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The Rust Belt Market

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Address: 22801 Woodward Avenue, Ferndale, MI 48220
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Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Fri 14:00 - 19:00
Sat 11:00 - 19:00
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Voted "Best Place to Buy Original Art and Local Craft" by HOUR...

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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Great place for unusal things!

Easy to get around with lots of different shops offering everything from metal art to antiques to baby clothes to purchasing plants to jewelry to soap to drinks and everything in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Chitcheenie
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Rochester Hills, Michigan

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Easy to get around with lots of different shops offering everything from metal art to antiques to baby clothes to purchasing plants to jewelry to soap to drinks and everything in between!

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Thank Chitcheenie
Moline, Illinois
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52 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved it. Nice - clean - good beer. We bought a conversation piece an antique egg hatcher turned into a coffee table & a cedar chest beautiful ❤

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Thank JPatrickX2
Ferndale, Michigan
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The place where one can find a nice selection of local art by local artists. Your taste will be satisfied by the large choice of painting, sculptures, and other arts and crafts. It is always a pleasure to go to the Rust Belt Market and enjoy the permanent exhibition.

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

You can always find something different here whether it be home grown, smitten with the mitten, clothing, oils, and my fave bird houses and feeders. There is a changing inventory and of course this adds to the experience. Central location and a can't miss.

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1 Thank OctoberChar
Oakville, Canada
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147 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

I came to this place on a Saturday evening. It sure is interesting and funky, with different vendors specializing in iron, wood, tiles, clothes, scents, trinkets, etc. I didn't buy anything, but this is definitely a place to check out of you are into this kind of stuff! It's also a pretty cool place to hang out too with its... More 

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Thank AKAshon
Royal Oak, Michigan
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116 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

A fun place to walk through and browse the different booths. Fun people watching too. I believe they sell coffee and some muffins, etc. I don't recall a place to eat a meal. Don't expect to be here longer than a hour. We are usually in and out in 20/30 min.

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Thank signinsareapain
Royal Oak, Michigan
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480 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

the shop that sells photos is cool, but never photos that interest me. I feel like the t-shirts at the shops there are costly and the softer t-shirts from Funky 7 in Royal Oak is better quality.

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Thank NikaNumber1
Georgia
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82 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is an interesting place to visit in Ferndale. Lots of vendors under one roof offering a wide variety of goods. Very friendly people that encourage browsing. There is also a small bar here. You don't see most of the products available for sale in your typical shopping center stores so this is a good place to spend some time.... More 

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Frankfort, New York
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44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This place is a collection of small businesses. Lots of arts and crafts. They also have some homemade soaps and homeopathic remedies. There is at least one booth that sells food. Check this place out if you're nearby. There's something here for everyone.

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Warren, Michigan
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226 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

was at the art show yesterday 9-25-16--this place was the highlight of the entire art show--bought a 'beware of dog s___t' metal sign here--too funny--loved the art show-- weather was beautiful--so many cool artists--great people watching--lots of dogs-- great restaurants--won't miss next year......

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