Holiday shopping is already in full swing, but don’t sleep on our local black-owned businesses. Small businesses help drive the economy and offer shoppers a chance to find unique items you won’t find elsewhere.  We’ve gathered a list of Holiday Pop-Up Events that should be on your radar. Mark your calendars.

Stash Market- November 29 & 30 – Stony Island Arts Bank – 6760 S Stony Island 12 – 6pm

Participating vendors include Yail’s Garden| Twenty- Thou| Complex Flavors | Vintage Royalty | Lilly Grant and more.  FREE.   

 Pear Nova– Friday, Nov 29 – 2150 S Canalport – 11 am – 4 pm 


Peace Love & Scents | Chic Shirt Shop| House of Tres Jolie Boutique| Kaike| Coil Beauty | Mad Hat Mo| Adilah M | Tooth Gems by Neyda|Event Planning by @bretlen & @paintandpapers

The Rakim Experience- November 30 – Harold Washington Cultural Center- 4701 S. King Drive – 7 pm

Connect South Shore- November 30 & Dec 1 – 2224 E. 71st Street and various locations

Shopping, Film, Art and more.  Visit for more details.

Winter Made in Chicago Market – Sat. November 30 – Plumbers Hall- 1350 W Washington- 10 am – 5pm

Handmade products by artists in Chicago. Sample food and drinks and enjoy activities all day. FREE

Little Black Pearl- November 30 – 1067 E 47th St. – 11 am – 4pm Over 30 vendors! Get your shop on and support small businesses.

Pullman Holiday Market– December 14 and 15-  One Eleven Food Hall- 756 E 111th St. – 11am- 6pm

Majani, Laine’s Bake Shop along with unique retail vendors.

Holiday Market in Beverly– December 14 and 15- 1743 West 99th St- 10 am- 4pm

Join Love Dot, Global Attic, and a dozen other premium, global artisan brands for a one-of-a-kind holiday shopping experience. Stay tuned for more details…

Vends and Vibes– December 14 and 15- The Arts Block- 301 & 329 E Garfield Blvd.  12-5 pm

One of our absolute favorite annual markets, Vends and Vibes is back! DJ’s bump the sounds as you shop til you drop with some of the city’s finest small businesses.

Participating vendors:
Astratesh | BDavis Designs | ChiTech Handmade | Committed Knitters | Dawning Day Creations | Design Apprenticeship Program (DAP) | Dr. Herbal’s Organic & Vegan Hair Care | EELPHIN | Esenshel | Found Objects | Good Thoughts Tea Company | Hemp Heals Body Shop | Hoodmommy | ILAVA: It Can Be Done | K-FLEYE | KnottyLoop Creations | Lilly Grant Candle Studio | Madre de Perla Designs | MASHALLAH | Millicent Kennedy | October Lotus | Onli Studios | Pottery By Pai | Random Thoughts Lagos | ReformedSchool | SAHRAMIC | Samantha Jo | Sista Dolls | Smart Cookie Vegan | Soap Junkii | Trading Races | Triple A Gourmet Treats | Tuanis Chocolate | YerbaXBuena


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