Jomo King is an Event Planning Consultant who brings a high level of professionalism to the Grandmont Community Association as Art Fair Director. He has been a proud resident of the Grandmont community since 2008 and is one of the Block Captains of Longacre Street.
In 2009, he established NING Society Events as an avenue for mature working professionals to network and be entertained in a safe environment. Since the inception of NING Society, Mr. King has integrated events that are focused on family and community outreach. He has successfully built partnerships with community leaders, faith-based organizations, exhibitors and resource agencies to give back to the community. Determined to be set apart and prepared to take his talent to the next level, Mr. King obtained his Event Planning Certification in December 2012 from Schoolcraft College. When he is not planning events, he enjoys spending time with his three beautiful daughters, family and friends. Some of his favorite pastimes include his love for rare and exotic tropical fish, scary movies and working with youth.
Come enjoy an outdoor shopping experience with over 40 local artists, entrepreneurs, and small business owners selling handmade one-of-a-kind jewelry, African art, books, baked goods, cultural & Detroit-themed apparel, homemade scented candles, all natural bath and skincare products, boutique merchandise, unique art work and much more!
The festival will also feature tasty food trucks and local restaurants: River Bistro, Detroit Shrimp & Fish and Hot Dog Girlz
Our Live DJ, Kelly D will serenade the air spinning R&B, Soul, Funk, Motown, Old School Hip Hop, and you can become a star and show-off your talent with outdoor KARAOKE!
The event will also include caricature drawings by Elijah, fun fitness demos, local talent performances, face painting and massage tents.
The event is FREE and open to the public.
So bring your folding chair, card table, blanket, family and friends for a great art fair summer festival in Detroit’s Grandmont Community!