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 28–30, 2017 • 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!

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

Chicago Antiques + Art + Design Show, May 19–21, 2017 • $22 ($20 ticket + $2 fee)

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


June


57th Street Art Fair, June 3–4, 2017 • 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


Sor Juana Festival, September 7–November 19, 2016* • Admission is free for most events! A few events require tickets (check the website for more information).

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 • Admission varies.

Ravenswood ArtWalk & RAW Street Fest, September 16–17, 2017 • Admission is free! 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


Sor Juana Festival, September 7–November 19, 2016* • Admission is free for most events! A few events require tickets (check the website for more information).

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

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

Andersonville Arts Weekend, October 13–15, 2017 • Admission is free! Many business are offering special deals and discounts during Andersonville Arts Weekend.

Folk Art Festival, October 14–23, 2016* • Admission is free!

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


November


Sor Juana Festival, September 7–November 19, 2016* • Admission is free for most events! A few events require tickets (check the website for more information).

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 29, 2016* • 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 9–11, 2016* • 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 2017 will be updated when festival organizers announce the information for 2017.