Randolph Street Market kicks off 19th season this weekend

Touted as a “mecca of cool,” the iconic Randolph Street Market Festival will make its highly-anticipated return to the bustling West Loop where the world-famous event first began at 1341 W. Randolph for its 19th season Saturday, July 30 – Sunday, July 31 from 10 am – 5 pm.

After a hiatus due to restrictions on large gatherings, the European flea-market style experience and mid-Summer extravaganza returns home to bring together 175 of the top independent vendors, makers and designers from across North America.

The market has it all

The premier destination for one of a kind finds, the Randolph Street Market Festival offers an ultra-curated, high-quality selection of antiques, vintage and modern goods ranging from fashion to art, jewelry, décor, retro home furnishings, global goods and more. Treasure hunters and entertainment-seekers alike will be delighted by the continuous lineup of live musical acts, unique food vendors, fun cocktails and more to enjoy throughout the weekend. Tickets are on sale now with early bird pricing and a variety of packages and specials at randolphstreetmarket.com.

A Sampling of Vendors

  • Sugar Sequin Vintage – Vintage Juicy Couture, Chanel, and Moschino Couture 
  • Global Attic & Naperville African Village – African Art, Artifacts & Textiles  
  • Atlantic Poster – Rock N’ Roll & Movie Star Glossy’s and Posters  
  • Krava Galleries – Vintage Cowboy Hats & Paintings  
  • Bartholomew’s Brilliant Boxes – Steampunk & Robot Lighting  
  • This Old Book – Rare Novels and Coffee Table Books  
  • The Piggy Kitchen (as featured on the Food Network’s Julia Child Challenge – Winner 2022)– Vintage French Copper Cookware 
  • Conservatory Vintage + Vinyl: Vintage Vinyl  
  • Poems While You Wait – Bespoke Poetry on Vintage Typewriter  
  • Tarkington Antiques – Mid-Century Modern Home Goods  
  • Spotted Horse Collectibles – Vintage Quilts  
  • Gin-For’s Oddities – Rookwood Pottery  
  • Hija di Nada – One of a Kind Hand Blocked Hats, Knitwear & Accessories  

Food and beverages

What’s a festival without good eats and drinks. Randolph Street Market has a great variety of choices from savory to sweet. Plus unique cocktails including the markets signature cocktail Candi’s Bloody Mary’s. Food offerings include Lobster Rolls provided by The Happy Lobster and Gourmet Chicago Cheesecake courtesy of Chicago Schweet Cheesecake.  

Musical lineup

Randolph Street Market Festival will feature a range of top musical acts, from Jazz, Rockabilly, and Salsa, to 80’s Hits, Country Western and the sweet sounds of everyone’s favorite in-house tune spinners, DJ D. Jones all weekend long. 

The full musical lineup is as follows:  

Saturday, July 30  

  • 10 am – 5 pm: DJ D. Jones (Building Ballroom)  
  • 10 am – 5 pm: DJ Crate Digga HasH (Building Lower Hall)  
  • 10 am – 5 pm: Poems While You Wait (Sally’s Cabana)  
  • 10 am – 11:30 am: Jenny James & The Flames (Outside Mainstage)  
  • 11:30 am – 1:30 pm: The 80’s Babies (Outside Mainstage)  
  • 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm: Contrabanda (Outside Mainstage)  
  • 3:30 pm – 5 pm: The Corsairs (Outside Mainstage)  

Sunday, July 31  

  • 10 am – 5 pm: DJ D. Jones and Crew (Building Ballroom)  
  • 10 am – 5 pm: DJ Crate Digga HasH (Building Lower Hall)  
  • 10 am – 12 pm: Tony Morrison Jazz Quintet (Outside Mainstage)  
  • 12 pm – 3 pm: Joe Wortell & The Natural Law (Outside Mainstage)  
  • 3 pm – 5 pm: Low Reen and Maxwell Street Blues Band (Outside Mainstage)  

 

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