Build Bazaar is a rotating pop-up marketplace celebrating emerging entrepreneurs from our program. From artisanal candles and soap, to fresh baked goods and handmade wares, every event will feature an exciting and diverse range of local vendors. Shop the bazaar and support the small business economy in Detroit!

Upcoming Build Bazaar Events

July 14th – July 17th / 1 – 8PM

Concert of Colors
Max M. Fisher Music Center (upper leves of the atrium) – 3711 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201

The Concert of Colors is Metro Detroit’s free annual diversity-themed music festival. It is produced by the Arab American National Museum with partners Detroit Symphony OrchestraDetroit Institute of ArtsCharles H. Wright Museum of African American HistoryACCESSMidtown Detroit Inc., and University of Michigan – Detroit Center. The goal of this five-day festival is uniting Metro Detroit’s diverse communities and ethnic groups by presenting musical acts from around the world. Over its 23-year history, the festival has become a beloved highlight of Metro Detroit’s summer festival season, and one of the few free-admission music festivals remaining locally. We’re bringing 20 different vendors for this year’s Concert of Colors.

Click here for more information.


August 5th – 6th / time TBD

Better Blocks
Livernois Avenue between Outer Drive and Cambridge  – 19367 Livernois Avenue, Detroit, MI 48221

More details coming soon! The vendor application will be available soon with 10 open spots.

August 6th – 7th / time TBD

Oak Park Summerfest
More details coming soon!


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Are you a Build grad interested in being a vendor at the next Build Bazaar? Email yolanda@buildinstitute.org to learn more.


Previous Events

December 12: Southwest Holiday Fest at the 3rd Precinct
December 5: Noel Night Build Bazaar at the Majestic
November 28, 2015: Small Business Saturday
November 15, 2015: Detroit SOUP
August 30, 2015: Eastern Market’s Sunday Street Market
July 11-12, 2015: Build Bazaar @ Concert of Colors
June 7, 2015: Eastern Market’s Sunday Street Market
May 17, 2015: Citywide Detroit SOUP
March 29, 2015: All Things Detroit @ Eastern Market
February 14, 2015: Shop Local This Valentine’s Day @ Cafe Con Leche Nord
November 29, 2014: Shop Detroit at D:hive
October 25, 2014: Better Block Detroit
September 28, 2014: Eastern Market
August 21-24, 2014: Livernois Community Storefront
July 12-13, 2014: Concert of Colors
June 15, 2014: Eastern Market

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