Black History Month market set to hit Mississauga


Published February 21, 2023 at 11:50 am

A Black History Month market is set to hit the Small Arms Inspection Building in Mississauga this week.

The free event, which will take place on Friday, Feb. 24 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. is being hosted by The New Youth Council, in partnership with the Museums of Mississauga and Mississauga Recreation.

The market is set to feature various vendors including Akachi Farms, Heroes of the World, Mia’s World Book Club with author Victoria Daley, OyES Education, ReLiv Organics, The Mississauga Soap Company and more and will provide attendees with the opportunity to shop from local Black-owned businesses.

The event will also enable attendees to hear from community historians and guest speakers including Leonard Paris and Channon Oyeniran and provide an opportunity to meet local authors.

Additionally, it will feature treats from African and Caribbean-inspired restaurants.

“Come celebrate Black Excellence in Mississauga! Shop local Black-owned businesses, meet local authors, purchase delicious treats from African and Caribbean-inspired restaurants, hear from community historians and much more,” reads the event page.

For more information or to reserve a spot, click here.

Photo: City of Mississauga


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