Dine Around the World at Rockford City Market - Market Offers Variety of Different Cuisines

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 21, 2018

 

ROCKFORD, IL – Market guests don’t have to go far to enjoy different types of cuisine on Friday nights. Rockford City Market vendors offer a wide variety of food from different ethnic backgrounds. Guests can enjoy authentic Indian curry from Curry Bowls, unique Mediterranean food including Falafels and Borekas from Ronit’s Kitchen, or delicious Southeast Asian cuisine from the Wok ‘n’ Roll food truck by Bamboo. Shoppers can also enjoy fresh Greek food from the Olive Branch Greek Food Truck including Gyros, Spanakopita and Baklava, or delectable Puerto Rican kabobs hot off the grill from Wepa Cuisine. Guests are encouraged to try a little bit of everything and enjoy all of the different options the market has to offer!

 

Rockford City Market on August 24

MUSIC

Main Stage: Vince Chiarelli and Frank Calvagna (4:30 – 8 p.m.)

Acoustic Stage: Espinosa & Coffey (5:30 – 8 p.m.)

 

SPECIAL EVENT

Come watch the free cooking demonstration at the market at 6 p.m. near the East State Street Pavilion entrance. This week’s demonstration focuses on in-season tomatoes and basil with their recipe for Ravioli Puttanesca.

 

ACTIVITIES

The Winnebago County 4-H Club will be offering hands-on activities for the kids while teaching about their organization.

 

The Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter will be offering Promise flowers and forget-me-nots to color for the kids as well as brain game activities for the young at heart. The Alzheimer’s Association is hoping to bring awareness of Alzheimer’s and related dementia support offered by the Alzheimer’s Association as well as promoting their upcoming signature fundraising event on September 15, Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Rockford at Rock Valley College.

 

ENTRANCE GATES

The Rockford IceHogs and BMO Harris Bank Center will be promoting the upcoming 2018-19 IceHogs season along with the upcoming entertainment calendar at the BMO Harris Bank Center and Coronado Performing Arts Center.

 

ROCKFORD AREA ARTS COUNCIL

Leaf River Woodcrafters will have some of their finest hardwood slab furniture available at the market. Pieces include tables, benches, chairs, lamp stands, and much more.

 

MERCYHEALTH

Join Mercyhealth Cancer Center at the Rockford City Market this Friday night from 3:30 – 8:30 p.m.! Information regarding our unique cancer care services and new physicians will be available. Learn more about cancer risk factors and how you can receive a free cancer screening on October 4. Located at the corner of Market and Water Streets, Mercyhealth is proud to be the presenting sponsor of the Rockford City Market.

 

 

For more information about Rockford City Market, visit www.rockfordcitymarket.com.

 

 

 

Rockford City Market takes place every Friday from May 18 through September 28 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.

 

 

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FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Nikki Lee, Rockford City Market Vendor and Accounting Manager, 815.977.5124 or rockfordcitymarket@rrdp.org