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Saturday, July 17, 2021 | 10 AM to 7 PM
Charles Black Center
3419 W Washington St, South Bend, IN 46619
It is time to celebrate the resilience of our community in the same way made through the tough times: together!
The City of South Bend Indiana will host the Small Business Launch Pad event at the Charles Black Center in the heart the city’s westside community.  

The Office of Diversity & Inclusion in collaboration with the Department of Community Investment and VPA Team is proud to be the host of this community re-opening event as well as making one of many more direct investments into Black, Women, and minority owned businesses.

50 local, small business owners service food, fashion, accessories, beauty, wellness services & more!

Music & Entertainment 

Local soul music performances by: The Dream Team Live and more! Cheer with us with the The Best in the City Basketball Tournament.


Vendor Marketplace

Children events include arts and crafts projects and Bouncy Houses.

Crianças, tocando, ligado, castelo insuf

SOKONI system allows you to shop all 50 vendors and purchase one checkout.

Window Shopping

Fun & Games

Simple Shopping

Come out and shop with our locally-owned beauty, entertainment, clothing, and food businesses.
Sabão Natural
coleção de cerâmica
Barraca de cachorro quente
Colar tribal
Anúncio de sabão
Acessórios castanho claro

Event Address

Charles Black Center

3419 W. Washington St, South Bend, IN 46619


Parking Details

FREE on-site parking available. Space is limited.

Um vendedor entregando uma sacola para u

Excited to work with you!

Please direct any vendor or event questions to Jasmine Bradley at