With a fall chockfull of art- and culture-focused events, Kendall Whittier Main Street has sponsorship opportunities available businesses and individuals who want to be a part of these exciting events.

“Sponsors help small nonprofits like Kendall Whittier Main Street elevate their events and bring in even more people,” said Jessica Jackson Seay, executive director of Kendall Whittier Main Street. “Our events celebrate local businesses, local artists and makers, and Hispanic culture and heritage. Having sponsors support the events help us provide more talent, more activities or bring more people out. And it helps sponsors get their name out there. It’s a win-win!”

Sponsorships start as low as $250 and go up to Presenting Sponsor at $2,500. In-kind sponsorships and customized packages are also available.

Each level has different perks, with every sponsor being listed online and named on-site at the event. Some options include a free booth rental or VIP access at the event. Higher levels include logos on event posters, flyers or maps.

The Kendall Whittier Arts Festival, an event that celebrates Tulsa’s vibrant art scene, is scheduled for Oct. 15. Available sponsorships include the Presenting Sponsor for $2,500, the Entertainment Sponsor for $1,000 and Friend of the Festival for $250.

“The Kendall Whittier Arts Festival is our staple event and by far the largest,” Jackson Seay said. “It’s an opportunity for any business to get great exposure on a tight budget. Where else can be you named a Presenting Sponsor for just $2,500?”

Los Festivales y Mercados cultural series, which features multicultural and Hispanic vendors, music, dancing and activities, is seeking an Entertainment Sponsor ($1,000) and Supporting Sponsors ($500). The Entertainment Sponsor is for both events, while the support sponsor is per event. Upcoming events in the series are the Dia de la Independencia on Sept. 17 and Las Posadas on Dec. 17.

Finally, Small Business Saturday, falling on Nov. 26, showcases the importance of shopping local during the holiday season. The event will include shopper giveaways and focus on small activations in Kendall Whittier to encourage people to shop that day especially. Sponsorships open are Swag Sponsor ($500), Media Sponsor (in-kind) and Supporting Sponsor ($500).

A full list of sponsorship opportunities, including pricing and perks, can be found online here. There’s even an online form for anyone inquiring or registering to become a sponsor.


About Kendall Whittier Main Street

Kendall Whittier Main Street is a nonprofit organization that inspires the ongoing revitalization and growth of a historic and cultural neighborhood in Tulsa, striving to transform it back to a thriving, walkable commercial district. KWMS is a 2020 Great American Main Street Award winner and an Oklahoma Certified Cultural District.

For more information about the Kendall Whittier Main Street, please call or text 918-633-1934 or email info@visitkendallwhittier.com.


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