Get ready to enjoy summer with live music, outdoor patios, and the best farmers markets in the Rockford area.

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There will be a bunch of farmers markets to experience. From the iconic Rockford City Market, which brings downtown alive every Friday evening, to smaller neighborhood markets with a more intimate setting, there's a market for everyone!



So why not savor the season and explore the abundance of farmers markets in Rockford this summer?  You have seven to choose from this year.

7 Farmers Markets to Visit in the Rockford Area This Summer

Rockford City Market - Downtown Rockford

  • Fridays, mid-May to after Labor Day
    4:00-8:30 pm through Labor Day
    4:00-7:30 pm after Labor Day

Edgebrook's Farmers Market - Edgebrook Shopping Center

  • May 1st to October 30th 
  • Every Wednesday, 9am to 1pm

Forest City Farmers Market - Colonial Village

  • May thru October
  • Every Friday, 9am to 1pm

North End City Market - North Main & Auburn streets

  • May through mid October
  • Saturday mornings, 8am to 12pm
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Pasqua Mercato - Outdoor Italian Market - Located near Lino's

  • June to August
  • Sundays, 11am to 3pm

Rockford Midtown Market - RPS District 205 parking lot

  • Thursdays, 9am to 1pm
    June 6th to September 26th

Rockton River Market - 200 E. Hawick Street

  • June to August
  • Wednesdays,  5pm to 8pm

Shop local, support local, and enjoy the great vibes at all these awesome Farmers Markets kicking off this summer in the Stateline.  Celebrate the season and support local growers!

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