Maxwell Street Market

Sundays: May 26, June 30, July 28, Sept. 1 & 29, Oct. 27, 2024

Maxwell Street between S. Halsted St. and S. Union Ave. &

On S. Union Ave. between W. Rochford St. and W. Liberty St.
9am–2pm • FREE Admission

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The iconic Maxwell Street Market will return to its original home on Maxwell Street for the 2024 season beginning Sunday, May 26, with six market days taking place on the last Sunday of each month through October 27 (the only exception being the August date, which is rescheduled to September 1).

Visitors to the Maxwell Street Market will experience an eclectic mix of foods and finds—including handmade crafts, resale housewares, clothing, and much more. This year’s edition will also feature live entertainment and programming from cultural partners, and will incorporate nearby businesses and restaurants including several “Maxwell Street originals” with longstanding ties to the neighborhood; highlights include:

  • Express Grill
  • Hashbrowns
  • Jim’s Original Hot Dog
  • Lalo’s Mexican Restaurant
  • Bar Louie


Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

Helpful information when planning your visit to the Maxwell Street Market.

Maxwell Street Market Entertainment


Entertainment schedule for June 30 and July 28.

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


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

Become a Vendor

Become a Vendor

Calling all small businesses, farmers, floral shops, artists, makers and re-sellers!

Corporate Partnership Opportunities

Corporate Partnership Opportunities

Promotional space, media exposure and sampling opportunities are available.

Stay Connected

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Admission is FREE

Maxwell Street Market Google Map

 Maxwell Street Market Google Map


Parking is available for vendors and customers at nearby lots and parking structures.

Public Transportation:


Take CTA Blue Line’s Halsted Street station, as well as the #8 Halsted Street bus and the #12 Roosevelt Street bus.

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