Nothing tastes better than fresh produce in the spring and summertime! Farmers markets are fun for the whole family and the Rockford area has some of the best ones around. No matter what day of the week it is, you can find a great farmers market in the Stateline. Here are 11 farmers markets in Rockford, Beloit, Belvidere, Rockton, Woodstock, and Janesville you must visit this spring and summer. Scroll to the end of the post for a PDF printout of a Farmers Market schedule to hang on your fridge!

Woodstock Farmers Market

121 W. Van Buren St., Woodstock, IL

Every Tuesday and Saturday

8 am – 1 pm

May 3 – September 27, 2022 for the Tuesday market and April 23 – October 22, 2022 for the Saturday market

Woodstock Farmers Market is held in the historic Woodstock Square which was the filming site for the movie Groundhog Day. There are more than 40 vendors participating this year. View a list of vendors here.

Edgebrook Farmers Market

1639 N Alpine Rd, Rockford, IL

Every Wednesday

9 am – 1 pm

May 4 – October 26, 2022

Edgebrook Farmers Market is a low-key and relaxed farmers markets on Wednesday mornings. It’s the perfect place to grab a coffee and walk around with the kids. You can find local farmers selling high-quality vegetables, fruits, flowers, plants, baked goods, honey, eggs, and more. View a list of vendors here.

Rockton River Market

150 E. Hawick Street, Rockton, IL

Every Wednesday

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

June 2 – August 25, 2022

Rockton River Market offers live music and a fun shopping experience in Settlers Park Wednesday nights in the summer. You can shop from local vendors selling food, ice cream, books, clothing, and handmade items.  Vendors are spotlighted on Facebook here. You can view a schedule of musicians here.

The Midtown Market

Corner of 7th Street and 4th Avenue, Rockford, IL

Every Thursday

9 am – 1 pm

June 2 – October 27, 2022

The Midtown Market has expanded to every Thursday this summer. They are a family-friendly, pet-friendly, and bike-friendly market for farmers, food trucks, cottage bakers and more. Vendors are spotlighted on Facebook here.

Forest City Farmers Market
(Formerly HCC / Colonial Village Farmers Market)

Corner of Newburg and Alpine, Rockford, IL

Every Friday

9 am – 1 pm

May 6 – October 28, 2022

Forest City Farmers Market (formerly HCC / Colonial) is held every Friday morning in the Spring, Summer, and early Fall. You can shop from farmers and artisans selling produce, baked goods, crafts, jewelry and handmade soap. Vendors are spotlighted on Facebook here.

Rockford City Market

Intersection of Water Street and Market Street, Rockford, IL

Every Friday

4 pm – 8:30 pm before Labor Day

4 pm – 7:30 pm after Labor Day

May 20 – September 30, 2022

Rockford City Market is the place to be on Friday nights. Walk around downtown and enjoy local food, appetizers, and desserts. Shop for handmade goods, clothing, jewelry and kid’s items. Listen to live music and take a ride on the Trolley.

North End Market

Intersection of North Main and Auburn, Rockford, IL

Every Saturday

8:30 am – 12:30 pm

May 21 – October 15, 2022

Enjoy the beautiful North End of Rockford by shopping from local vendors selling fresh vegetables and fruit, honey, BBQ, baked goods, and handmade items. While you’re there, make a stop at The Norwegian for some brunch. Vendors are spotlighted on Facebook here.

Beloit Farmers Market

Corner of State and Grand Avenues, Beloit, WI

Every Saturday

8 am – 1 pm

May 7 – October 29, 2022

The Beloit Farmers Market is quite the experience! This huge market covers several blocks in downtown Beloit. You can buy things from local farmers and vendors selling fresh produce, eggs, cheese, salsa, freshly squeezed juice, baked goods, flowers, jewelry, and crafts. While you’re downtown, stop by some of the fantastic restaurants and coffee shops like Lucy’s Number 7, Truckt, and Blue Collar Coffee. You can also listen to live music while you shop. View a list of vendors here.

Belvidere Farmers Market and Crafts

1940 N State St, Belvidere, IL

Every Saturday

9 am – 12:30 pm

Mid-May – Mid-October, 2022

Belvidere Farmers Market and Crafts offers a shopping experience with vendors selling baked goods, fruit and vegetables, jams, jellies, soaps, and other crafts. Vendors are spotlighted on Facebook here.

Janesville Farmers Market

15 Dodge St., Janesville, WI

Every Saturday

8 am – 1 pm

May – October 2022

Janesville Farmers Market is located in downtown Janesville. They have local vendors selling fresh produce, herbs, plants, cut flowers, baked goods, soap, jewelry and art. They have kids events and activities as well as The Bubbler water fountain that kids can play in. View a list of vendors here.

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