Visit the first-ever MESO Holiday Market! Shop a wide variety of goods made by local minority-owned small businesses.
Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon assists small businesses experiencing challenges in the wake of gentrification, new development, and increased rents in North and Northeast Portland. This year, MESO will be hosting a free six-week holiday market to showcase the goods of the small businesses the organization supports.
Here’s a list of the 14 local minority-owned small business vendors featured at MESO Holiday Market:
- Callie’s Custom Hat Wigs
- My Daddy’s Sauces LLC
- Z’Asseelah Skincare
- LaTina’s Style of Elegance
- DC RingZ LLC
- PDX Urban Gardens
- Pretty Peacock
- NATIONAL BEARD LEAGUE
- 972 Eleven
- So Denay’s Bath and Body Essentials
- N’Kossi Boutique
- Queen’s Kloset LLC
- Hank’s Place Southern Cuisine
- Lo’s Burgers
- Beauty by Cynthia
- Sublime Designers LLC
- Ella Dean
- Emagination Creation Dezigns, LLC
MESO Holiday Market is taking place Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., from November 18 to December 24.
There will be two food vendors each day. The food options will rotate every two weeks. Enjoy live entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays.
An African American Santa will be visiting MESO Holiday Market from noon to 3 p.m. on December 4, 11 and 18. Photos with Santa will be available for a small fee.
Don’t forget your mask. The market will have sanitation stations.
MESO Holiday Market is happening at 1237 N.E. Alberta St. in Portland. For more information, visit MESO’s website.
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