Chicagoan’s are fortunate enough to live close to one of the best outdoor/indoor vintage markets the city has to offer: The Randolph Street Market, a monthly event in Chicago’s West Loop.
With around 300 vendors for its indoor and outdoor summer season, the Randolph Street Market isn’t your typical flea market. Stretched along five-acres, attendees can browse through an array of antique, vintage, re-purposed, and handmade treasures. With a variety of furniture, clothing, art, jewelry, plants, records, unique knick-knacks, and more, guests will surely find something significant to take home.
Bites and Bars
Patrons can feast on cuisine from food trucks outside and the “fancy food” hallway located indoors. Guests can also relax and shop with an alcoholic beverage available at the market bars and beer garden.
An assortment of locally made tasty treats and succulent sweets are available for those with a sweet tooth, as well.
Music and Kids Korner
Each day of the market, a lineup of DJs, bands, and other musical entertainers will perform live at the main stage, shade shack, and ballroom.
This kid-friendly event also offers exciting and fun happenings tailored to the younger guests. In the past, the activities included a petting zoo and a craft area.
When and Where
The Randolph Street Market takes place on the last weekend of every month. The next event will be August 25-26 from 10AM to 5PM and is housed atChicago’s Plumbers Hall, located at 1341 West Randolph Street.
The event is an easy 30-minute walk or a five-minute drive for residents living at 215 West Apartments. Street parking is available around the perimeter of the event as well as nearby side streets. For convenience, valet parking is offered for $15.