Local Recommendations: Chicago Markets We LOVE

Local Recommendations: Chicago Markets We LOVE

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From fresh produce and dairy products to candles and pet fashion, we got you covered! Check out our list of markets that we are most excited to attend throughout this summer and fall:

Source: Austin Town Hall City Market 

1. Austin Town Hall City Market
Dates: Every Thursday (June 8 - November 2, 2023)
Hours: 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: Austin Town Hall (5610 W Lake St)

Come for the vendors but stay for the entertainment. This market has something for everyone: a kids' corner run by Cruelty Free You + Me, chef demonstrations by Flavour Unit Corp, and live music performed by various artists. The warm and lively community of Austin Town Hall makes this market a must-visit.  

Source: Jefferson Park Sunday Market

2. Jefferson Park Sunday Market
Dates: 2nd & 4th Sundays
Hours: 9:30 am to 1:30 pm
Summer Location: Jefferson Memorial Park (4818 N Long Ave)
Winter Location: Copernicus Center Annex (5214 W Lawrence Ave)

This volunteer-run market offers all your favorite farmers market staples as well as an exciting array of goods ranging from pet treats to cocktail mixers (That's us!). Be sure to sign up for one of their free yoga classes for a great start to your morning!

Source: Renegade Craft

Renegade Craft Fair
- July 21-23 from 12 pm to 10 pm
  at Pitchfork Music Festival (1501 W Randolph St.)
- September 9-10 from 11 am to 7 pm
  at Wicker Park (Division St. between Damen Ave. + Ashland Ave.)
- December 16-17 from 11 am to 5 pm
  at Morgan Manufacturing (401 N Morgan St.)

Renegade Craft is a touring fair that empowers the small businesses of local artists and creatives. At this fair, you can find one-of-a-kind clothing and decor pieces, as well as delicious assortments from various food and drink vendors. For a fun, unique experience, check out one of the handful of experiential artists present at the fair. 

Source: Lakeview Roscoe Village

4. Roscoe Village Farmers Market
Dates: Every Sunday (June 11 - October 8, 2023)
Hours: 8 am to 12 pm
Location: Jahn Elementary School (3149 N Wolcott Ave)

Here is another recommendation for those who love to be active on Sundays! The Roscoe Village Farmers Market has partnered with Orange Theory and Pure Barre to offer free classes. After your workout, fuel up with coffee or tea and a baked good while you shop the other stands. 

Source: Chicago Market

5. Uptown Farmers Market
Dates: Every Wednesday (May - November)
Hours: 2:30 pm to 7 pm
Location: Sunnyside Mall (4455 Malden St)

Produced by Chicago Market, Uptown Farmers Market is your go-to spot for amazing regionally farmed goods and locally produced foods. When you visit this market, don't forget to sign up for the weekly raffle for a chance to win $25 to spend at Uptown on a future visit!

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