Holiday shoppers will have more reasons to stay in Detroit this season. Three temporary markets will open up from mid-November to early January and they’ll feature local small businesses selling everything from jewelry to clothing to toboggans.
The Downtown Detroit Markets will open at 1001 Woodward Avenue, Cadillac Square, and Capitol Park. Vendors include:
- Ash & Erie: Everyday clothes designed for shorter guys (recently featured on Shark Tank)
- Solari & Co.: Fine jewelry and watches
- Rebel Nell: Graffiti jewelry (we visited their makerspace last year)
- Fly Behavior: Not-so-common fashion for the everyday influential gal
- Mature: Menswear
- Article One: Glasses and sunglasses handmade in Italy, designed in Flint
- Ferne Boutique: Quality women's clothing and accessories
- DCreated Boutique: One-of-a-kind clothing and accessories for babies and toddlers
- The Farmer's Hand: All-local, Detroit-based grocery and cafe
- Chocolates by Renee': Gourmet chocolate and truffles
- Madcap Coffee Company: Coffee and accessories
- The Lip Bar: Natural lipstick and gloss
- Re-Up Designs Co.: Greeting cards and gift wrap created from repurposed paper trash
- Citizen Yoga: Yoga studio and boutique
- Flamingo Vintage: Vintage men's and women's clothing and accessories
- Detroit Vintage Collective: Hamtramck studio-based textile dealers
- Ashley Gold: Fashionable jewelry
- Aptemal Clothing: Apparel company specializing in “Detroit Hustles Harder” gear
- Open Me When: Unique premium gift boxes
- David Vintage: Haute couture streetwear
- My Book Buddy: Bookstore that specializes in getting children and teenagers to read more
- Detroit City Nut Company: Premium nuts, dried fruit, and snacks
- The Nosh Pit Detroit: Vegan and vegetarian food truck
- Sweet Arrangements: Nostalgic candy shop specializing in homemade fudge and popcorn
- Sha La Cynt: Locally sourced, air-popped, vegan, and non-GMO popcorn
- Good Cakes and Bakes: Baked goods made from wholesome and organic ingredients
- The Natural Market: Handmade bath, body, and home products
- ASHE Supply Co.: Small batch coffee and accessories
- Art Life: Pop-up art gallery
- Tobogganists: High-quality toboggan sleds at affordable prices
- Greystone Gardens: Christmas trees, wreaths, flower arrangements, and garlands
- Eatori: Hot soups, grilled cheese, and beverages
The markets are sponsored by Bedrock and Quicken Loans. They’ll open November 17 (the tree lighting ceremony in Campus Martius is that evening). After that, they’ll run:
- Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The markets will be closed both Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.