Mary Meachum 2023 Booths

Every year, the Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing Celebration shines a spotlight on Black history in St. Louis. The theme of the 2023 event on Saturday, October 14 is From Field Hollas to Hip Hop and will celebrate Black music history in St. Louis. Be part of this historic event with a booth for your organization or business!

Each organization/business must bring your own tent. 1 table and 2 chairs will be provided for you. Registration fee is $30 for a 10′ x 10′ space or $45 for a food truck space.

Selling of alcohol and/or drugs is not permitted at this event. For vendors selling food/drinks from a food truck, your food truck must be currently registered with the City of St. Louis Health Department. For vendors selling food/drinks from a booth space, you must obtain a Temporary Food Permit from the City of St. Louis Health Department prior to this event. Instructions for obtaining a Temporary Food Permit from the City of St. Louis are available here:

Setup on site is 9:30-11:30am on Saturday, October 14. Vehicles are allowed on site for setup and must be moved to the parking area by 12pm – this will be strictly enforced. The event grounds open to the public at 12pm, and the event programming begins onstage at 1pm. Vehicles cannot access the site for teardown and cleanup until 4:30pm.

For questions about having a vendor or outreach booth space, contact Zoe Griffin at or 314-715-1349.

Complete the form below to register for a booth space at the 2023 Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing Celebration.

2023 Meachum Vendor and Outreach Booths

  • What does your booth or presence entail? Are you selling art or food or drink or goods? Are you providing information to the community? Please describe.
  • 2023 EVENT INFO: Saturday, October 14

    Each vendor/exhibitor must provide your own tent. Each exhibitor receives:
    - 10' x 10' booth space
    - 1 Table
    - 2 Chairs

    So that all exhibitors are successful, independent representatives from the same company are prohibited. If someone from the company you represent has already registered, you will be informed. We will then cancel the registration and refund your money. If you are selling food, please coordinate with the City of St. Louis for requirements.

    1. Setup: Setup on site is 9:30am to 11:30am on Saturday, October 14, 2023. The grounds open to the public at 12pm and the event programming begins at 1pm. The event ends at 4pm, and teardown begins after that. Booths must remain in place until the end of the event. Vehicles will not have access to the site until 4:30pm.

    2. Security: Each exhibitor must take responsibility for the security of all items in their display booth. Do not leave valuable items unattended.

    3. Payment: Payment must be received with this registration in order to hold space. We will NOT hold space without payment. Once your application and payment is received, you will receive a booth space credentials.

    4. Terms: By acceptance of this agreement & purchase, the Exhibitor expressly releases Great Rivers Greenway from any and all liability for damage, injury, or loss to any persons or goods which may arise from the rental and occupation of exhibit space.