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28th Annual International Peace Market
Looking for a socially conscious alternative to Black Friday? Join the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center in celebrating 28 years of community building and combating U.S. consumer culture! As one of the oldest annual open-air international market offering authentic handmade goods the Mercado de Paz offers a community-centered alternative shopping destination during the busiest corporate shopping days of the year. Especially in this current political climate, it is becoming more necessary for the community to come together in peace and justice! Peace Market provides such a space. Over 100 international and local artists/artisans will offer visitors a variety of artful and beautifully handmade items including rugs, pottery, textiles, hand-embroidered clothing, paintings, sculptures y más, filling the two-story building, the back patio and spilling out into the street. Admission is free! The market will also offer live music from local performers and affordable and delicious food options for the weary shopper from tamales to vegan menudo. Go to our website esperanzacenter.org for updates on music lineup, vendors y más!