These events have
a serious purpose as well, raising thousands of dollars for
Grants that are awarded to local non-profit organizations.
We make an enormous effort to ensure that two vendors selling
similar merchandise are not in close proximity to each other,
or to a similar merchant store on the Avenue. The Chamber utilizes
new computer technology that keeps track of all vendors, merchants,
sales tax, and placements and has also been updated to provide
the City of New York with all the information they require about
In addition, our Festivals feature first class entertainment,
usually with a wide variety of artists, performances, and
sometimes some unusual surprises! You may see a performer who goes
on to become a huge star!
The organizing, planning and coordinating of both Festivals
is done totally in-house by the Chamber staff, minimizing our costs,
and maximizing the amounts we give to Grants & Scholarships.
Coordinator is responsible for
placement of vendors, and overseeing all Festival operations.
Chamber members get 25% off the regular Festival rates, and
Avenue Merchants who are members get 25% off the already discounted rates for
Merchants. Naturally, you don't have to be a member to participate.
Click above to request a vendor application. (you must print on a legal
Volunteers from the Chamber and the community join together on
Festival Day to
produce a symphony of fun and profitability for merchants and
vendors alike. To volunteer, please call the West Manhattan Chamber
office at (212) 787-1112, or email us at email@example.com.