Downtown Rockford

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. 




510 Threads and Eurostyle Plus
4 Season Clearance Sale
All day on August 15

Two free 30-minute sessions 
August 15 8:15 a.m. and 8:15 p.m.

Akerman's Shoes
Select SAS socks for $8.15 (reg. priced at $10 and up!)
August 15 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Bath & Body Fusion
One day only 50% off of the ENTIRE STORE!
All day on August 15

Bella Luna Bakery
815 sugar cookies for $1, ten 815 cookies for $8.15, Mrs. Fisher's potato chip cookies for $1
All week the week of August 15

By the Dozen Bakery
1/2 dozen doughnuts and 1/2 dozen rolls for $8.15; 1 dozen doughnuts for $7.79
All day on August 15

Bygone Brand
$8.15 Made in Rockford mugs; 15% off all Rockford Line Apparel; NEW Limited Edition Rockford Tee LIVE PRINTED on site by Yackle Tees.
August 15 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

The Canine Crunchery, Inc.
Don't forget to let your dog in on the fun and pick up a bag of 815 biscuits.
All day on August 15

Capri Restaurant
One topping 12-inch pizza for $8.15 (dine-in only)
August 15 from 4:30 - 9 p.m.

The Cherry Bowl
Offering 3 games of bowling, shoe and ball rental, and a 16oz fountain pop for only $8.15 a person.
August 15 from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Cookies by Design
1 dozen glazed and sprinkled favors for $8.15 (regularly $11.11 a dozen)
August 15 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Cricket Wireless
Waived activation fee ($25 value); up to 25% off Accessory Bundle Discounts (3774 E. State Street location only). 
August 15 from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Crimson Ridge
Two different Rockford-themed shirts for a special price of $8.15 each.
All day on August 15

Deli Italia / Trinacaria Lounge
1 medium margarita pizza for $8.15
All day on August 15

District Bar & Grill
All taco platters for $8.15
All day on August 15

Don Carter Lanes
Two hours of unlimited bowling with shoe and ball rental for $8.15 per person; $8.15 Food & Beverage Package (pitcher of beer and one large 2-topping pizza)
August 15 - August 20 from 8:15 a.m. - 8:15 p.m.

Dunkin' Donuts
A dozen donuts for $8.15, all day August 15 (All Rockford locations: 4105 Charles Street, 1601 N. Alpine Road, 3225 11th Street, and East State Street)
All day on August 15

Eckburg Insurance
Get a quote between 8/01 and 8/15 to be entered to win $815. No purchase necessary. Also, if Eckburg cannot offer better insurance coverage, they will pay you $81.50.
August 1 - August 15

Fleet Feet Sports Rockford
Original design 8run5 tees for only $8.15; Custom 8run5 wood sign by 815wood designs available. Beefaroo tees & bobbleheads for $8.15.
August 15 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Focus Rockford
Take $5 off your submission to the Focus Rockford photo competition.
All day on August 15

The Frame Shoppe
Receive a free 815 photo mat with any purchase!
August 15 from 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Refer someone to FurstStaffing and you and the referral will be entered into a drawing to win 815 swag from Rockford Art Deli. Refer as many people as you want for more chances to win! Email your name, phone number, email address and the referral's name, email address, phone number, and type of work they want to Individuals who have actually worked (received a paycheck) for FurstStaffing are not considered referrals for the Rockford Day Referral Program. Please refer friends/family looking for a career change or looking fro a great place to work.
Ongoing until August 15 (winners will be drawn at 8:15 a.m. on August 15)

The Green Rift
Offering Lip Balm Fobs + Lip Balms Combination Set for $8.15 (MSRP $12.95); Use code ROCK815
All week August 15 - 19

Halo Cupcake
815 cookies and cupcakes available. Stop by in your 815 gear and be entered in a drawing for an $8.15 gift card.
All day on August 15

Hidden Treasures Mall & Antiques 
Offering an "815 Day Gift Certificate Drawing" in celebration of the surrounding communities and Rockford's 815 Day, on Tuesday, August 15. Hidden Treasures Mall & Antiques is the largest antique mall in the local area with over 250 vendors and over 37,500 square feet filled with antiques, vintage, primitive, and collectibles. In addition to the 815 Day Gift Certificate Drawing, Hidden Treasures will host its Treasure Hunt on Tuesday and will have one lucky winner of a $25 gift certificate. 
August 15 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Inflated Forte
Balloon centerpiece of any occasion including birthdays for $8.15. Can call and schedule for any holiday and will deliver when that holiday comes. Need to schedule the week of August 15 to receive offering.
August 15 - 19

J.R. Kortman Center for Design / Kortman Gallery
Opening reception for French artist Malika Moine presenting her original drawings that will be featured in the Paint the Town calendar premiering on August 15. Other works by Ms. Moine will also be on exhibit in the Kortman Gallery.
August 15 from 5:30 - 9 p.m.

Junior League of Rockford
All new members receive 8.15% off first year membership.
August 15 from 8:15 a.m. - 8:15 p.m.

Kate's Pie Shop Cafe & Records
$8.15 lunch basket - your choice of sandwich, served with fruit, veggies and a pie bite (normally $10)
All day on August 15

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful
Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful is encouraging you to help keep the community clean and green! Help recycle items for reuse, including metals, clothing, pop cans and bottles, glass bottles, cardboard, paper and more by volunteering on Rockford Day at KNIB Rockford Recycle Center. Shifts are 1:30 - 4 p.m. or 3 - 5:30 p.m. For more information about volunteering and recycle center hours, visit
August 15 from 1:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Kegel's Bike Store
$8.15 "Call in Sick & Go For a Ride" Tees
August 15 - August 19

Kroozin Kooler Frozen Treats
8 treats for $1.50
All day on August 15

Lallygag Boutique
Bygone 815 Tees for $18.50; Lace top extenders for $15 (while supplies last)
August 15 from Noon - 5pm

London Avenue Designs
$15 floral bouquets
All day on August 15

Lucha Cantina
All tacos for $8.15
All day on August 15

Magic Waters Waterpark
Magic Waters Food Specials: $8.15 for 2 funnel cakes with toppings at Coconut Cafe, $8.15 for 2 slices of pizza and medium drink at Ocho's Pizzeria & Grill; $8.15 for 3 chicken or shrimp tacos at Tiki Tacos
August 15 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Mary's Market Bakery & Cafe
$8.15 for one dozen NY Style Bagels or Seedy Sticks; $8.15 Market Sampler (Enjoy 1/2 sandwich with signature soup or 1/2 salad with a signature soup and includes a Gourmet Cookie)
All day on August 15

Meg's Daily Grind
Visit Meg's Daily Grind on Alpine or Perryville and enter your name to win a $8.15 gift card. There will be 10 giveaways at each location!
All day on August 15

Metro Ltd.
Any print order placed on 8/15 will receive a Bowl 815 Tee.
August 15 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Mid-West Family Broadcasting
Morning trivia countdown on B-103 starting August 1. Live remotes on August 15 at the "815 on the Bridge" (100FM) and 815 Dock Party (B-103) events.
All day on August 15

Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens
Enjoy $3 admission ALL DAY on Tuesday, August 15. Here is your opportunity to see the Bruce Munro: LIGHT exhibit at a reduced rate
August 15 from 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.

No Joke Mixed Martial Arts
Get $81.50 for a month of children's Brazilian Jiu jitsu with uniform included.
Offer valid August 15 - 22

Nordlof Center (Rockford Public Library)
3D printing class (4 - 8 p.m.); Rock River Chess (5:30 - 7:30 p.m.); Open Mic Night (6 - 8 p.m.); "What's Your Story" sponsored by the Rockford Area Arts Council (8:15 - 9:30 p.m.)
All day on August 15

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

Olympic Tavern
$8.15 = two tacos & a pint of Pilsner Urquell (or Goose Island soda) or $18.15 = a 10oz NY Strip steak, a pint of Pilsner Urquell and a shot (your choice of Fernet Branca, Malort, or Benchmark Bourbon). Plus a drawing at 8:15 p.m. for multiple prize packages including a $50 gift card, Olympic t-shirts, glassware, hats and hoodies. No purchase necessary but you must be 21 and present to win prizes! 
All day on August 15

One Love Candle & Bath
3 Lip Balms for $8.15; All Body Polish/Sugar Scrubs $8.15 each; All 8 oz. Pure Soy Candles for $15, plus other in-store and online specials! Complimentary treats and refreshments to fuel your 815 shopping including coffee from JavaMania and cookies by Halo Cupcake!
August 15 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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

Perrecone Wellness
Whether you have a chronic health condition, want to lose weight, or just want to maintain your good health, Perrecone Wellness can help you reach your health goals by creating a customized plan that is doable for you. Mention Rockford Day when booking your session to receive the discounted price of $81.50 for an assessment and three health coaching sessions. Contact Jody Perrecone at or 815.975.4523.
August 15 - September 15

Petals & Pickin's Flowers & Gifts
Special offer of hand wrapped flower bouquets for only $8.15, while supplies last.
August 15 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. (special bouquets 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)

Prairie Street Brewhouse
815 Dock Party kicks off at 5:18 p.m. and will feature live music, food and beverages for purchase and special appearances. Live remote by Mid-West Family Broadcasting's B-103.
August 15 starting at 5:18 p.m.

Power Pilates with Shelley
Purchase a 6 class punch card for $8.15 off ($39.85) from Power Pilates with Shelley to use at FitnessWorks, Inc Personal Training! That's getting a class for free! Message her on Facebook or email to take advantage of this deal!
All day on August 15

PVC Meal Prep
8.15% discount on all meals. Call or text 815.904.4649 to place an order or visit the website at and use code: 815Proud.
August 15 - August 20

8.15% discount off Annual River Run registration on September 2, 2017 (Half Marathon, 5K or 3K Walk/Wheel). Visit and use code: 815DAY.
All day on August 15

Randee's Music Center
8 of our most popular Guitar String Sets at 15% off including: Martin, elixir, Gibxon, D'Addario & Earnie Ball
All week during the week of August 15

Rock River Chess
815 Day Speed Chess Tournament at the Nordlof Theater lobby: 5-round tournament of up to 32 players. Each player will have 8 minutes and 15 seconds to play their game each round. All players are welcome, from experienced players to completely new players, everyone will have a shot at the prizes available!
August 15 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. (registration at 5 p.m.)

Rock River Valley Peace Coalition
Rock River Valley Peace Coalition encourages folks to watch, learn, and dance for peace. Visit their website to learn more and join us on the State Street Bridge on August 15 at noon. Don't be late!
August 15 at 12:00 p.m.

Rock Valley College
Fashion color Rock Valley College rolled t-shirts are $8.15 (regularly $14.99) at the RVC Bookstore (lower level of Student Center on RVC's main campus)
August 15 from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Rockford Area Arts Council
What's Your Story 815? 8 storyteller names will be pulled from a hat to tell their Rockford story in 8 minutes and 15 seconds. Storytelling begins at 8:15 p.m. at the Nordlof Center (118 N. Main Street). Have a story you want to share? Call 815-963-6765
August 15 from 8:15 - 9:30 p.m.

Rockford Art Deli
Limited edition 815 print only available 8/15. Bring in a tee and get print for $8.15. First 50 customer purchases receive a limited edition 815 lapel pin.
August 15 from Noon - 8 p.m.

Rockford Auto Glass
10% off all auto glass, shower doors (including custom projects), and custom framed mirrors.
August 14 - August 18

Rockford Dermatology
Stop by on August 15 for a free Coolsculpt Consultation. Enter to win a FREE Cycle.
August 15 from 8:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Rockford IceHogs
IceHogs Tickets Upper End Zone $8.15 for Opening Night on October 14. Tickets may be purchased online through Ticketmaster (no code required), by phone, or at the box office.
Promotion runs from 10 a.m. - Midnight on August 15

Rockford Public Library
Spin Art featuring special guest reader at East Branch (9:15 - 10:15 a.m.); "Read In" where parents will read with their children at all branches (4 - 5 p.m. Montague Branch, 5 - 6 p.m. Rockton Centre, 6 - 7 p.m. Rock River)
All day on August 15

Rockford Roasting Company
Offering t-shirts for $15 all day (normal price $25)
All day on August 15

Rocktown Adventures
Buy one piece of lifestyle apparel and get a second piece for $8.15. On-site kayak, canoe, stand up paddleboard rentals for $8.15.
All day on August 15

Roxy Carmichael Boutique
15% off all new arrivals
All day on August 15

Royal Hobby Shop
"MAGIC: The Gathering" cards - 8 random packs for $15; 8 PRISMACOLOR pencils for $15; 8% and 15% discounts on other selected items.
All day on August 15

Sam's Ristorante
$11 Chicken Parmigiana Dinner and 15% off appetizers all day. Valid at both locations: 6075 E. Riverside Blvd. and 1031 Harlem Rd.
All day on August 15

The Underground
A large 36"/48" original painting by Roni Golan, or a collaborative live painting performance at your event for $815. See details on
All day on August 15

Village Green
Buy one, get one free on all plant material (Valid at both locations: 2640 N. Main St. and 6101 E. Riverside Blvd.)
August 15 from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Volcano Falls
Volcano Falls will be offering ONE attraction (golf, go karts, OR laser tag) 15 arcade credits, and soft serve ice cream for $8.15!
All day on August 15

William Charles Real Estate
Schedule a tour of one of our Walden Woods Condos anytime between Tuesday, August 15 and Friday, August 28 and you will be eligible for a $815 deposit ($1,500 normally)! To qualify, you must mention before your tour that you heard about us during Rockford Day. $815 deposit based on an approved application with a 12 month lease. Contact our Leasing Office for details and schedule your tour today! *Offer not valid on previous applications or tours. Offer valid on new applicants only for Walden Woods.
August 15 - 18

Wired Cafe
15% off coffee and espresso drinks during the 8:00 a.m. hour.
August 15 from 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Woodfire Brick Oven Pizza
Margherita pizza for $8.15
All day on August 15

Membership deal for anyone not currently a member of the YMCA! Come to any of the three facility locations (Puri Family YMCA, Northeast Family YMCA or I.D. Pennock Family YMCA) to sign up on August 15. They will receive the month of August for $8.15, with normal membership rates taking effect in September. The off is good for individuals, families, seniors, college students, etc.
All day on August 15

Yolo's Sweets
Sock Monkey cakes, cake pops, and cupcakes featuring the Rockford Day logo! (You can special order cakes with the Rockford Day logo too!)
All day on August 15