Skip to contents
Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Lincoln Square Artisan And Makers Market Opens At Ainslie Arts Plaza Saturday

The new market at Ainslie Arts Plaza will happen every other Saturday through Aug. 21.

The Ainslie Arts Plaza in Lincoln Square on March 30, 2021.
Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago
  • Credibility:

LINCOLN SQUARE — A pop-up market is coming to the Ainslie Arts Plaza starting Saturday.

The new Artisan and Makers Market organized by the the Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce will feature a rotating selection of local artists and makers selling a variety of curated items.

The market is open 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. and will run every other Saturday starting this week until Aug. 21. Admission is free and beer and wine will be available for purchase.

The plaza opened last year at the triangle-shaped block that sits just east of the McDonald’s at 4844 N. Lincoln Ave. to help boost to an overlooked stretch Lincoln Avenue’s north commercial corridor.

Below is a list of vendors who will appear at the market this summer:

  • Abenaart
    Flower & resin paintings, wood paintings, coasters, botanically printed & dyed scarves, and more.
    July 10 and Aug. 21
  • Alma Curiosa Goods
    Gifts, vintage items, resin art/Moonbow, tufted art/Teresa Therrien, cards./Middle Sister Card Co.
    June 26 and July 24
  • Bezels and Bubbles
    Sterling silver jewelry, brass and copper accessories, and a selection of leather items.
    Aug. 7 and Aug. 21
  • Bon Femmes
    Home decor, art prints, stationery, and fashion accessories.
    June 26 and July 24
  • Chicago Printmakers Collaborative
    Works on paper, tees, totes, and a demo of printmaking techniques.
    July 24
  • Crystalline Studios
    Crystal, mineral, and fossil jewelry along with healing arts home goods.
    July 10 and Aug. 21
  • Current Location Press
    Letterpress printed fine art prints, stationery, naturally dyed & block printed textile work.
    June 26, July 10, July 24, and Aug. 21
  • digitalKENTE
    Yoga leggings, athleisure, swimwear, and accessories.
    July 24 and Aug. 21
  • Edgewater Candles
    Scented candles, wearable aromatherapy & more.
    Aug. 21
  • Indie-Pendant
    Jewelry: sterling silver, vermeil, with/ (out) gemstones.
    June 26
  • InSpirit Adornments
    Healing jewelry handcrafted with crystals, fossils, glass, and reclaimed beads.
    June 26, July 10, July 24, and Aug. 21
  • It’ll Glow on You Illustrations
    Painted terra cotta planters with Chicago or animal-themed designs, and also greeting cards.
    July 10 and Aug. 7
  • Locked and Layered
    Unisex jewelry highlighting architectural, industrial, and minimal designs.
    Aug. 7
  • Milky Milky Ice Cream
    Small batch, handcrafted ice cream! Flavors like Ube Bae, Lemon Blueberry, and Coffee Oreo.
    Aug. 7
  • Nature’s Island
    All natural products for skin, sinus and muscle relief, and more. 95% of ingredients sourced locally.
    July 10 and July 24
  • Nomadic Ant
    Rotating selection of one-of-a-kind jewelry from different artists.
    June 26, July 10, July 24, August 7 & Aug. 21
  • Reppin Pins
    Enamel pins to rep what you love! Custom pins are also available.
    June 26
  • Rocco Bee Collective
    Quirky tee shirts, toys, and accessories for kids. Cool kids need cool tees!
    June 26
  • Sacred Art
    Artwork, prints, bath & body goods, apparel and more from a varied assortment of local artists.
    June 26, July 10, and July 24
  • Slab and Stone
    Handmade modern jewelry. Every piece is unique.
    July 24
  • This City Maps
    Chicago transit and map posters, city prints, postcards and more.
    July 10
  • tori grace outfitters
    Chicago-inspired clothing, accessories, home decor, and gifts.
    July 10 and Aug. 7
  • Twenty Thou
    Jewelry & accessories using copper, brass, sterling silver, gold fill & rose gold fill metals.
    July 10, July 24, Aug. 7, and Aug. 21
  • Wholly Creative Studio
    Handmade toys, children’s items, and house decor made with premium felts.
    July 24

For more information about the market visit the chamber’s website. People interested in becoming a vendor at the market can click here.

Subscribe to Block Club Chicago. Every dime we make funds reporting from Chicago’s neighborhoods.

Already subscribe? Click here to support Block Club with a tax-deductible donation.

Listen to “It’s All Good: A Block Club Chicago Podcast” here: