There’s no Chicago market more iconic than Maxwell Street Market. This year, the market opens on Sunday, April 23 2022 and runs through December 18, 2022, 9 am -3 pm. Open since 1912, this bustling marketplace is much more than just a place to shop, it’s a Chicago cultural mecca.
Maxwell Street was where Chicago blues was born and where savvy vendors developed a thriving economic hub. Today, visitors can browse through crafts, vintage clothes, housewares, and everything else at this historic spot. Enjoy live music, performances and some of the city’s best street food at this free market.
Maxwell Street Market
800 S. Desplaines St.