Rockford Attractions

Anderson Japanese Gardens
Mon – Fri 9am – 6pm
Sat 9am – 4pm
Sun 10am – 4pm
Third Thur of month is donation day

BMO Harris Bank Center
Times vary based on event
Rockford's Home for Entertainment
Home of the Rockford IceHogs

Burpee Museum
Daily 10am – 5pm
Tuesday is donation day

Rockford City Market
Friday’s 3:30-8:30pm
May 20-Sept 30, 2016
Rockford City Market (located in downtown Rockford at the intersection of Water Street and Market Street) features local growers and vendors who sell natural products and unique retail items, live music, demonstrations and kids' activities. 

Coronado Box Office
Mon – Fri 10am – 4pm
Check Website performance schedule

Discovery Center Museum
Daily 10am – 5pm
The Discovery Center Museum is full of over 250 exciting children’s based hands-on exhibits spread over a two-floor area.

Ethnic Heritage Museum
Open Sunday's 2-4pm
Local history lives on in a quaint home built in 1850's. Known today as The Ethnic Heritage Museum it is here that you will find six fascinating galleries devoted to the primary immigrant groups that settled in southwest Rockford, IL. African-American, Hispanic, Irish, Italian, Lithuanian and Polish.

Forest City Queen Riverboat

Klehm Arboretum
Daily 9am – 4pm
Garden to 8pm
First Tuesday of month is donation day

Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center
Visit website for schedule of performances
Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center (MPAC) has been a cornerstone of the Rockford arts scene since 1884 when Mrs. Chandler Starr opened the doors of her home to entertain a group of music lovers. Since then, the name Mendelssohn in Rockford has been synonymous with quality music and community musical opportunities.

Midway Village Museum
Hours vary by season
Free and donation days vary, but typically Thur
Midway Village Museum, the best institution for collecting, preserving and interpreting the history of the Rockford region, is committed to educating and enriching our community by providing state-of-the-art exhibits, programs and events.

Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens
Mon closed, Wed 9am – 7pm
Tue, Thu, Fri 9am – 4pm
Sat 9am – 3pm
Sun 10am – 4pm
Reduced admission on Tuesdays Discount for Seniors

Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Mon – Fri 8:30am – 5pm
Rockford Area Event Calendars
Great Website for local information

Rockford Art Museum
Daily 10am – 5pm
Thursday is donation day

Rockford Park District
401 S. Main St. Rockford, IL 61101
Great source for concerts and events

Rockford Public Library – Main Library
Monday – Thursday:12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday:10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Closed Sun
Free admission 

Swedish Erlander Museum
Sun 1pm – 3pm
Closed Jan & Feb

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum
Tue – Sun 1pm and 3pm
Various donation days Discount for Seniors

Veterans Memorial Hall
Mon – Fri 9am – 4pm
Free admission