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Free Family Fun at Maxwell Street Market This Sunday

The Chicago Cultural Affairs and Special Events is teaming up with Humana to celebrate Family Day this Sunday, Sept 15 at the historic Maxwell Street Market will celebrate family day with free portraits, a puppet show and live music this weekend at Chicago’s longest-running open-air market, which is open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays..  If you want to learn more about Sunday’s celebration, click here.

Check out this list of FUN, family-friendly activities from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday at the market, which is located at 800 S. Desplaines St.


free events aT maxwell street market



William Estrada and Yvette Mayorga

9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,

Chicago-based artists Yvette Mayorga and William Estrada will offer a free photo session for families. The photo backdrop will feature an array of items found at the market.


10 a.m.-noon,

Attendees will be treated to a Wonder Wagon puppet show by Will Bishop and Grace Needlman.

Yollocalli Arts Reach and the National Museum of Mexican Art will host art workshops at the market for kids, too.



Sunday will also feature a live DJ set from Rayo of the Mexico-based band Centavrvs from noon-2 p.m.



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