Vintage Santa The great thing about Vintage Santa is that he is comprised of several cultures. Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas, Kris Kringle and more are all part of the composition of Santa Claus. New York’s Clement Clarke Moore’s 1822 poem “An Account of a visit from St Nicholas” helped shape
Vintage Garage Appraisal Fair August Vintage Garage Chicago hosted its first appraisal fair at the August 22nd show. Customers were asked to bring in any items they were curious about. Check out a few of our appraisal fair favorites below. We will hold the Vintage Garage appraisal fair on September 18
Vintage Chicago Flea Market Seeing Vintage Garage Chicago in a news spot always seems unreal. It’s humbling. I can’t believe our little vintage market is on the local news and in Chicago no less! When WGN asks us to be a part of a local tv pilot, a real
Antique Values How much is this worth? This is a question often asked and answered. Antique values and vintage values vary greatly. Items don’t have set prices. Meaning, you can’t order them from a catalog where you can choose a different size or color. You can’t purchase them in
Vintage Design Trends Fall 2016 Check out what we are seeing vendors featuring at the Vintage Garage Chicago this summer and our predictions for vintage design trends for fall! 1. Mis-matched sets Matchy-matchy is boring. If you are putting together a new bedroom, don’t go for the whole matching set.
Vintage Christmas Trends 2016 We, at the Vintage Garage are seeing awesome vintage Christmas trends for 2016. Mid-century holiday is still going strong. Popular decorating items for this season are mostly from the 1950’s through the 1970’s. We are excited to announce our 2nd Vintage Garage Holiday Market coming November
Hey! So in July we asked you to wear your best vintage outfit and win a prize! Seemed easy enough, look for great outfits, hand out Garagebucks or season passes. About 9:40am a storm came through Uptown causing torrential downpour and for the first time in Garage history (thanks to
This time last year, the Garage was changing hands and our fourth season was no sure thing. It was nerve wracking. I knew my little show wasn’t on their list of negotiating points, so I waited. I had already convinced the former landlord that we were worth rolling the dice
KHiTS Chicago at the Vintage Garage We are excited to have K-Hits Chicago with us from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the season opener of the Vintage Garage! Stop by their booth for fun, games and music that is right up the Garage’s alley. Yes, 80’s are oldies now,
Very Important Garagers V.I.G.passes are available now! This year, become a Very Important Garager. For $30, you get a season pass to all Vintage Garage events for 2015, free coffee or bottled water from Heritage Coffee Outpost at each show and other great benefits. Check out more details here- V.I.G.