The Urban launches the “Overtown Marketplace” in Historic Overtown, Miami


Thur., May 2nd, 2019

Media Contact:

Kechi Okpala | 718-213-1702 | |

The Urban launches the “Overtown Marketplace” in Historic Overtown, Miami

Miami, Fla. (May 2019) ¾Urban Philanthropies’ newest venture The Overtown Marketplace debuts in Historic Overtown at The Urban, 1000 NW 2nd Avenue Miami, FL 33136 on May 10th, 2019.

The Overtown Marketplace is a curated weekly event that supports local South Florida vendors who offer unique, one of a kind bespoke items. This marketplace is aimed to support the entrepreneurial drive of the local community with live music and special events that create new memories in the heart of Overtown.

Urban Philanthropies’ mission is to transform distressed urban communities through economic development activities for the enhanced quality of life.

“We provide an open marketplace that grows new and small businesses by offering the exposure and resources to increase their brand presence through craft, culinary and culture. We are an entrepreneurial hub that fuses hustle and passion with those aiming to make their dreams a reality,” says Keon Williams of Urban Philanthropies.

The Urban is a new 58,000 square foot market place and public venue; offering soulfully curated cocktails and menu items. The 2-day weekly event is FREE and open to the public with vending fee options.

Weekly Marketplace Schedule 

Friday-             4:00 PM-9:00 PM 

Saturday-        12:00 PM-5:00 PM  

The Urban Hours of Operation

Thursday-        4:00PM-Midnight

Friday-             4:00PM-3:00AM

Saturday-        Noon-3:00AM

Sunday-          Noon-Midnight

Social Media Handles


Instagram: TheUrbanMIA

For more information and vending inquiries on the Overtown Marketplace email or call 305-424-8741. 

For media inquiries call 718-213-1702 or email