hand made chicago


Chicago, Illinois • May 14 & 15, 2016 • 10am-5pm

Do you enjoy shopping for handmade goods at local art festivals?

If you answered yes, then Handmade Chicago is the festival for you. Enjoy one of the hottest neighborhoods in the US in the West Loop where you’ll have no problem finding handmade artwork, crafts, and decor from Chicagoland’s best artists, who are hand selected by the Amdur Productions team. Whether you are looking for the perfect gift for friends, family, or coworkers this new art festival has your name written all over it. Handmade Chicago is a fun outdoor show in the West Loop featuring handmade works from DIY craft to jewelry, wearables, soaps, furniture, candles. Come and enjoy fine crafts, music and food.

Over the years, West Loop’s once heavily industrialized area has been transformed into a chic, hip area that’s full of boutiques, restaurants and is home to Threadless and Oprah Winfrey Studios. What better place to have the Handmade in Chicago festival then in a neighborhood that is known for it’s stores and businesses filled with handmade goods and creative work spaces.

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2016 Festival Artists

2016 Hand•Made features the art of the following artists.

Subject to change.


Visitor Information

WHAT: Hand•Made | Hand-u-Factured Art
WHERE: Plumbers Hall
1340 W Washington Blvd
Chicago, IL 60607
WHEN: May 14-15, 2016
COST: FREE Admission
HIGHLIGHTS: Festival visitors will have the opportunity to interact with the public through art demos and booth chats.

Want to be an artist in this show? Click on the Late Application below!


If you are driving, click here to find more information on where to park. The festival is located in the footprint of Plumbers Hall in the West Loop of Chicago, Illinois.


Guaranteed Parking
Are you driving to the festival? Make trip planning easier by booking your guaranteed parking spot with our official parking partner, Parking Panda. Select the day(s) you are attending and compare prices and distance of many lots and garages near Chicago’s West Loop. Book now and your space at the chosen facility is 100% guaranteed!

***Exclusive offer, for first time users: Enter promo code GOLDEN10 at checkout for 10% off your reservation***

Click here to reserve your spot!

Need more information? Call the office 847-926-4300 or email info@amdurproductions.com with any additional questions or requests.

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Amdur Productions would love to produce your town’s next art festival! Call us today to get started on a cultural and fun event for your community.

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Artists may still apply after the regular application period by submitting the Late Application below. Late applications will be reviewed in house and artists will be applying for a wait list position. Artists are taken by wait list number and category openings.




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