Last year we attended Queens International Night Market for the first time and had a delicious time trying all the diverse food that Queens has to offer. The Night Market will return for its fourth season at the New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Saturdays, starting April 21st, 2018.
The Night Market is selling a limited number of tickets for two “sneak preview” events on April 21st and April 28th to help alleviate traffic, capacity issues, and any disruption to the surrounding community from opening nights. Tickets are $5 and should be purchased in advance – children under 12 are free. If any tickets remain unsold for either night, tickets will be $8 at the door.
Tickets for Sneak Preview 1, April 21st: http://queensnightmarket.ticketleap.com/2018-preview-1
Tickets for Sneak Preview 2, April 28th: http://queensnightmarket.ticketleap.com/2018-preview-2
The Night Market will be free and open to the public again starting on May 5th. The event is pledging 20% of the ticket proceeds to charity.
John Wang, founder of the Queens Night Market, said, “The Night Market is all about community and culture, and we aspire to give back as much as we possibly can. Across all of last year, we ended up raising and donating more money to charity than we actually made in profits. We’re still exploring the best organizations to support this year and are certainly open to suggestions.”
Over its first three seasons, the Queens Night Market has welcomed more than 600,000 visitors, helped launch 200 new businesses in New York, and represented approximately 80 countries through its vendors and their food. In 2017, the event averaged 9,000 attendees each Saturday night.
Debuting in 2015, NYC’s first and only regularly occurring night market introduced a novel $5 price cap on all food and implemented uniquely accommodating vendor policies with the goal of creating a cultural event that appealed to the widest possible audience and encouraged small businesses. The general $5 price cap on food remains in place, with just a handful of vendors selling dishes at $6.Queens International Night Market New York Hall of Science Sneak Preview Events on April 21 & 28 Open to the Public on May 5