One of a Kind Holiday Show: See you Dec. 1-4 at The Mart

one-of-a-kind-holiday-showIt’s our Sweet 16 and you’re invited!

Mark your calendars for December 1 – 4.

The 16th annual One of a Kind Show, Holiday Edition, returns to The Mart with more than 600 talented artists from across North America and thousands of original handmade gift options. Shop directly from the artists and enjoy a one-of-a-kind shopping experience with great food and entertainment. Get your party hats and shopping totes ready—it’s going to be a fun Sweet 16!

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For the 16th year in a row, shoppers will flock to The Mart this holiday season for the One of a Kind Show and Sale®, the artisan craft and design shopping event in Chicago.

The show offers the ultimate holiday shopping experience including more than 600 artists from North America presenting hand-crafted and specialty items, artwork, festive food offerings from gourmet vendors, fashion shows and live music.

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet the artists and learn about the inspiration and technique behind their work. A range of mediums will be represented this year including accessories, ceramics, fashion, fiber art, furniture, glass, gourmet, holiday, jewelry, kids, metal, mixed media, painting, paper, photography, sculpture and wood. Learn more about the 2016 artists here.

“There’s something for everyone at the One of a Kind Show,” said Lisa Simonian, Vice President of Marketing of One of a Kind Show and Sale. “We are careful to select artists that represent a fantastic range of media, categories and price points for our shoppers to enjoy.”

This year’s show will feature a newly branded emerging artist section. Designated spaces will highlight up-and-coming artists, designers and makers who are first time exhibitors. “We want to showcase a wide variety of artists and provide a platform for rising stars,” said Aida, Marketing Director of One of a Kind Show. “We’re excited to bring this new wave of talent to the One of a Kind Show.”

In addition to shopping, attendees can enjoy daily fashion shows featuring artist-designed apparel and live performances by local musicians sponsored by the Old School of Folk Music.

The One of a Kind Show and Sale® Chicago takes place at The Mart, 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, 7th Floor, December 1-4. For tickets or more information, visit

The One of a Kind Show and Sale® Chicago Schedule and Ticket Information

Hours are as follows:
December 1 and 2 from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
December 3 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
December 4 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Tickets are $12 for adults, children 12 and under are free. Special ticket packages are also available. A portion of all ticket sales will benefit Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital. For tickets or more information, visit

About The Mart
The Mart is a division of Vornado Realty Trust, is a leading owner and operator of integrated showroom and office buildings, as well as trade show facilities, bringing buyers and sellers together through market events, trade and consumer shows, and conferences each year. We are committed to creating sustainable environments in the properties we manage and the communities we serve. Vornado Realty Trust, based in New York City, is a fully integrated equity real-estate investment trust. Vornado’s common shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange and are traded under the symbol VNO.