Uptown Night Market Credit: Contributed photo

Uptown Night Market, true to its mission of supporting the local cuisine, culture, and community, is coming back for another iconic event as part of the world-famous Harlem Week for the second year. Uptown Night Market, located under the famous Harlem Arches on 12th Ave and 133th, will take place Thursday, Aug. 11 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., opening the 47th edition of Harlem Week.

The festivities will feature more than 60 of the city’s best food, beverage, merch, and art vendors celebrating the best of Harlem and New York which includes a rich African American, African, Caribbean, Hispanic, and European culture, entertainment, and gastronomy.

The following is the vendor list, the majority of which are local minority-owned businesses alongside some of New York City’s all-time favorites such as: Perros Locos; Bites by Buts; La Braza; HangryDog; Twisted Potato; Patok By Rach; Fried Lasagna Mama; Memphis Seoul; Bel-Fries; Arnie & Ebony Catering LLC; Treat Yourself Jerk; Sassy’s Fishcakes; 2 Belize Girls, Inc.; C Bao; Chava’s Empanadas; MozzArepas; Yakitori Tatsu; Menya Jiro; Black Rican Vegan; The Bronx burger co.; ChengHsiung Liu; LANAFAY LLC; Chop Chop Tea; Brazilicious; Blake n Kylee’s Creole Kitchen; Peart’s Caribbean Cuisine LLC; Passion Fusion Bk; Azarakitchen LLC; Fuel Pax Foods; Miss Holly’s Smokehouse; Brooklyn Suya, and so much more!

The musical lineup for the event is curated in collaboration with Harlem Late Night Jazz, presenting Soul Power Band, City Love NYC, and the legendary DJ Cosi. More than 10,000 patrons enjoyed the last event with records of assistance registered on the platform Eventbrite. 

The foodie kingdom of Manhattan is offering a free multi-diverse experience to the community for the whole family. Uptown Night Market encourages you to register on their website for the Aug. 11 event.  

For more information, visit www.uptownnightmarket.com and @uptownnightmarket on Instagram.

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