Canada’s largest night market is opening in Vancouver this weekend and here’s what to expect

Canada’s largest night market is gearing up for its 2024 opening weekend.

The Richmond Night Market is a popular annual event that draws massive crowds every year and offers hundreds of foods from around the world.

The open-air festival begins on April 26 at 7 p.m. and runs every weekend until October 14, 2024.

The event features over 600 international food options and 110 retail booths with unique finds, trendy fashion and artisanal crafts.

The culinary options at this market are endless from a flying cup of noodles to chicken lollipops, milk tea that comes in baby bottles, Japanese poutine and over-the-top desserts.

There will also be interactive games, giant bouncy castles and live entertainment on the main stage.

This year’s theme for the event is “Summer Sweet Dragon,” in honour of the Year of the Dragon.

You can buy a general admission ticket for $8.50 at the entrance or get a Zoom Pass for $40, allowing you to skip the lines. The Zoom Pass is not available online and must be purchased at the entrance to the night market.

The Zoom Pass is transferable, meaning you can share the savings with your family and friends.

Richmond Night Market

General Admission: $8.50, Zoom Pass $40, children under 7 and seniors over 60 are free

When: Runs from April 26 until October 14, 2024, weekend evenings (Fridays to Sundays) as well as on long-weekend Mondays

Address: 8351 River Rd, Richmond, BC

Why You Should Go: The Richmond Night Market is a beloved event in B.C. that draws thousands of visitors every year.

The event is a hub for Asian culture and cuisine and features innovative foods like chicken lollipops, kimchi bacon rolls and Japanese poutine.

Richmond Night Market website

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