Woodlawn Street Market is safely in-person again for its last market of the year – featuring 50 spaced-out vendors selling hand-crafted holiday gifts, local food and more – this Sunday, December 13 from noon to 4 p.m.
“As we enter this holiday season, it was important that we be able to offer our vendors another outlet to sell,” said Woodlawn Street Market co-founder and organizer Rebekah Fox. “Not everyone has been able to transition to a virtual platform. This is also another opportunity for us, as a community, to support local as fully as we can.”
Woodlawn Street Market will follow a COVID-19 safety plan for tent set-up and foot traffic flow to ensure all vendors and visitors stay safely spaced. Masks will be required for everyone, and team members are assigned to check for compliance at each entrance as well as throughout the market.
“Not everyone has been able to transition to a virtual platform. This is also another opportunity for us, as a community, to support local as fully as we can.”Bekah Fox, Woodlawn Street Market co-founder, organizer
As many of Woodlawn Street Market’s 2020 events were canceled because of COVID-19, the team created a virtual market that will continue to run between in-person markets. Shoppers can buy from both new and long-time vendors at woodlawnstreetmarket.com, where new vendors are added monthly.
Online or in-person purchases made from Woodlawn Street Market vendors also qualify for REV Birmingham’s Great Receipt Race.
The Great Receipt Race runs until Dec. 31.
Get started by texting RACE to 267-TEXTREV (267-839-8738)!
A product of the partnership between REV Birmingham and Woodlawn Business Association, Woodlawn Street Market usually takes place on 55th Place in downtown Woodlawn every other month beginning in April. Since 2014, more than 500 Birmingham entrepreneurs have used this business-proving opportunity to start small, test strategies, and perfect their models in response to real customer feedback.
Shoppers can browse local makers as well as a few brick-and-mortar Woodlawn businesses that line the physical market space at woodlawnstreetmarket.com. Follow Woodlawn Street Market on Facebook and Instagram for updates throughout and between market seasons.