FAQ

-Do I need a ticket for Uptown Night Market?


No ticket needed and it's completely free to enter!




-Is safety an issue?


Like any large-scale event, safety is always a concern. We're taking every precaution to ensure this event is safe and fun for all. We have paid police detail on-site, as well as private security at the two entry points. Furthermore, we work closely with NYC and state authorities to make sure we implement a clear and safe post-Covid-19 policy.




-How do you get to 12th Ave & 135th St?


Subway: 1 to 135 Street Station Bus: M5 to Riverside Dr/Tiemann P 7 minute walk from both stations




-Is this a one-time event?


No. The Uptown Night Market is a monthly series, every second Thursday starting August 12, 2021, and through November 11th.




-Why Uptown Night Market?


Harlem residents, tourists, and New York City residents from all boroughs are hungry for new, exciting food experiences and events. If you ask us, The Uptown Night Market has been a long time coming. It's an all-encompassing event that celebrates the diverse food and vibrant culture in Harlem with multiple vendors producing dishes and libations from all corners of the world with an unmatchable layer of authenticity and passion.




-What is Uptown Night Market?


The Uptown Night Market is an open-air food and drink festival that celebrates the diverse food and vibrant culture in New York City with over 35 vendors producing dishes and libations from all corners of the world with an unmatchable layer of authenticity and passion.




-How do I become a vendor/performer?


To become a vendor at The Uptown Night Market, simply fill out the application on our vendor tab. For performance, simply fill out the application on our music tab.




-How do you choose your vendors?


The Uptown Night Market is showcasing the global community within our city, with food originating from countries around the world, made right here in New York City. More than half of the vendors are NY-based food businesses. We choose vendors based on the menu, business practices, and of course, THE FOOD! OOD.