If you’re missing getting out and doing activities as a family, we’ve got a great idea for you! Head to downtown Rockford on Saturday, June 13th from 2 pm – 6 pm to hunt for animals in the Downtown Rockford Art Safari! This event is brought to you by the Downtown Rockford Art District.

This event gives you an opportunity to view and buy original art from your car! We could all use the power and beauty of art in our lives right now!

What: Downtown Rockford Art Safari

When: Saturday, June 13 from 2 – 6 pm
The alternate rain date is Sunday, June 14

Cost: Free

Information on the Event: You can park your car and walk from destination to destination or drive. Please wear face masks and socially distance if you choose to walk.

Each venue will feature local artists and makers. All items will be for sale. You can choose from a variety of original artwork, t-shirts, crafts, and more! 

Each venue has chosen an animal to represent them. There will be a picture of each animal displayed at the venue. Take a picture of each animal when you visit a shop. Once you have pictures of all 9 animals then send them to 317 Art Collective for a chance to win a gift basket of items from participating venues. 

Participating venues:

J.R. Kortman – 107 N. Main S.

Smith & Sons – 315 Market St.

317 Art Collective – 317 Market St.

Bennie’s Cleaners – 126 1st St.

Rockford Art Deli – 402 E. State St.

GEM – 406 E. State St.

The Underground Art Gallery – 418 E. State. St.

Rockford Area Arts Council – 713 E. State St.

Test Site –  213 N. 3rd St.

Will you be attending the Downtown Art Safari?

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