any questions you have about enhancing your beauty.


2017 Rockford City Market Overview