With Black History Month just around the corner, now is the perfect time to support Black-owned businesses in our community!

On Saturday, February 4th, The Melanin Market will make its way to Trenton for a business expo and fashion showcase. The Market will be held at Mercer County Community College’s James Kearney Campus, 102 N Broad St, Trenton, NJ 08608. The Market will be open from 10 am-4 pm. Tickets are free and can be reserved online here: Melanin Market – Tickets. Tickets will cover admission for one adult. In addition to the Market, attendees will enjoy live music, giveaways, and more. A chance to explore, connect with the community, and shop ’til you drop? Sign us up!

The Melanin Market was founded in 2017 with the vision of uplifting Black and minority vendors in a community setting. Since its founding, the Market has quickly grown in popularity and expanded to a national endeavor. Both experienced entrepreneurs and budding business owners are welcome to vend at these events and connect with a new customer base. The Melanin Market has South Jersey roots, but this event’s excitement and enthusiasm have quickly spread far beyond the region.

The Market offers consumers a valuable opportunity to keep the Black dollar in an inter-community setting. This event has created a chain reaction, inspiring others globally to create similar events. From college groups to groups in the UK, the Market has undoubtedly impacted the Black entrepreneurial community. The organizer’s ultimate goal is “collaborating with organizers, business owners, and upcoming start-up brands to change our culture’s spending habits, generations to come, and overall success.”

The Melanin Market continues to support hundreds of entrepreneurs and offer customers a unique, impactful shopping experience. In addition, the Market gives consumers a powerful means to uplift and support Black voices. Beyond mere shopping, the Melanin Market provides attendees with an authentic cultural experience. This unique celebration of diversity will indeed have something for everyone, so do not miss the opportunity to be a part of this revolutionary event.

If you cannot make it to the Trenton market, the tour is making stops throughout the country. The Melanin Market continues to take the country by storm from Los Angeles to Houston, Texas. Whether you’re a fashion fanatic, a thriving entrepreneur, or just looking for an afternoon of fun and community, The Melanin Market is the perfect opportunity for a day on the town. If you have any questions before attending the Market, please get in touch with the organizers at info@melaninmarket.com or by calling 215-678-4334. Also, if you’d like to learn more about all the Market has to offer, additional details are available here: Melanin Market – Home. This is a beautiful opportunity to support Black businesses in our community, so be sursure to attend this fun and free event!

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