Celebrate Fall at Rockford City Market
Market Vendors Offering Seasonal Goods for Cooler Weather



September 12, 2017


ROCKFORD, IL – The official beginning of fall is just around the corner, and Rockford City Market vendors are starting to offer fall items to celebrate! Warm up with a hot chocolate or pumpkin latte from JavaMania when the weather gets cool, or try the pumpkin beer offered at the LaMonica Beverage tent! Shop for handmade scarves at the Vintage Beau and Stitch M, or fill your house with scents of autumn with a fall candle from Candle Crest. A couple produce vendors will also start to offer pumpkins for your baking and decorating needs! Be sure to also stop by the Rockford City Market information tent to pick up some new RCM hoodies and apparel!


Don’t forget to take the annual Rockford City Market survey! Your feedback is very important to us. Take the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RockfordCityMarketPatron2017.


Rockford City Market on September 15


Main Stage: Da’Quela Payne (4:00 – 7:00 p.m.)

Acoustic Stage: Mark Sturm (5:00 – 7:00 p.m.)  



The Auburn Key Club will be offering face painting for the kids! Midway Village Museum will also be at the market promoting the upcoming events at the museum while offering a free kids activity.


Entrance Gate Staff

Keeping Families and Communities Together (KFACT) is a holistic, girls mentoring program. They will be promoting their upcoming snack drive and fundraiser while teaching the public about what they do and getting new volunteers interested in mentoring.



Mercyhealth Hospital-Rockton Avenue is recognized by the Illinois Department of Public Health as a Pediatric Critical Care Center. This distinction makes us one of only 10 hospitals in Illinois recognized for providing the highest of specialized critical care and emergency care services to children. Whether in our 20-bed inpatient Pediatric Unit or our seven-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, our Pediatric Intensivists and Pediatric Hospitalists provide 24/7 coverage with a high standard of care. Stop by the Mercyhealth booth, located at Market and Water Streets to learn more about the services we offer.


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



Rockford City Market takes place every Friday from May 19 through September 29 along Water Street between State and Jefferson Streets in downtown Rockford. The market runs from 3:30 – 8:30 p.m. before Labor Day and 3:30 – 7:30 p.m. after Labor Day. Rockford City Market was founded and is managed by the Rock River Development Partnership and operates with infrastructure support from the City of Rockford and marketing from the Rockford Area Convention & Visitor's Bureau.





Cathy McDermott, Rock River Development Partnership, 815.977.5124 or cathy.mcdermott@rrdp.org