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Melbourne's Night Market Returns And We Are Pumped

Melbourne’s original and favourite Night Market will return to the iconic Queen Victoria Market from Wednesday 15 November for its biggest summer yet with a blockbuster 21-week season until 11 April 2018.

The Night Market will celebrate its 20th year in the sun with a dazzling program of summer food, drinks, artisan shopping and live entertainment.

Famous for bringing relaxed summer fun to Wednesday nights in Melbourne, in 2017/18 The Night Market will gather more than 60 global street food stalls and festival bars; more than 130 artisan fashion, homewares and general merchandise traders; plus, a rotating line-up of buzzing live music and entertainment.

This summer season will see many new food and beverage traders debut at The Night Market, including:
• Gangnam Pocha – Korean street food featuring spicy rice cakes, sweet and spicy deep-fried chicken and sweet potato noodles;
• Poke Doke – Raw fish poke bowls and sushi doughnuts;
• Pachamancha – Authentic Peruvian street food;
• Boston Bagels – American style bagels;
• Mitchelton Spritz – A new take on a summer favourite featuring Mitchelton Wines’ own Sparkling Cuvee; and
• Melbourne Gin Company – Classic gin cocktails with a Melbourne twist!

Night Market-goers can also revisit favourites from previous Night Market seasons, including:
• The Cypriot Kitchen – Chicken souvla and other Cypriot street food cooked using secret family recipes;
• The Black Sheep – Traditional Greek barbecue cooked up by George Vagianakis whose CV includes Jacques Reymond. Think pulled lamb, pork and chicken souvlakis with sides;
• Taki’s Balls – Greek doughnut balls served with mouth-watering toppings like Nutella and salted caramel with crushed toffee popcorn;
• Running Bull Sangria – Red and white sangria. Olé!
• Garden Bar – A pop-up collaboration between summer’s quintessential drink, Pimm’s, and Coldstream Brewery.

The Night Market is sure to become Melbourne’s favourite midweek hangout for the twentieth year running; providing locals and visitors alike with a vibrant, summer-fun atmosphere to enjoy the warmer months in style.

Fast Facts
Season dates: Wednesday 15 November 2017 to Wednesday 11 April 2018 (excluding Wednesday 27 December 2017)
Time: 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Where: Queen Victoria Market, corner Queen and Therry Streets.
Parking: $15 event parking, 4:30pm – 11:00pm

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