This one-of-a-kind shopping market is FILLED ENTIRELY with LOCAL businesses! Winnebago Buy Local is putting 30+ LOCAL businesses into ONE place to let the folks in our community support their local businesses in a big way, in one single shopping day!
FREE ADMISSION • FREE PARKING • FUN! (Parking is in Main Lot A off of the Rockford University Entrance Drive, Follow the Candy Cane Path!)
FREE TOTE BAG to the First 200 Families! The first 200 families will receive a reusable shopping bag with Winnebago Buy Local's logo and filled with LOCAL gifts from Winnebago County businesses. (1 bag per family, please) Doors will open promptly at 10am.
PHOTO STATION! Take photos in our photo station and tag them with the hashtag #SHOPSMALLWBL
We want EVERYONE to be able to shop local this holiday season! For this reason, gifts will range from below $5 and higher.
Subarea:Rockford East State
Directions: Rockford University - 5050 E. State St., Rockford, IL 61108 - Rockford University is located a half mile east of the intersection of Business Route 20/East State Street and Alpine Road in Rockford. --FROM THE EAST-- Take I-90 west (Jane Addams Tollway) to Business Route 20/State Street Exit. Go right/west on State Street. Cross Perryville Road and Mulford Road. Rockford University is the fourth stoplight past Mulford Road on the right-hand side. --FROM THE NORTH--Take I-90 east to Business Route 20/State Street. Go right/west on State Street. Cross Perryville Road and Mulford Road. Rockford University is the fourth stoplight past Mulford Road on the right-hand side. –FROM THE SOUTH OR WEST--Take I-80 or I-88 to I-39 north. Exit I-39 north on U.S. 20 west to Alpine Road. Go right/north on Alpine Road to State Street and turn right/east. Rockford University is the second stoplight after Alpine Road on the left side.