Unique LA Returns May 7-8 at the California Market Center’s Penthouse

Support independent crafters and designers by checking out the 3rd annual Unique LA May 7 & 8 in at the California Market Center’s Penthouse in Los Angeles. According to their website, this is the largest independent design show in the country with over 300 hand-picked vendors.

You can buy tickets at the door or online here. There are only a limited number of pre-sale tickets available, so I recommend buying soon if you’re interested! Pre-sale tickets even comes with some great perks!

Admission Includes:

• Free drinks & a hosted bar (IZZE, Honest Tea, Bear Flag wine, Hendrick’s cocktails, and Numi Tea)
• Unlimited re-entry for both days
• Your very own collectible tote bag, exclusive to each show!
• Free DIY workshops and handmade Mother’s Day cards all weekend
• Plush lounge seating area hosted by H.D. Buttercup
• Access to giveaways and door prizes all weekend long
• Souvenir copy of the Vendor Directory + Mini Magazine

The way we see it, there are three parking options:

  1. Most expensive, but most secure and convenient: The California Market Center (CMC) has a huge underground, secure parking lot. They offer a discounted rate of $6 for all-day parking during UNIQUE shows. The parking lot elevators take you right into the CMC lobby.
  2. Affordable, nearby, but outdoors: There are many nearby outdoor parking lots that surround the building, often which run $3-5 for all-day parking.
  3. Cheapest and most eco-friendly: The third option is to carpool, ride your bike, take the Metro, skate, or  walk!

 

Directions & Maps

The CMC is located at 110 East 9th Street in downtown Los Angeles. The Main Parking Garage is located underneath the building, with parking entrances from both Main Street and Los Angeles Street.

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Anaheim: 5 Fwy North to 10 Fwy West, exit Los Angeles Street and go to Olympic, (building is on the right, and parking is on the left).

Airport: 405 Fwy North to 10 Fwy East, to the 110 Fwy North, exit 9th Street. (9th is a one-way street, follow it to Main Street.) Take a right on Main Street, (building is on the left with parking) or take105 East to the 110 North, exit 9th Street.

Glendale: 5 Fwy South to 110 Fwy South, exit 9th Street. (9th is a one-way street) follow it to Main Street, take a right on Main (building is on the left with parking)

Long Beach: 710 Fwy North to 10 Fwy West, Exit Los Angeles Street and go north to Olympic Street. Take a left on Olympic (building on right, parking on left).

Pasadena: 110 Fwy South, exit 9th Street, (9th is a one-way) follow it to Main Street, take a right on Main Street, (building is on the left with parking).

San Diego: 5 Fwy North to 10 Fwy West, exit Los Angeles Street and go North to Olympic Street, take a left on Olympic Street (building is on the right, parking is on the left)

Santa Barbara: 101 Fwy South to the 110 Fwy South, exit 9th Street (9th is one-way) follow it to Main Street, take a right on Main Street (building is on the left with parking).

South Bay: 110 Fwy North, Exit 9th Street, East on 9th Street (9th is a one-way street), follow 9th to Los Angeles Street, Right on Los Angeles (building with parking is on the right).

The Valley: 101 Fwy South to the 110 Fwy South, exit 9th Street (9th is a one-way) follow it to Main Street, take a right on Main Street (building is on the left with parking).

Westwood: 10 Fwy East to the 110 Fwy North, exit 9th Street (9th is a one-way), follow it to Main Street, take a right on Main Street, (building is on the left with parking).