Black Arts Festival Vending

The Kalamazoo Black Arts Festival is a 4-day event that showcases and shares African American art, culture and entertainment with the southwest Michigan area. Vendors are a part of the last two days of the Black Arts Festival. For 2015, these day are Saturday, July 18 & Sunday, July 19, 2015.


Category Fee Purchase
Food $250
Arts & Craft $120 wp_eStore_add_to_cart id=776
Information $75 (No selling; site assigned) wp_eStore_add_to_cart id=777




Vendor fees:
Food Vendor $200
Arts & Craft Vendor $120
Information Vendor $75 (No selling; site is assigned)

Vendor fees include:

  • 10’ x 10’ space for Information and Arts & Crafts
    vendors or 20’ x 10’ space for food vendors
  • Electricity during festival hours (Vendor supplies
    extension cord)
  • Water during festival hours
  • Security during non-festival hours. However, Black
    Arts & Cultural Center will not be responsible for
    lost or stolen items.
  • $25 refundable cleaning fee for Food Vendors.
    The $25 will be returned to vendor if space is
    clean at the end of the Festival.


Arts & Craft and Food Vendors may choose their vendor sites. See vendor application for choices. Please give 3 choices on registration form.  Site assignments are not guaranteed and are on a first come, first serve basis. We will try to accommodate a close proximity to your original request. All Information vendor sites will be assigned.

Payment for vendor booth reserves a place at the Black Arts Festival, but space is limited. Please be sure to download, read, and fill out the vendor application before reserving a vendor booth. Mail completed applications to Black Arts & Cultural Center, 359 S. Kalamazoo Mall Ste. 202, Kalamazoo, MI 49007. If you have any questions please call (269) 349-1035 or email