The Rockford City Market is located in downtown Rockford at the intersection of Water Street and Market Street.



The market takes place every Friday (rain or shine) May 18  - September 28, 2018.
Hours run from 3:30 - 8:30pm before Labor Day and 3:30 - 7:30pm after Labor Day. 


There are many free and convenient parking options downtown. All two and three hour parking lots are free of time limits after 4:00pm.  Free parking is also available at Trinity Lutheran Church at 200 N. 1st Street on their non-event nights

Click here for a handy map of suggested nearby parking lots.

Boat Parking
Summertime boating enthusiasts can arrive at Rockford City Market in style. Dock your boat at one of the several downtown docking areas and come on down.

Accessible Parking
Accessible parking is available for market patrons at the R.A.M.P. parking lot, located at 202 Market Street, until Labor Day and then after 5:00pm during September and October.

Bike Parking
There is a bike rack on the North side of the Waterside Building at 124 N. Water Street as well as the south end of the pavilion parking lot close to East State Street. 

park at one of the many downtown lots and Get around by free trolley

The RMTD Trolley picks up passengers from the museum campus, Rockford City Market, Block 5, Davis Park, and other spots downtown. See the Transportation tab for their list of stops and schedule.