Anderson Japanese Garden - formal five acre Japanese garden.
City market - The market takes place every Friday during the summer months along Water Street between State and Jefferson Streets in downtown Rockford. It includes local growers and vendors who sell natural products, including vegetables, fruit, eggs, meat, cheeses, flowers, herbs, baked goods, wine and healthy snacks, as well as artisans and vendors with unique offerings.
Coronado Theater - opened in 1927, this former vaudeville/movie palace received an $18.5 million restoration in 1999-2001. It hosts over 150 arts and entertainment events each year.
EIGERlab - EIGERlab ties together INNOVATION-COLLABORATION-ENTREPRENEURSHIP into a centrally located, state of the art mixed-use incubator, serving the region with leading edge business and engineering support services
Khlem Arboretum & Botanic Garden - 150 acres of magnificent trees and other plants, run by Northern Illinois Botanical Society and the Forest Preserve.
Magic Waters Water Park - one of the Midwest's largest, run by the Rockford Park District.
Midway Village & Museum Center - 19th Century village with over 25 authentic buildings, plus a museum of early Rockford History.
Starlight Theatre (community, summer outdoor theatre) and New American Theatre - (professional).
Riverfront Museum Park - home of six museums and cultural associations including: Discovery Center, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford Dance Company, Rockford Symphony Orchestra, Storefront Cinema and WNIU/WNIJ Public Radio.
Rock Cut State Park - one of the largest parks in Illinois.
The Rockford IceHogs minor league lockey team, the Ski Broncs - nationally ranked water ski team, Rock River Raptors - minor league football team, and Rockford Riverhawks - local minor league baseball team.
Rockford Park District - The Rockford Park District is in its second century of service, and is the third largest park and recreation system in Illinois, providing a wide variety of recreation programs, services, and award-winning facilities that include Magic Waters Waterpark and five golf courses. The Park District has three times been awarded the prestigious National Gold Medal for excellence in parks and recreation management, and is an Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency.
Restaurant Guide - Click here for a listing of fine restaurants in Winnebago County.
Winnebago County forest Preserve District - The Winnebago County Forest Preserve District provides information you will need to plan a family reunion, go hiking, camping or boating, as well as information on Winnebago County's wonderful golf courses and many other recreational activities throughout the year.