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 - SEPTEMBER 22


Main Stage: Harlan Jefferson (4:00 - 7:00pm) 
Acoustic Stage: Rockford Symphony Orchestra (5:30 - 7:00pm)

FREE Children's Activities

The Auburn Key Club will be offering face painting for the kids! Illinois Bobcat Foundation will also be offering a free activity where kids can make their own bobcat prints and color bobcat pictures. Illinois Bobcat Foundation helps protect and promote the co-existence of bobcats in our region and state.

OTHER Activities

There will be a free cooking demo at the market at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. located by the entrance to the pavilion off of South Water Street. Come learn how to use some of that seasonal produce, try a sample, and take home a free recipe card! This week's demo will feature seasonal apples!

The Pink Heals Winnebago County, IL Chapter will be on the State Street bridge from 3 - 7 p.m. with the pink truck. Pink Heals Inc. brings together volunteers and the community to travel and provide home visits to support and show individuals that they are loved, cherished and important. They encourage people to come visit, sign the truck, check out the merchandise, and see what the program is all about.

Entrance Gate Staff

The Nikolas Ritschel Foundation is a nonprofit that raises money to grant respite opportunities for young adult cancer patients. Check out their booth or talk to a gate keeper to learn what the organization does and about their 7k run coming up on October 14!


Mercyhealth has a passion for making lives better. At the Mercyhealth Women's Center, we offer comprehensive care for women. From mammograms to multidisciplinary support for breast cancer patients, we work together to provide compassionate care, led by highly trained physicians. Stop by our booth at the corner of Market and Water Street on Friday, September 22nd to meet members of staff and to learn what multidisciplinary care means for you. 

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


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2017 Rockford City Market Overview