Jamaica Day Celebration Seeks Vendors for Free Celebration

Vendors are invited to register for the upcoming Jamaica Day celebration being held at the Waterloo Center for the Arts on Friday, February 23, 2024 from 9:00am – 2:00pm. In partnership with the City of Waterloo and City of Cedar Falls, the Waterloo Center for the Arts is excited to host and celebrate Jamaica Day in conjunction with the holiday held on the same date in Jamaica.

Attendees can experience the rich heritage of Jamaica. The City of Waterloo, along with its new sister city, Morant Bay of St. Thomas Parish, Jamaica, invite you to enjoy a day of discussion, mingling with vendors, Caribbean cuisine and live performances programmed in partnership with the Waterloo Human Rights Commission. Admission is free.

Schools, organizations and businesses that serve the Cedar Valley with cultural activities are invited to attend. Groups may have cultural displays and/or booths. Booth set-up takes place between 8:00am - 10:00am, with the program starting at 9:00am and the vendor fair beginning at 10:00am. Tables must be staffed from 10:00am - 2:00pm.

There is some funding support available for food samples and displays by request, sponsored by Friends of the Art Center. To register as a vendor or have a booth/display, click here to be routed to the online form . Please reach out to Joanna Waggoner-Norquest at Joanna.Waggoner-Norquest@WATERLOO-IA.ORG or call her at 319-291-4490 with any questions.