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Renegade Craft Fair Returns To Wicker Park’s Division Street This Weekend

The fair launched as a one-day festival in 2003 in Wicker Park. It's expanded to host events in other Chicago neighborhoods and across the United States.

Renegade is holding a craft fair in Andersonville.
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WICKER PARK — The Renegade Craft Fair is back this weekend, bringing hundreds of artists and makers back to the neighborhood where the now-national craft fair began.

The fair is 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday on Division Street between Damen and Ashland avenues.

More than 300 booths along Division will showcase handmade jewelry, paintings, clothing, ceramics, cutlery and more. The full vendor list is available online.

Snacks, dessert and other food will be available from YumDum Dumpings, 5411 Empanadas, Chicago’s Doghouse and other food trucks and restaurants.

Since starting as a one-day craft fair in Wicker Park in 2003, Renegade has expanded to host events all over Chicago and the United States.

It launched its debut fair in Andersonville in May after being delayed by the pandemic.

It’s also put on fairs in California, Texas and Seattle this year, and will host another Chicago fair in West Loop in December, organizers said.

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The national Renegade Craft Fair began in Wicker Park.

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