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…

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Black Wall Street Newsletter: Event, Spotlight, and Updates!

UPCOMING EVENTS: The BWS HOLIDAY JAM! Get ready to groove at the BWS HOLIDAY JAM on December 20 at the Black Wall Street Building (8 River Arts Place, Asheville, NC)! We’re turning up the festive vibes from 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm for a night of celebration and community spirit. The best part? Entry is…

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OPEN HOUSE EVENT: The Black Wall Street Event Space in Asheville

Are you in search of the perfect venue for your upcoming event, be it a wedding, birthday party, mitzvah, corporate gathering, or nonprofit function?  Look no further because the Black Wall Street AVL Event Space is thrilled to announce that we are opening our doors to the public, and we can’t wait to show you…

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GRINDfest 2023: A Celebration of Black Excellence and Community Support

Last weekend, from May 26 to May 28, Asheville was buzzing with excitement as Black Wall Street AVL and GRIND AVL co-hosted GRINDfest 2023, the blackest festival in town. This vibrant event was dedicated to supporting the BIPOC community, and it showcased the immense talent, resilience, and creativity of Black entrepreneurs, artists, and leaders in…

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GRINDFEST: Insurance, License, and Everything you need for a Festival Season

As festival season approaches, there are a few things to consider while organizing an event. Insurance and licensure are two of the most critical factors to consider. These two factors may make or break your event, so understanding what is necessary and why is critical. This article will go through the benefits of having insurance,…

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GRINDFEST: 10x Your Sales On A Local Festival

Participating in a local festival is a great way to get your product or service in front of a large number of potential customers. However, with so many other vendors and activities competing for attendees’ attention, it can be challenging to stand out and make sales. In this blog, we will discuss how to 10x…

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Grindfest 2023

Grindfest 2023 event

Grindfest is BACK! It is a free, 3-day event that celebrates the success of Black entrepreneurs + business owners in Asheville.  A block-party style event will take place on 8 Rivers Arts Place! This includes a weekend full of music, games, live performance, food, local vendors + learning, employment and partnership opportunities. The goal of the festival…

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ASHEVILLE BLACK HISTORY AWARD 2023: HONORING BLACK COMMUNITY

Asheville Black History Award 2023 in honor of Black History Month.

The Asheville Black History Award ceremony, hosted by Black Wall Street AVL, was a momentous occasion that took place on February 25, 2023, at the Black Wall Street event space, in honor of Black History Month. This event was a celebration of the outstanding contributions made by Black people in the community, and awards were…

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