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Celebrating 8 Years of Cooperative Economics, The Shrine Cultural & Events Center is home to the original and largest BUY BLACK MARKETPLACE in the Southwest area seeking to provide holiday shoppers with the opportunity to support Black businesses and entrepreneurs during the shopping season.


Black people in America spend 1.8 trillion dollars a year which makes us the 12th largest economy in the world. The largest employer in any community is their own people.


It is possible for us to be prosperous and in control of our own destiny. Join the many Black Business Owners, Authors, Food vendors will be present. 12 noon until 6pm.

Wanna get involved and showcase your business to hundreds of potential customers?

Time and Date

The Buy Black Marketplace is currently a safe family friendly outdoor event every Saturday due to COVID-19

It is our hopes to return The Buy Black Marketplace Event every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 12pm til 6pm - year round beginning Spring 2021.

Cooperative Economics is key to building strong black businesses and communities. To become a vendor and participate in circulating the Black Dollar in the Black Community simply click this vendor button below. 

showcase your business

To sell your goods and services on our website contact 

Nailah Nelson

Tel. 832-408-1071

5309 Martin Luther King Blvd. 
Houston, TX 77021


Shrine Cultural


Event Center

Let Us Be Your Choice For that Special Event! 

For Booking call 832-408-1071

Monday - Friday 11:00 - 18:30

Saturday 11:00 - 17:00

Sunday 12:30 - 16:30 



USAbout your business


The Buy Black Marketplace allows selected  business owners, authors, vendors to be featured on our site. To find out how your product or service can benefit from our website, click on the link below and be featured.

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and WHY

THE buy black marketplace

In this powerful interview, Director, Nailah Nelson discusses the power of cooperative economics and why the Buy Black Marketplace is vital to growing the Black Dollar.

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The Shrine Cultural & Event Center of Houston

5309 Martin Luther King Blvd.
Houston, TX 77021
Phone: 713-641-5035

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