Rockford Day guide: Events and business specials

Published: Aug. 14, 2019 at 11:03 AM CDT
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August 15 marks the return of Rockford Day, a citywide celebration to showcase Rockford's people, places and things.

To celebrate, the city has planned several events for Thursday, August 15. Several businesses will also offer Rockford Day specials.


8:15 a.m.

Rockford Day Kickoff Party

Culture Shock (2239 Charles St.)

8:15 a.m. to 8:15 p.m.

815 Miracle Mile Selfie Tour

4000 E. State St.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

815 Day Tote Bag Decoration

Lallygag Boutique (4616 E State St.)

10 a.m. to noon

Swedish Fika and live Skype call from Sweden

Nordic Cultural Center (327 S Third St.)

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

815 Blades Grand Opening (Ribbon Cutting at 3:30 p.m.)

3534 E. State St.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Transform Rockford Pop-Up

Alley next to Wired Café (414 E. State Street)

2 p.m.

Rockford Police K-9 Unit Demonstration

Nothing Bundt Cakes (881 S Perryville Rd. Suite 200)

5-9 p.m.

Go Rockford's Music at Davis Park

320 S. Wyman St.

7 p.m.

Snoop Dogg concert

Rivets Stadium (4503 Interstate Blvd.)

8-9 p.m.

Full Moon Hike

Severson Dells (8786 Montague Rd.)


Anytime Fitness: $8.15 enrollment and one-hour fitness consultation (9-6 a.m.)

Artsists' Ensemble Theatre: Half-price tickets for "The Fox on the Fairway" show

Asha SalonSpa: $8.15 eyebrow maintenance

Azimuth Scuba: $38.15 PADI Discover Scuba Diving

A1 Dry Cleaner & Laundry: $8.15 off all comforters

Beef-A-Roo: $8.15 T-shirts, mugs and water bottles

Bella Luna Bakery: 815 Sugar Cookies and Mrs. Fisher Potato Chip Cookies

Beritt Mills Beauty: Buy a $60 gift card, get a free "Stay Beautiful 815" shirt

Broadway Florist: Rockford's Fresh floral bouquet for $8.15 and 8.15% off in-store purchases

Bygone Brand Apparel Company: $8.15 Rockford Day T-shirt (limit 2)

Carlson Ice Arena: $8.15 skate session, skate rental and meal deal

Cater Chiropractic Clinic, PC: $8.15 off regular visit for existing patients, 15% off initial visit for new patients

Choices Natural Market: 15% off everything in the store.

CJ's Public House: Two burgers for $8.15 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.), all CJ’s Gear for $8.15

Circle of Wellness: $8.15 off for massage gift certificates

Cookies by Design: Dozen mini glazed and sprinkled cookies for $8.15, dozen mini gourmet cookies for $8.15, and 4 cupcakes for $8.15

Crimson Ridge: $8.15 for "815" t-shirts, necklaces, bangle bracelets, and leather bracelets

Culture Shock: 15% off all in-store purchases, $8.15 for Culture Shock Brand t-shirts and whiskey glasses for $8.15, RiotFest ticket giveaways

Deli Italia: $8.15 large one-topping pizza

Discovery Center Museum: $8.15 general admission

Disney on Ice: $8.15 off Disney On Ice presents Dream Big tickets.

Dolphin Swim Club: 8.15% off of the first month of lessons

DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse: 20% off all regular priced items, 10% off clearance items

Edgebrook Primary Eye Care Center: 40-50% off Vera Bradley and Dragon Sunglasses

Eyedeal Optical: $81.50 Single Vision Premium Package ,$81.50 Lined Bi-Focal with tint, $8.15 any tint

FDR- Flooring Done Right: 10% off installation of 250 square foot or more and 20% off installation of 500 square foot or more

Fitness Works: Free 45 minute workout (8-8:45 a.m.)

Fleet Feet: $8.15 for 8run5 T-shirts

Flickin Designs: $8.15 to print Rockford design on black, $18.15 for pre-printed Rockford shirts

Golf Rockford: $8.15 for an 18-hole round of golf at Elliot, Ingersoll, or Sandy Hollow golf courses, $8.15 for 9-hole round of golf at Sinnissippi

Granite City: Special 815 Day menu with select food items and drinks for $8.15

Illinois Bank & Trust: Open an account, get a free 815 shirt

Katie's Cup: $8.15 for two 16oz signature espresso drinks

Knit One Purl Two: All kits 25% off

La Fiesta Candies & Ice Cream: 8.15% off total purchase

Lallygag Boutique: $18.50 Rockford t-shirts and $8.15 clearance items; 15% off to people wearing a Rockford/815 shirt

Lino's: $8.15 T-shirts, free medium cheese pizza if you wear your Lino's T-shirt (4:30-10 p.m.)

LTM water treatment: 8.15% off all Kinetico Water Treatment equipment

MK Studio: First 15 receive a goodie bag

Mary's Market Cafe & Bakery: 8.15% off all menu and bakery items

Miracle Mile Rockford: $81.50 for business membership fee, $8.15 individual membership fee

Mrs. Fishers: 1-pound of classic chips straight from the fryer for $3

Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens: 8 general admission passes and $15 off a new membership or renewal

Nothing Bundt Cakes: $8.15 for two bundtlettes

Nspired Yoga: $8.15 for all classes

One Love Candle & Bath: $8.15 pre-made sets

Pampered Pet Grooming: $8.15 for half-hour DIY Dog Wash

Parks Big & Tall: 15% off entire purchase

PC Tech 2U: $8.15 Kingston 16GB flash drives

Peak Fitness: No joiner fees

Petals & Pickins: $38.15 mystery boxes

Pilates by Frankie: Free Pilates Mat Class on the lawn (8:45-9:45 a.m.)

Pine Creek Escape: $81.50 for Book Pine Creek Escape's Whispering Pine Cabin (weeknights)

Primitive 'N Proper: $8.15 Specialty marked items, $8.15 discount on Annie Sloan Chalk Paint liters

Quilters Haven: 15% off regular-priced merchandise

Randee's Music: $8.15 for two Martin Phosphor Bronze Light Gage Model MSP4100 acoustic guitar string sets

Rockford Art Deli: Live print AND double punch day -- bring in a blank tee and get the print for $8.15, or buy a blank tee in store for the print for $18.15 while supplies last

Rockford Bank & Trust: Open a new checking account and choose between a custom RB&T 815 t-shirt or RB&T picnic blanket

Rockford Icehogs: $8.15 Upper end-zone tickets for opening night (October 12)

Rockford Remade: Offering 8 large pieces of painted furniture at 15%

Rock Valley Garden Center: 15% off all concrete statuary, pottery and other items

Ronit's Kitchen: $8.15 falafel sandwich combo

Shear Renewal: 15% off all regular priced products

Skills on Point, LLC: 50% off any online course

Skipper's: 30% off Organic Facial Care products line, Advanced Collagen Cream, Carrot Facial Cleanser, Charcoal Facial Masks

Studio 815: $8.15 off adult haircuts

Sugar Jones: 8.15% off all treats in the bakery case

The Great Wall: $8.15 dinner size teriyaki chicken

The Myo Store: $8.15 for 2 tans at any level, 2 Bang energy drinks or 1 daily vitamin veg capsules

The Pottery Lounge: $8.15 to paint a canvas or take $8.15 off any purchase of $25 or more

The Salvation Army Family Stores: 8 shirts for $8.15

The 3R's Learning Materials Center: 8.15% discount with a qualifying minimum purchase of $8.15

Toad Hall Books and Records: 15% off t-shirts, comics, DVDs, CDs, stereo equipment, used vinyl, magazines, books, and disc golf

Totally You Hair Salon: $20 NZ3 Hair Dryers

Tricocci University: 8.15% off total, including services and products

True Vine Energy: 15% all services on Rockford Day

Two Men and a Truck: 8.15% off rental fee in the new facility (mention the Rockford Day promo)

Unique Boutique: Foozys socks 3 for $8.15, all clothing items are 2 for $8.15

Vérité Skincare: $8.15 off any order between $50 and $99.99 using the code RKFD50 (online only)

Wired Café: 15% off all purchases (excluding gift cards)

Woodfire Brick Oven Pizza: Stop in for a classic margherita pizza for $8.15!

YMCA of Rock River Valley: Free community workout led my YMCA Fitness Instructors (5:30 - 6:30 p.m. BodyCombat; 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Yoga; 6:35 - 7:35 p.m. Dance2Fit)

815 Blades: Select hair products for $8.15, all other products 15% off

815 Web Designs: $815 off small business website development for proposals confirmed during 815 week (limited to five businesses)

Visit the link in the sidebar to see any further updates in 815 Day events.

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