2017 Features

The One of a Kind Spring Show has lots in store for you while you shop the show. Whether working with Lillstreet on your own crafting skills, watching a demonstration in our Gourmet Market, checking out one-of-a-kind fashion shows or enjoying live music from outstanding musicians, your shopping experience will be like no other.

Lillstreet at One of a Kind

Lillstreet is returning to One of a Kind Spring Show! Since 1975, Lillstreet Art Center has been proudly supporting a vibrant visual community in Chicago – embracing the skills, techniques and goals of its artists, instructors and students.

Join Chicago’s favorite art center for arts-based demonstrations, workshops and hands-on experiences during each day of the show. Adults and kids alike are invited to bring an enthusiasm to create! Skilled teaching artists will feature a variety of art forms and introduce you to Lillstreet’s unique class, workshop and camp offerings.

One of a Kind Fashion Shows

Experience art on the runway during our live fashion shows featuring chic, artist-designed clothing, jewelry and accessories.

Fri—Apr 28


Sat—Apr 29


Sun—Apr 30


Emerging Market

NEW this year! The Emerging Market will feature spaces dedicated to 30 talented up and coming makers.

Gourmet Market Demos

Experience yumminess the making! Meet One of a Kind Gourmet artists and learn the stories behind their edible art at these special 20-minute presentations. 

The Hatchery Pavilion

Located within the Gourmet Market, this area features emerging food and beverage entrepreneurs. These emerging artists will be sampling, selling and showing you how it’s made. The Hatchery will also have a table for those interested in learning more about starting and growing a food business as well as how to become involved in this thriving community.

Live Music

Enjoy live music from some of the very best musicians from Old Town School of Folk Music. From up-and-coming to more established musicians, each has a sound and style unique to them. 

Fine Art Gallery

Walk through the show's Fine Art Gallery to enjoy curated exhibition of fine art and sculpture from the show floor. 


We want your shopping experience to be the best it can be. That's why we've taken care of the little details that make a difference like coat and package check as well as offering a packaging and shipping service for your new finds.

Coat and Package Check

Check your coat for a trouble-free shopping experience. Located on the show floor.

  • $2 per coat/item

Packaging and Shipping Service

Don't feel like carrying your packages? Want to send a newly purchased gift to a friend? Our on-site service will pack and ship your purchases.