'TIS THE SEASON TO SHOP LOCAL, STARTING WITH THESE MULTI-VENDOR MARKETPLACES
It’s been a hard year for many local businesses, and this includes small shops and boutiques. Yet, despite the setbacks that COVID-19 has created for many, some businesses are working together, inviting residents to shop at their multi-vendor locations. Each marketplace listed here has multiple vendors located inside, and are excited to meet new customers. This holiday season, support local and shop at these fun community shops
1. Painted Tree Marketplace
Offering gifts, decor, fashion & more, Painted Tree Marketplace is new to Naperville in 2020. Recognized by millions across the country, Painted Tree Marketplace is a shopping experience like no other! Painted Tree is a creative community of shoppes featuring hundreds of local shop owners, boutiques, decorators, artisans and craftsmen all under one roof. Shop gifts, decor, fashion, soaps, candles, and so much more.
2. Sadie’s Attic
ELBURN–Such a cute shop located in downtown Elburn on Main Street. Shop for rustic wood creations for garden and home, unique quilted items for kitchen and outdoor dining, repurposed decor and furniture– all brought to you by local artisans.
3. Warehouse 55
AURORA–This is a unique collection of vintage finds, repurposed furnishings, mixed with many one of a kind accessories. Here you'll find something for every aesthetic- from MCM, rustic farmhouse, cottage chic and modern contemporary.
4. Vintage Marketplace
AURORA–The Vintage Marketplace Co. has 60 vendors specializing in re-purposed and refinished antique and vintage furniture with a large selection of décor from every decade. Visit our 12,000 sq ft store (2 Floors!) for unique finds and treasures. Under new ownership.
5. The Rustic Fox
NORTH AURORA–This unique marketplace arrived on the shopping scene in September 2020 and has already become a fast favorite for thousands in the area. The Rustic Fox is a 20,000 square foot lifestyle marketplace with over 120 vendors offering furniture, home decor, clothing, jewelry, accessories, kids clothing, and so much more. Many vendors have holiday displays and are filled with unique gift ideas fore everyone on your list.
6. The Wyckwood House
WHEATON & AURORA–You’ll love this unique shopping experience featuring goods from local artisans. From clothing and accessories to gifts and more, the popular shopping spot recently expanded to Wheaton. Their original location is in Aurora.
7. Oakbrook Artisan Market
OAKBROOK–This 2-day market in Oak Brook showcases some of the Midwest’s finest artisans in fashion, food, home goods + art. The curated show celebrates the ingenuity of independently owned, small businesses who channel their passions into creating one-of-a-kind products. Shop with the makers themselves – and learn how they make their unique and functional creations.