Maker’s Markets 2024

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Maker’s Markets 2024

May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Maker’s Markets 2024

The Maker’s Market is a unique shopping experience and one of Evanston’s most accessible and fun shopping events! Hosted on the 5th Floor of the Maple Avenue Parking Garage in Downtown Evanston, this market invites shoppers to browse and purchase unique and one-of-a-kind, handmade goods from art, craft, wearables, jewelry, stationary, handbags, etc., and more! The market includes art making, Mother’s Day card making, art demonstrations, a raffle and more!


  • Shop more than 60 vendors, direct! Preview vendors here.
  • FREE to shop! FREE to park!
  • RSVP HERE to attend and to receive updates of participating vendors and programming!


Stop by the INFO desk by the 5th Floor elevator to enter the raffle for your chance to win a basket full of merchandise from market vendors, a FREE screening with Chiro One and 2 all weekend passes to the Evanston Folk Festival!


This market is a fantastic opportunity to purchase gifts for all the moms in your life! Items are priced for sale, $5-$500. Everything for sale is unique and made by the seller!


FREE card-making station for all ages! Stickers, papers, stamps can be used to create a loving card for all the moms in your life!


Inspired by Herve Tullet’s “Art of Play,” the Evanston Paints community art workshop invites all ages to paint and create in a fun, playful environment. All art created in workshops will be collected, organized and exhibited at the Evanston Art Center in June 2024 in celebration of Evanston Made’s 10-year anniversary. All art supplies included, 12-5p. FREE to attend w RSVP here.


Meet Barbara Ruiz with RetroFit and learn about upcycling garments! Each piece in RetroFit’s collection is upcycled from an existing garment or accessory by adding or removing fabric, or embellishing with appliqués, patches or paint. Shop her unique designs and learn how to renew your wardrobe!


Evanston Sketchers will be at the Market doing live sketching! Meet this fun group of artists, learn how to join this group and see how they pop up and create!


Chiro One will provide a FREE message for shoppers and vendors! Chiro One will also offer a FREE one hour message, as part of the Maker’s Market Raffle Basket! Learn more at


Evanston Made

Evanston Made is a 501(c)3 non-profit arts organization, connecting artists and artisans to art enthusiasts and patrons, located in Evanston, IL. EIN# 84-3971750

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Downtown Evanston

Evmark d/b/a/ Downtown Evanston is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit corporation that provides marketing, special event, placemaking, and management services to the downtown Evanston business district. The overall mission of the organization is to market, maintain, develop, and improve the vitality of the local economy and quality of life within the designated Special Service Area (SSA) boundaries. Established in 1987, Downtown Evanston is governed by a Board of Directors and works in partnership with local property owners, business operators, residents and visitors, the City of Evanston, and other community organizations and stakeholders. Learn more at


1800 Maple Self Park Garage
1800 Maple Self-Park Garage
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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