Urban Craft Shows in Chicago during November and December 2006

The past two days, I covered why the SOFA show in Chicago sucks, and why urban craft fairs rule. Now here’s a list of upcoming urban craft shows in Chicago.

DIY Trunk Show

Sat, November 18, 10am-4pm

Pulaski Park fieldhouse

1419 W. Blackhawk


vendors: a lot (see the photo on their site)


Fri, December 1, 7pm-11pm

Sat, December 2, 11am-5pm

Sun, December 3, 11am-5pm

2000 West Fulton, #310

Chicago, IL


October 2006: 100 vendors.

Renegade Craft Fair

Sat, December 9

Sun, December 10

Pulaski Park fieldhouse

1419 W. Blackhawk, Chicago, IL


September 2003: 70 vendors

September 2005: 150 vendors

Those are the three main DIY shows in Chicago. Click the comments to view more shows.

Gaper’s block also has a nice listing at: www.gapersblock.com/slowdown/archives/shopping

Although it’s not a complete listing.

In case you’re wondering about other craft shows in chicago, there’s a few more that are more minor annual shows, but they have been done already for 2006:

Rockwell Art Crossing


It was on oct 7, 2006, 35 vendors

Artzilla Craftzuki


Schubas, 3159 N. Southport

It was on June 3, 2006, 16 vendors

Handmade Market


The Empty Bottle

1035 N. Western Ave


Around 20 vendors in bar every month

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