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 4 – October 26, 2024 for the Saturday markets and May 7 – September 24, 2024

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 1 – October 30, 2024

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

May 22 – August 28, 2024

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 6 – September 26, 2024

The Midtown Market runs every Thursday throughout the summer. They are a family-friendly, pet-friendly, and bike-friendly market for farmers, food trucks, cottage bakers and more. View a vendor list here.


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

Corner of Newburg and Alpine, Rockford, IL

Every Friday

9 am – 2 pm

May 3 – October 25, 2024

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 17 – September 27, 2024

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. View a list of vendors here.


North End Market

Intersection of North Main and Auburn, Rockford, IL

Every Saturday

8:30 am – 12:30 pm

May 4 – October 26, 2024

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 4 – October 26, 2024

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

**Waiting to hear information about opening day**

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 4 – October 26, 2024

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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