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 that you can attend this year. Happy shopping!

November 23, 2019

Holiday Blitz Craft Show

When: Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 10 am – 4 pm

Where: Stateline Sports Center
7939 Burden Rd., Machesney Park, IL

Cost: $1 per adult, kids 12 and under are free

Shop from over 70 local vendors and craft sellers.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/293293581518537

Fall Vendor and Craft Show

When: Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 11 am – 4 pm

Where: VFW
1310 W. Lincoln Hwy., Belvidere, IL

Cost: Free admission

Shop from local vendors, craft sellers and Girl Scouts.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/421949961784251/


November 24, 2019

Fall’iday Bazaar

When: Sunday, November 24, 2019 from 10 am – 3 pm

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

Cost: Free admission

Shop from handmade crafters and unique local vendors.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/656914161473754/

2018 Holiday Markets and Craft Fairs in the Rockford Area

Jingle & Mingle: Holiday Shopping Extravaganza

When: Sunday, November 24, 2019 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/525957697949569/


November 30, 2019

Holiday Market Pop-Up

When: Sunday, November 30, 2019 from 2 pm – 9 pm

Where: Rockford Indoor City Market
116 N. Madison St., Rockford, IL

Cost: Free admission

Shop from 30 local businesses during Stroll on State.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2368716253456198/


December 5, 2019

Rockford Hand-Made Market

When: Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 4 – 9 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: facebook.com/RockfordHandmadeMarket/


December 7, 2019

A Local Holiday Market 2019

When: Saturday, December 7, 2019 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/403358780579121/


December 14, 2019

Winter Holiday Market

When: Sunday, December 14, 2019 from 10 am – 2 pm

Where: Indoor Rockford City Market
116 N. Madison St., Rockford, IL

Cost: Free admission

Shop local vendors and take a picture with Santa Claus.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/545504512923041

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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