Celebrating the Spirit of the Season at BWS Holiday Jam

The holiday season in Asheville just got a whole lot merrier with the Black Wall Street (BWS) Holiday Jam that took place on December 20, 2023. This festive event brought together over 60 registered for an evening filled with joy, music, and community spirit.

Hosted at the iconic Black Wall Street Building in 8 River Arts Place, Asheville, NC, the Holiday Jam was a celebration of unity and camaraderie. Attendees experienced the true essence of the season, surrounded by the warmth and festive ambiance created by the BWS team.

The event was not just a success because of the incredible turnout but also due to the generous support from key organizations that believe in the power of community building.

A special shoutout to Duke Energy, Asheville Chamber of Commerce, Thrive Asheville, Mountain Bizworks, and Equity Over Everything for making the BWS Holiday Jam an unforgettable experience.

Photo Credits to Aisha Adams

The evening was filled with laughter, good vibes, and a sense of togetherness. Live performances from local talents brought the venue to life, and the dance floor stayed buzzing with energy throughout the night. From classic holiday tunes to contemporary beats, the playlist was curated to keep everyone in the festive spirit.

Photo Credits to Aisha Adams

The support of the community and the backing of esteemed organizations added an extra layer of significance to the event. The Asheville Chamber of Commerce, in particular, played a pivotal role in promoting the Holiday Jam as a must-attend gathering for the local community.

Thrive Asheville and Mountain Bizworks contributed to the entrepreneurial spirit of the event, aligning with BWS’s mission to foster economic empowerment within the Black community. Equity Over Everything, true to its name, reinforced the importance of equity and inclusion in all aspects of community life.

Photo Credits to Aisha Adams

Duke Energy, as a major supporter, not only demonstrated its commitment to the local community but also underscored the importance of sustainable partnerships that uplift and empower awarding us at Black Wall Street another support for the community – with our goal of building 10,000 Connections!

Photo Credits to Aisha Adams

As the night unfolded, it became evident that the BWS Holiday Jam was more than just an event; it was a testament to the resilience and strength of the Asheville community. It showcased the power of coming together, celebrating diversity, and spreading joy during the holiday season.

The success of the BWS Holiday Jam reflects the collective effort of everyone involved, from the organizers and sponsors to the enthusiastic attendees who brought their festive spirit. As we wrap up the year, let the echoes of the Holiday Jam resonate, reminding us of the power of community, unity, and the joy of giving.

Cheers to a season of celebration, and here’s looking forward to more vibrant and community-driven events from Black Wall Street in the coming year!



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