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SD Night Market

Those folks up on Convoy St. are paying attention to the farmer's market craze and melding it with their hertage to create the first Asian Night Market on Sept. 28th.

I read about it here - http://www.sdnightmarket.com/about/

This could be very, very cool...

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    1. Ooo, at night. I like that idea!

      1. Thanks for this! It's about time someone came up with something like this. I hope it succeeds!

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          1. re: LisaSD

            I read on Eater there will be a beer garden sponsored by Societe, Mission and Helms Brewing at this event. Bout time - looking forward to checking it out.

            While this maybe slightly O/T, I thought/hoped this would be the type of event the SD Public Market would be hosting in their Barrio Logan space (instead of what seemed like a series of exclusively $55+ per head events). I noticed the other day they shuttered their Sunday farmers market - anyone have the scoop on what's going on there?

            1. re: Stiflers_Mom

              Re: SD Public Market- From Facebook: 'We'll be focusing on building our first commercial kitchen, then shop spaces, and hosting community and private events. Farmers' markets will be back as icing on the cake when there's more activity there, maybe different days.'

              They will be hosting the TEDxAmerica'sFinestCity event on October 5 (a prior TED event was at Anthology just before it closed)

              Re: SD Night Market: I saw a tweet asking for vendors 12 days before the Night Market is to happen. Sounds a bit unorganized.

              1. re: Cathy

                As long as the sponsoring organization has the right permits (which have to be in place at least 60-days out) and the vendors have the correct health permits, it's still probably doable. The regulation on something like this event is pretty extensive, not to mention daunting.

                I agree 12 days seems like cutting it close, but it could be some original vendors couldn't secure the proper permits (temporary food facility permit), perhaps cancelled, or they decided they had more space than they originally thought.

          2. The 626 Night Market had it's last gathering of 2013 this weekend. Crazy crowds-held on the Santa Anita racetrack parking area. We were there very early (3 pm) on the Saturday in early August and there was such a variety of booths and planned events for that weekend. (I saw ramen burgers but did not try).

            If San Diego has half as many booths, it will be great.

            http://www.626nightmarket.com/index.html

            1. I just hope that they have all the logistics worked out, incl. parking.

              The night market up in LA (Pasadena to be exact) is a clusterfuck of a traffic nightmare.