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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Chicago Flower Market?
    Chicago Flower Market is a cut flower wholesaler open to florists and designers every Thursday 7am-1pm during the growing season (typically May-October). We feature local blooms grown in the Midwest. (Hours of operation tentatively 7am-1pm) Annually, Chicago Flower Market hosts Chicago Flower Festival, a farmers market, but only for flowers! There's food trucks, bouquet building workshops, a live children's band, and of course, plenty of flowers to peruse!
  • How do I shop as a wholesale customer?
    Send your Resale Certificate (CRT-61) to Sarah, sk@chiflowermarket.com, and she will assist with creating a Gather Flora login. Gather Flora is an inventory platform that allows businesses to preorder flowers directly from the farm and pickup at Chicago Flower Market every Thursday. It is specifically tailored for the flower industry and a breath of fresh air to use.
  • Date & Hours - Wholesale Market
    Chicago Flower Market Wholesale: Every Wednesday beginning late spring 2024-early October (hours of operation tentatively 7am-1pm) Chicago Flower Festival: Saturday August 31st, 2024 10am - 2pm
  • Location - Wholesale Market
    TBD
  • Parking - Wholesale Market
    TBD
  • Can I shop wholesale if I'm not a florist or designer?
    Yes - public wholesale hours to begin early summer
  • What is Chicago Flower Market?
    Chicago Flower Market is a cut flower wholesaler open to florists and designers every Thursday 7am-1pm during the growing season (typically May-October). We feature local blooms grown in the Midwest. (Hours of operation tentatively 7am-1pm) Annually, Chicago Flower Market hosts Chicago Flower Festival, a farmers market, but only for flowers! There's food trucks, bouquet building workshops, a live children's band, and of course, plenty of flowers to peruse!
  • Chicago Flower Festival Date & Hours
    Chicago Flower Festival 2024: Saturday, August 31st 10am - 2pm
  • Location - Chicago Flower Festival
    New Life East Humboldt Park 1651 N Kedzie Ave Chicago, IL 60647
  • Parking - Chicago Flower Festival
    Designated event parking is in the South lot next to the building and paid and free street parking are also available.
  • Is there a cost for festival tickets?
    No tickets are required for Chicago Flower Festival 2024. There is a suggested donation at the door to help cover the cost of the activities of the day.
  • How do I pay for flowers at the festival?
    Each farmer has their own payment method (cash, venmo, tap to pay, or card).
  • What flowers are at the festival?
    Local blooms grown in-season including Ranunculus, Dahlias, Strawflower, Lisianthus, Rudbeckia, an many more!
  • What else should I do in the area?
    Visit Humboldt Park and grab a jibarito at one of the many food trucks serving the delicious food of Puerto Rico. Pause to rest next to the peaceful lagoon, or Divvy bike around the park. Enjoy brunch at Lula Cafe, lunch at 90 Miles Cuban Cafe, or dinner at Thai Lagoon. Stop in at the Garfield Park Conservatory! It's Chicago's best hidden gem in plain sight!
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