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The Rust Belt Market

22801 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220-1738
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Cool place to go

you wont find anything here at Macy's - thank goodness Everything is from local artists. Its fun... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Don D
Beverly Hills, Michigan
I neat little flea market

This has alot little story in there that all Michigan made stuff in it. .Has small little bar in... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Roseville, Michigan
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Voted "Best Place to Buy Original Art and Local Craft" by HOUR Detroit magazine, The Rust Belt Market is the intersection of creativity and business. Its founders transformed a vacant big-box store into an event venue and hub of 50+ independent retailers-offering a unique mix of goods both handmade and collected by local artists. Explore and leave inspired.
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“unique gifts” (7 reviews)
“for sale” (7 reviews)
“local artists” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 19:00
22801 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220-1738

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Reviewed yesterday

you wont find anything here at Macy's - thank goodness Everything is from local artists. Its fun to just walk and look or walk and buy. Everything is one of a kind Go explore and enjoy. maybe you will find something perfect there

Thank Don D
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This has alot little story in there that all Michigan made stuff in it. .Has small little bar in it, cloth's story food , and may more things in it. an lot art work , and live music some times

Thank johntavernier
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped at The Rust Belt Market during The Dream Cruise. It was a great little market with unusual, eclectic finds. The terrarium with the poison dart frogs and meat eating plants in the back by the bar was fascinating! Some of the kiosks have...More

Thank jbkristensen
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The site has gone through many incarnations, including an Old Navy Outlet store. It is currently a denizen for many local entrepreneurs to open a space to sell art, t-shirts, furniture, vintage games, scuplture, natural soaps herbs sachets, and more, historical photos, memorabilia, and more....More

Thank Richard48220
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Visited from out of town, but hubby is from the area. This is a 'must see' for all Detroit fans. Eclectic mix of wears, and many unique.

Thank Marie D
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The best place to find some unique gift items and support your local artists too. Try vintage candle for unique fragrances in vintage glassware.

Thank Kelley L
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We had high hopes for Rust Belt Market - it is well-located in trendy Ferndale, it is an interesting building and is laid out as a visually appealing open marketplace. Several vendors offered interesting / unique quality items but these vendors were in the minority....More

Thank goatguy46
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This is a cool spot to get unique gifts for people. Like and Etsy store...but live. They also have an awesome board game night on Mondays with booze.

Thank Autumn T
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Lotsa vendors, some vintage Deeetroit, some new creative stuff including a woman who embroiders filthy sayings on pillow that are very funny. Some appealing jewelry and brilliant stones.

Thank fmiller100
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Stopped in after being nosey as we walked by. Lots of cool niche items, with sellers trying to capitalize on the Michigan and made in Michigan movement. A bit pricy on most items but worth a stroll through. Like I said lots of neat stuff.

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