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Melanin Market LIVE at ART WALK: at the VyStar Tower Breezeway

We're excited to partner with VyStar Credit Union to bring the Melanin Market LIVE to Downtown Art Walk for Black History Month!

The Melanin Market LIVE at ART WALK: 

Wednesday, February 1st, 2023

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

VyStar Tower Breezeway

 

Hosted by: Love Reigns

Come on out and listen to LIVE MUSIC from talented acts across Jacksonville, witness a LIVE ART showcase by Brown Girls United, and shop with local vendors & artisans in the VyStar Breezeway!

 

Visit www.jaxmelaninmarket.com and subscribe for event updates!

Wed, February 1, 2023

5:00 PM – 9:00 PM 

VyStar Breezeway Downtown

Free

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SOUL: Family Movie Night with the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp

Bring the whole family out as we watch Disney Pixar's Soul!

In conjunction with the Jax Melanin Market and as part of the Jumbo Shrimp’s Black History Month programming, the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp’s first Family Movie Night of 2023 is scheduled for Saturday, February 11 at 121 Financial Ballpark.

The club will show a screening of “Soul” at 6 p.m. on the high-definition video board, with admission costing just $1 per person at the gate.

Gates open at 5 p.m. with kids’ activities including face painting and Kid Zone inflatables. The ballpark’s concession stands and the VyStar Credit Union Souvenir Store will also be open.

 

Free parking is available in Lot P.

Movie night attendees are welcome to bring blankets for seating on the field.

 

About the Movie:

Joe is a middle-school band teacher whose life hasn't quite gone the way he expected. His true passion is jazz -- and he's good. But when he travels to another realm to help someone find their passion, he soon discovers what it means to have soul.

Sat, February 11, 2023,

5:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST

121 Financial Ballpark

$1 at the Gate

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POWER – A Showcase of Arts, Culture, & History

The Museum of Science & History, Jacksonville, in partnership with the Jax Melanin Market presents to you POWER, a dynamic fusion of arts, culture, and history, coinciding with the celebration of Black History Month.

 

The Power Event Ticket Includes:

  • Live Musicians

  • Small plates & tastings from Local Chefs

  • Vendors of various trades

  • Panelist Speakers

  • Artists

  • Motown Records Planetarium Show

  • Museum-Wide Access

  • MOSH (Cash) Bar Drinks for purchase

This event, in collaboration with the Mosh Museum, will highlight Minority Owned Businesses, culinary chefs, Arts, and Culture in the majestic museum atmosphere!

Tickets Click this link for admission

  • $40 | General Admission

  • $36 | Museum Members

Showcase your business at the MuseumClick this link to register to become a vendor.​

  • Registration: $150

  • Vending spaces are limited.

Fri, Feb 24, 2023

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

MOSH (Museum Of Science & History)

$36 - $40

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POETIC KICKBACK

A VIBE LIKE NO OTHER!! POETIC-KICKBACK at B&SUN Arts and Culture Center.

Meet new people or make it a date night!

Saturday, February  4th

7:00 PM-11:00PM

ENTRY FEE: $10.00

  • POETRY

  • NEO-SOUL

  • BONFIRE

  • APPETIZERS

  • LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

  • VENDORS

  • DJ

  • LIVE ART

  • INDOOR & OUTDOOR SEATING

***PAINTERS VEND FOR FREE

***PHOTOGRAPHERS FREE ENTRY WITH CAMERA

Sun, Jan 15, 2023

7:00 PM –  11:00 PM

B&SUN Arts and Culture Center

$10

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Black History Month Parade & Melanin Market

Join us for the Black History Month Parade & Melanin Market!

 

🟥Saturday, February 18, 2023

⬛️Parade time 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

⬛️Melanin Market 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

🟩Location: A. Philp Randolph Blvd

PARADE PARTICIPANTS

Fill out the form below to register

https://bit.ly/3gQH0p3

** Special details TBA. This is an event that you don't want to miss!!

Sat, February 18, 2023,

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

A Philip Randolph Boulevard

Free

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Melanin Market Heritage Awards

Join us for the evening as we pay homage to local pioneers.

 

The 2023 Melanin Market Heritage Awards.

  • Friday, February 10th

  • 7 pm -10 pm

  • WJCT Studios:100 Festival Park Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32202

  • Formal Attire Recommended

  • Hosted by Rahman Johnson & Anita Spencer

 

Celebrating the contributions of local honorees in business, non-profit organizing, and Civil Rights.



Table sponsorships and individual tickets are now on sale.

 

For more information about the Jax Melanin Market visit www.jaxmelaninmarket.com

Fri, Feb 10, 2023

7:00 PM - 10:00PM

WJCT Studios

$75 - 800

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UNF Market Day Black History Month Collaboration

The Jax Melanin Market is excited to collaborate for UNF Market Day during Black History Month.

Join us on campus, at the University of North Florida, as we bring out Food Trucks, DJs, and a variety of vendors to celebrate Black History Month.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the UNF community to experience a wide selection of products and services, learn about small businesses in the Jacksonville area, and engage with fellow Ospreys.

For vendors, Market Days is a chance to promote your business or products in a fun and interactive way while connecting with thousands of members of the UNF community.

Interested in becoming a vendor?

UNF Market Days tabling fees ($30 per vendor). click this link to register!

Wed, Feb 22, 2023

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

UNF Student Union

Free

Event information may be impacted due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Confirm details with event organizers.

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