South Street Night Market

Over 80 food vendors, local bands, exhibits and activities. One night, one place. The South Street Night Market is back! Happening on Thursday August 15, from 6-10pm. Join in the fun with friends and neighbors at 5th and South Streets. Hosted by The Food Trust, they bring their mission to the streets. Partner hosts include South Street Headhouse District and Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens.

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The Food Trust is focused on providing affordable and nutritious food and information to communities. This creates healthy decisions and healthy living. Founded 20 years ago, The Food Trust started in South Philadelphia working with Tasker Homes. Today they work with numerous schools, grocers and neighborhoods in over 25 states.

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So what is a night market? Basically a city street food festival showcasing Philly’s best authentic restaurants and food trucks. These night markets, inspired by Asian Street markets, started three years ago in East Passyunk. Since then, ten night markets have been held around the city with hundreds of local vendors in attendance. Drawing more than 100,000 people, they couldn’t help themselves when talk arose of South Street.

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