Call for Vendors

2018 Fashion Runway Presentation featuring Festival vendor and Brand Partner, FulbeKloset

Deadline: January 20th, 2021

Òlàjú is seeking vendors to participate in The 2021 African Market Festival. Our marketplace program will feature a line-up of businesses offering Afrocentric items from clothing to accessories and beauty products. 

Event Description: Each year, we host the Festival as a celebration of contemporary African arts and culture. The 2021 edition will be held on Saturday January 23 from 12pm-6pm at the Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex. Between 100-300 visitors are expected to attend who are eager to learn about African cultures and shop from our vendors. This year, work from our vendors will be significantly highlighted via our signature fashion showcase presentation and a Vendor Spotlight panel discussion.

Vendor Participation Details

  • Vendor Registration Fee: $100 for new vendors; $80 for returning vendors
  • Vendors will be provided with a fixed 8x4ft. space, 6ft. table, and 2 chairs
  • Vendors will be expected to participate in associated activities

Application Process

  • Submit application by the January 5th deadline
  • Notifications of acceptance or rejection will be delivered by January 10th
  • Vendors pay the registration fee upon acceptance

Benefits of Participation

  • 100% of sales retained
  • Dedicated marketing of your brand through our regular channels
  • -Business name and logo printed in promotional materials

2021 Festival Vendor Application Link:

We look forward to reviewing all applications. For additional questions, contact: