The Richmond Night Market is one of Vancouver's most popular attractions and has seen more than a million visitors annually since its opening in the year 2000. What began as a small market attracting locals is now a destination that welcomes people from far and wide.
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Open during the summer months, from May to October, the Richmond Night Market is a highly anticipated event every year. During its two-decade run, the night market has had several different locations to accommodate its ever-growing patronage. Each year, there's a theme for the market reflected in the entertainment and decor. Some of the past themes were Magical Candyland, Return of the Dragon, and Pirates. The Richmond Night Market is family-friendly and has something for everyone.
Richmond Night Market has an array of offerings with over three hundred stalls. Food vendors and retail merchants line the acreage creating excitement and sensory overload with every step! Along with food and merchandise, there are carnival-style games to keep you entertained for hours.
There are over a hundred food stalls at the Richmond Night Market each boasting unique and flavorful dishes to try. Feeling adventurous? Try the grilled or deep-fried squid. For a fun snack, try the Rainbow Cheese Toast— it's a colorful twist on an old classic! There are street food options, like tacos, with an Asian-inspired flair. With Canada's large Asian population, many of the offerings have their tasty roots in Asian culture. Your taste buds will be dancing from the front of the market to the end.
The Richmond Night Market is a great place to pick up some souvenirs or unique hand-made treasures. The retail stalls offer everything from sunglasses to novelty socks to arts and crafts. Click the link below for more information on admission, hours of operation, and vendor lists.
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