City of Rochester News Release - Sunday Markets to Feature Malcom X Marketplace at the International Plaza

(Thursday, May 16, 2024) – The Sunday Markets season continues with a birthday celebration for famed civil rights leader Malcom X from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at the International Plaza, 828 N. Clinton Ave.

The Malcom X Marketplace at the International Plaza will feature about a dozen Black-owned businesses along with the usual array of vendors at the site. One such vendor is B+Healthy Fresh Food Market. This will mark the largest gathering of Black-owned retail businesses in Rochester this year.

Managed in collaboration with the Ibero American Development Corp., the International Plaza brings the world to Rochester with a variety of food, gifts, and entertainment from vendors and performers highlighting a wide assortment of global cuisine, culture and heritage. Each Sunday the Plaza will host markets with special features, attractions and presentations from community-based organizations offering information on vital resources and services that can help families thrive.

The International Plaza is also open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday until the 2024 season concludes on Oct. 13.

The International Plaza offers an ideal, affordable location for merchants seeking to engage directly with the public. Vendor spaces remain available with rates starting at just $20 per week. Discounts are available for multiple weeks and for the season. For vending information, applications or questions go to, call Erika J. Perez 585-428-7282 or email

Assistance with starting and growing a business is also available at the International Plaza through the Ibero Business Center. To learn more about these services, contact the Ibero Business Center at, call 585-256-8900 ext. 125 or visit at

Follow the International Plaza on social media: @theinternationalplazaroc.



The Administration of Mayor Malik D. Evans strives to create a safe, equitable and prosperous Rochester by inspiring hope and delivering opportunity for everyone. Guided by the Administration’s Mission, Vision and Values and the principles of the “Rochester 2034” comprehensive plan, City employees are committed to providing exceptional customer service, transparent stewardship, and collaborative leadership to foster a vibrant community that empowers personal, professional and generational growth for all who live, work or play in the city of Rochester.