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Winterfest Art Market


  • Water Street Studios 160 S. Water Street Batavia, IL 60510 (map)

Water Street Studios and Artisan Collective Batavia Announce the Winterfest Art Market—A Unique Holiday Shopping Experience for Everyone

Batavia, IL—Water Street Studios and Artisan Collective Batavia will be collaborating to produce the Winterfest Art Market, a unique holiday shopping event December 14th, 15th, and 16th at Water Street Studios located at 160 S. Water Street in Batavia, IL. The public is invited to experience this unique holiday market at Water Street Studios, a nonprofit art center and historic venue in downtown Batavia, IL 

Danielle Hollis, Executive Director of Water Street Studios shares, “This event unites our community together during the holiday season by supporting artists and artisans. It’s a privilege to open our historic venue for our community to explore the curated gallery walls, artist studios, art workshops, all while getting their holiday shopping wrapped up. We are really trying to make this an experiential event more than anything else. I invite you to come experience it for yourself with us.”

Explore the Dempsey Family Gallery to view and purchase a juried collection of fine art at affordable prices so you can share the perfect gift for that creative someone. Continue on throughout the venue to shop from over 20 artisan vendors and over 25 resident artists at Water Street Studios featuring handmade jewelry, candles, soaps and more. The event will kick off Friday evening with an opening reception from 6:00-9:00 p.m. and continue on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Enjoy food and coffee vendors and a cash bar featuring beer by Solemn Oath Brewery alongside wine and cocktail options. Water Street Studios will also be hosting holiday art workshops for all ages. Workshop registration available on Water Street Studios website. Also featuring coffee options from FreshGround Roasting in Geneva, IL and Modest Coffee Roasters in West Chicago, IL, Sweet P's Homemade Cookies in Naperville, IL, Alice’s Corner Bolivian Cuisine found at the Geneva and Aurora Farmers’ Markets.

Opening Reception on Friday, December 14, 2018 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Event Dates:

Friday, December 14, 2018 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 15, 2018 11:00-5:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 16, 2018 11:00-5:00 p.m.

Earlier Event: November 18
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