From The Magnificent Mile to neighborhood boutiques, Chicago is a fashion forward city. We also have a full schedule of fashion and vintage markets popping up all year-round, where you can shop for one-of-a-kind art, stylish clothing, antique and vintage pieces, quality vinyl, handmade jewelry, artisan crafts, and more.
Check out these Chicago markets to find a truly unique piece of our city to take home with you.
Maxwell Street Market
Experience a true Chicago tradition. This year-round market has been taking over Maxwell Street every Sunday for almost 100 years. You’ll find a full mile of eclectic mix of merchandise and tons of international flavor, including furniture, clothing, rare finds, collectibles, fresh produce, and more. Just come ready to bargain. And don’t miss the eats — Maxwell Street Market has some of the best Mexican and Latin street food in the city. 800 S. Desplaines St.
Randolph Street Market
Uncover hidden gems at the monthly Randolph Street Market. It’s one of America’s largest and liveliest antique markets, a true treasure trove of vintage finds. Hunt for old-school toys, mid-century modern furniture, vintage denim, antique books, couture clothes, vinyl records, and more. The indoor/outdoor market also has craft beer and cocktails, so you can sip while you shop. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 1341 W. Washington St.
Chicago Artisan Market
This curated Sunday market features more than 100 artisans, peddling locally made food, clothes, home goods, and art in a chic industrial space. The quarterly Chicago Artisan Market also features a kids zone, with free crafts and snacks, and DIY classes, where you can make something to take home with you. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door; kids are free. Morgan Manufacturing, 401 N. Morgan St.
Seasonal & pop-up shopping events
Sauced Night Market
Sauced is a roving night market dedicated to emerging artists and artisans — expect a night filled with art, food, and a bit of debauchery. This is the perfect place to hunt for local under-the-radar brands and artisans. Sauced hosts seasonal markets throughout the year, including a big summer and holiday market, plus mini markets that pop-up at local restaurants and bars. Various dates and locations
Do Division Street Fest & Sidewalk Sale
This fest-within-a-fest is the daytime craft fair during the popular Do Division Street Fest each June. You’ll find blocks on blocks of local vendors, showcasing handcrafted jewelry, cute art and cards, Chicago-centric home decor, unique pottery and ceramics, and more. Division is also lined with tons of cool boutiques and independent businesses, in case you needed more options. Division Street from Ashland to Leavitt
BIDE Market is Chicago’s first luxury sustainable shopping experience. Shop a curated selection of plastic-free, cruelty-free, and vegan goods at this upscale seasonal market. The first BIDE Market will be September 15, 2019 at Exchange 312 in Wicker Park.
Renegade Craft Fair
Support the independent makers from the local DIY community at Renegade Craft Fair. Renegade first started in Chicago in 2013. It’s since spread to other cities, but they always pull out all the stops for their hometown. The semi-annual market hops around to different hip areas of the city, like the Pilsen Arts District, Bridgeport Art Center, and even Pitchfork Music Festival. Don’t miss their flagship market in Wicker Park, where more than 400 makers and designers will be selling their one-of-a-kind wares. Various dates and locations
One of a Kind Show
The One of a Kind Show happens twice a year, and you won’t want to miss either. After 15 years, the market has assembled an impressive lineup of more than 600 talented artists from across North America. Shop for accessories, fashion, furniture, sculpture, pet products, photography, home goods, jewelry, and more — all handmade and (of course) one of a kind. There’s a market each spring and again just before the holidays, so you can really knock your holiday gifting out of the park. TheMART, 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza
Get a taste of a traditional German Christmas market in Chicago. Christkindlmarket is the largest open-air Christmas festival in Chicago, bringing dozens of holiday vendors to the Loop for more than 20 years. Browse traditional Christmas decorations, handmade ornaments, and cuckoo clocks in a festive holiday atmosphere. And come hungry — you’ll finds tons of German specialties, like sausages, potato pancakes, spiced nuts, schnitzel, and lots and lots of glühwein (hot spiced wine). Daley Civic Center, 50 W. Washington St., annually from November to December