Milwaukee's first Mobile Boutique Market coming to Third Ward
Buying a taco, a burger or even sushi from a truck parked on the street has become commonplace in our culture. And recently, the food truck concept inspired other mobile businesses to sell their wares from box trucks, buses, trailers, and other vehicles instead of having a traditional brick and mortar store.
Mobile Boutique Markets have popped up around the country and Milwaukee will soon host one, too.
re:Craft & Relic, one of Wisconsin's largest indoor up-cycling, re-purposing, and vintage events, will launch Milwaukee's first Mobile Boutique Market on Saturday, August 24 on East Buffalo Street in the Historic Third Ward. The market runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
"You're walking into a bus or a Winnebago that has been transform into a store, you can't do that every day. So, it's really an event that's more than just shopping, it's unique and creative, and most of all fun," says organizer Joshua Glidden. "There are mobile boutiques coming from all over Wisconsin and Illinois, there will be food trucks, and it's in the Third Ward, it's a recipe for a great day!"
The event will host approximately 20 vendors from Wisconsin and Illinois. Here is the current list of vendors:
- Ava Grace Clothing | Fashion | Renovated trailer
- Brick & Motor | Fashion | Renovated trailer
- Evelyn's Acre | Flowers | Renovated trailer
- Gracie Pie Apothecary | Soap & Body Care | Renovated trailer
- Grasshopper Goods* | Artisan clothing & accessories | Box truck
* first mobile boutique in Wisconsin
- Hyde and Chic | Fashion | Blue Bird bus
- Lit MKE | Candles | Three-wheel cargo bike
- No Roots Boots | Boots | 1972 Airstream trailer
- Ponnopozz | Art | Yellow Kia Soul
- Pretty Pink Fashion Boutique | Fashion | Box truck
- Ramblin' Rose Boutique | Fashion | Box truck
- ReKindled | Vintage | Winnebago
- The Runaway Rack | Fashion | Box truck
- True North | Vintage | Camp Bus
- Untamed Roots | Handmade and Found Goods | Box truck
- Better Together | Coffee | Mobile Cafe
- Drift Mke | New Zealand Food Pies | Food truck
- Honey Land Juice Company | Juice and Smoothie bar | Food truck
- Lumpia City | Gourmet FUSION-style lumpia | Food truck
- The Dough Shoppe | Cookie Dough | Food truck
Also, selling food on the street...
- Broken Bat Brewery | Beer
- Shake Shack | Burgers and Shake
- Jack-Putt | Mini-golf contest
- Style Up Group | Providing renovated trailer for event "Welcome Center"
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