Get ready to experience the ultimate foodie event of the summer. Night Market at The Bungalow Santa Monica presented by KCRW, returns at The Fairmont Miramar Hotel with an all-new lineup of eclectic food and beverage vendors, exciting live entertainment, and a variety of family and dog friendly activities. This all ages food and drink event will start on June 1 and will run every Thursday from 5pm to 11pm through August 31. Night Market will offer a perfect blend of delectable food, refreshing drinks, live music, and community, all in one place.
Grammy-nominated artist Mayer Hawthorne will be kicking off Night Market with an all-vinyl DJ set, setting the tone for the incredible lineup of celebrity guest bartenders and surprise DJ performances throughout the summer.
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Night Market will be welcoming new food vendors this year including Lobsterdamus, who will be cooking up their famous Lobster’s Nest and Lobster Truffle Fries throughout the summer, The Arepa Stand, who will be sharing their delicious Venezuelan street food, Chimmelier, who who will be serving their popular Korean Fried Chicken, Cali Dumpling, serving juicy soup dumplings and wontons, and LA staple Uncle Paulies, will be bringing their ever popular New York style deli sandwiches to the west side. Satisfy your sweet tooth and cool down with The Ice Guys, as they prepare handcrafted, rolled gelato ice cream for guests. Returning vendors include Tacos 1986, Secret Vegan Pizza, and Gooey Center, who will once again delight foodies with their dishes.
On opening night, don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy Ketel One espresso martinis, and look out for Cameron Diaz’s Avaline rosé that will also be featured at the Night Market this summer. Casamigos, Don Julio, Tito’s Vodka, 818 Tequila, Maker’s Mark, and Casa Del Sol, among others are also expected to return with fun bar activations and specialty cocktails.
Families with kids can look forward to an expansive play area featuring face painting and more, while Exhale Massage will offer complimentary 10-minute massages once a month. Night Market is also dog-friendly and is proud to partner with Wags & Walks again this year where they will host an on-site meet and greet once a month for its family of adoptable dogs rescued from local shelters.
The visionary behind Night Market, Brent Bolthouse, designed this event to bring people together through the universal love language of good food, great drinks, and vibrant entertainment. This perfect combination, coupled with LA’s beautiful summer nights, will provide guests with an opportunity to mix and mingle with their family and friends while sampling mouth watering dishes from some of LA’s most beloved restaurants.
“Night Market gets bigger and better every year with new food vendors, live music, great drinks and even some surprise celebrity guests,” says Bolthouse, “Food is the ultimate connector and I wanted to create an event where families and guests of all ages can come together and enjoy each other’s company while eating some of the best food that LA has to offer. I can’t wait to have everyone enjoy their summer evenings with us at Night Market.”
Last year’s Night Market saw celebrity attendees like Aaron Paul and Eva Longoria guest bartending, creating specialty cocktails with their brands Dos Hombres and Casa Del Sol for food and drink lovers alike, while Brody Jenner closed out the 2022 Night Market season with a special DJ set with his tequila seltzer, Mamitas.
Additional vendors, brand activations, bar partners and DJs will be announced each week, so keep an eye out on social media to see what each week has to offer.
Night Market is free to enter and open to the public and will take place every Thursday from June 1 – August 31 from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Bungalow Santa Monica (101 Wilshire Blvd.).
For more information, visit thebungalow.com/santa-monica and follow on Instagram at @TheBungalowSM. The Bungalow Santa Monica will remain open until 2 a .m. during the Night Market for guests 21+.
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