19 Photos That Will Make You Wish You’d Attended Mercado Sagrado

by Christopher Dibble

 Once a year, the canyon spirit of Southern California comes into full bloom in the form of Mercado Sagrado. The Mercado draws together like-minded individuals, lovers of the earth, spirit questers and those seeking a way to express their joy while focusing on developing a more beautiful, insightful, and deliberate way of living.

The two day lifestyle fair takes place annually, nestled deep in the canyons of Malibu. The attendees enjoy a free spirit and fresh air in a secluded area that tourists rarely find. The event is highly curated and filled with ethical and conscientious craft, art, and design. Music is also an important part of Mercado Sagrado and people can hear a variety of tunes performed live. The event also includes its own wellness marketplace, organic food fair, and opportunities to attend lectures and hands-on classes on a variety of topics.

 N9A8541 d94b4 Jo Abellera of KKIBO: @kkibo.jo

 N9A8543 71fdbEmilyn Eto of Cloth Object: @clothobject

 N9A8601 02a5eShele Jessee of Hollow Bone: @_hollowbone_

 N9A8627 ffae4Barbara Pisch of Patriae: @patriaetextiles

 N9A8635 e73cbSean W Spellman: @seanwspellman

 N9A8653 b1ab8Ceren Alkaç-Lee of Oddbird: @oddbirdcompany

 N9A8657 a061dEasy to Breathe: @easytobreathe

 N9A8682 9a528Tsugu Wada + Keiko Matsuo of Golda Life: @golda_life

 N9A8685 6ff28Taraka Larson, a.k.a. Prince Rama of Extreme Mess: @_princerama_ + @xtrememess

 N9A8705 892ecIn The House of Lovers, Lise Silva and Mary Elizabeth Evan: @lisesilva + @spirit.speak

 N9A8712 efbc5Mary Elizabeth Evan of In The House of Lovers: @spirit.speak

 N9A8739 6396cTimo Granzotti: @timogranzotti

 N9A8786 60a11Last Chance Textiles: @last_chance_textiles

 N9A8795 5e0a1Last Chance Textiles: @last_chance_textiles

 N9A8807 f303fModern Macrame by Emily Katz: @modernmacrame + @emily_katz

 N9A8823 a32b4Women Are Sacred

 N9A8884 6c812Gaia School of Healing: @thegaiaschoolofhealingca

 N9A8911 2d180Nat Thompson of I Can Always Eat: @icanalwayseat


Top photo of Amy Yeung of Orenda Tribe with daughter + model Lily Yeung: @orendatribe + @lily.yeung

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