Renegade’s hometown and the location of our headquarters, Chicago is where it all started with their first Fair in 2003. Since then, Renegade has grown into a Chicago mainstay, attracting bustling crowds, exceptional Maker talent, collaborative features, and artistic installations at every Fair.
After years of nurturing artists and Makers of all disciplines, Chicago’s expansive creative community has grown to be an international force in arts and culture. Our Flagship Wicker Park Fair is known as the epicenter of craft, where over 400 of the best Makers + Designers gather for a bustling and inspiring weekend that never fails to attract huge crowds. Click here to learn more.
Big Bear Cafe is back with some amazing local vendors for our annual holiday market! 2019 vendors include:
Penny and Paul
Take Care Shop
Mom & I by EK
For the seventh year, Dupont Circle holiday shoppers can experience a festive German-style market, the Heurich House Museum’s Christkindlmarkt, on Friday, December 6th through Sunday, December 8th, 2019. Craft makers based in DC, Maryland, and Virginia will sell their goods during this celebratory holiday event held in the museum’s Castle Garden. Visitors can also tour the historic home of the Heurich family that will be decorated for Christmas.
Dupont Circle’s only holiday market features goods from local artisans, including jewelers, ceramicists, bakers, makers of housewares, and more. The historic home of DC’s most successful brewmaster, Christian Heurich, will be decorated for the holidays. Purchase tickets here to shop this festive market.
We're excited to be at this year's All Crafts Considered, a fan-favorite holiday event at NPR headquarters. After a two-year hiatus, All Crafts will be in its fifth year at HQ, and we’re inviting the public in to enjoy an afternoon of shopping and holiday cheer.
On Friday, December 6, from 3-8 p.m., there will be unique gifts and homemade goods available for purchase from an array of regional artisans and makers. Vendors will be set up in the main lobby and Studio 1 at NPR.
Get all your gift shopping done in one place at our annual holiday marketplace, featuring 75 local sellers! Explore the second story event hall at Union Market DC as you shop from the best local designers and emerging brands - selling everything from clothing to gourmet chocolates, jewelry to home goods. Purchase your event tickets here.
Enjoy these bonuses:
- a free cotton tote bag
- Fab, festive holiday portraits with Mastercard!
- Unique gift wrap station w/ all the trimmings