About grand design days / showcase & market


Saturday & Sunday, October 3rd & 4th from 12-8pm

The event will be located on Grand Avenue at Damen Avenue in West Town Chicago. 

Exact location is TBA. City of Chicago permits and approvals for 2020 are pending, 

 dates and location are subject to change.


Event History

A previous version of Grand Design Days / Showcase & Market, an event named Design Harvest,  began in 2010 on Grand Avenue in West Town’s Grand Design District. 

Design Harvest was an outdoor special event showcasing the best in local home and garden design.  Design Harvest has been re-concepted by the West Town home and garden retail businesses on Grand Avenue and re-named Grand Design Days / Showcase & Market. 

The local design businesses participate as vendors in unique outdoor tented vignettes, plus the event features live music,  local makers, local restaurant vendors, 

food trucks, and corporate sponsors.


Event Highlights

Grand Design Days / Showcase & Market  highlights local home and garden design vendors; and the event also features live music and  a full outdoor bar tent with sponsoring beer, wine, and spirits. 

Grand Design District


Grand Design Days / Showcase & Market showcases the Grand Design District. Located in West Town Chicago on Grand Avenue, this mile stretch between Ashland and Western, originally built as a manufacturing hub, has gained the attention of the interior design community. The district is populated with noted interior design firms, as well as shops that feature antique and new furniture, one-of-a-kind objects and handmade goods, all showcasing trends in the interiors market.