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Festivals in Chicago, IL.
Holiday Celebrations, Festivals, Craft Shows

Featured Events

October 28 - 29, 2023

mokena.org/pview.aspx?id=20754&catid=0

(815) 370-7751
Lincoln-Way East High School - Frankfort, IL

Over 125 crafters, Door Prizes, Free Parking, entry from the east and northwest lots.

November 4 - 5, 2023

craftproductionsinc.com

(815) 878-2728
College of DuPage Athletic Arena - Glen Ellyn, IL

Named as one of the Top 20 classic & contemporary craft shows in the US by Sunshine Artist Magazine! A Holiday Happening is a festive tradition for local craft lovers. Held at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, IL since 1990, this is our longest running event. We're proud to showcase the work of talented artisans from across the Midwest - just in time for holiday gift-giving! Heavily advertised and well-attended, this is our biggest fall show. Glen Ellyn, IL is located in the Western suburbs, 25 miles West of Chicago, IL with easy access from I-355. The COD Athletic Arena offers modern facilities with abundant parking.

November 24 - 25, 2023

cahokiamounds.org

(618) 344-9221
Cahokia Mounds - Collinsville, IL

A unique holiday shopping experience! Over 35 Native American artists will be set up throughout the Interpretive Center selling their various creations. Items include jewelry, sculptures, paintings, ceramics and more! A wonderful opportunity to meet and visit with the artists themselves.

December 9 - 10, 2023

craftproductionsinc.com

(815) 878-2728
College of DuPage Athletic Arena - Glen Ellyn, IL

Named as one of the Top 50 classic & contemporary craft shows in the US by Sunshine Artist Magazine! Want to fit one more show into your holiday schedule? Join us at Last Chance, and get a final opportunity to move your holiday inventory. Our last show of the year, it serves as a 'last chance' for craft lovers to buy handmade for Christmas. Started in 1990, our 3 College of DuPage shows are well-attended, and have a loyal following among craft shoppers in the Chicago area. Glen Ellyn, IL is located in the Western suburbs, 25 miles West of Chicago, IL with easy access from I-355.

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Events in Chicago, IL — upcoming

World Music Festival Chicago
September 22 - October 1, 2023

World Music Festival Chicago

Various Venues, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 4/20/2023

A World Music Festival organized by Chicago Cultural Center.
This Illinois World Music Festival will have no exhibit booths and no food booths. There will be 20 stages with International and National talent and the hours will be see website for full schedule.
September 30 - October 1, 2023

Apple Fest

Lincoln Square, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 6/23/2023

A Festival organized by Big Buzz Idea Group.
This Illinois Festival will have commercial/retail and corp./information exhibitors, and 10 food booths. There will be 2 stages with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 9am-6pm. This event will also include: dog costume contest, pet parade, demonstrations, kids area.
Laws & Paws
October 2023 (dates not updated) ?

Laws & Paws

Wicker Park Field (adjacent to the Wicker Park Dog Park), Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 9/1/2022

A Pet-themed Event organized by Ankin Law Offices.
This Illinois Pet-themed Event will have corp./information exhibitors and 1 food booth.
October 13 - 15, 2023

Runway Latinx

CineCity Studios:, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 8/28/2023

An Ethnic Festival organized by Runway Latinx.
This Illinois Ethnic Festival will have commercial/retail, crafts, fine art, fine craft and homegrown products exhibitors, and tba food booths. There will be 1 stage with International, National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Fri 7pm-9:30pm, Sat 6:30pm-10:30pm, Sun 6:30pm-10:30pm. Admission tickets are $35 - $230.
October 21 - 22, 2023

Chicago Market For Makers - October

Artifact Event Center, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 8/30/2023

A Craft Show organized by Markets For Makers.
This Illinois Craft Show will have antique/collectibles, commercial/retail, corp./information, crafts and flea market exhibitors, and tba food booths. Admission tickets are $8 - $25.
April 15 - October 28, 2023

Nettlehorst French Market

Nettelhorst School, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 3/10/2023

A Farmers Market organized by Bensidoun USA Inc.
This Illinois Farmers Market will have commercial/retail, corp./information, crafts and homegrown products exhibitors, and tba food booths.
May 14 - October 29, 2023

Logan Square Outdoor Farmers Market

Logan Square, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 11/8/2022

A Farmers Market organized by Logan Square Chamber of Commerce.
This Illinois Farmers Market will have commercial/retail exhibitors and local food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be All Days 9am-3pm. This event will also include "little peas" kids events.
The Feminist Biennial
September - November 2023 (dates not updated) ?

The Feminist Biennial

Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 8/18/2022

A Gallery-Exhibition Event organized by Woman Made Gallery.
This Illinois Gallery-Exhibition Event will have fine art exhibitors and no food booths. There will be Roving Performers with talent and the hours will be Every Thu-Sat 12pm-5pm.
November 4 - 5, 2023

Randolph Street Market - November

1341 W Randolph Street, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 5/16/2023

A Holiday Celebration organized by Image Pilots.
This Illinois Holiday Celebration will have antique/collectibles, crafts, film, fine art, fine craft and homegrown products exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be Roving Performers with National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-5pm. Admission tickets are $5 - $25.
Resurrection College Prep High School Fall Craft Fair
November 2023 (dates not updated) ?

Resurrection College Prep High School Fall Craft Fair

Resurrection College Prep High School, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 1/27/2022

A Craft Show organized by Resurrection College Prep High School.
This Illinois Craft Show will have crafts, fine art, fine craft and homegrown products exhibitors, and tba food booths. Admission tickets are $2 - $5. This event will also include: raffles, bake sale.
November 16 - 18, 2023

Victoria's Craft Boutique

Norwood Park Historical Society, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 6/15/2023

A Craft Show organized by Norwood Park Historical Society.
This Illinois Craft Show will have crafts, fine craft and homegrown products exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $1. This event will also include join us for lunch or dinner after you shop in the oldest house in chicago.
Cookie Walk
November 2023 (dates not updated) ?

Cookie Walk

Downtown, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 11/8/2022

A Craft Show organized by Garfield Ridge Chamber of Commerce.
This Illinois Craft Show will have antique/collectibles, commercial/retail, crafts, fine art, fine craft and homegrown products exhibitors, and no food booths.
Chicago Market For Makers - November
November 2023 (dates not updated) ?

Chicago Market For Makers - November

Artifact Event Center, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 10/18/2022

A Craft Show organized by Markets For Makers.
This Illinois Craft Show will have antique/collectibles, commercial/retail, corp./information, crafts and flea market exhibitors, and tba food booths. Admission tickets are $8 - $18.
December 2 - 3, 2023

Randolph Street Holiday Market - December

Plumbers Hall, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 5/16/2023

A Holiday Celebration organized by Image Pilots.
This Illinois Holiday Celebration will have antique/collectibles, crafts, film, fine art, fine craft and homegrown products exhibitors, and 10 food booths. There will be Roving Performers with National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-5pm. Admission tickets are $5 - $25.
December 7 - 10, 2023

One of a Kind Holiday Show

The Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 8/29/2023

An Art Show organized by Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc..
This Illinois Art Show will have fine art and fine craft exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Thu 10am-7pm, Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 10am-5pm. Admission tickets are $12 - $80.
Revolution Craft Show Chicago - Holiday
December 2023 (dates not updated) ?

Revolution Craft Show Chicago - Holiday

Revolution Brewing - Brewery + Taproom, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 11/28/2022

A Craft Show organized by Revolution Craft Show Chicago.
This Illinois Craft Show will have crafts, fine craft and homegrown products exhibitors, and 3 food booths. This event will also include beer.
December 16 - 17, 2023

Renegade Craft Fair Chicago Holiday Market

Morgan Manufacturing, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 9/18/2023

An Indie Show organized by Renegade Craft Fair.
This Illinois Indie Show will have crafts and fine craft exhibitors, and no food booths.
Chicago Winter Whiskey Tasting Festival
January 2024 (dates not updated) ?

Chicago Winter Whiskey Tasting Festival

TBA, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 11/28/2022

A Wine-Beer Event organized by Social Scene.
This Illinois Wine-Beer Event will have no exhibit booths and no food booths. There will be Roving Performers with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 2:30pm-6pm. Admission tickets are $55 - $400. This event will also include winter whiskey tasting festival.
University of Chicago Folk Festival
February 2024 (dates not updated) ?

University of Chicago Folk Festival

University of Chicago Mandel Hall, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 12/28/2022

A Festival Concert organized by University of Chicago Folklore Society.
This Illinois Festival Concert will have no exhibit booths and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with International, National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Fri 8:00pm, Sat 7:30pm. Admission tickets are $5 - $35.
Chicago Saint Patrick's Day Bar Crawl
March 2024 (dates not updated) ?

Chicago Saint Patrick's Day Bar Crawl

Bourbon on Division, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 12/24/2022

A Holiday Celebration organized by Social Scene.
This Illinois Holiday Celebration will have no exhibit booths and no food booths. There will be Roving Performers with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 12pm-6pm. Admission tickets are $22. This event will also include: calling all irish jig leprechauns, four-leaf clover wearers, irish lovers, those with gree.
April 26 - 28, 2024

One of a Kind Spring Show and Sale Chicago

The Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 8/29/2023

An Art Show organized by Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc..
This Illinois Art Show will have fine art and fine craft exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 10am-5pm. Admission tickets are $12 - $80.
Chicago Mayfest
May 2024 (dates not updated) ?

Chicago Mayfest

3100 N. Ashland @ Barry, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 2/13/2023

A Festival organized by StarEvents.
This Illinois Festival will have antique/collectibles, commercial/retail, corp./information, crafts, film, fine art, fine craft and homegrown products exhibitors, and 4 food booths. There will be 1 stage with National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Fri 5pm-10pm, Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-10pm. Admission tickets are $10. This event will also include: chicago dog expo & pet parade, kids day america, and the hometown heroes.
Renegade Craft Fair - Chicago
May 2024 (dates not updated) ?

Renegade Craft Fair - Chicago

Andersonville, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 1/3/2023

An Indie Show organized by Renegade Craft Fair.
This Illinois Indie Show will have crafts exhibitors and no food booths.
Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival
May 2024 (dates not updated) ?

Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival

Sheffield and Belmont Streets, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 2/22/2023

A Festival organized by Chicago Special Events Management.
This Illinois Festival will have commercial/retail, corp./information, crafts, fine art and fine craft exhibitors, and local food booths. There will be 1 stage with National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be All Days 11am-10pm.