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The Trashy Holiday Market

December 10, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST

A junky jamboree with local artisans who transform trash into one-of-a-kind goods & gifts, plus other ‘waste-less’ activities & resources

Come be dazzled by debris at the Trashy Holiday Market! Featuring ingenious local artisans who work their magic to turn almost-trash into one-of-a-kind wonders. Plus, enjoy other waste-less activities and crafts.

Brought to you by Nowhere Collective, Ignite Glass Studios, and Patagonia x Worn Wear.

There is no better way to show love for our one-and-only planet and each other than to gather together as a community. We have *nowhere* else to go, so let’s go *nowhere* together.

Shop from eco- & socially-conscious local businesses offering an array of of uniquely upcycled, hand-crafted wares, like home goods, planters, art, fashion, bath & body and more. Plus, more hands-on, trashy activities for all ages.

This is a free, all-ages event hosted at three amazing locations in Fulton Market/West Town:

Ignite Glass Studios at 401 N. Armour Street

Patagonia x Worn Wear at 1115 W Fulton Market

District Brew Yards at 417 N Ashland Ave

Our lineup of Trash Smashers is coming soon!

Plus, we want festive humans to shop conscientiously all season long, so we’ve curated the #OptUPside Gift Guide with even more alternative, anti-consumption giving ideas. Stay tuned for more.

At Nowhere Collective’s Trashy Markets, there is zero tolerance for toxic behavior, including but not limited to harassment, discriminatory language, sexism, racism, or hate speech. Be respectful, curious, kind, and supportive humans.

RSVP is encouraged but NOT REQUIRED. By registering here, we will be better able to track number of attendees for craft activities and we will be able to communicate with you about updates and potential cancellations due to weather. You will be added to the News Going Nowhere emails. You can opt-out at any time.

Please check in on emails or social media for notifications about cancellations due to extreme winter weather leading up to the event.

Learn More at: TrashyMarkets.com and Nowhere-Collective.com

F ollow on Instagram: @nowhere.collective

Event p hotos credit: Roark Johnson

Ignite Glass Studios: A dynamic community for glass artists, fostering both creativity and skill development. We take pride in fulfilling custom orders and providing a unique event venue for special occasions, offering a truly immersive experience for all who walk through our doors.

Patagonia: We’ve opened a “2-in-1” Worn Wear x Patagonia store in the historic Fulton Market neighborhood. True to our “better than new” ethos, we’ve reimagined this former meatpacking warehouse as a community space for environmental and social justice events, too. On the Worn Wear side, you can trade in your gear, buy used and repair what you’ve got to keep it in play. When it’s time to buy new, you’ll find our latest clothing and gear, most of it Fair Trade Certified™ sewn and made with organic and recycled materials.


December 10, 2023
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
Event Category:


Nowhere Collective


Ignite Glass Studios
401 N. Armour Street
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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