Chicago Antiques Market Opening Weekend May 24-25

The Chicago Antiques Market is an indoor air-conditioned and outdoor European-style urban antique market located in the historic and distinctive Randolph Street Market District at the beautiful Beaux Arts Plumbers Hall complex at 1340 W. Washington Street. Features 150 quality antique dealers of furnishings, housewares, artifacts, vintage clothing, jewelry, sterling, porcelain, lighting, ephemera, toys and collectibles galore.

Collectors, dealers, retail buyers, designers, domestic and international visitors, families and friends come together to celebrate, preserve, swap and shop treasures from the past.

Fun and fabulous food and drink specialties abound! Come and dine al fresco against the backdrop of the beautiful Chicago skyline.

THIS IS A PET FRIENDLY EVENT however, your due to liability issues with our landlord, your pet is only allowed in the outdoor portions of the market. If it’s a super hot day, we highly recommend leaving Fido at home.

Also home to the indie designer MARKET, featuring the hottest young designers creating avant garde and one-of-a-kind fashion, art, jewelry and decor!

And this “Market of Markets” just gets bigger and better! This year, three new fun mini-markets onsite to excite and entice: THE VINYL SWAP MEET! Thousands of collectible records from 45’s to LP’s, jazz to rock and show tunes galore will make you tap your toes and groove down memory lane; THE FANCY FOOD MARKET! All types of chocolates, cakes, breads, spices, olive oils, salsa to bring home or enjoy during the event;THE GLOBAL GOODS BAZAAR! Some delightful crafts and artisan goods representative of Chicago’s ethnic neighborhoods.

And also introducing for the first time ever……….THE DO-IT-YOURSELF ESTATE SALE! for anyone who collects or has inherited treasures they’d like to sell!

FOR KIDS: if you’re a parent with a curious kid who is bored a lot, then we invite you to experience the first ever Junior Collectors Club! Kids can spend an afternoon learning about how to start a collection, hunt for treasures and win prizes! It’s all here, what your child needs to put down the Gameboy and begin a lifelong collecting hobby!

MARKET ADDRESS — historic Plumbers Hall Facility – 1340 W. Washington and also enter at 1350 Block of West Randolph between Ada and Ogden.

May 23-24, 2009 MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND SEASON OPENING
June 27-28, 2009
July 25-26, 2009
August 29-30, 2009
September 26-27, 2009

NEW SHOW HOURS FOR 2009!!!!
SATURDAYS – 10Am-5PM
SUNDAYS – 10AM-4PM

More info www.chicagoantiquemarket.com

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