Rockford Day Specials

Rockford Day Specials


Participants will have their Rockford Day offerings featured on the Rockford Day Facebook and Twitter pages, and may be included in various promotional media (i.e., print, radio, TV).

Participants are encouraged to enlist offerings that have an 815 twist. (Several of us are 779ers and we’re joining in on the Rockford Day fun). There is no charge to participate. 





Artists' Ensemble Theatre
Tickets to Women in Jeopardy for $15, regularly $30, for any Women in Jeopardy performance Friday or Saturday at 7:30 (limit of two tickets per purchase). Flex packs for $75, regularly $110, for four tickets to any performance on any date this season. (Limit two flex packs per purchase)

Beefaroo T-shirts and water bottle $8.15 at all locations
August 15 all day

Bath and Body Fusion
$8 travel/purse size dream cream a $12 value, $15 large dream creams a $20 value, $10 custom scented body scrub a $15 value, $15 large custom scented body scrubs a $20, $8 lip custom flavored lip scrubs, $85 luxury facial & body sets a $125 value and a huge special announced in store the day of the event. Plus drawings and giveaways.
August 15 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. 

Bella Luna Bakery 
$8.15 dozen sugar cookies and $8.15 dozen Mrs. Fisher potato chip cookie. 815 donuts, please call early to place an order. 
August 15 from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Bowen's Carpet Dry
Carpet Cleaning - 3 Rooms $81.50 Dryer Vent Cleaning $81.50. Schedule on August 15 and have it cleaned by August 31.
August 15 all day

Bygone Brand
15% off Rockford apparel with new Rockford shirts released on Rockford day
August 15 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. 

By the Dozen Bakery
Get a Baker's Dozen of Donuts for $8.15.
August 15 from 6 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Cherry Bowl
Two games of bowling, shoe rental, 22 oz soda and a super slice of pizza for $8.15
August 15 from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. 

CherryVale Mall 
Giving away 100 free backpacks to children 13 and under, who are in need of a backpack for school, at center court, while supplies last.
August 15 at 10 a.m. 

Cj's Public House
Two burger baskets for $8.15. Pitcher of craft beer of your choice for $8.15
August 15 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

Cliffbreakers Events
Book your Wedding in August of 2019 and receive $815 OFF, if booked in August of 2018! Happy 815 Day

Cookies by Design 
One dozen mini glazed and sprinkled $8.15. One dozen mini gourmets (all 13 flavors) for $8.15. Four cupcakes for $8.15.
August 15 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Walk-ins only)

Crimson Ridge
Rockford Day 815 T-Shirt for $8.15
August 15 all day

Culture Shock Clothing and Records
15% off storewide. If you purchase any locally made gifts they will give you a $5 in Culture Shock Bucks for a later date
August 15 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. 

Discovery Center
1/2 price general admission. Not valid with other offers. Code: 815000. Mention code or Rockford Day to receive discount.
August 15 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

District Bar and Grill 
All Burgers $8.15
August 15 all day

Don Carter Lanes
$8.15 Value Package Includes: two games open bowling shoe rental large (44 oz) soda $15 regular price
August 15 from 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Free reusable Farmers Market tote, while supplies last, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Join us for 815 Rock and Run, from 5:30-7:30p outside of Fleet Feet! Long-Shot will perform at 5:30 p.m. A 3-mile fun run will start at 6p. Enjoy food from Lucha Cantina & Baker Street Burgers. Additional specials from Fleet Feet, Mary's Market, The Frame Shoppe, Sara Grace, & more! Visit for more event & promotion details
August 15 all day

Eckburg Insurance Group
Between August 1st and August 15th, go to their website ( and submit your information for a home or auto quote (or both) and you will be automatically entered to win a prize of $815! The winner will be drawn on 8/16. Must not be present to win.
August 1 - August 15

La Fiesta Candies
8.15% off any Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream purchase. Valid on all Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream scoops, scoops with freshly made waffle cones, pints, quarts, sundaes, ice cream cakes and more! Any Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream cake order made on 08/15/18 will be valid for the 8.15% off discount.
August 15 all day

Demo day $8 pass to try unlimited classes August 15th Classes will run all day including Pilates Yoga Dance classes Zumba Barre Springboard Metabolic conditioning
August 15 all day 

Fleet Feet Rockford
$8.15 off any shoe purchase and 8run5 tees for $8.15 
August 15 from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. 

Focus Rockford
Submit your photos on 8/15 for the 2018 Focus Rockford photo competition, and get $5 off. That's up to four photo submissions for $25
August 15 all day

$8.15 slider with fries and choice of soup or salad
August 15

$8.15 large pizza
August 15

15% discount to senior citizens at Goodwill's Rockford and Machesney Park stores
August 15 from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Granite City Food and Brewery
Pick any nonalcoholic beverage of your choice and one of these delicious entree's: Asian Chicken Salad Mahi Taco trio Any GC Burger Bennie Mac and Cheese Turkey Overlake Sandwich And a scoop of our homemade Chef Gerard's Bourbon Peach Sorbet All for only $8.15
August 15 from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. 

Ground Floor Skateboards
$8 socks and $15 T-shirts
August 15 from 2 p.m. - 8 p.m. 

Halo Cupcake
815 themed cupcakes and cookies with extended hours until 6 that day. Come in wearing 815 gear, and be entered into a drawing for a free 6 pack of cupcakes.
August 15 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Hidden Treasures Mall and Antiques
Register for Hidden Treasures Mall & Antiques Gift Certificate Drawings at closing; the winner will be announced and notified.
August 15 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. 

Home Environment Center
Receive one FREE 8lb bag of ice (made in-house with our very own reverse osmosis water) with any in-store purchase.
August 15 all day

J.R. Kortman Center for Design
10% off on all Rockford souvenirs including Rockford Landmark Ornaments, mugs, postcards, candles, and "Symbol" bookends.
August 15 all day

Josef's Steakhouse and Oyster Bar
Josef’s Angus Beef Nachos: $8.15 (normally $10) Buffalo Shrimp: $8.15 (normally $11) Premium Martini List: $8.15 (normally $10 and up) 2 Draft Beers or 2 House Wines – Mix and Match: $8.15 (normal value $11 - $15
August 15 from 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Junior League of Rockford 
New Membership Fee of only $81.50! Women interested in joining are invited to attend our meet & greet event at the Burpee Museum on August 15th from 5:00 - 7:00 PM to learn more about our 88 years of impact on the Rockford community.  After the presentation, our event attendees and their families will be able to tour the Burpee Museum free between 5:00 - 7:00 PM.   We are kicking off ticket sales for our 3rd Annual Boos & Spirits Fundraiser which supports our newest Rockford Community project ‘Girls Who Code’ on August 15th at the Burpee Museum from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM and Pub 815 from 12:00 – 9:00 PM or can be purchased at

Inflated Forte
Centerpieces that usually sale for $10-$15 dollars will be $8.15
August 15 all day

Kate's Pie Shop and Records
Rockford Day 815 is also Kate's Pie Shop Cafe's Customer Appreciation Day. All pre-ordered small pies will be $8.15. In store special, 2 slices with 2 12oz coffees $8.15 including tax. Order a small pie before Aug. 14th.
August 15 all day

Kimberly Buchanan
Best Selling Author and Award-winning Entrepreneur Kimberly Buchanan will offer her bestselling book, Unlock Your Potential, along with a free workbook, for only $8.15. Order at
August 15 all day 

Kegel's Bicycle Store
Limited edition specially designed bicycle themed 815 shirt $15.00 plus tax
August 13 while supplies last

Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden
Klehm T-shirts and Klehm caps for $8.15
August 15 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Knit One Purl Two 
15% discount on yarn 
August 15 all day 

Lallygag Boutique 
Start your day with the Shop Sisters at Lallygag Boutique and Petals & Pickin’s! Be first in line when the doors open at 9 am and pick up your customizable 815 tote bag (complementary to the first 25 people). Show your love for Rockford in a Loyal Local (815) t-shirt $18.50; shop summer clearance fashion $8 - $15; register to win fun prizes and grab a delicious homemade pastry from Rockford’s very own Banana Cherry Bakery, on-site from 9 am – 12 noon. Look for the giant palm trees outside!
August 15 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Lutheran Social Services
Handing out ice pops and balloons. Staff will be on hand to answer questions about becoming a licensed foster parent.
August 15 

Magic Waters Waterpark
Choose from one of our special food deals. Each meal is priced at $8.15, options include: (2) Slices of Pizza & Medium beverage; (2) Chicken Tacos & Bottled beverage; (2) Hot dogs & Bottled beverage; (2) Funnel cakes (includes powdered sugar and whipped cream); Nachos, Pretzels w/ cheese & Bottled beverage.
August 15 from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. 

Main Street Gallery by M & M Photography
10% off Gallery Wide
August 15 from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

Mary's Market Cafe and Bakery - All Locations
815 stenciled sugar cookies @ 8 for $8.15. Cookie Sampler for $8.15
August 15 all day

Midway Village Museum 
Online giveaway basket as part of a Facebook campaign on 815 Day. The basket is worth $100 of Rockford-themed merchandise from the Museum Gift Store. The items include a sock monkey toy, tickets to World War II Days in September and other charming Rockford gifts.
August 15 from 8:15 a.m. - 8:15 p.m. Participants must "like" and "share" the related 815 Day post on the Midway Village Museum Facebook Page. The post will appear at 8:15 a.m. to start the drawing and end at 8:15 p.m. Participants who "like" and "share" the post will have their names entered into a drawing to win the gift basket prize. 

Monat Global
For every order placed on August 15th, Rockford Day, I will make a donation to a Rockford Charity of your choice.
August 15 all day 

Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens
Buy a membership or renew your membership on August 15 and receive 8 general admission passes and $15.00 off of your membership! No restrictions on level of membership. Offer valid on 8/15/2018, does not apply to previous purchases, no additional discounts permitted.
August 15 all day

Three day daily use at East State St. location for $30
August 1 - March 15

Nspired Yoga
Drop into a class at for only $8.15 (does not include Aerial Yoga classes)
All day on August 15

Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary, Inc
We are trying to find forever homes for our adult cats! All cats 1 year or older have a reduced adoption fee of only $8.15! Adult cats sit at shelters longer than any other animals and we want ours to find their loving homes.
August 15 from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Oink Outfitters
Will be up outside the BMO Harris Bank Center box office selling $8.15 Rockford IceHogs t-shirts and hats! In addition, you can purchase Gr8-1-5 Beer Fest gear and prepare for next years Gr8-1-5 Beer Fest happening in May at the BMO Harris Bank Center!

Parks Big & Tall
15% off any purchase (can't be used with any other offer) 
August 15 - August 19 

Pampered Pet Grooming and Do-It-Yourself Dog Wash
Book half an hour for $12.00 or one hour for $20.00 and get the next one free. Includes brushes, combs aprons, power drying, walk-in tub and one bottle of shampoo. Or a $3.00 teeth brushing with a grooming appointment. Normally $6.00 with grooming
August 15 - August 30 

Peak Fitness Club
No joiner fee
August 15 

Peak Sports Club
No joiner fee
August 15 

Petals & Pickin's
$28.15 mystery box full of surprises! Start your day here and make your very own complimentary 815 tote bag (while supplies last). We will have treats and surprises all day long too!
August 15 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Prairie Street Brewing Co
Miles Nielsen is playing two impromptu sets Select Growlers $8.15 
August 15 all day 

Pub 815
$1 pork street tacos, $.60 wings, $8.15 burgers, handhelds, salads, wraps, and large one-topping pizzas. Dual tap takeover with Off-Kilter Brewing and Generations Brewing. Giveaways at 8:15 p.m. 
August 15

PVC Meal Prep
8.15% discount on all meals. Call 815-519-5126 to place an order or visit the website at and use code 815Proud 
August 15 - August 20 

The Pottery Lounge
$8.15% off any item when 815 days is mentioned at checkout.
All day August 15

Robin's Nest 
15% off all purchases 
August 15 - 19 

Rockford Art Deli
Live Print: Bring in a tee, get the print for $8.15 or buy a tee in the shop ( first come, first served ) for $18.15 FIRST 50 guests will receive a limited edition gift. Watch Mayor Tom McNamara print some of the first shirts of the day.

Rockford Art Museum
$5 family special. Mention Rockford Day to get the whole family in for only $5. Discount applies to individual admission. Offer excludes ticketed special events 
August 15 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Rockford Auto Glass
20% discount on custom shower doors
August 15

Rockford Bank and Trust
Open an account and get a free limited edition "Bank on the 815" t-shirt. Available at both RB&T locations.
August 13 - August 18

Rockford City Market
The Rock River Development Partnership will be offering our 2018 Rockford City Market T-shirts for $8.15 on August 15th only! Email or message us on Facebook with your name, email address, and the size and color of the t-shirt you want and we'll send you an invoice to be paid via PayPal. All paid orders can be picked up at the market on the following Friday, August 17.
August 15 all day 

Rockford IceHogs
$8.15 tickets for opening weekend
August 15

Rockford Public Library
The Rockford Public Library is encouraging employers to allow their employees 8 minutes and 15 seconds to read while they are at work! Take a picture of your reading employees and post with the hashtags: #READ815 #ReadingSelfie #RPL815Challenge. Please tag Rockford Public Library in your Social Media posts so that we can share your pictures for greater visibility
August 15 all day 

Rockford ReStore
15% off your entire purchase! *Excludes Vintage, Amazon Paint, Max Force Tools, and MBS Products
August 15 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

Rockford University
8.15 Reasons to Visit RU on 8/15 (full list: A preview... 6) Get a Pokemon Go character on campus—show it to Admissions for a free pop socket. 7) Alumnus? Pop in & tell us your RU story for a free gift. 8) Apply for Fall '18 or Spring/Fall '19 for free, bring official transcripts/test scores, be assessed for admission on the spot. If admitted full-time, receive free money in the form of a scholarship. Stop by Admissions in Nelson Hall for a free 815 cookie. 
August 15 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Rocktown Adventures
Two-hour paddlesport rental for $8.15. Take an 8.15% discount on lowest marked price on all apparel and hiking shoe purchases. 
August 15 all day

Rock Valley College
Use promo code: RVC815 for $5 off of your registration fee for the Golden Futures 5K
August 15 all day 

Rock Valley College Bookstore
Purchase our Rock Valley College $10.00 tee shirt in gray or navy for only $8.15
August 15 from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

Severson Dells Nature Center
Experience nature through a guided hike at Severson Dells Forest Preserve, led by a staff naturalist and educator. To celebrate 815, you'll learn 8 native plants in 1 hour and take home 5 ideas for supporting a healthy environment. 
August 15 from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 

Strike a Pose, LLC
$815.00 photobooth package for 6 hours of photo booth fun. Includes backdrop and props.
August 13 - August 31

Studio 815
$8.15 off any gents or ladies haircut with a wash
August 15 from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum and Gardens
Free 20 minute first-floor tour of the historic Tinker Swiss Cottage.
August 15 from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. 

The Underground
20% off all original art and work purchased from 8/15-8/25 and also $200 off any collaborative live painting performance during a future event (booked in the next 10 days)
August 15 - August 25

United Way of Rock River Valley
3rd annual Ellis Heights Job Fair. Opportunity for residents across the city to connect with employment and education opportunities. Takes place at Mt. Zion Church
August 15 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Walden Woods Condos
$815 off first full month’s rent
August 1 - August 31

William Brown Lofts
$815 off first full month's rent
August 1 - August 31

Wired Cafe
15% off all purchases
August 15 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Why Envy Boutique 
15% off online order using code: ROCKFORD 815
August 15 all day 

WM DaySpa Salon
$8.15 off a service valued at $50 or more. 8 products will be 15% off
August 15 all day 

15% Gallery2Go purchases. Gift certificates and membership fees are excluded from this offer.
August 15 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Zammuto's Drive-In
In celebrating Rockford's Roots, along with SWIFTT, Zammuto's is giving away free food on August 15, 2018. Go to one or all three of Rockford's Southwest Side museums: Tinker Swiss Cottage, Ethnic Heritage Museum, Klehm Arboretum, or West Lake Wake Park. Receive a coupon good for $8.00 worth of food or granita at Zammuto's. Grab all of your family and friends and come dine with us in celebration of Rockford's 815 Day.

8% discount on all yoga passes 15% discount on all retail * excludes student passes
August 15 all day