The Parent’s Guide to Chicago French Market

It’s a whole new kind of cultural entertainment for the kids and a whole lot of foodie fun for you. The Chicago French Market, the city’s premier indoor, year-round marketplace, sells tastes of European cuisine that will make even kids with the pickiest of palettes sing a chorus of yums.

If You Go:

Chicago French Market is located at 131 N. Clinton.

The market is stroller accessible and is equipped with baby changing stations.

The market is connected Ogilvie Transportation Center, and parking in the market lot is waived when you spend more than at the market.

Visit for a list of weekly and holiday events.

Coming Soon: The market will welcome Black Dog Gelato’s frozen treats next month.

With free, live, family-friendly music on Saturdays and a variety of vendors just dying to share their passion for their delicious artisan products, your family will learn about the art of food in a lively environment.

Follow our guide to the morsels that the artisans of the French Market say have transfixed parents.

A guide to foods you will love at the Chicago French Market

City Fresh Market Looking to wow your family in the kitchen with some European cuisine, but dont have the time? City Fresh Market has you covered with its prepared meal section. And since the meals are cooked fresh daily and artisan crafted, your family never has to know.

Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine The kids have their treats, now its your turn. Choose from an array of handcrafted cheese and meat trays, and top it off with a little fine wine.

Lillies Q Its time to upgrade a favorite family dinner. This award-winning barbeque sauce is made in-house at Lillies Q. Pick up a bottle to zest up your familys favorite grilled meal.

RAW. Parents who are constantly in search of healthy, organic alternatives look no further. RAW. vendors specialize in organic, vegan meals that are prepared in such a way so that the ingredients maintain their nutritious qualities.

- Advertisement -


Visit a Winnie the Pooh Fairy Garden in West Woodlawn

The 100 Acre Woods fairy garden is a safe, magical place for kiddos to experience nature on the South Side.

Unleash Your Child’s Wild Side at Brookfield Zoo Chicago

Plan your family’s next trip to Chicagoland’s largest zoo with these helpful tips, fun events and wild animal encounters.

Free Gabby’s Dollhouse Tour Coming to Chicagoland with a Cat-Tastic Party

Join your favorite characters for a magical adventure with Marty the Party Cat and more fun activities!

These Are The 10 Safest Places to Live in DuPage County

Explore DuPage County’s safest places to live in 2024, ranked by Niche.

- Advertisement -