This Holiday Season SHOP SMALL at MakeHER MART

MakeHER Mart, a special edition of MAKERS MART, honors and celebrates women owned business plus unique shopping specials across the East Village Arts District.

Make Collectives, is partnering with the Downtown Long Beach Alliance (DLBA), women, non binary conscious, creative entrepreneurs, makers, artisans, creators and curators sharing their unique gifts, talents, products and services with the like hearted community to celebrate Small Business Saturday. Now in its 8th annual, the Makers Mart will transform Downtown Long Beach 1st & Linden street to the city’s Holiday hotspot in the East Village Arts District.

A Women Empowerment Panel will take place featuring local leaders in the community to discuss topics to support, empower, inspire and connect with the community. More details to come..

1st Street between Linden and Elm Avenues will be closed to traffic and house local artisan booths and live music while surrounding businesses offer specials on gift items. More than 30 women owned businesses will set-up along 1st Street in the East Village Arts District with great gifts for the holidays.

COST: Free Entry

DATE: Saturday November 26, 2022

WHERE: 1ST & Linden in the East Village Arts District in Downtown Long Beach


  • Shop local East Village RETAIL POP UP ACTIVATIONS and over 20+ Women owned businesses
  • Live DJ: DJ HoneyMee
  • Stephanie Serrano, Prana Planner - Wellness Activities of breathwork, meditation and movement
  • Book Signing: In Her Purpose
  • Planteria Latina: Photo backdrop Installation
  • Aleesha Jordan of Compatible Living: Color Card Readings & Mini Coaching Sessions 
  • Julia Leung: Oracle Card Readings
  • Novy & Livy Apothecary: Bath Salt Bar
  • Sharleen Aglipay: Glitter Tattoo & Facepainting
  • Adventures to Dream Enrichment: We will have a planting activity for kids to plant a seed in a grow bag and take it home


    11:00 a.m. Welcome Remarks – Kathleen Penaloza Engel, MAKE Collectives

    11:15 a.m. Opening Ritual / Blessing

    11:30 a.m. 1st Wellness Activity – Stephanie Serrano, Prana Planner

    12:45 p.m. 2nd Wellness Activity – Stephanie Serrano, Prana Planner

    1:00 p.m. MakeHER Panel

    2:30 p.m. 3rd Wellness Activity – Stephanie Serrano, Prana Planner

    3:00 p.m. Dance Party

    4:00 p.m. East Village Arts District Small Businesses & Vendor Promo

    4:50 p.m. Closing Remarks – Kathleen Penaloza Engel, MAKE Collectives

    5:00 p.m. Closing Ritual / Blessing by Amber Ashley

    MAKE Collectives
    3 WOMEN
    BYO Long Beach
    Maker KIDS:
    Sofia Llamas
    Solana Freely
    Grayson Engel
    Campfire Long Beach - "The Galaxy Foxes"
    LB Love Organics
    Love & Snow
    Novy & Livy
    Elsa Casteneda
    INI Creations
    Woven Culture
    Sweet Pea Collective
    Goddamn Embroidery

    Timeless Love Creations

    Paper Wilderness
    Timeless Love Creations
    Dazzle Me Faces
    Planteria Latina
    In Her Purpose Book
    West & Rose
    EKP Creations
    Kelso Doesnt Dance
    Sara Pilchman Ceramics
    Shades of Gaia
    Dex & Bodie
    Cielo Lazuli
    Treasure of Andes
    VOZ Collective
    SHADE Boutique
    Back Alley Finds
    Stephanie Mendoza
    Prana Planner