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Vendor Application 2018

Thank you to the more than 2,000 people that attended the Festival August 5, 2017!

About The Festival

The inaugural Festival was held on August, 1990 and exceed everyone’s expectations, with more than 1,000 in attendance. The 1990 Festival featured two dozen juried artists and vendors.
The festival program plan was developed under the auspices of the African American Foundation.

Festival Staff

  • Brenda Lewis Chairperson
  • Curtis PorterVice Chairperson
  • Erika AustinCO-Chairperson Community Organizations
  • Joann BagneriseFestival Member
  • Jean BellChairperson School & Universities
  • Andrew ChappellFestival Staff
  • Faye ChappellFestival Staff
  • Jliyah CofieldFestival Staff
  • Gloria JacksonChairperson Church Ministries
  • Marvin JohnsonFestival Staff
  • Natalie LeighFestival Staff
  • Herman LewisChairperson Job Fair
  • Whitney MaloyCO-Chairperson Community Organizations
  • Danielle MilesChairperson Business Expo
  • Melvin OwensCO-Chairperson Vendor Assignments
  • Andreas RaynorCO-Chairperson Vendor Assignments
  • Linda Wilkins Festival Staff

Want to be a volunteer? The Festival needs you!

PLEASE COME TO THE FESTIVAL CHECK-IN TENT, LOCATED ACROSS FROM THE SHOWMOBILE DURING THE FESTIVAL, AND WE WILL PLACE YOU WHERE YOU WILL BE MOST NEEDED.