Randolph Street Market, the country’s largest urban antiques market, kicks off its summer season this weekend (May 26 and 27) with a “garden party” at their outdoor market/festival at 1340 W. Washington Street.
Named USA Today’s “Top 10 American Flea Markets” and an “An authority on Stylish Living” by Sophisticated Living Magazine, the Randolph Street Market has been featured in Travel & Leisure, Wall Street Journal, Architectural Digest and The Guardian.
Now in its 15th year the market is expected to be bigger and better than ever. Here’s what’s on tap for this weekend.
The outdoor market kicks off at 8 a.m. today (Saturday) with a VIP Early Shopping Party in the market cabana. When the market officially opens at 10 a.m, Drag Queens dressed in garden party will shower guests with rose petals upon arrival to kick off the celebration in true garden fashion!.
From Noon to 2 p.m., Once inside the market, attendees looking to throw the ultimate vintage picnic, tea party, backyard BBQ or cocktail party can explore an assortment of outdoor goods, just in time for the summer season. Patio essentials will be on display including outdoor furniture from Hello Good Buys and gardening tools and planters from Rand Rosenthal. The festivities continue with classic summer games and more.
All weekend long, attendees can shop to the sounds of ive music on the Main Stage and DJ Djones spinning tracks at the Shade Shack. In addition, strolling models will show attendees how to put together looks from top vintage and designer fashion sellers.
Mid Century Mod Pod will showcase how to mix vintage with modern furniture, Randolph Revamp with Loverly Cottage will demonstrate how to make ugly old furniture fresh and modern, and The Weaving Mill will bring a table loom and give demos on old world textile making.
For kids there’s a petting zoo, face painting, juniors collector’s treasure maps, and pet portraits will also be available by Project Onward.
Prices are as follows: Kids under 12 enter for free! $10 adults general admission $5 students and seniors $15 admission plus tote $40 family package $50 4-friends package, includes four mimosas or beers
Free onsite parking will be provided. For more information on the Randolph Street Market, click here.
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