July 10, 2018 > Celebrate cultural diversity at Bay Area Night Market
Celebrate cultural diversity at Bay Area Night Market
Submitted By Ria Abellera
The 3rd annual ?Bay Area Night Market? returns Friday and Saturday, July 13 and 14 at NewPark Mall in the lot in front of Burlington.
This year the night market will host over 50 vendors featuring multi-cultural food and handmade goods. From tacos to boba, explore the global flavors from over 35 cultural food vendors. There will be an artisan square of merchants selling one of a kind finds. Adults and children can play at the Classic Arcade, sing the night away at the Karaoke Lounge, and snap a picture at the Interactive Photo Experience. A face painter will be creating magical faces and balloon animals at no charge from 4 pm to 10 pm on both days.
2018 vendors include PineappleWhips, NanaBears Donuts, Junk Mail Musubi, Popsies, Munchy Box, Bubbly, Bombzies BBQ, Uji Time Desserts, Cross Hatch Eatery, Adoboos, Iced Out Shave Ice, Jaden?s Kettle Corn, Poke Life, Meyer?s Fine Foods, Milk & Cookie Bar, Fusion BBQ, Spudz Brothers, Gong Cha, Glazier, Tea Lyfe, 5 A?s BBQ, Creative Sips, El Gran Taco Loco, Mini Street Burgers, Yummi BBQ (Friday), Happy Dumplings (Saturday), Marley?s Treats, Mustache Mikes, Smoke?s Poutinerie, Curry Up Now, Fancy Flavors, Petit Pot, Auntie Vivs Shaved Ice, Crumbwich, Sam?s Matcha, Tita?s Treasures, Om Kollections, Highline Jewelry, Conscious Pspirit, Resurrection Products, AA Handicrafts, US Borne Books, Kat Jiang Draws, Weekend Wood Working, Izzy?s Treasure Box, The Polished Mama, SeneGence by Glossy Glam Bar, Johobohand bags and TheJemGems by Paparazzi, Denim for Days, Le Voutique, Jodi408, and Ascend Muay Thai and Fitness.
New to the market is a variety of local performers and live music. Some performances include hip hop classes from Funkmode and dance routines complete with lighted costumes and props from dancers of Firelight Society and Fire Pixie Entertainment.
In addition to the activities is the new Fun Zone, which includes interactive bounce houses and laser tag. Use of the Fun Zone is $5 per play. Only cash is accepted.
The Bay Area Night Market also strives to bring the community together and finds opportunities to give back. This year a portion of ticket sales will be donated to the Asian American Donor Program (AADP). AADP is a local non-profit organization that focuses their energies on reaching out and conducting donor registration drives in diverse communities for patients that suffer from different forms of blood diseases.
We invite the community to enjoy a night of celebrating the cultural diversity of the Bay Area through food, art, performances and handmade goods!
We strongly encourage attendees to purchase tickets in advance. Tickets online are $3 for a single day and $5 for two days. Online prices go up July 12 ? 14. Online ticket sales on July 13 and 14 close at 4 p.m.
Tickets purchased at the door with cash are $5 for a single day and $9 for two days. Purchases with a credit card are $5.50 for a single day and $9.50 for two days. Seniors, military, and veterans are $1 off ticket prices. Children eight and under are free. Ticket purchase includes entry and use of arcade, karaoke, and other fun activities.
Tickets, performance times and more information can be found at www.thebayareanightmarket.com.
Bay Area Night Market
Friday & Saturday, Jul 13 & 14
4 p.m. ? 11 p.m.
2086 NewPark Mall, Newark
(lot in front of Burlington)
Online: $3 one day, $5 two days
At the door: $5 one day, $9 two days (cash); $5.50 one day, $9.50 two days (credit card)
Kids 8 and under free