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Maxwell Street Market is a Chicago tradition, steeped in history and stocked with bargains—and serious eats

 Maxwell Street Market Slideshow

The Maxwell Street Market is a Chicago tradition of bargains and bargaining with an international flavor. The market offers an eclectic mix of merchandise—from tools to tires, plus fresh produce, furniture, clothing, rare finds and collectibles—and some of the best Mexican and Latin street food in Chicago.

 

 

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South Loop
800 S. Desplaines St.
Chicago, IL 60607

312.745.4676

Email:

maxwellstreet@cityofchicago.org

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  • Free Admission
  • Weekly: Every Sunday
  • 7 am - 3 pm
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GETTING THERE

Maxwell Street Market is located at 800 S. Desplaines St.

Parking

Metered street parking is available. Paid parking is also available at nearby UIC parking facilities.

Public Transportation

The market is located near CTA bus and “L” lines. Plan your trip at transitchicago.com.

Divvy

Divvy is Chicago’s bike sharing system. For information and pricing, visit divvybikes.com.

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An Eclectic Mix of Food and Merchandise • Every Sunday, Year-round

 

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Find out what exciting events are coming to the Maxwell Street Market.

 

Performance Application

Performance Application

Performers interested in performing at the Maxwell Street Market can download the performance application.

 

Partnership Opportunities

Partnership Opportunities

Promotional space, media exposure and sampling opportunities are available.

 

 

 

Vendor Information

Vendor Information

Information on how to become a vendor at the Maxwell Street Market.

 

Maxwell Street Market History (Photo Credit: Chicago Tribune historical photo)

History

For about 100 years, Maxwell Street was one of Chicago’s most unconventional business—and residential—districts.

 

 

 


 

 

Like markets? DCASE also operates the Chicago Farmers Markets, May–October, bringing over 70 Chicago Farmers Marketsvendors selling fresh fruits, vegetables, plants and flowers to neighborhoods throughout the city. For details, including market locations and dates, visit chicagofarmersmarkets.us.