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The new Christmas Wonderfest is positioned to attract large-scale support from a broad range of local media. The event’s mission of delivering a new holiday shopping destination to Downtown Detroit is one that all agree can have important positive impacts for the city. Both the Tree Lighting and the Parade are television favorites. Live broadcasts from some of the most popular area radio stations and partnerships with a variety of print media assure great coverage and shopping traffic.
Historical and Contemporary Textiles
Below is a list of many of our 100 plus stores, artists, restaurants. Most are here both weekends, some only one or the other.
Motor City Sports Gallery
Good People's Popcorn
Forging a link between what Detroit has been and what Detroit can become.
Nativity Gift Shop
The Nativity Gift Shop sells hand carved Christian oriented art from Bethlehem.
E.G. Nicks WonderFest Eaterie
E.G. Nicks WonderFest Eaterie will be an exciting addition to the flavor of the festival marketplace. Chef/Owner Frank Agostini promises an array of your favorite comfort foods each prepared with a special twist, offering festive fare with the taste of home for the holidays. Ultimate Mac-n-Cheese, uniquely addictive Malted Beer Kettle Chips and fantastic Salted Caramel Brownies are just a few of the featured specialty treats that will add a delicious flair to your shopping experience at WonderFest.
Canterbury Village calls itself one of the World’s largest Christmas stores. A selection of their ornaments will be available at the Wonderfest.
Mity Nice Chestnuts
Mity Nice has been selling specialty foods at markets and festivals for four year’s. This year they will be focusing on roasted chestnuts at Christmas events
The Malcolm Tradition
Gourmet shortbread in gift boxes and baskets. Made in Michigan
Direct from Eastern Market the Michigan Artisans gallery features work by:
Glenda Hopp - hand dyed apparel Alysa Diebolt - fused glass Barbara Ann Wynder - Detroit Cuff Chris Hopp - garden art Angelic Soaps and Gifts JKM Soy Candles Black Cat Pottery Laura MacIntyre - Detroit Made pottery Tom Chopp - photography Debra Walter - Max's Granola Herbal Serenitea Nancy Berdy-Jurban - photography Angela Boone - purses and wallets Claireta Thomas - Jewelry Harold Swanson - pottery
Gifts and more celebrating the giants of sports from before integration.
Alphabet shirts. Get your intials or your favorite animal.
Wayne State University Press
Founded in 1941, Wayne State University Press is a leading publisher of Great Lakes books, Judaica, and African American studies, as well as a wide range of other scholarly and general interest titles.
Pewabic Pottery is a living treasure and offers visitors an exciting glimpse of a little known part of American history. It was founded in 1903 by artist Mary Chase Perry Stratton for her studio and pottery.
Detroit Surf Company
Detroit Surf Company has an attitude, but it’s not the one you would generally find in Detroit. Part surfer dude, part street warrior.
Art Is In Market
A collection of juried artists that share space and duties. Three locations: Laurel Park Place, Twelve Oaks Mall and The Mall at Partridge Creek.. “The original made in Michigan Art Gallery since 2005”
The Detroit Mercantile Shop in Eastern Market features Detroit and Michigan products. The shop is heavy on gift items and custom makes many of the items that they sell.
Detroit Mini Donut
People love watching mini donuts progressing through the tiny fryer almost as much as they enjoy eating them.
High quality face painting, bead appliques and more.
The Heidelberg Project is art, energy, and community. It’s an open-air art environment in the heart of an urban community on Detroit’s East Side. Tyree Guyton, founder and artistic director, uses common, discarded objects to create a two block area full of color, symbolism, and intrigue. Now in its 26th year, the Heidelberg Project is recognized around the world as a demonstration of the power of creativity to transform lives.
Kathleen Robinson Young
Kathleen hand makes beautiful glass beads and then assembles them into one of a kind jewelry.
Ceramic Artist. Much of her work is based on artifacts and found itmes.
Custom made soaps and fragrances to recreate the feeling of a summer day.
Michigan Historical Museums
The Michigan Historical Museums are a division of the Department of Natural Resourses. There are twelve museums spread out through the state, each with a focus on one of the features that makes our State special. The Lansing Museum and perhaps some of the others will be participating. “Enjoy the 12 museums and historic sites in the Michigan Historical Museum System—your pathway to fun and discovery. The Michigan Historical Museum in Lansing presents an overview of the state's history. Other historic sites and museums throughout the state focus on themes in Michigan history.”
Silk scarves and more
Tasty Bakery wants to change your mind about gluten free! Its mission is to have products that are enjoyed by everyone - gluten intolerant or not. Tasty offers high-quality, gluten-free artisan baked goods that are indiscernible from any high-end glutinous baked goods. As a person with Celiac Disease and a tremendous love for excellent food, I make everything with you, and me, in mind! Because it is very important to me, everything is made to order by hand in small batches, using natural and organic, local and fair-trade ingredients whenever possible, no preservatives, and the packaging is compostable. We also offer dairy-free, egg-free and vegan options.
Take home the smooth jazz sounds of Phillip Brooks.
Arts and Scraps
Arts and Scraps
Detroit Centric T-Shirts
American Made Knives- Guaranteed for a lifetime
Michigan Metal Artist
Photographer- Landscapes and portraits
Lanscape photographs. Abstracts.
Photographs. Edgy landscapes
Dylan Strzynski is an artist best known for his robot images. His hand screened tshirts are a favorite at DIY shows.
Gourmet Salsa made ins small batches for people that can taste the difference.
Images of Detroit landmarks
Sophia Rose Mason
MDC candy imports flavored licorice type candies from Italy and Spain. They are sold by the strip- about 18” long.
High end candy bars from Dexter Michigan. They are an artisan “bean to bar” maker.
Charles H Wright Museum of African American History
Explore the African continent. Walk with Civil Rights leaders. Get to know W.E.B. Du Bois, Harriet Tubman, and Frederick Douglass, and play music with Duke Ellington. Experience all of this and more by visiting the Charles H Wright Museum and Store. You are certain to find the perfect keepsake, gift or addition to your home collection.
Nectar of the Vine
Gourmet Wine Coolers and treats for holiday entertaining.
Platinum AT & T
Platinum has seven AT&T stores in the Metro Detroit area. They specialize in working with you to come up with economical solutions that more than meet your needs.
Beautiful women’s fashions. One of a kind
Glow in the dark bracelets, children’s toys, novelties and winter hats
Christmas WonderFest is part of Quicken Loans Winter Magic
80s, 90s, 2k & Today
Official Water of the Wonderfest
We bring your container right to you, and then store it in our temperature controlled warehouse.
Today's R&B and Old School Jams
Integrity Shows produces distinctive events, custom tailored to their community and their purpose.
Please join us for Christmas WonderFest this November and stay at the beautiful Westin Book Cadillac, our Official Hotel and one of the top 5 Westins in the nation!
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