Richmond Night Market aiming to start its 2021 season mid-July

Jun 30 2021, 9:50 am

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We’ve been patiently waiting to hear what’s happening with the Richmond Night Market’s 2021 season, and we finally have more than a general update from organizers.

Earlier this spring, the market’s management team released a statement announcing the opening date would be postponed due to the pandemic.

Now, we have slightly more specific details about the season. It will be opening in mid-July.

“We are excited to announce that the Richmond Night Market will be returned in mid-July. Let’s reconnect and get back together again this summer,” said organizers.

This announcement comes after BC health officials announced Tuesday that the province is officially entering Step 3 of its COVID-19 restart plan beginning Thursday, July 1.

In pre-pandemic years the huge outdoor market — North America’s largest — typically ran from early May into October.

This event normally draws crowds from across the province who travel to check out the rows on rows of vibrant cuisine along with a diverse lineup of nightly performances on the 50-ft entertainment stage.

We’ll keep you posted as more exact details are revealed.

Richmond Night Market 2021

When: Mid-July, 2021

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