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What do beautiful weather, Birmingham entrepreneurs and community have in common? You can find them all at the Woodlawn Street Market. Get ready for the first Woodlawn Street Market of the year on Sunday, April 11 from 10AM-4PM—keep reading to see what to expect + their COVID safety plans.
Shop local with 50 vendors selling goods + food
I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite ways to spend a warm Birmingham day is walking through a street market for hours. I’ll probably leave with more than I know what to do with. Sound familiar? You’ll love the 2021 Woodlawn Street Market.
- Where: 55th Place S, Birmingham, AL 35212
- When: Sunday, April 11, 10AM – 4PM | The original date was Saturday, April 10, but the organizers have pushed it back a day to keep you safe from potential storms.
- What: 50+ vendors | See which vendors to expect by following along on Instagram
- Website | Facebook | Instagram
The Woodlawn Street Market fosters local businesses
One of the best parts of the market is how much support it gives to local entrepreneurs. The Woodlawn Street Market is an initiative of REV Birmingham that creates a community for business owners and customers.
“A key component to the market is welcoming folks near and far to the community we love so dearly, Woodlawn. It brings us joy and renewed energy to have people meet us at the market. We hope everyone knows and feels us when we say, ‘All are welcome in Woodlawn.'”Bekah Fox, Woodlawn Street Market Coordinator
The market is an approachable space for entrepreneurs no matter where they are in their business journey. This year, you can even expect to see one vendor, OOTO SNACKS, launching on market day! Other Woodlawn businesses like Club Duquette and Communicating Vessels participate on market days.
Even The Slutty Vegan will bring their food truck out—great news for everyone who’s waiting for their brick and mortar to open in Woodlawn.
Want to know what other vendors you can expect in the 2021 Woodlawn Street Market? Here’s the rundown:
- On-site food vendors including food trucks + BBQ
- Takeaway food vendors including baked goods and specialty sauces
- Fresh produce
- Products like candles, jewelry, clothing, etc.
“It’s a community of entrepreneurs who support each other, a tangible step and real achievement in a business growth journey and a meaningful connection point for business owner and customer.”Julie Clark McKinney, REV Birmingham Director of Communications
This year’s safety plan
Organizers are committed to helping everyone shop local at their own comfort level. The Virtual Marketplace gives you the chance to shop from your favorite vendors whenever you want from the comfort of your home.
If you’re planning on going to the market on April 11, here are important things to know:
- Bring your mask + wear it the whole time
- Follow the directional flow of traffic to maintain social distancing when you visit spaced-out vendors
- Use hand sanitizer stations