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February 12, 2022
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Durham Central Park
501 Foster Street
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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(919) 794-8194
Melanated Creatives Market
February 12, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Event Information

Come join us this February, 12th at 501 Foster street in the heart of Durham as we celebrate and support creators, small businesses, performers and artists at ‘The Melanated Creatives Market‘. The few decades of reconstruction following the Civil War during the late 1800s left the southern United States in tumult. Durham, one the many southern regions were rebuilding infrastructure damaged by that war. This reconstruction led to Durham becoming Black Wall Street and was the hub of African-American businesses and financial services in North Carolina during the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Today, Durham has continued to grow and Inspire as the southern city we know and love as the Bull City. We are still creating, innovating and impacting the world as makers and as people who share hometown love wherever we go. Durham is also at the top of the list when it comes to cuisine both southern and fine delicacies. We will be featuring dozens of Durham’s finest creative minds and the best cuisine in the city. Come make connections, DISCOVER and SHOP LOCAL in Durham. (This Free community event is sponsored by VenusWraps)

More Details

Visit the Melanated Creatives Market  facebook page for details.

Organizer: Kendyll Starr

Contact: [email protected]

Host Your Event at Durham Central Park

If you’re looking to host your wedding, class, private gathering or public event at Durham Central Park, you’re in luck. The DCP Pavilion is one of the most affordable spaces in downtown Durham! And rental fees ensure that we can continue to provide space for the community. The Pavilion is a versatile 9000 sq. ft. covered space centrally located in Durham Central Park. Pavilion rentals can include access to the bathrooms, water, electricity, and storage depending on the event’s needs. Read more about rental rates and requirements for renting the Pavilion for your event*

Additionally, you can support the park today by making a tax-deductible donation. Although City of Durham owns Durham Central Park, we do not receive city funding. As a result, the 501(c)3 nonprofit DCP Inc. programs, maintains, and funds the park and all its projects. By becoming a sustainer, you can support this beautiful green space in Downtown Durham’s backyard! Moreover, your monthly, quarterly or annual gift to the park means the world! You can give at any level that makes sense to you. Sustainer gifts of all sizes help keep the park a wonderful space for all.