One of a Kind Show

2024 Features

Whether you're working with Marwen on your own crafting skills, sampling goodies from the Gourmet Market, or enjoying a walk through the onsite Fine Art Gallery, your shopping experience will be like no other.

Marwen @ One of a Kind

Get creative and enjoy a variety of hands-on art-making workshops led by Marwen, a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate and inspire youth in underserved Chicago communities through the visual arts. Marwen teaching artists will be hosting workshops at the Spring Show, free and fun for all ages!

Old Town School of Folk Music

Live Music from Old Town School of Folk Music
Enjoy live music daily from local musicians at the Center Stage.

Emerging Market

Meet and shop from up-and-coming makers, new to the One of a Kind Show, in the Emerging Market.

Gourmet Market

Indulge your taste buds on edible art! Find a fantastic selection of gourmet artisans selling a range of delicious specialty items including dips, sauces, confections and baked goods in this special section on the show floor. The Gourmet market artists can be found here.

The Hatchery Pavilion

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

Café & Bars

Find a wide variety of gourmet foods and drinks for any taste palate throughout the show floor, provided by Foodstuffs Gourmet Foods & Catering.

Fine Art Gallery

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

Tulip Time Market

Flowerchild Chicago will have a colorful "Tulip Wall" display with a variety of Tulips available! Additionally, guests will have the opportunity to build a bouquet with the assistance of one of their friendly experienced florists and take photos with their beautiful bunch.

Courtesy Carts

VOOMcart is the perfect chic and stylish shopping companion! Designed to carry 70lbs effortlessly. Borrow a courtesy cart for your packages, to lighten the load and effortlessly shop the show. Courtesy carts will be available at the Info desk.

Complimentary Cocktail Tasting

Austin Cocktails will be providing samplings of their craft cocktails made with real spirits and real ingredients. Stop by their table across from booth 6037, to try one of their premium cocktails!

Friday, April 26

Saturday, April 27

Sunday, April 28

Spring 2024 Restaurant Guide

We’ve got your pre or post show dining plans handled! Enhance your One of a Kind experience with our 2024 Spring Restaurant Guide, designed to treat our one-of-a-kind guests to exclusive deals and discounts! Just present your ticket to enjoy these special offers all weekend long. See participating restaurants and offers here.