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Festivals in Chicago, IL.
Farmers Markets, Craft Shows

Artisan & Maker Market

September 12 - October 11, 2020

facebook.com/events/3591765887556414

(847) 549-2536
Hawthorn Mall - Vernon Hills, IL

Hawthorn Mall will be hosting an Artisan & Maker Market each Saturday and Sunday from September 12th through October 11th. The event will take place in the Macy's North parking lot. Food trucks and other activities will be onsite for specific dates. We hope to see you at our market!

Craft Productions, Inc.

November 7 - 8, 2020

craftproductionsinc.com

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

This show is in a nice facility with easy load-in. It is held in the newly remodeled athletic arena. 200 exhibitors all in one room with a strong and loyal customer base

Native American Holiday Market

November 27 - 29, 2020

cahokiamounds.org

(618) 346-5160
Cahokia Mounds Interpretive Center - Collinsville, IL

Fall Indian Market. A variety of arts, crafts and Native American products. Some types of products available: Original Oil Paintings, Watercolor Paintings, Sterling Silver and Natural Stone Jewelry, Beadwork, Pottery. Free Admission. Free Parking. Award-winning film, every hour. Work is from various tribal affiliations from throughout the United States. An opportunity for unique holiday shopping! We also have a gift shop with unique item

Craft Productions, Inc.

December 12 - 13, 2020

craftproductionsinc.com

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

This is the 9th year for the December show, and our 29th year running craft shows at this facility. All craft categories are limited, and all products must be handmade. This show is heavily advertised with an extremely loyal customer base. Easy load in and out.

S & S Promotions

March 13, 2021

craftshowsinthecountry.com

(630) 677-2946
Sandwich High School,Middle & Grade school - Sandwich, IL

Over 1500 visit this annual spring craft show at Sandwich High School, Middle School, & Lynn G Haskin Elementary schools to support the Sandwich Band Parents Association. Free school buses take visitors from each school, so park once and visit all of our locations. Every craft and art object is one-of-a-kind and handmade. The $5 one time entry fee can be paid at any school, find our coupon on our website or Facebook.

Taste of Polonia Festival

September 3 - 6, 2021

TOPchicago.org

(773) 313-3893
Copernicus Center - Chicago, IL

The yearly Labor Day festival at Copernicus Center offers 4 days of non-stop Live Music, food, and fun! The largest Polish Fest in the USA. Four (4) stages & over 30 bands: rock, pop, jazz, dance, polka, world, & more. Great Polish Food, Polish Beer, & fest food. Also: Kid's Zone, Rides, inside Casino & full bar, plus daily special events! $5 to $10 - kids 12 & under FREE. Proceeds benefit the non-profit work of the Copernicus Foundation

Deer Path Art Fair on the Square

September 5 - 6, 2021

(847) 234-3743
Market Square - Lake Forest, IL

The nationally top rated Deer Path Art Fair on the Square, is held at historic Lake Forest Market Square and Western Avenue. The juried fine arts show features 160 artists representing a wide variety of design mediums in a wide variety of price points. Artists are selected from across the country and are present to meet and discuss their work and technique with the art patrons. A wonderful show in a beautiful setting!

Rees Carillon Society

September 11 - 12, 2021

carillon-rees.org

(217) 306-1838
Washington Park - Beautiful Botanical Gardens - Springfield, IL

Juried fine art fair loved by artists and patrons for size, location, and quality of artwork. Ranked in Best 100 Art Fairs in the U.S. for 6 consecutive years, the ONLY art fair in Central Illinois with this distinction. Wonderful catering volunteers with show director on-site and attentive all weekend. Next to wealthy neighborhood of art-buying patrons. Capitol with higher-ed, medical and professionals.

Autumn on Parade

October 2 - 3, 2021

(815) 732-3465
Downtown Courthouse Lawn - Oregon, IL

Autumn on Parade showcases the beautiful town of Oregon, Illinois. This year we will be celebrating our 50th Anniversary. The craft show is set up on the historic Ogle County Courthouse lawn and surrounding areas. The parade features more than 100 entries and will take place on Sunday at 1 p.m.

S & S Promotions

November 13 - 14, 2021

craftshowsinthecountry.com

(630) 677-2946
Sandwich High Schools, Sandwich Middle School,& Haskin Grade School - Sandwich, IL

Over 1500 visit this annual spring craft show at Sandwich High School, Middle School, & Lynn G Haskin Elementary schools to support the Sandwich Band Parents Association. Free school buses take visitors from each school, so park once and visit all of our locations. Every craft and art object is one-of-a-kind and handmade. The $5 one time entry fee can be paid at any school, find our coupon in the news paper and on our website or Facebook.

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Events in Chicago, IL — upcoming

Logan Square Outdoor Farmers Market - September
September 6 - 27, 2020

Logan Square Outdoor Farmers Market - September

Logan Square, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 8/11/2020

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 Every Sun 10am-3pm.
Chicago World Music Festival - Virtual
September 6 - 27, 2020

Chicago World Music Festival - Virtual

Online only at

Status: Updated 9/3/2020

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.
Nettlehorst French Market - September
September 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Nettlehorst French Market - September

Nettelhorst School, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 7/30/2019

A Farmers Market organized by Bensidoun USA Inc.
This Illinois Farmers Market will have crafts, commercial/retail, homegrown products and corp./information exhibitors, and tba food booths.
Show Your Paper
September - October 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Show Your Paper

Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 2/13/2018

A Gallery-Exhibition Event organized by Woman Made Gallery.
This Illinois Gallery-Exhibition Event will have fine art exhibitors and no food booths.
Hyde Park Jazz Fest
September 25 - 26, 2021

Hyde Park Jazz Fest

Hyde Park, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 9/21/2020

A Jazz Music Festival organized by StarEvents.
This Illinois Jazz Music Festival will have crafts, commercial/retail and corp./information exhibitors, and 8 food booths. There will be 10 stages with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Sat 1pm-12 midnight, Sun 1pm-7pm. Admission tickets are $5 - $4.
Beerhoptacular
September 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Beerhoptacular

Vertiport Chicago, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 9/6/2019

A Wine-Beer Event organized by Lou Dog Events.
This Illinois Wine-Beer Event will have no exhibit booths and tba food booths. Admission tickets are $60 - $100.
Edgewater Arts Festival
September 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Edgewater Arts Festival

Edgewater Neighborhood, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 7/17/2019

An Art Show organized by Edgewater Artists in Motion.
This Illinois Art Show will have fine art, fine craft and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and 4 food booths. There will be 3 stages with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 11am-6pm, Sun 11am-6pm. This event will also include: pet parade, children's talent show, kid activity.
Indie Designer Market - September
September 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Indie Designer Market - September

Plumbers Hall Facility, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 9/12/2019

An Indie Show organized by City Markets.
This Illinois Indie Show will have crafts and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and local food booths. Admission tickets are $8 - $50.
Randolph Street Market - September
September 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Randolph Street Market - September

Plumbers Hall, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 1/9/2019

An Antiques Collectibles Show organized by Image Pilots.
This Illinois Antiques Collectibles Show will have Fine Art, Fine Craft, Flea Market and Antique/Collectibles exhibitors, and 10 food booths. There will be Roving Performers with local talent and the hours will be Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-5pm. Admission tickets are $5 - $10. This event will also include: anything novel and interesting, walk around, kids' activities, demos, etc.
Runway Latinx
October 1 - 3, 2020

Runway Latinx

tba, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 3/18/2020

An Ethnic Festival organized by Runway Latinx.
This Illinois Ethnic Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail 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 Thu 6:30pm-9:30pm, Fri 7pm-9pm, Sat 7pm-9:30pm.
Apple Fest
October 3 - 4, 2020

Apple Fest

Lincoln Square, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 1/16/2020

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-8pm, Sun 9am-6pm. This event will also include: dog costume contest, pet parade, demonstrations, kids area.
Women Thriving Fearlessly Expo
October 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Women Thriving Fearlessly Expo

Willis Tower, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 8/27/2019

A Trade Show organized by Women Thriving Fearlessly Expo.
This Illinois Trade Show will have fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail and corp./information exhibitors, and 3 food booths. Admission tickets are $25 - $35. This event will also include: panel discussions, speakers.
Vintage Garage Chicago
October 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Chicago Vintage Clothing & Jewelry - Fall Edition

Vintage Garage Chicago, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 8/14/2019

A Vintage organized by Vintage Garage Chicago.
This Illinois Vintage will have commercial/retail and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Fri 3pm-8pm, Sat 10am-5pm. Admission tickets are $30.
Logan Square Outdoor Farmers Market - October
October 4 - 25, 2020

Logan Square Outdoor Farmers Market - October

Logan Square, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 8/11/2020

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 Every Sun 10am-3pm.
Nettlehorst French Market - October
October 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Nettlehorst French Market - October

Nettelhorst School, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 1/19/2018

A Farmers Market organized by Bensidoun USA Inc.
This Illinois Farmers Market will have crafts, commercial/retail, homegrown products and corp./information exhibitors, and tba food booths.
Markets For Makers
October 24 - 25, 2020

Chicago Market For Makers - October

Artifact Event Center, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 2/6/2020

A Craft Show organized by Markets For Makers.
This Illinois Craft Show will have crafts, flea market, commercial/retail, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $7 - $25.
Randolph Street Market - October
October 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Randolph Street Market - October

Plumbers Union Hall, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 1/9/2019

An Antiques Collectibles Show organized by Image Pilots.
This Illinois Antiques Collectibles Show will have Fine Art, Fine Craft, Crafts, Film, Flea Market, Homegrown Products and Antique/Collectibles exhibitors, and 5 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 - $10. This event will also include: anything novel and interesting, walk around, kids' activities, demos, etc.
SOFA Chicago
October - November 2020 (dates not updated) ?

SOFA Chicago

Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 10/7/2019

An Art Show organized by Dmg World Media Arts & Antiques Fairs.
This Illinois Art Show will have fine art and fine craft exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $20 - $30.
Nettlehorst French Market - November
November 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Nettlehorst French Market - November

Nettelhorst School, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 10/11/2019

A Farmers Market organized by Bensidoun USA Inc.
This Illinois Farmers Market will have crafts, commercial/retail, homegrown products and corp./information exhibitors, and tba food booths.
Logan Square Indoor Farmers Market - November
November 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Logan Square Indoor Farmers Market - November

Emporium Arcade Bar, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 10/21/2019

A Farmers Market organized by Logan Square Chamber of Commerce.
This Illinois Farmers Market will have homegrown products exhibitors and local food booths. There will be Roving Performers with Local talent and the hours will be Every Sun 10am-3pm.
Resurrection College Prep High School Fall Craft Fair
November 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Resurrection College Prep High School Fall Craft Fair

Resurrection College Prep High School, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 10/24/2019

A Craft Show organized by Resurrection College Prep High School.
This Illinois Craft Show will have Fine Art, Fine Craft, Crafts and Homegrown Products exhibitors, and tba food booths. Admission tickets are $2 - $5. This event will also include: raffles, bake sale.
Victoria's Holiday Craft Show
November 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Victoria's Holiday Craft Show

Norwood Park Historical Society, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 6/29/2019

A Craft Show organized by Norwood Park Historical Society.
This Illinois Craft Show will have fine craft, crafts 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.
Mother McAuley Mothers' Club Holiday Market
November 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Mother McAuley Mothers' Club Holiday Market

Mother McAuley High School, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 10/2/2017

A Craft Show organized by McAuley Mothers' Club.
This Illinois Craft Show will have fine art, fine craft and crafts exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $5. This event will also include raffles.
Revolution Craft Show Chicago
November 15, 2020

Revolution Craft Show Chicago - November

Revolution Tap Room, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 2/7/2020

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