Downtown Vancouver Summer Night Market to Open June 20th

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There are night markets in Richmond, Surrey, and in North Vancouver, but downtown Vancouver has been lacking the night market atmosphere that disappeared after the Chinatown Night Market closed down.

Luckily, the organizers of the Friday Night Shipyards Market in North Vancouver have banded together to introduce an exciting new Saturday night market & concert series to be located at the Plaza of Nations every Saturday night from 5 – 10pm starting June 20, 2015 and running until September 12, 2015.

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Downtown Vancouver Summer Night Market to Open June 20th

Vancouver Night Markets Open for the 2015 Summer Season!

Vancouver Night Market 2015

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You know it’s officially summer time when the Vancouver night markets open up again for the season. This Friday the two extremely popular Richmond Night Markets are opening up just in time for the May long weekend.

Thousands of people crowd to each of these night markets (plus the ones in North Vancouver and Downtown) every weekend in the summer for good reason. The food is mouth-wateringly delicious (if you know what to get) and the experience is something worth writing home about!

Without further ado, here’s our 2015 edition of the Essential guide to the Vancouver Night Markets this summer:

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Vancouver Night Markets Open for the 2015 Summer Season!

5 Foods to Try at a Vancouver Night Market this Summer

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The night markets in Vancouver are a summer staple with thousands of people flocking to buy cheap socks, knock-off sunglasses, and cell phone cases. But, we all know what the night markets in Vancouver are really about… the food! Weird food, cheap food, and lots of deep-fried goodness!

While the North Vancouver night market is making a valiant effort in providing amazing food choices (from 20+ food truck vendors), the Richmond night markets (International Summer Night Market and Richmond Night Market) are already well-established for their huge variety of food vendors. But, what should you be saving space in your stomach for? We’ve got 5 awesome foods you’ve gotta try if you head to the night markets in Vancouver this summer.

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5 Foods to Try at a Vancouver Night Market this Summer