Randolph Street Market 8th Annual Holiday Markets

Looking for inspiration for this year’s holiday season? Have all your holiday decorating, party planning, fashion and entertaining questions answered by the vintage kings and queens at the Randolph Street Market 8th Annual Holiday Markets, November 22-23 and December 13-14. The Randolph Street Market is the perfect one stop shop for all your holiday needs, including a mix of antique, vintage and modern goods encompassing home décor, furniture, jewelry, men’s toys and accessories, art, mink stoles, gourmet chocolate gift boxes, and custom-made gifts.  Make this season as unique as the selection of wares you’ll find from 90+ vendors!


Highlights for 2014:

  • Mix and mingle with local Style Experts Graham Kostic of Glossed and Found in November and December and famed stylist and writer, Barri Leiner Grant at December’s Market, and find out what these trendsetters have in their stocking stuffers. They’ll be scouring the Market early before doors open to the public to hand pick the best gift ideas for everyone on your list! Check out ourFacebook and Twitter networks all weekend long to see pictures of these experts hard at work with their fab finds.
  • Shoppers that bring a toy to be donated to Toys for Tots will get a FREE Drink from the Market Bar!
  • Custom poems typed by a panel of poets, Poems While You Wait. Provide your name, the topic and a $5 donation and you’ll receive an insta-poem 20 minutes later.
  • Make the Holiday Markets a Girls Shopping Weekend and get all dolled up while sipping on Mimosas with your four favorite girlfriends. Grab your girlfriends for fabulous shopping, treats, cocktails, and more and get glamified before you hit the Holiday party circuit.
  • Our fancy food handmade and artisanal offerings include the savory and sweet such as: crepes, empanadas, cocktails, homemade caramels, gourmet blended olive oil, tasty chocolates and more. Foodie gifts to-go abound, making the perfect hostess gift or go-to thoughtful gift for those hard to buy for friends and family.


As always, Randolph Street Market offers a full entertainment experience all weekend long.  House DJ spins, live jazz music, photo booth. Free gift-wrap onsite and free furniture delivery downtown completes your shopping to do list! And don’t forget, a 2015 Randolph Street Market Season Pass is also a great gift for your favorite treasure hunter!


Make the Randolph Street Holiday Market the first Holiday Party you’ll attend this season and stretch your stylish dollars in a fun and fanciful space.





Randolph Street’s 8th Annual Holiday Markets



Saturday, November 22 + Sunday, November 23 – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday, December 13 + Sunday, December 14 – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm



Beaux Arts Plumber’s Hall, 1340 W. Washington Street, Chicago FREE PARKING in huge onsite parking lot only steps away from entrance


PRICE: Discounted $8 tickets are available in advance (click here); general admission $10, students with ID $3 or $5 at the gate. Children 12 and under free.


Every paid admission gets a $5 or $10 shopping voucher good toward purchases. For more information, visit www.randolphstreetmarket.com.



Get your holiday shopping and party planning off to the right start with wares in all price ranges, from thrifty to extravagant, and not to mention the brilliant ideas you’ll get in regards to your own holiday displays. You will discover fabulous keepsakes from embroidered hankies to estate jewelry with everything in between. Timeless antiques and modern treasures including vintage and indie fashion, furniture, jewelry, art, decorative objects, house wares, and more will make this holiday show a memorable experience. Get a jump on the holiday season, beginning with vintage cheer spanning the decades!


FOR INFO: call (312) 666-1200 or info@imagepilots.com or randolphstreetmarket.com


About Image Pilots

Recognized as the Midwest’s premier market organizers, Image Pilots productions are a favorite destination for merchandisers, decorators, fashionistas and style setters from around the globe. Clickhere to be added to customer mailing list. Email info@imagepilots.com or call 312- 666-1200 for more information.


The Randolph Street Market Festival, home of the world famous Chicago Antique Market and Indie Designer Market, is an internationally recognized European-style indoor and outdoor shopping extravaganza in Chicago’s historic West Loop. From May-September, 250+, and October-April, 90+ select purveyors of high quality, value-priced “finds” is the destination for treasure hunters, fashionistas, designers, Hollywood set decorators, and people who want to see and be seen. Voted as Time Out Chicago’s “Best Market” in 2013, and featured in Travel & Leisure, the NY Times, Lucky Magazine, UK’s Guardian and more, the Randolph Street Market Festival is considered “a mecca of cool”, “the best hot spot for antiquing”, “the best Chicago venue for people watching”, and “the Barney’s of Vintage”. Celebrity designer Nate Berkus says, “I love this market…the quality is incredible!” “Treasure Hunters unite! The best finds—and best prices!—reign supreme at Randolph Street Market.” – Graham Kostic, “It’s my go to for one of a kind finds.” -Barri Leiner Grant, Stylist and Writer


For more information, and 2014 show dates, visit www.randolphstreetmarket.com.


Pomegranate-Champagne Punch- New Year’s Punch Recipe

This easy punch is sure to be a crowd pleaser!

Pomegranate-Champagne Punch

1 1/2 cups pomegranate juice
1 cup pear nectar
1/4 cup orange-flavored liqueur, such as Grand Marnier
1 bottle (750 ml) Champagne

In a large pitcher, combine pomegranate juice, pear nectar, and orange-flavored liqueur. Slowly add Champagne. Serve over ice.

Recipe adapted from: www.marthastewart.com

Rooftop Wrap Party Following the “Magnificent Mile Lights Festival” 11.23

739 North Clark Street
Chicago, Illinois 60654

Rooftop Wrap Party Following the “Magnificent Mile Lights Festival”

ZED451 Closes Patio Season with a Jolly Good Time
Saturday, November 23
7-10 p.m.

…and that’s a wrap! ZED451’s fabulous rooftop lounge will close on Saturday, November 23, the same day as the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival and Tree-Lighting Parade. For the fourth year, the River North restaurant will hold a rooftop winter wrap party following the events on Michigan Avenue.

Bundle up and head to ZED451’s rooftop from 7-10 p.m. for complimentary “Jolly” hot chocolate, holiday movies, and plenty of festive music to get guests in the spirit of the season. The small plates “Cravings” menu will be available on the rooftop (Pad Thai Tacos; Spiced Chicken Samosas; ZED Burger; Caprese Flatbread; House Smoked Baby Back Ribs; and more). ZED451’s ski lodge-like indoor lounge will be open until 2 a.m.and the unlimited sampling menu is offered in the main dining room on Saturday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Unique Last Minute NYE Dinners 12.31

Gamblers beware! Atwood Café has JUST the New Year’s Eve dinner for you… Chef Derek Simcik is putting “All Bets on the New Year.” Risk-averse guests may choose the Black Jack menu, a 4-course prix fixe menu, and those willing to take a gamble can select the Roulette menu, a 4-course “chef’s choice” menu. Whichever menu they choose, all guests will hit the jackpot with Chef Derek’s innovative take on classic cuisine. $55 /person for the Black Jack menu, $65 /person for the Roulette menu. Add $20 for wine pairings. 1 W Washington Street; 312.368.1900

And for those looking to ring in the new year with unlimited flutes of bubblyEncore Liquid Lounge has the perfect party option… Known for its lengthy martini menu and discerning craft beer selection, Encore will quench your party thirst and also fill you up on delicious cocktail cuisine- food stations featuring premium favorites like chili-lime chicken brochettes, artichoke dip and sliders will be available until 10:00pm. DJ Curious J will be spinning a mix of Deep House, Downtempo Buddha Lounge music and Mushroom Jazz until 1:00am and a balloon drop will officially mark the start of the new year. Ticket prices include unlimited food and bubbly starting at 8:00pm as well as party favors for $75 per person / $90 per person for table reservations.  Tickets will also be available at the door for $85 per person / $100 for a table, if available. Prices do not include tax and gratuity. Last call is at 12:30pm. To purchase tickets, please call 312.338.3788 or email andrew.pishko@encorechicago.com