Looking for the perfect gift for your loved one? Why not shop local! There are lots of holiday markets and craft fairs happening in the Rockford area over the next two months. We’ve put together a list of all of the craft fairs and festivals happening in the Stateline area. Happy shopping!

November 13 – 15, 2018

2018 Holiday Markets and Craft Fairs in the Rockford Area

Mercyhealth Rockford Memorial Auxiliary Holiday Market

When: Tuesday, November 13 from 9 am – 6 pm
Wednesday, November 14 from 9 am – 6 pm
Thursday, November 15 from 9 am – 3 pm

Where: Mercyhealth Rockford
2400 N Rockton Avenue, Rockford, IL

Cost: Free admission

The Mercyhealth Rockford Memorial Auxiliary is hosting its third annual Holiday Market in November. Shoppers can get an early start on their gift giving by selecting through an assortment of home décor, lighted and framed art, gourmet foods and much more. The Holiday Market is being held inside Café 2400 at the Javon Bea Hospital on the Mercyhealth Rockton Campus, 2400 Rockton Avenue. Proceeds raised from the sales help support projects, such as scholarships, the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile, medical equipment and patient care items. Cash, checks, credit and debit cards are accepted at the checkout.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2263725807206378


November 17, 2018

2018 Holiday Markets and Craft Fairs in the Rockford Area

Craft Show Before Christmas

When: Saturday, November 17 from 8:30 am – 5 pm

Where: Belvidere North High School
9393 Beloit Rd, Belvidere, IL

Cost: $2 per person at the door, $1 with discount coupon

Jump start the Christmas gift season by helping with a toy drive to benefit Toys 4 Tots. Cornhole Tournament and Indoor Mini-golf course.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/313406362596641/

2018 Holiday Markets and Craft Fairs in the Rockford Area

The Candy Cane Express Crafter/Vendor Show 2018

When: Saturday, November 17 from 9 am – 3 pm

Where: The Dwelling Place
1559 S. Mulford Rd. Rockford, IL

Cost: Free admission

All Aboard! Come jump on board and get all your Holiday shopping done early. We have many crafters and vendors again at this year’s event. You can stay for lunch also as the Grub-n-Go food truck will be serving up some delicious food and if you have a sweet tooth there is also going to be a bake sale. Something for everybody.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2196641600552393


November 17 – 18, 2018

2018 Holiday Markets and Craft Fairs in the Rockford Area

Arts & Crafts Holiday Spectacular

When: Saturday, November 17 from 10 am – 4 pm
Sunday, November 18 from 10 am – 4 pm

Where: Indoor Sports Center
8800 E Riverside Blvd, Loves Park, IL

Cost: $4 per person

Great Holiday show, a good mix of crafters!

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1865633170225074


November 18, 2018

2018 Holiday Craft Fairs and Markets in Rockford, IL

Fall’iday Bazaar

When: Sunday, November 18 from 11 am – 4 pm

Where: Harlem High School
9229 N. Alpine Road, Machesney Park, IL

Cost: Free admission

Over 40 handmade crafters PLUS 23 unique vendors all with amazing items to purchase! Start your holiday shopping local!

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1958754441093627/

2018 Holiday Markets and Craft Fairs in the Rockford Area

Jingle & Mingle: Holiday Shopping Extravaganza

When: Sunday, November 18 from 12 pm – 3 pm

Where: Franchesco’s Ristorante
7128 Spring Creek Road, Rockford, IL

Cost: $7 per person, buy tickets here

Get your holiday shopping done early in our one-stop shop holiday expo featuring some of Rockford’s hottest vendors! From home decor to children’s clothing, there will be a gift for everyone.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2242169846066471/


December 1, 2018

2018 Holiday Markets and Craft Fairs in the Rockford Area

Janesville Jolly Jingle Holiday Vendor Market

When: Saturday, December 1 from 9 am – 3 pm

Where: Olde Towne Mall
20 S Main St, Janesville, WI

Cost: Information pending

Over 20 Direct Sale Vendors and crafters! Get some Holiday Shopping done while enjoying the day’s festivities!

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/344551009441423/

2018 Holiday Markets and Craft Fairs in the Rockford Area

A Local Holiday Market 2018

When: Saturday, December 1 from 10 am – 4 pm

Where: Rockford University
5050 E State St, Rockford, IL

Cost: Free admission and parking

This one-of-a-kind shopping market is filled entirely with over 30 local businesses! Support and shop at your local businesses this holiday, all in one spot! 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 10 am. Take photos in our photo station and tag them with the hashtag #SHOPSMALLWBL.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/438176636707042/


December 1 – 2, 2018

2018 Holiday Markets and Craft Fairs in the Rockford Area

Christmas In The Country

When: Saturday, December 1 from 10 am – 4 pm
Sunday, December 2 from 10 am – 4 pm

Where: Belvidere North High School
9393 Beloit Rd, Belvidere, IL

Cost: Information pending

Looking to complete your Christmas Lists, shop Christmas In The Country. Many crafters with all handmade items, jewelry, soaps, wood items, doll items, decorative items and many more. Bring the kids to see Santa and drop off their wish list.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/334636540623869


December 6, 2018

Holiday markets and craft fairs in Rockford IL

Rockford Hand-Made Market

When: Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Where: Prairie Street Brewhouse
200 Prairie Street, Rockford, IL

Cost: Free

The ultimate holiday handmade shopping event. Over 40 vendors selling locally crafted and handmade goods.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/RockfordHandmadeMarket/


December 9, 2018

2018 Holidays Craft Fairs in Rockford IL

Winter Holiday Market

When: Sunday, December 9 from 11 am – 4 pm

Where: Harlem Middle School
735 Windsor Road, Loves Park, IL

Cost: Information pending

Over 40 amazing handmade crafters and artists with amazing items to purchase! Shop this holiday season local! Only handcrafts/homemade, no MLMs.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/562215817553413/

This post will be updated as we find more holiday markets and fairs. If you know of one we’ve missed, please let us know at hello@statelinekids.com!

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