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The Rust Belt Market

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A one-of-a-kind shopping experience

A great place to shop for unique items. A one of a kind shopping experience. Then grab a bite to... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Ferndale, Michigan
Rust Belt ROCKS!

Love the 'Belt for unparalleled social shopping excursions. You can get vintage, OOAK art, jewelry... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Sapphron G
Detroit, 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...more
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22801 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220-1738
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great place to shop for unique items. A one of a kind shopping experience. Then grab a bite to eat in one of the many great restaurants in Ferndale.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GregPawlica
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Love the 'Belt for unparalleled social shopping excursions. You can get vintage, OOAK art, jewelry, and clothing, air plants extraordinaire, RECORDS!!!!!, and a delicious adult bevvy to accompany you as you shop. So many friendly people and cool stuff to ogle! Highly recommend for any...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sapphron G
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

I absolutely love this place! Great for Christmas or Birthday gift shopping. I always find something unique. Don’t leave without a *itch Please I’m from Detroit shirt.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 452jerryk
Reviewed 31 August 2018

If you need to shop.. this is the place. One of kind pieces and something for everyone. Grab a drink in the back the take your time and enjoy the market.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank evilalva
Reviewed 23 July 2018

In what used to be an Old Navy store are numerous pop up businesses offering all kinds of unique items. I have bought replicas of vintage burlesque posters, lavender soaps, Detroit themed clothing and stickers, and vintage clothing. They have regular special events; when I...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank TravellerfromtheD
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit. We grew up in Ferndale but moved away 38 yrs ago. Super nice to see so much pride in the local area (Detroit). Numerous creative artists selling a lot of Michigan themed items.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TheShedder
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Awesome place featuring many little shops selling their own products. I loved the versatility of the items available for purchase, and the inexpensive parking was great too! We actually attended for a private wedding that took place after the market closed. This was an awesome...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

I check this place out a couple of times a year. Always cool, unique designs by local vendors. Free parking in the public lots on Sunday.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank dmacnmi
Reviewed 30 December 2017

The interior architecture of this location feels like an enchanted tunnel with treasure hunts around each corner. There are candles in vintage glassware, unusual children's clothing, Detroit items, wood necklaces, leather arm bands, jewelry, premium coffee and more. Some items are a little risque, so...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Judy K
Reviewed 15 December 2017

This place is packed full of neat and unique stores and artist. Great place to find a one-of-kind gift.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Rick_from_Michigan
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31 December 2017|
Response from fmiller100 | Reviewed this property |
likely, but don't know.
18 November 2017|
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Response from Richard48220 | Reviewed this property |
There is a metered parking lot with free/lower cost parking for people with a Handicapper sticker or license plate behind the store off 9 Mile and Woodward; the lot is accessible through alleys/sidestreets from both... More
18 November 2017|
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Response from Tiffany B | Property representative |
There is a city parking lot behind Rust Belt and there is handicap parking available!