marche de noel
Marché de Noël 

Saturday, November 3 - Wednesday, November 26  & 
Monday, December 1 - Tuesday, December 23 8 am - 6:30 pm 

Lee Barrie brings his distinctive contemporary jazz guitar style to The Chicago French Market. His blend of bossa nova, 
jazz, blues and pop is an energizing and refreshing experience that will lift your spirits. Lee’s style has been compared to 
Larry Carlton, Chuck Loeb and other popular contemporary jazz guitarists.
A traditional French Christmas Market returns to the Chicago French Market. The tradition of Marché de Noël, first appearing in France over 440 years ago, brings together rotating visiting artisans selling unique holiday gifts. Artists will sell jewelry, kid’s items, wall décor, photographs, toys and more gift options. The Chicago French Market vendors will also feature new holiday items.


Annalee Hooson
Lunch Hour Music with Annalee Hooson

Saturday, November 8| 11 am - 2 pm 

Annalee Hooson covers jazz standards and performs her original compositions. The daughter of a musician and granddaughter of a cabaret singer, Annalee’s voice has been described as having a “raw, folk quality.” She recently played at the famous Andy’s Jazz Club as well as the Untitled Speakeasy and is a regular performer at The Chicago French Market.

Kid's Fun Junction

Kids Fun Junction  

Saturday, November 15| 11 am - 1 pm 

Joy Caster will entertain children as  "The Perky Pilgrim". A long-time story teller, Caster will share stories about the history of The Pilgrims and explain the difference between the first Thanksgiving and how it’s celebrated today.

cary kano

Lunch Hour Music with Cary Kanno 

Saturday, November 15| 1 pm - 4 pm 

Cary "CKP" Kanno has been playing guitar and singing for over 15 years, logging over 1,000 stage performances as a solo act and with multiple bands for over 14 years. Cary brings his voice, guitar, ukulele and harmonica to the Chicago French Market to share music from the 1950's to today.

sami lin

Lunch Hour Music with Sami Lin 

Saturday, November 22| 11 am - 2 pm 

Sami Lin is a teenage girl from the Northwest side of Chicago. Her music and style have been influenced by contemporary country and Christian worship music as well as hard work. Sami brings her self-written compositions to the Chicago French Market to inspire and touch audiences with messages of hope and love.

beaujolais nouveau

Beaujolais Nouveau at the Chicago French Market 

Saturday, November 22| 1 pm - 2:30 pm 

It’s time to celebrate the Beaujolais Nouveau at the Chicago French Market!  Historically, this French tradition begins at midnight on the third Thursday in November. You are invited to taste this young wine from the fields in France – the grapes used for this wine were on the vine in August, picked in September, in the barrel in October and bottled in November. While you taste this young wine, stroll through the market and experience 32 unique vendors specialties.

bog light

Lunch Hour Music with Bog Light 

Saturday, November 27| 11 am - 2 pm 

Chicago based Bog Light was founded by Andrew Longaker and Kevin Lipa from Southern California. In 2012, both Kevin and Andrew re-located to Chicago to search for opportunities, hone their performance abilities and network. Bog Light has grown to include Gustavo Cortinas and Kitt Lyles (drums and bass). Bog Light approaches music as a way to reach people and share the power of sound, and the feeling of jazz. 


Chicago French Market Thanksgiving Holiday Hours 

Thursday, November 27 | Closed
Friday, November 28 | 8:30 am - 5:30 pm