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The Rust Belt Market

22801 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220-1738
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Very cool place

Visited from out of town, but hubby is from the area. This is a 'must see' for all Detroit fans... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Marie D
Ottawa, Ontario
Artsy Fartsy

The best place to find some unique gift items and support your local artists too. Try vintage... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kelley L
via mobile
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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 retailers-offering a unique mix of goods both handmade and collected by local artists. Explore and leave inspired.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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“unique gifts” (7 reviews)
“for sale” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 14:00 - 19:00
22801 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220-1738

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited from out of town, but hubby is from the area. This is a 'must see' for all Detroit fans. Eclectic mix of wears, and many unique.

Thank Marie D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The best place to find some unique gift items and support your local artists too. Try vintage candle for unique fragrances in vintage glassware.

Thank Kelley L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had high hopes for Rust Belt Market - it is well-located in trendy Ferndale, it is an interesting building and is laid out as a visually appealing open marketplace. Several vendors offered interesting / unique quality items but these vendors were in the minority....More

Thank goatguy46
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a cool spot to get unique gifts for people. Like and Etsy store...but live. They also have an awesome board game night on Mondays with booze.

Thank Autumn T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lotsa vendors, some vintage Deeetroit, some new creative stuff including a woman who embroiders filthy sayings on pillow that are very funny. Some appealing jewelry and brilliant stones.

Thank fmiller100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in after being nosey as we walked by. Lots of cool niche items, with sellers trying to capitalize on the Michigan and made in Michigan movement. A bit pricy on most items but worth a stroll through. Like I said lots of neat stuff.

Reviewed 13 July 2017

This place is so cool it should be open 24/7. Unfortunately you will be disappointed to find it closed if you visit during the week. With so many other summer activities happening on weekends, it would be nice to be able to stop in the...More

Thank zannadog
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A varied collection of vendors with their own shop booth makes Rust Melt Market an interesting place to peruse. There is a wide variety of items for sale, most handmade. It did not take long to walk through, and although we like supporting crafts people,...More

Thank trippinalonga2
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This place is super cool. A lot to look at & they have a bar! Also have a small, but very cool venue space in the center. If you're looking for a gift or just want to browse while grabbing a cocktail, this is your...More

Thank Rachael B
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I was a bit skeptical walking in for the first time not knowing what to expect, but boy was I glad once inside. There is a plethora of wonderful people with various items and art for sale that will blow your mind. I ended up...More

1  Thank christoff2017
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