Queens Night Market opened on May 4, and now halfway through the 2019 summer season they’re bringing on even more food vendors to serve up tasty international cuisine.
The open-air market has been around since 2015 and with each year gets larger and more popular. So far during the 2019 season, the Queens Night Market has been averaging over 12,000 visitors per night! Their varied cuisine pulls from restaurants around the world representing food from 90 countries.
The team behind the market also decided to make some changes this year in compared to last by opening an hour earlier, doing away with the beer and wine garden partition, and lowering vendor fees; all of which have increased vendors sales and created a more family friendly environment.
The most notable part of the event for New Yorkers, however, is that all food options have a price cap of $5 (with only a few $6 exceptions). As the founder of QNM, John Wang, noted:
“We remain committed to being the most diversely attended event in NYC, which to us also necessarily means being the most affordable event in NYC.”
New vendors you can expect to find at the event include:
Phnom Penh Project: Cambodian Amok Trey and Chek Cheng
Momos: Tibetan dumplings
Pakistand: Pakistani Chapli Kebab and Aloo Vada
La’Maoli: Antiguan Ducana, Saltfish and Bouillabaisse
Tanabel: Iranian Mirza and Syrian Manakish
Cathailina: Thai Kari Pap & Kanom Pung
Brooklyn Dumpling: Polish Pierogis and Kopytka
Bengali Street Eats: Bengali Chotpoti and Samosas
Chori & Chimi: Argentinian Choripan
Balkan Bites: Bureks
Grilla in Manila: Filipino Spaghetti
You can find more information and a list of all vendors on the official website.
Where: New York Hall of Science, Flushing Meadows Corona Park
When: Saturdays from April 20-August 17, 5 p.m.-12 a.m.
Featured image: @queensnightmarket via Instagram
Also published on Medium.