Downtown Detroit Markets & Cadillac Lodge opening Thursday

Downtown Detroit Markets
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We're just days away from a holiday favorite in Detroit. Cadillac Lodge and The Downtown Detroit Markets open Thursday, Nov 10.

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18 local vendors are setting up shop to help you find something for everyone on your list. (Complete list below) The Downtown Detroit Markets, funded by theGilbert Family Foundation and managed with support from Bedrock and the Downtown Detroit Partnership, will be open through the end of 2022.

Cadillac Lodge will also be open. It's a great place to warm up, sit in comfy furniture, play some games and get a festive drink and snack.

Cadillac Lodge
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JJ & JoAnne in Cadillac Square
JJ & JoAnne in Cadillac Square Photo credit Jason Raithel

The big Detroit Tree Lighting will take place Friday, November 19th. You can find out more about all the festivities planned for that night here.

2021 Tree Lighting
Photo credit Downtown Detroit Partnership

Downtown Detroit Markets vendors:

3 Dogs 1 Cat– An urban pet shoppe that carries an assortment of quality items for both furry friends and their humans.

Alcott's Attic- An independent, neighborhood book retailer that sells books and specialty products including candles, dolls, and stickers to make your own personal reading nook more special.

Cookette– For people who love food and beautifully designed items, this specialty kitchen shop offers a growing collection of gorgeous cookbooks, globally inspired cuisine, specialty pantry staples, as well as exquisitely crafted gift baskets.

Dcreated Boutique– A curated shop featuring aesthetically pleasing fashion and accessories for children and mamas. All items are either handmade by the founder or carefully selected.

Estella’s Vegan Dessert Boutique– An all-vegan bakery serving flavorful cookies, cakes, donuts, bread, and a mission to spread a plant-based lifestyle with its many health benefits to all.

Flamingo Vintage– An extensive collection of men's and women's vintage clothing and accessories, this Art Deco-inspired shop has a large inventory from purses, hats, wallets, jewelry, dresses, and menswear.

Halie & Co.– A jewelry shop with the belief that everyone should have access to affordable jewelry that not only makes them feel beautiful, but that is created with high-quality materials, intention, and love. They sell size inclusive, handmade jewelry, candles, hairpieces, and various artwork.

Inkcourage– Featuring encouraging gifts and apparel to make someone's day brighter, their evolving product line includes temporary tattoos, sweatshirts, hats, and accessories with positive phrases.

Janna Kay– Luxurious charcuterie boxes filled with exceptional ingredients intended to engage with the senses – the collection also includes glassware, lounge wear and other home accessories.

Love Travels Imports– With artisan goods that journey from South Africa, Guatemala, Peru, and Haiti, their principle is to offer high-quality crafts through fair trade from developing areas of the world.

Mongers' Provisions– A culinary outfitter for fine cheeses, chocolates, and charcuterie, they also sell wine and beer, along with numerous other specialty foods.

Not Sorry Goods– A sustainable and inclusive retailer that specializes in upcycled clothing and accessories, vintage, unique goods, and gifts from small batch artists.

Opal Grove Games– A friendly local game shop with a mission to create a space where people feel safe and welcome to explore tabletop gaming. They sell board games, card games, RPGs, and accessories.

Quétarshé Textiles Design Studio– A handcrafted selection of colorful wearable arts, home decor and print designs, the studio uses only natural materials for sustainability and longevity.

Well Done Goods– A dedicated water based silkscreen print shop that sells t-shirts, tank tops, hoodies, neckties, bow ties, scarves and pocket squares. They recently launched a new department that really rocks – crystals, minerals, and jewelry to uplift your vibe.

Whimsy & Wine– Handmade wood decor, charcuterie boards, DIY craft kits, ornaments, doormats, and creative coffee mugs that feature a Detroit or Michigan theme or sarcastic slogans, encouraging customers to laugh and have fun with the products.

Young Socialites Clothier– With confidence-building fashion for all ages, each piece of clothing is designed and manufactured exclusively in-house.

Zapenda– An African-inspired apparel brand with the mission to connect the African diaspora through fashion – clothing and accessories are made-to-order by expert tailors in the Democratic Republic of Congo using high quality African wax fabrics. The brand is contemporary and accessible, marrying traditional prints with more modern styles.

Featured Image Photo Credit: Downtown Detroit Partnership