Rockford City Market (located on Water Street between State and Jefferson Streets in downtown Rockford) features local growers and vendors who sell natural products and unique retail items, live music, demonstrations and kids' activities. Thanks to everyone for making the 2013 season another record-breaking year with over 75,000 visitors to the market!


September 19 at Rockford City Market




Rockford Etsy Booth


Radio Stars - pop/dance rock

Rockford Chariots - exhibition basketball game against the Rockford Ravens Rugby Team in the RAMP lot at 6pm
Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center - children's interactive activity involving drawing and musical instruments

Lillian Emi Designs - custom handmade children's items

League of Women Voters

RHS Provider

Visit the Rockford Health System booth at Market and Water Streets and talk with staff and providers from both the Plastic Surgery Department and Podiatry Department. Get the latest information on surgical and non-surgical aesthetic procedures and pick up tips to keep your feet healthy.


Kids Day at the Market

We're offering an opportunity for young entrepreneurs to sell their own hand crafts and homegrown produce at the market on Friday, October 3 at a special Kids Day at the Market! This is a great opportunity for children ages 9-15 to learn about business and raise money from items they make or grow. If you know anyone interested in participating, you can download and fill out the form here! (Please email completed form to by October 1.)


New Storefront for Candle Crest Soy Candles

One of the original Rockford City Market vendors from 2010 is opening their first storefront on September 20th! Be sure to stop by and support Candle Crest at 1418 20th Street in Rockford on the 20th as they celebrate their opening! There will be giveaways, refreshments, and tours of the manufacturing facility. Congrats to this awesome vendor!!


T-Shirt Sale

Rockford City Market 5-year Anniversary t-shirts are now on clearance! They are now selling for $10 (was $15) and include three design options on American Apparel shirts. Stop by the info booth on South Water Street to check them out! This week, City Market hoodies are also going to be on sale!!