Asheville Outlets Announces Cultural Marketplace Pop-Up In Celebration Of Black History Month

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (February 2022) – Asheville Outlets has announced a Cultural Marketplace Pop-Up in celebration of Black History Month to be held on Saturdays, February 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Suite 348 next to Gap Factory. The Cultural Marketplace will feature over twenty vendors offering original art, handmade apparel, health, wellness, and beauty products, jewelry, candles, and one-of-a-kind gift items.


“We thank the YMI Cultural Center, the City of Asheville, and Asheville Outlets for this opportunity during Black History month,” says alexandria monque ravenel and Ajax Ravenel co-owners of Noir Collective AVL.

The Cultural Marketplace is a collaboration between Noir Collective AVL, Center for Participatory Change (CPC), and YMI Cultural Center.


Vendors will include Wintress Daughter Soaps, Jenny Pickens, LLC, Makeba Loving Hands, Heart/Soul Apparel, It's Amira M, LLC, The Body & Temple Co., Black Diamond Enterprise, Peculiar Persona, Counsel to the Entrepreneur, From the Ashes Cultural Arts & Counseling, Livauskendai & Co., Rehab Project, and more.


“We are excited to host the Cultural Marketplace during Black History Month,” says Miranda Bowman, General Manager of Asheville Outlets. “We encourage Asheville Outlets shoppers to come and explore the many wonderful offerings from these talented local entrepreneurs,” she adds. For more information, visit


Asheville Outlets

Asheville Outlets offers shoppers savings of up to 70 percent on the most desired brands including RH Outlet, Crate & Barrel Outlet, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Home Furnishings, west elm Outlet, Nike Factory Store, Pandora Jewelry, vineyard vines Outlet, Coach Outlet, J.Crew Factory, Le Creuset, Under Armour, Vera Bradley Factory Outlet Store, Banana Republic Factory and more. Named as one of The Top 15 Cities in the United States, Asheville boasts acclaimed attractions including The Biltmore Estate, Blue Ridge Parkway, Grove Park Inn and NC Arboretum, a vibrant area arts community, outdoor adventures, renown cuisine, and more. Located at the intersection of I-40 & I-26 at Brevard Road, Asheville Outlets includes over 70 retailers and restaurants. For more information, visit


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