2019 Season Runs Every Thursday June 6th through September 26th from 4:00PM to 8:00PM At 1936 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL

 events & happenings

During the summer season, we will offer unique and exciting opportunities to market attendees. Be sure not to miss our free, educational and cultural offerings fun for the whole family.


Farm Tours

SAVOR...Chicago will provide tours of the McCormick roof-top garden farm. 2019 Tours Dates: Thursday June 27th; Thursday July 18th or Thursday August 29th. Please check in at the market info tent at 4:30pm. The tour will leave from the market at 5:00pm and walk a short distance to McCormick. Kid friendly. Walkups are Welcome!

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Meli’s MiniVerse

Have fun and learn how to create your own mini world of succulents, cacti and marimos. 2019 Vendor demos /workshops: Thursday, July 25th; Thursday, August 1st; Thursday, August 8th. Visit Meli’s booth at the market for more info.

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Cherry Pit Spitting Contest

Each year, before cherry season comes to an end, we invite young and old to join the fun of spitting cherry pits for bragging rights and prizes. Thursday, August 1st! Registration at the SLFM tent begins at 6p, contest at 6:30p!

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Project Onward

Project Onward promotes art as a powerful tool for understanding and valuing the real and potential contributions of our national population with disabilities. People and dog portraits painted onsite at the market on Thursday, August 15th and Thursday, September 5th