WOODLAWN STREET MARKET
We believe that everyone should have the chance to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams, so, REV Birmingham partners with the Woodlawn Business Association to bring you Woodlawn Street Market. Since 2014, Birmingham entrepreneurs have been using this business-proving opportunity to start small, test strategies, and perfect their models in response to real customer feedback.
Whether you browse the virtual marketplace or attend an in-person market, you can shop local at your own comfort level.
Volunteer to help at WSM!
We are grateful to have support from community volunteers at each market. Looking for an opportunity to get involved? Volunteer to help make our 2023 markets vibrant!
Are you a startup looking for a foot in the door? Did you know we have an accelerator program that helps founders begin their entrepreneurial journey right here in the Switch district? TechStars is a dynamic three-month program that empowers entrepreneurs in their quest to discover product-market fit, gain traction, and access both capital and global mentorship. Operating in more than 30 cities worldwide, Techstars added Birmingham as a host for their energy-focused cohort.
The Woodlawn Street Market is a platform for small businesses to showcase their talents and products. From handmade jewelry to locally sourced produce, you can find a wide variety of items that highlight the creativity and craftsmanship of the Birmingham community Among the talented individuals who have found a home in this vibrant marketplace is none other than Johnathan Westbrook, fondly known as Jon Jon, and the majority owner of the Broncho Food Truck. This new food truck made its debut back in August and will be back again for this week’s market.
Magic City Match is a program that transforms lives and opens doors for Black entrepreneurs and business owners. Led by REV Birmingham and powered by Prosper, this initiative aims to create opportunities for Black-owned businesses by matching them with brick-and-mortar spaces where they can thrive. After a successful pilot program in 2022, Magic City Match is back in action and ready to empower a new wave of entrepreneurs.
WSM Vendor Application
Ready to be a Woodlawn Street Market vendor? This platform is designed for local entrepreneurs to launch their businesses and interact with customers while also adding to the vibrancy of downtown Woodlawn.
Want to be better prepared for the market? REV’s Business Growth team offers free coaching and resources and low-cost workshops for passionate people to more easily start and grow their entrepreneurial dreams. WSM vendors are invited to take advantage of REV’s business growth offerings to improve their presence at the market and beyond!