Hailed as the "Best Market in Chicago” by Time Out, the Randolph Street Market launches their 15th Anniversary celebration with the ultimate summer kick-off bash, the Garden Party Summer Season Opener on Saturday, May 26th and Sunday, May 27th.
“The Randolph Market has been a beloved Chicago tradition among locals and tourists for years” says Sally Schwartz, founder of the Randolph Street Market. “People from around the nation come to the market to enjoy our live entertainment, vintage goods and feel-good summer outdoor activities. With more than 300 vendors, this year is bigger and better than ever as we head into our 15th Anniversary Season!”
The Garden Party Summer Season Opener kicks off at 8 a.m. on Saturday with a VIP Early Shopping Party in the market cabana. When the market officially opens at 10 a.m, Drag Queens dressed in garden party will shower guests with rose petals upon arrival to kick off the celebration in true garden fashion! From Noon to 2 p.m., attendees are welcome to experience a special Chef Demonstration from some of the Windy City’s top chefs.
Once inside the market, attendees looking to throw the ultimate vintage picnic, tea party, backyard BBQ or cocktail party can explore an assortment of outdoor goods, just in time for the summer season. Beautiful patio essentials will be on display including outdoor furniture from Hello Good Buys and gardening tools and planters from Rand Rosenthal.
The festivities continue with classic summer games for attendees of all ages to enjoy such as vintage croquet and badminton. Fashionistas can keep up-to-date on the latest trends with the special Summer Style Show featuring fashion finds from Man in the Moon, as well as the highly-anticipated Vintage Decades Jewelry Parade and Appraisal Fair from Gallery Wear. Guests looking to unwind can lounge in the market’s cabana and Shade Shack,