City Market extends hours for Fourth of July weekend

Staff Report

For this week only the City Market will be extending its hours to go from 3:30 p.m.-10 p.m. and to accompany the extended hours will be a second musical guest playing for the evening.

Micky Rosenquist will be playing folk rock from 3:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. and starting at 7 p.m. Epic Electric will be performing pop/rock hits from the ’70s to today until 10 p.m.

This week there will also be a bin at the information booth next to the Pepsi tent on the east side of the pavilion where you can leave CD’s you no longer want that can then be used in the “Off the Chain Link” public art project.

City Market will have activities this week for kids provided by International Student Exchange and the Boys and Girls Club.

Tebala Shrine Temple will have people at the gates providing information from 3:30 p.m.-7 p.m. and the Rockford Ravens Rugby will be at the gates from 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

The Rockford City Market and the North End City Market accept SNAP benefits/LINK card this season. Market staff will process EBT transactions at the information booth and customers will then spend the tokens at the vendor booths.

Vendors with eligible items will be listed but note that prepared food or beverages made on site are not eligible.

The market includes local growers and vendors who sell natural products, including vegetables, fruit, meat, cheeses, flowers, herbs, baked goods, wine and healthy snacks, as well as artisans and vendors with unique offerings and live entertainment by a variety of performers.

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