Randolph Street Market kicks off summer in Chicago 5.23-5.24!

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2015 SUMMER FESTIVAL SEASON KICKS OFF MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND WITH 12THSEASON MAY 23+24 AT RANDOLPH STREET MARKET’S GARDEN PARTY –

FIRST INDOOR/OUTDOOR MARKET OF THE YEAR!

This recurring monthly Market runs it’s Summer Season through September offering an indoor/outdoor RETRO-SPECTACLE like no other!

 

CHICAGO, IL (May 23+24, 2015)- Chicago’s Randolph Street Market, the country’s largest and liveliest urban antiques market, is celebrating 12 years as the premier vintage extravaganza with the can’t miss season opener kicking off summer, Memorial Day Weekend May 23 + 24. Doors open at 10 am, with early buy beginning at 8am. Over 250 fabulous sellers take up over 8 acres of space, boasting around the clock entertainment, body painting, a disco dance party, a beer and wine garden, hot international crowd and design stars, vintage beach bunnies, cooling stations and cabanas, fashion shows, artisan food vendors, and more- the indoor/outdoor season opener is the place to be and be seen to kick off your Chicago summer! Come for the amazing one-of-a-kind finds, and stay for the entire experience.

 

Don’t miss the following new and exciting elements at this month’s Market:

 

  • Master Makeup Artist and Body Painter, Orlando Barsallo, and Flower Artist to the stars, Roberto Gonzalez, will be creating a Garden of Eden. Orlando will be live painting on the bodies of Adam & Eve while floral artist Roberto makes floral crowns and build a tree of life. Visitors will get to buy a flower to put on the tree with money going to Bernie’s Book Bank, a Chicago literacy charity. And receive a complimentary drink ticket if you donate a book.

 

  • Stop by Sunday, May 24, 11am-2pm to meet Sports Memorabilia Expert, Michael Osacky and bring in your best collectibles to be appraised. Michael will also show off his vast collection of Cubs and White Sox baseball cards. His expertise is all sports (baseball, football, basketball, hockey, boxing, golf, etc) and all sports collectibles (cards, autographs, programs, ticket stubs, advertising).

 

  • Onsite appraisals on Sundays all season long from 11am-2pm with acclaimed appraiser John Leonard of Leonard Auction. Gather your treasures to find out what they’re really worth!

 

  • Saturday’s from 1-4pm May-September in the new MillerCoors Beer Pub in lower hall, enjoy a Beer & Sausage Flight, pairing different beers with different sausages. And for the winos, enjoy the Wine & Cheese Flight. Don’t forget to stop by the outdoor Beer Garden presented by MillerCoors featuring Blue Moon and other standard and microbrews each month.  

 

  • Meet Dianne Crosell of Crosell & Co as she showcases and demonstrates a new collection by Amy Howard of AMY HOWARD HOME, called Rescue, Restore, Redecorate. The line includes DIY’ers magical arsenal of paints and re­finishing products – that empower you to re-create furniture speci­ally to your space and home design aesthetic without the tedious chores of sanding, stripping and prepping. Come see Dianne at work Saturday and Sunday 10:30am-5pm.

 

  • Have 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.

 

  • Get easy access to the Market with the Market Trolley, sponsored by Mariano’s and departing round trip from the Water Tower on the hour.

 

  • Cool down in the Shade Shack all weekend and go back in time with a market-wide Disco dance party at noon Saturday with Market DJ & M/C DJ Jones! Additionally, visit the Vinyl Swap Meet our hub for vinyl record sellers.

 

  • Sally Schwartz, Market founder, award winning party planner, and queen of vintage, will host VIP guests in her Cabana.

 

  • A rotating list of live bands in all genres will be playing around the clock including fan favorites. Dixieland Jazz, Rockabilly, Blues, Salsa, your feet will be bopping while the beat keeps you shopping!! Visit randolphstreetmarket.com to see the full list of entertainment!

 

  • Bring your kids for a day of Treasure Hunting! Pick up a Treasure Map and activity sheet at the front gate and enjoy a day of exploration at RSM. Hand in the completed sheet to the Washington St gate and let your child pick a prize from the treasure chest, as well as take home a goody bag filled with bubbles, crayons and more.

                                                                                                                         

The  Market, aptly dubbed “the Barneys of vintage” is a huge celebration of fashion, home design, antiques, artwork, music, food and great people watching! Having welcomed more than 100,000 shoppers in 2014, the event has even bigger things in store for 2015! Thanks to Sally Schwartz, The Randolph Street Market put Chicago and the Midwest on the map for well-curated antiques and vintage offerings as the first market of its kind in the Chicago area.

Randolph Street Market 3.28-3.29

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WHAT:

Randolph Street Market Spring Fling

 

WHEN:

Saturday, March 28 – 10:00am to 5:00 pm

Sunday, March 29 –10:00am to 5:00 pm

 

WHERE:

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.

 

Randolph Street Market is back for their upcoming March Market, “Spring Fling” is March 28-29! The Market is OVER Winter and thinking SPRING! To prove it, we are offering free entrance to customers wearing Easter bonnets. 🙂 We’ll have an Easter Egg hunt going on all weekend long with special treats and deals included in every one!

Come for the amazing shopping but stay for the experience. Over 90+ vendors, live music all weekend long, great food/drink from local vendors, and more. Check out new vendors Lost Era’s and American Honey Repurposed Furniture who will be bringing antiques, furniture, vintage clothing, costumes, and props. This Market is sure to make you feel warm and cozy during the cold Winter Wonderland that lies in Chicago.

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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.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION RANDOLPH STREET HOLIDAY MARKETS CHICAGO

 

WHAT:

Randolph Street’s 8th Annual Holiday Markets

 

WHEN:

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

 

WHERE:

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.

 

EVENT DESCRIPTION:

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.

 

Randolph Street Market + Modern Vintage Chicago Extravaganza! 10.17-10.19

Oct2014-MVC+RSM-finalWith Randolph Street Market’s 2014 summer season officially in the books, vintage FANatics are clamoring for more and Randolph Street Market’s October 17-19, 2014 extravaganza is the answer! Being billed as the first Randolph Street Market all-inclusive two-fers, this two for one show combines the fashion and jewelry spectacular that is Modern Vintage Chicago with home design, antiques, artwork and more that Randolph Street Market is known for. By joining forces, these two events combine and conquer- kicking off the Fall season in high style!

 

Set within the historic Plumber’s Hall, home to Randolph Street Market’s monthly events, 125+ vendors will take over the entire facility. The 9,000 square foot ballroom will boast high fashion and jewels, while the remaining areas will offer only the finest furniture, artwork, accessories, decor, fancy foods and more!

 

Friday night, October 17, the Market will play host to a Modern Vintage party in the Ballroom with early shopping and a drink included for $20 per ticket. There will be fashion installations, live music and entertainment, makeovers, and light bites for attendees to enjoy. This ticket includes entry into the Market all weekend long!

 

General admission will commence October 18+19, in which guests and shoppers will enjoy an Oktoberfest theme with cider, German beers, pumpkins and Fall foliage amongst their favorite vendors including: Diane Landry Vintage Fashion, JS Lighting Sculptures, Mary Resek Antiques, Richard’s Fabulous Finds, Shop NOV, Vert Moderne and more!

 

By reservation only, shoppers can attend the 12 pm Lunch n’ Learn October 18, with the legendary fashion icon and lecturer, Nena Ivon. The presentation entitled: “Cloth to Couture: The Little Black Dress Story,” will tell the historical tale of the coveted “little black dress” and how to find that perfect fit for holiday gatherings! ($20 per person with boxed lunch)

 

“Combining the bi-annual Modern Vintage Chicago event with Randolph Street Market’s October show was a natural fit for our vendors and shoppers,” says Sally Schwartz, Randolph Street Market founder and curator. “Offering a VIP event Friday provides early buy opportunities moving into the full celebration of style all weekend long!”

 

This  Market, aptly dubbed “the Barneys of vintage” is a huge celebration of fashion, home design, antiques, artwork, music, food and great people watching. Since its inception, the Market has doubled its number of dealers with 250+ quality pickers, tripled in size encompassing 8 acres of one of a kind treasures, and welcomed more than 90,000 shoppers in 2013. Thanks to Sally Schwartz, The Randolph Street Market put Chicago and the Midwest on the map for well-curated antiques and vintage offerings as the first market of its kind in the Chicago area.

 

Since its debut, the Randolph Street Market has drawn thousands of loyal followers from Beijing to New York City appealing to collectors, art buyers, stylists, and vintage aficionados including celebrity shoppers, Vince Vaughn, Nate Berkus and Sophia Bush.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION RANDOLPH STREET MARKET

 

WHAT:

Randolph Street Market and Modern Vintage Chicago

 

WHEN:

Saturdays and Sundays, 10:00am to 5:00 pm

 

Remaining 2014 season Indoors

October 18/19

November 22/23

December 13/14

 

WHERE:

Beaux Arts Plumber’s Hall, 1340 W. Washington Street

 

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.

 

$30 ~ FOUR GIRLFRIENDS TICKET PACKAGE
Ticket Includes:
– 1 Market Bar Mimosa each (4 total, receive a check off card at the gate and bring to market bar for beverage)
– 1 discounted admission each (one voucher good for four (4) girlfriends, present paypal receipt in print or on smartphone at the entry gate)

 

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

 

Randolph Street Market Ticket Giveaway

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Win a pair of passes to the Randolph Street Market August 30-31st! Enter the form below now through 8.26. Winners will be notified by 8.27. Tickets can be picked up at will call at the market.

Randolph Street Market, the country’s largest and liveliest urban antiques market, invites fans, friends and the fabulous to their August 30+31 back to school, don’t stop til’ you get enough, summer lovin’ extravaganza! Featuring a Hops & Grapes Gazebo with City Winery and craft beers / imports from Louis Glunz Beers, Inc. along with round the clock entertainment, amazing local food offerings and 250 of the best vendors around- Chicago’s favorite summer party just keeps on going!

When: August 30-31st

Where: 1350 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607

Website: http://www.randolphstreetmarket.com

Randolph Street Market Ticket Giveaway 6.28-6.29

Win a pair (2) of passes to the Randolph Street Market 6.28-6.29! You will be notified by 9:00a.m. on 6/27 if you’re a lucky winner.

Good luck, Poor Girls!

 

Contest Rules:

  • Enter your full name and email address above to enter
  • Contest runs now – 6/26 at noon
  • Winners will be notified by 9:00a.m. on 6/27
  • A pair (2) of passes will be under the winner’s name at will-call at the market
  • Bring a valid ID to will-call for ticket pick-up

About The Market

Where: 1350 W Randolph & 1340 W Washington, Chicago
Plumbers Hall – click for directions

When: June 28+29 from 10 am- 5 pm.

Come celebrate Pride at Randolph Street Market! Our June Market is set to be the most colorful as peace and love gala spread through the grounds with around the clock entertainment, a beer and wine garden with vintage carnival games and concessions, rainbow themed bites and drinks, interactive activities for kids and more! 

Randolph Street Market June 2014

Randolph Street Market June 2014

• SHOP INDOORS AND OUTDOORS!
• 250 Vendors of Vintage, Antique, Indie Designer, Global Goods, Fancy Foods
• Free Parking In Huge Onsite Lot!

Buy $8 General Admission Ticket June 28+29
$10 at the gate.

Buy $30 Four Girlfriends Ticket Package
Arrive between 11am-2pm on June 28 or 29. Ticket Includes:
– 1 Market Bar Mimosa each (4 total, receive a check off card at the gate and bring to market bar for beverage)
– 1 photo op at the Randolph Market Photobooth (group photo, open noon-3 saturday & sunday)
– 1 discounted admission each (one voucher good for four (4) girlfriends, present paypal receipt in print or on smartphone at the entry gate)

Buy $20 Early Buying Saturday Ticket June 28
Outdoors at 8am & Indoors at 9am. General Admission at 10am. $25 at the gate.

Buy $3 Student Discount Admission Ticket June 28+29
$5 at the gate. Student ID required during check in at front entrance!

Buy $6 Three-for-Two Student Admission Tickets for June 28+29
Student ID required during check in at front entrance! Online Special Only!!

$5 senior discount tickets available at the gate.

 

 

 

Photos: Randolph Street Market May 2014