A Fundraising Event for Texas

This Friday, February 26, we are turning our bi-weekly Friday Night Market into a Fundraising Event for Texans affected by Winter Storm Uri. According to the Smithsonian Magazine, Winter Storm Uri brought severe winter weather conditions to southern states, like Texas, and caused millions to lose heat, electricity and clean drinking water. Southern states lack …

We’re bAaAaAcK!!!!!

Long time, no see, Chicago!!! 2021-02-05T16:00:00  days  hours  minutes  secondsuntilHHH Returns to Chicago! We are STOKED to bring back our legendary Handmade Happy Hours markets to Chicago, kicking off on Friday, February 5th! We're chompin' at the bit to show you what we've been working on in quarantine. We've worked long & hard on our …

Vendor Feature: KA Essentials

Introducing: KA Essentials Web: https://shopkaessentials.com/ Instagram: @ka_essentials Co-founders Omar Denteh & Ifreke King of KA Essentials, LLC, have each struggled with their own issues as a result of the skincare products they formerly used - including dry, sensitive skin and even hyper pigmentation. Denteh was born and raised in Chicago, in a Ghanaian and Nigerian …

Please Help Keep Handmade Happy Hours Alive

Please help keep our Handmade Happy Hours Markets™ alive & something we can look forward to in the future. Well, it's official. Illinois is shut down until at least April 30th. As we shelter-in-place, heeding the calls of our government to stay home & save lives, we don't know when our next in-person Handmade Happy …

New Makers Added to Virtual Marketplace

Check out the new Makers & Artists added to our Virtual Marketplace! Everyday, we are adding 5 more makers to our Virtual Marketplace. Our Virtual Marketplace is meant to bring you the best Chicago Makers & Artists that are usually showcasing their work at our in-person Handmade Happy Hours monthly markets. Why buy from local, …

Check out our new Virtual Marketplace

Introducing: Handmade Happy Hours Virtual Marketplace While we wait for things to get back to "business-as-usual," we want to support our makers & artists that you would usually see at our in-person markets by establishing an online Virtual Marketplace. Our artists & makers have had their events canceled for March, April, and beyond. Many, if …

Step off COVID-19!!

Man, COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is really screwing with our HHH event schedule! Coronavirus is here, and whether we like it or not, we have to deal with it accordingly. It's scary, it's unprecedented, and it's inducing a lot of anxiety for everyone. It sucks!! Schools, businesses, bars, restaurants, and more are closed all around the city …

Join us for another Artist/Maker Networking Event – March 25, 2020

We had such positive feedback from our first Networking Event, that we've decided to organize another one! Want to learn more about Handmade Happy Hours? About selling your work in the Chicago market? How to promote yourself better via social media, newsletters, etc.? What shows you should be on the lookout for, and possibly more …