XMAS in July Makers Market @ Ponyride

Kate Bordine (440) 539-9687 & makersmarket@ponyride.org

Interviews with Ponyride staff and vendors available. Hi-res photos also available.

Hand-crafted goods are few and far between, so Ponyride has rounded up the best Detroit makers for one big summer event on their at 1401 Vermont St. campus!

Saturday, July 14th from 12-6pm

Rain or Shine!

The 8 years of markets at Ponyride have consistently been an exciting opportunity for attendees of all ages to have fun with the family, find unique items, and meet the makers behind them. XMAS in July at Ponyride will showcase between 40-50 vendors and it’s completely free to attend. Ponyride’s maker markets function as a business incubator for Southeast Michigan’s maker community and seeks to support innovative entrepreneurship for Detroit’s myriad communities. We’re happy to be included in the plethora of vibrant city events celebrating the diversity and creativity Detroit has to offer.

  • MUSIC!
  • Food Trucks!
  • Free and open dance/fitness classes and performances!
  • Photography Exhibition Opening: “Detroit to Kabul” hosted by Darkroom Detroit at Ponyride’s Loading Dock Gallery
  • Ponyride’s interior will be on display, guided tours will be held, and the 70+ organizations that call Ponyride home will be on-site.

Ponyride is a nonprofit founded within a 28,000 square foot building in Detroit, committed to facilitating the growth of social missions for artists, entrepreneurs, makers, and nonprofits. We activate space, offer it at a low cost, and encourage organizations with social missions to utilize it and outgrow our space. Businesses and community-driven efforts that will strengthen Detroit grow and develop at Ponyride. Past Press can be seen here!