Urban Air Market: Oakland

The Golden State Warriors have won another championship, and Urban Air Market is coming back to Oakland! We call that serendipity.

This summer, Urban Air Market is back in the Bay–this time we’re at The Hive in Uptown Oakland on Sunday, July 16th. For one day only, Oakland residents will have a chance to experience the largest outdoor marketplace for sustainable design. In addition to locally made and sourced clothing, art, accessories, beauty, and home goods, attendees will get to experience live music, delicious food from local Hive establishments such as Calavera, and the chance to mingle with beloved Oakland businesses.

Urban Air Market: Oakland will also feature:

  • 100+ local and sustainable makers and artisans.
  • Live music throughout the day on our artist stage, courtesy of Elevate.
  • A “chill zone” provided by Clubhouse Caravan so you can take a short break from all your shopping!

We’re also partnering with Yelp East Bay, who will provide Yelp check-ins with exclusive offers from our participating vendors.

Urban Air Market: Oakland is FREE to attend and will take place at The Hive in Uptown Oakland on Sunday, July 16th from 11am – 6pm. 

RSVP on our Eventbrite and check-in at our info booth for a FREE tote bag while supplies last. First come, first stoked!


Urban Air Market Oakland Vendors:

Ana Apple

Adelyn Grace Vintage


Akela Designs

Alamere Designs

Ancient Treasures


Bart Bridge

Beksan Designs

Black Beauty Art

Brenda’s Body

Bulry Beverages



Chloe Madison/Quierd

dDoubleU urbanartWear

Drew Shanklin Shirts


EatMe Skincare

Esteli Body

Etnika by Gaianauta

Feed the Fish Co.

Gigi Moll

Gifdead Couture


Halali Studio

Heit Ceramics


Hutch Handcrafted Jewelry

Rx Candles

Izzy Jewel Box

JBates Art

Jester Swink

Joan of Artware

Katie Dean Jewelry

Kindred Furniture & Finds



Laurel & Muse

Less is More Jewelry

Lina Shatara Jewelry

Local Knits

Lux + Stone


Mad Mimsy

Margie’s Prints

Melissa Gisele Fine Jewelry

Melody Lai

Mia Lara Jewelry

mixx Collection

Nada Chair

neolid USA

Noe Osada Design

Peace, Love, and Soy Wax

Pickypockets Press

Prism Jewels

Rebecca Rae Designs

Revel Wear

Rock A Record

Rossi & Rei

Ruchika M. Khanna

Saara Reidsema

Sean Levon Nash

See.Saw.Seen Eyewear

Skincare by Feleciai


Somnia City

Spunky Punker

Studio Michetti

Sunde White Industries

Tamale Grande Design

The Consistency Project

The Curly Hippie

Theia Grazi Clothing

The Laundromat


Translation Clothing

TRY Studio



Ursa Major

The Weekend Store

William the Beekeeper




Urban Air Market: Oakland Music Line-up:

David Bookings

Rad Dad


Serf and James

Silk Road Truckers

Tay and the Janglahdahs

Zach Freitas


TURFinc is our official dance partner for Urban Air Market: Oakland, playing in 30 minute increments on 24th street!

About TURFinc: Established in Oakland, TURFinc provides a platform for inner city youth to learn the fundamentals of Turf dancing in order to create a positive space for dancers, youth, and the overall community. Founder Johnny Anthony Lopez, “Johnny5,” hopes that TURFinc will take this dance style into an environment where dancers and youth can share their stories with a broader audience.

Let’s Get Social: Social Media Influencer Opportunity for Independent Designers

Go on Instagram, Twitter, any social media channel. You might notice how everyone talks about sending products to influencers in exchange for sponsored posts, but it’s more challenging than you may think.


This “influencer” may have some or all of the following:


1. Fake followers.

2. Doesn’t post.

3. Low-quality pictures.


For smaller companies, we totally get that it’s risky to send out products hundreds of times a year in the hope of increased sales. We want to help, so keep reading to learn about a special discount opportunity for our vendors!


When we discovered ApexDrop, who’s just killing it in this space, we were excited to share it with our members.  This agency is known for helping emerging fashion and apparel brands, like Panda Sunglasses and Ark Swimwear, run large scale micro-influencer campaigns from their Fashion Influence Network.  Marketers who use their system are looking to increase sponsored content while boosting traffic, sales, and followers.


From our discussions, ApexDrop has shown they are all about helping emerging fashion brands – and that’s something we can get behind.  The CEO, Zakary Stahlsmith said “The Nikes of the world are great but they really don’t need our help.  We prefer to help a brand that could really use a competitive advantage where (micro-influencers) talk about them.”  When asked about how expensive their system is he said, “We offer packages to designers that need ROI on a limited budget. Take for example a legging company we just helped called K-Deer. They saw nearly double their investment in sponsored content alone.  It’s unreal the buzz and insights our clients get, so many sign up for our annual services.”


Some fashionable ApexDrop influencers joined us at our last event in Los Angeles and this worked out for both the influencer and for our members.  “Not only does a brand and the event get exposure, but the influencer gets some free product and street cred from the whole thing”, explained Jenna Tobin, Campaign Manager for ApexDrop.  She went on to say, “When it makes sense and is fun for everyone involved, it’s a win-win-win”.  


Here are some examples from vendors at our LA show using ApexDrop!


If you’re a brand that’s curious about gifting your products to popular ApexDrop influencers in exchange for hundreds of quality branded posts, we recommend hitting them up.  Even better, until June 30, 2017, UAM members will receive $500 off any influencer campaign when they mention promo UAM500.  Just schedule a free demo presentation to get started here: 


Got a tight budget? Well EXCLUSIVE for this summer only, ApexDrop is also offering a Co-Brand Package, where an influencer or blogger features two brands side by side, effectively cutting your campaign cost in HALF. This offer is the lowest cost ApexDrop has ever offered and won’t be around for long.


Can’t wait to see your posts!

Urban Air Market: Los Feliz 2017

Last year, Urban Air Market made its Los Angeles debut in DTLA. This summer, the largest outdoor marketplace for sustainable design is coming back to Los Angeles and heading to Los Feliz on June 4th! With over 85 vendors offering everything from clothing, to home goods, to body products, LA shoppers can experience this one-day curated street festival and support local  artisans and designers.

Urban Air Market: Los Feliz is happening on Sunday, June 4th from 11 am to 6 pm at Hillhurst at Franklin, with support from the neighboring shops and restaurants of the Los Feliz Business Improvement District. As always, it is FREE to attend and fun for all ages!

Here’s what else is happening at Urban Air Market: Los Feliz:

  • Eco-friendly vendors with handcrafted, organic, or upcycled wares
  • Live performances by local musicians
  • Delicious food trucks to keep you nourished and hydrated while you shop

To receive a FREE canvas tote bag, RSVP here and check in at our information booth. Totes are on a first come, first stoked basis!

If you’re based in the LA area and make cool, sustainable goods, check out our Vendor Application


Urban Air Market Los Feliz Summer Vendors:

The Key Historic

Burly Beverages


Katie Dean Jewelry

LVL Collective

Rx Candles

Beksan Designs

Spunky Punker

La Meno


Annetteh Jewelry

Coe Textiles

ash on ak

Indie Republic Design

EKP Creations


Young America Creative

Love and Snow

Esteli Body

Sharon Kaplan Jewelry

Focalpoint Home


Solei Yoga


Honey Belle


Hipsters for Sisters

Luna Lotus






Mei Vintage

No Tox Life



O & M Leather

Nomad West

Look of Distinction

Yem Collective

Los Feliz Village Business Improvement District

Kaleidoscope Kollective


HEPPS Salt Co.

PERI the label

Forage Collection


Glaze Fire



Global Fashion Mission

Moona Star


3rd Season

Insomniac Treasures


Georgygirl Boutique

Dante Perozzi

Klai Ceramics

Dutch Hollow General 

Terra Cetera

Forgotten Essentials

Samata Stones

Sonya Monique

Daughters of Culture

Hannah Frost Jewelry

Gourmet Blends

Hecho en Echo

Steven Alan

Sol de cobre

Earthling Jewelry


Tortoise Denim

Yana Thal

Insomniac Treasures


Dream&Water Artisan Apothecary


Esther’s Fine Jewelry


Ryze Project

The Tote Project

Thank You, Hayes Valley!

Thanks again to all the vendors and shoppers who came out for Urban Air Market: Hayes Valley! Not only did we enjoy some beautiful San Francisco weather, but there was also a photo bus courtesy of Das Bus and a pop-up Re-Fashion workshop courtesy of Fashion Revolution!

What goes on at a Re-Fashion workshop? The Loome and SilkRoll helped shoppers turned their used clothing and textiles into new accessories such as pom-pom necklaces and bracelets, while 1AM Gallery provided a live graffiti art wall that shoppers could take photos in front of using the hashtag #whomademyclothes.

For the first time, Urban Air Market had two live music areas: one at Patricia’s Green, where BakPocket Products provided hammocks that shoppers could relax in, and one built by Elevate Structure, so shoppers could enjoy music by local musicians on both ends of our street festival.

Relive the fun with more photos from the event. We hope to see you at our next show on Sunday June 4th in Los Feliz!

Hayes Valley Giveaway!

If you’ve RSVP-ed for our Hayes Valley show on May 7th, you can pick up a FREE tote bag at our information booth. Totes are custom designed by Studio Nico and they’re available on a first come, first stoked basis.

But one lucky shopper will have a chance to win a tote bag filled some awesome merch courtesy of our generous vendors.

To enter, follow the link here!

Here’s what you can win:

  1. Three pairs of Victoria earrings, one of each color, from Ceci Punch Designs
  2. Pins from Boro Boro Shop/Jenny Irene Designs
  3. A pair of earrings from Cielomar Jewelry
  4. A $50 gift card from Temple Ro
  5. Balance necklace and a Rosewater Crystal Candle from LVL Collective
  6. Bar Bracelet from Katie Dean Jewelry
  7. California yarn art from Bernal Burrow
  8. “Potty Mouth” adult coloring book from Cat Makes Things (only 300 copies illustrated!)
  9. Pair of earrings from Creative Ninja
  10. Zero-waste accessories from Chan + Krys
  11. Letterpress greeting card from Coffee n Cream Press
  12. Signed print and ballerina buffalo enamel pin from Little Lemon Production House
  13. Two adjustable brass rings from Less is More Jewelry



Other Steals & Deals at Urban Air Market on Sunday, May 7th:

WanderLuxe: Mexican textiles: 10% of all sales go to Impacto, an NGO that works with artisans in Chiapa and Oaxca. Indian textiles: 10% of all sales go to Sambhali Trust, which works with women to train them in textiles in Rajasthan.

BellaDrops Jewelry: GIVEAWAY $60 BellaDrops gift card. A ticket will be given for every purchase of a BellaDrops piece made that day and winner will be announced towards the end of the event.

Atelier Prélude: 20-30% off all Spring styles.

Coffee n Cream Press: 3 cards for $15.00, regularly $6.00 each.

Rebecca Scott Jewelry: 20% off Mother’s Day Special.

Indigo Handloom: Drawing for handwoven nightgown.

Boro Boro Shop/Jenny Irene Designs: 10% of sales to ACLU.

Maya Bauman: 30% off everything.

Ana Apple: “Spring Cleaning” Sale (select products marked down to $5-$25, up to 75% off)

Lina Shatara Jewelry: 10% off.

Cielomar Jewelry: Complimentary gift wrapping w/notecard; 3 new jewelry sets for Mother’s Day.

Temple Ro: Flash sale at booth (15% off from 3-4pm)


Don’t get lost! Use our handy downloadable vendor map.

Sustainable Gifts for the Bad*ss Women in Your Life


Mother’s Day is May 14th, but lucky for you, Urban Air Market: Hayes Valley  is a week before on May 7th! We’ve curated selections from some of our Spring vendors to help you find the perfect gift for your mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, best friend, or another important woman in your life! Whether your gift buying style is slow and easy or last-minute and frenzied, you’re sure to find gifts for any personality.

For the one who never has anything to wear:


For the wordsmith:


For the one who’s always on-the-go:


For the one with a new apartment:


For the glam mom:


Browse and shop these vendors, plus +130 others at Urban Air Market: Hayes Valley on May 7th. This one-day shopping event is free to attend from 11am – 6pm along Patricia’s Green Park on Octavia St. and Hayes St.

Urban Air Market is a pop-up curated marketplace for sustainable design.

RSVP to shop at Urban Air Market Hayes Valley here:

Apply to be an Urban Air Market designer here:

Follow Urban Air Market on Instagram and Twitter: @UrbanAirMarket

Urban Air Market: Hayes Valley

Hey, Hayes Valley: We’re back and bigger than ever!

Urban Air Market, a curated outdoor marketplace featuring local and sustainable designers and artisans, kicks off its 2017 season on Sunday, May 7th from 11am – 6pm in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley district — the ‘hood where it first began twelve years ago.

Featuring one-of-a-kind apparel, accessories, art, natural body products, and home goods from over 130 emerging designers, Urban Air Market has always felt at home within the ultra-chic and creative community of Hayes Valley.

Make a day of it and enjoy performances by local musicians, nosh on delicious street food, and/or strike a pose in the VW photo booth, Das Bus. (Don’t forget to share your lovely pics with us by tagging @urbanairmarket and with the hashtag #urbanairmarket!) Attendees can also get their DIY on by taking part in a “Re-Fashion” workshop with Fashion Revolution or meet-and-greet with the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association.

Urban Air Market: Hayes Valley Spring is FREE to attend and will take place along Patricia’s Green Park on Octavia St. at Hayes St.

To receive a FREE canvas tote, RSVP here: Totes will be available for pick up at the information booth.


How to Get to Urban Air Market: Hayes Valley

As Urban Air Market supports a sustainable lifestyle, we recommend you either walk, bike, ride share, or use public transportation to get to the event:  BART: a 5 minute walk from the Civic Center BART Station.

Muni: Bus Routes: 21, 5 -or- a 5 minute walk from the Van Ness Muni Station.



Urban Air Market: Hayes Valley Spring Vendors (not in order):

Smith & Kings

LVL Collective

Coffee n Cream Press

NOMAD by Elroy

Atelier Prelude


Bright and Beauty

Less is More Jewelry

Blonde Peacock

Eden and Zoe

Birch: Handcrafted Wearables

Groovy Frisco


gneiss wood


Mini Chic

Amy Rose Moore Illustration

S for Sparkle

Skincare by Feleciai

MXM Jewelry & Design

Peace, Love, and Soy Wax

Little Lemon Production House

Fractal Flora

Lady Alamo

Ana Apple

Design + Happiness


Ruchika M. Khanna

Wanderlust Apothecary

Roxanne Roxanne Designs

Maya Bauman Design

Katie Dean Jewelry


Reverie and Roar

The Little Red House


Saara Reidsema

Color Cloud Mill




Kira Kids

jester swink



Cat Makes Things

Annette Aylward Woven Goods

Papier Goods

Mira Blackman



See. Saw.Seen Eyewear


No Tox Life

Chan + Krys

SFOG Clothing

Jennifer Clifford Art + Design


Vina Shih Jewelry

Pickypockets Press

Translation Clothing

Jayna Steffens


Latisha Baker Artworks

Compass Rose Design

Spunky Punker




Penelope Co. 

Vibrant Souls

Tamale Grande Design

Drew Shankilin Shirts

Theia Grazi

Wild June

Lacson Ravello

Eurca Distribution

Cielomar Jewelry


Nada Chair

Good Company


Focalpoint Home

K.Michael Jewelry

Tessa Kemp Jewelry

Granny Panty Design

Young America Creative

Newton Booth Builds

Sarah Liller SF

Feral City


Animal Instincts Apparel

Longfellow Design

Mia Lara Jewelry

Alamere Designs

Bobo Jewelry

Rossi & Rei


Bernal Burrow

Mountary Framing

Lina Shatara Jewelry

Everyday Valentine

O & M Leather

Barbara London Digital Art

Rebecca Scott Jewelry

Creative Ninja

Cherry Brick Road

Prism Jewels

Leah Staley

Little Bird Lighting

We’re Hiring Interns

Paid Internship Opportunities: SF Bay Area

We’re expanding and hiring interns! The positions are part time, 2-3 days per week and can last six to ten months. This is a wonderful opportunity for energetic, confident individuals who are seeking an entry-level position in a marketing or event production company. Urban Air Market interns gain a wealth of experience.

We prefer candidates with a Bachelors degree or who are in progress obtaining their degree. Experience in a related field is preferred, with the ideal candidate having experience in the events/design/retail industries.

This is a flexible part-time work-from-home position that requires self-starter initiative, minimal supervision, and strong work ethics. There will be scheduled weekly team meetings either in person or via video chat.

We’re looking for interns who have:

*A love for design/fashion/sustainability. Be well versed in various components of the pop-up shopping event business including working knowledge of appropriate media and their target audiences
*Excellent organizational skills with near-maniacal attention to detail
*Strong verbal and written communications skills, ability to deal with strong personalities while maintaining high degree of professionalism
*Ability to work well under tight deadlines and in a fast paced environment
*Positive, cheerful, team-oriented attitude

Bonus points if you have a car, driver’s license, and insurance.

Sales & Curatorial Internship (commission based)

Managing event applications
First point of contact for vendor/customer emails
Vendor recruitment including attending events and sales calls
Data entry as needed to develop prospective vendor lists
Follow up thank you and survey emails post event
Day of event support

Marketing & Communications Intern (paid internship)

Laser targeting our message via social media to connect with our audience
Copywriting and creating engaging campaigns via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, YouTube, LinkedIn
Managing Urban Air Market demographic information and surveys
Creating ads in Facebook and Instagram
Updating website with blog articles, featured vendors, and special offers
Leveraging vendor community for marketing and sharing information while tracking engagement
Drafts and designs email newsletters
Experience with photography, video, and graphic design a plus

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter explaining why you would be an exceptional candidate.

Urban Air Market Holiday Show in Portland

fb_851x315_portland_holiday-uam16-01Urban Air Holiday Show happening for 2 days in the Pearl District of Portland

Urban Air Market is hosting its first holiday show in Portland this year and for a full weekend!

It feels important, now more than ever, to take part in your local community, to support women owned businesses (like the majority of our artists, designers, and makers), and to use your purchasing power to support the environment.

We had so many great shows across the states this year and hope you join us for the grand finale. This show will be the best place to find one-of-a-kind gifts for your loved ones and support local designers & makers.

Urban Air Market: Portland Holiday Show is FREE to attend and will take place on NW 12th Ave and Davis on Saturday and Sunday, December 3 and 4 from 11am – 6pm both days.

For more information, to RSVP, or to register as an Urban Air Market vendor, please visit:

Click HERE to check out a video of the August Portland Market.

The Urban Air Market Portland event is also proud to partner with the Pearl District Business Association to promote the Pearl District and support all the excellent local talent in the neighborhood. Explore the Pearl today!




Atlanta Show Giveaways!

Hey Atlanta!

We are sharing the Fall Season love by giving away our partner must-haves during this new season. Urban Air Market has collaborated with this year’s local businesses to connect with our shoppers with these special gift giveaways:


Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia Free Membership for a family of four.



3 Free Classes at Barre 3



Free HOT Desk Trail from WeWork Atlanta



To have a chance at winning, enter the Giveaway by:

    1. RSVP here before the event.
    2. At the event, fill out a brief survey at our info booth between 11am-6pm.

The winner will be chosen at random and notified after the event. Prize will be mailed to winner.

Don’t want to fill out the survey? Anyone who RSVPs on Eventbrite still gets a free tote bag. Just stop by the info booth to check in and take a bag to shop with! Be sure to come early as we are only giving away bags as supplies last.

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