Annual Holiday Marketplace

Date(s) - Saturday, December 22, 2018
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

African-American Research Library and Cultural Center


The Friends of AARLCC in collaboration with the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC) is having its Annual Holiday Marketplace. We invite all to come celebrate during the festivities this holiday season. The event will take place Saturday, December 22, 2018, starting at 11:00am and focus on local businesses within our community. Shop until you drop with doorbuster sales on Clothing, Jewelry, Art, Natural Hair Care products, Holistic Healthcare products and services and more!

Reserve your vendor spaces now, they fill up fast and are on a first come, first served basis.

Highlights of Kwanzaa 2018

  • Crafts in the youth services department daily
  • Performance by Bruce Edwards
  • African  Song & Dance workshop with Keachia Makeba
  • Beading Workshops
  • Unique performances featuring audience participation
  • Healthy Food Demos
  • DIY Skincare

Vendors Needed

Throughout the day of December 22, there will be a vendor marketplace in the lobby for the public to enjoy. Vendors who are interested in selling items at this event are invited to contact the programming staff at 954-357-6224 or email

Booth fees for vendors are $50 for a table and two chairs. The load-in time begins at 10:30 a.m. and breakdown time begins at 5:00 p.m. Please contact her for a vendor application form.

More information available HERE.