Markets are one of the most interesting happenings in a town or city, where you can find a multitude of exclusive products, most of them made by hand and with just that special touch. Apart from the famous Rastro in Madrid, which is a permanent market with many different types of products and which has become an emblem of the capital, there are also seasonal markets in certain areas of Madrid. This is the case with Malamarket Street Market, a market located in the park of Plaza del Dos de Mayo. Today, this article by ShMadrid will tell you more about this street market, that will take place in May and June.
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Find unique items at Madrid’s markets
Located in the well-known square or park in Madrid, the Plaza del Dos de Mayo, Malamarket aims to bring the public closer to designers, artisans, illustrators, second-hand and vintage products and many original brands, that are aware of the production process and environment. Malamarket Street Market wants to become a reference market, in which entrepreneurs from different sectors know eachother and the barriers between different artistic disciplines disappear, connecting the creative aspect with issues related to economic and social aspects of the city of Madrid. To summarise, Malamarket seeks to be a meeting point for all those who are attracted by design, original and long-lasting products and local consumption, all taking place in the outdoors. The market is located in the neighbourhood of Malasaña, which has been a mixture of the traditional, artistic avant-garde and cultural in the city for over 40 years. It is defined by modernity and style, with elements of timeless beauty, that has endured over time. If you like the hipster look or if you love vintage, original and unique clothing and other special items, this is one of the most interesting markets you can find in the city of Madrid. You will find pieces here, that you will never be able to find anywhere else.
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This is the ideal market for people with personality, who like to distinguish themselves from others with unique and original items. Also people with a social and ecological conscience, who value fair trade and local production, and artisans are welcome at this market, and you will surely find objects that you love and that are morally in line with their ideas and convictions. If you are a fan of handmade or artisan products, which are completely unique, you will also enjoy this market, because you can find rarities and practical items here, of a special and customized design. In short, this street market is the place to be, if you love taking a stroll along market stands and discover interesting objects before, or after, having a relaxed coffee. The market takes place on the following dates: May 18 and 25, and June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29. It is located in the park of Plaza del Dos de Mayo, in the neighbourhood of Malasaña, and you can consult basic information on the Malamarket website.
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