Art and Craft Festivals

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If you are aware of a Chicago art and craft festival that has not been included on this page, please send the festival’s information via DM using Twitter (@InspiredChicago).

Visit the following pages to find more festivals:


January


Randolph Street Market, January 28–29, 2017* • Admission varies.


February


Randolph Street Market, February 25–26, 2017* • Admission varies.


March


Randolph Street Market, March 25–26, 2017* • Admission varies.


April


Chicago Art & Design Show at Navy Pier, April 8–9, 2017* • Admission is free!

Revolution Craft Show Chicago (Spring Show), April 23, 2017* • Admission is free!

One of a Kind Show+Sale (Spring), April 27–29, 2018 • Admission varies.

Randolph Street Market, April 29–30, 2017* • Admission varies.


May


Fine Craft Fair at Independence Park, May 6, 2017* • Admission is free!

Renegade Craft Fair (Chicago Pop-Up), May 13–14, 2017* • Admission is free!

Chicago Antiques + Art + Design Show, May 17–20, 2018 • Admission varies.

Friday Art Market at Daley Plaza, May 19, 2017* • Admission is free!

Randolph Street Market, May 27–28, 2017* • Admission varies.


June


57th Street Art Fair, June 2–3, 2018 • Admission is free!

Friday Art Market at Daley Plaza, June 9, 2017* • Admission is free!

Old Town Art Fair, June 10–11, 2017* • Admission is a $10 donation per adult.

Wells Street Art Festival, June 10–11, 2017* • Admission is a suggested $7 donation.

Gold Coast Art Fair, June 17–18, 2017* • Admission is a suggested $5 donation.

Logan Square Arts Festival, June 23–25, 2017* • Admission is a suggested $5 donation.

Randolph Street Market, June 24–25, 2017* • Admission varies.


July


Millennium Art Festival, July 7–9, 2017* • Admission is free!

Barrio Arts Fest, July 8–9, 2017* • Admission is free!

DuSable Museum of African American History Arts and Crafts Festival, July 8–9, 2017* • Admission is free!

Friday Art Market at Daley Plaza, July 14, 2017* • Admission is free!

Southport Art Festival, July 15–16, 2017* • Admission is free!

artfest Michigan Avenue, July 21-23, 2017* • Admission is free!

Randolph Street Market, July 29–30, 2017* • Admission varies.


August


Friday Art Market at Daley Plaza, August 4, 2017* • Admission is free!

Glenwood Ave Arts Fest, August 18–20, 2017* • Admission is free!

Bucktown Arts Fest, August 26–27, 2017* • Admission is free!

Randolph Street Market, August 26–27, 2017* • Admission varies.


September


Lakeview East Festival of the Arts, September 9–10, 2017 • Admission is free!

Renegade Craft Fair (Chicago Summer), September 9–10, 2017 • Admission is free!

EXPO CHICAGO, September 13–17, 2017 • Admission varies.

stARTup Art Fair, September 15–17, 2017 • The stARTup Art Fair in Chicago has been canceled for 2017.

Ravenswood ArtWalk & RAW Street Fest, September 16–17, 2017 • RAW Street Fest admission is a $5 donation.

West Loop Art Fest, September 16–17, 2017 • Admission is free!

City Made Fest is on hiatus in 2017.

Edgewater Arts Festival, September 23–24, 2017 Admission is a suggested $5 donation.

Randolph Street Market, September 23–24, 2017 • Admission varies.

ArtOberfest, September 30–October 1, 2017 • Admission is free!


October


ArtOberfest, September 30–October 1, 2017 • Admission is free!

West Town Art Walk, October 6–7, 2017 • Admission is free!

Andersonville Arts Week, October 10–15, 2017 • Admission is free! Many business are offering special deals and discounts during Andersonville Arts Week.

Folk Art Festival, October 13–22, 2017 • Admission is free!

Randolph Street Market, October 28–29, 2017 • Admission varies.


November


SOFA, November 2–5, 2017 • Admission varies.

Revolution Craft Show Chicago, November 5, 2017 • Admission is free!

Christkindlmarket Chicago, November 17–December 24, 2017 • Admission is free!

Randolph Street Market, November 18–19, 2017 • Admission varies.

The Late Late Craft Show, November 24, 2017 • Admission is free!

Holiday Market at Lincoln Park Zoo, November 28, 2017 • Admission is $8 for members and $10 for nonmembers.


December


Christkindlmarket Chicago, November 17–December 24, 2017 • Admission is free!

Late Night Andersonville, December 2, 2016† • Admission is free!

Renegade Craft Fair (Chicago Holiday), December 2–3, 2017 • Admission is free!

Julmarknad, December 3–4, 2016† • Admission is a suggested $2 donation.

One of a Kind Show+Sale (Holiday), December 7–10, 2017 • Admission varies.

West Town Winterfest, December 9, 2017 • Admission is free!

Chicago’s Irish Christmas Market, December 8–10, 2017 • Admission is free!

Remix Chicago (Holiday Remix), December 9, 2017 • Admission is free!

Bucktown Holiday ArtShow, December 9–10, 2017 • Admission is $2 per person at the door.

Late-er Night Andersonville, December 16, 2016† • Admission is free!

Randolph Street Market, December 16–17, 2017 • Admission varies.

Revolution Craft Show Chicago (Holiday Show), December 17, 2017 • Admission is free!


*Festivals that have not been updated with information for 2018 will be updated when festival organizers announce the information for 2018.

†Festivals that have not been updated with information for 2017 will be updated when festival organizers announce the information for 2017.