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Why should your business participate in

Taste of Black St Louis?

Marketing campaigns are costly! Investing in radio, social media advertising, public relations, and influencer marketing for your business can add up. Taste of Black St Louis works with community and corporate partners to promote and create awareness of Black-owned culinary businesses across Missouri. 

 Who can participate in Taste of Black St Louis?

Taste of Black St. Louis is best suited for restaurants, food trucks, brick-and-mortar bakeries, and specialty food shops. We highly recommend that caterers and private chefs participate in our Culinary Demonstrations for maximum exposure and business opportunities. 

Fill out the form to register for Taste of Black St Louis and add your business listing to the website. Once you have completed your submission, we will send you a link to submit your menu special for the week. Fill out the Free or Premium renewal form to register for

Taste of Black St Louis and add your new menu special to the website. 

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TOBSTL

What To Expect

*** Main Stage ***

12:00 pm - Festival Opens

Welcome

 ROTC Color Guard

National Anthem

Black National Anthem

School Dance Ensemble

Sidekicks Martial Arts

Drill Teams

Collective Soul Spoken Word

Live Music

Sounds of DJ

Kula Seating/Lounge Area

and more!

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*** Kid Zone ***

12:00 am - 7:00 pm - Kid Zone Hours

Stop by the TOBSTL Kid Zone for free games and fun for all ages to enjoy.

Playground

Balloon Artist

Face Painting

Bubble Machine Fun

Bounce House

UPS Truck

Balloon Twisting

Spin Art

and more!

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*** The Soko Marketplace ***

SOKO, Swahili for "market"

12:00 pm - 9:00 pm Market Hours

African Blankets

Jewelry

Clothing

Children's Books

Designer Sunglasses

Children's Toys and Games

Home Decore

Luxury Candles

Hair & Skin Care

Mobile Accessories

Wireless Phone Chargers

and more!

***

*** Festival Food Row***

A Kaleidoscope of Flavors

Over 200 Food Vendors

Live Cooking Demonstrations

Eating Contest

St Louis BBQ

Seafood Spectacular

Pasta Palooza

Pineapples

Ice Cream

Tacos

Burgers Bash 

Popsicles

Pickles

Wings and Things

Pie Palooza

Mac and Cheese Madness

Various Food Trucks

and more!

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*** Financial Row ***

Spark curiosity and problem-solving skills through

fun STEM games, labs, and more

Financial Literacy Games

Financial Literacy Skills

Hands-on Learning

Cashflow for Kids

The Game of Life: Savings and Investments

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9:00 pm - Closing Time

For Uber or Lyft, the best drop-off point is

(13th Street and Market Street) 

365d

24h

60m

60s

TOBSTL COUNTDOWN

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