Community Marketplace Kiosks
65 East Riverwalk South between Michigan and Wabash
Check Vendor websites for details
Welcome to the new Community Marketplace on the Chicago Riverwalk! The intention of the program is to allow small, neighborhood businesses an opportunity to get exposure to the high number of Riverwalk visitors and inspire visits to neighborhood locations.
COMMUNITY MARKETPLACE VENDORS
SHOP SMALL CHICAGO Representing the makers and artisans from multiple Communities of Chicago.
Visit us at shopsmallchicago
Shop Small Chicago on the Chicago Riverwalk welcomes visitors to shop accessories, apparel & home decor designed by Chicago's most unique brands! Our highly curated kiosk includes quality products developed by local artists and designers in studios located across Chicago's neighborhoods. New artists, brands and products will be featured throughout the season. Join us for Tuesday Trunk Shows to meet and shop with the artists and designers check the Riverwalk website for dates. If you are a Chicago-based creative business and would like to partner with us, the Call for Chicago brands is open through the season.
NEIGHBORLY: Representing the Wicker Park community of Chicago. Visit us at 1909 W. Division St
Neighborly is an ethically sourced home, art, and gift boutique, also offering a large collection of Chicago-themed products. It just recently relocated to the Wicker Park neighborhood, it was previously located in the Ravenswood neighborhood. True to its name, Neighborly is woven into the artisan community in Chicago, sourcing products from over 60 local craftspeople, like ceramicists, woodworkers, and printmakers, as well as using local manufacturers to make its own line of Chicago-themed products. The style of products found at Neighborly follows the principles of the Midcentury Modern era, in step with the Modern style that permeates Chicago architecture unlike any other city.
Visitors to Neighborly's outpost at the Chicago Riverwalk will find a collection of its most popular locally made products alongside its Chicago-themed goods.
BATTER AND BERRIES: Representing the Lincoln Park community of Chicago.
Visit us at 2748 N. Lincoln Avenue
Established in 2012 by Dr. Tanya & Craig Richardson, who had a desire to add an eclectic, world class restaurant to the vibrant Chicago brunch scene. The idea was simple: offer the freshest food possible with flavors that people would come from all over the world to experience and want to come back for more. Always a supporter of community and local businesses, we have taken the idea to the next level with cultivated partnerships. We’ve collaborated with several local artisans, craftspeople and purveyors to provide a uniquely Chicago dining experience.
CHIYA CHAI CAFE: Representing the Logan Square community of Chicago.
Visit us at 2770 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Chiya Chai is a unique chai-focused café located in the vibrant Logan Square neighborhood. With more than 150 different combinations of Chai, Chiya Chai has one of the most expansive Chai menus in the entire world. Along with Chai, Chiya Chai offers ethically sourced delicious food that come from countries closely associated with the history and culture of chai such as savory pies from Great Britain, curry and other dishes from India and dumplings from China and Nepal, where the owners are from. As a community marketplace participant on the Riverwalk, Chiya Chai will offer a sampling of its menu including some of its most popular Chai flavors, curry bowls, curry tacos and savory pies. Chiya Chai’s presence on the Riverwalk will provide Riverwalk visitors with a taste of Chicago’s diverse culture and neighborhood businesses.