The second Chelsea Night Market will take place this Saturday evening, July 13, in the parking lot of Luther Place – bringing a wide range of food, vendors and live music to an enlivened downtown.
The first Night Market seized upon momentum
built by the Pupusa Fiesta in April, and coordinators believe they’ll have
another great crowd to bring foot traffic and excitement after hours.
This month, DJ Tempo Suave will return, and
there will also be two live bands performing.
Sus will perform a variety of 70s rock and
funk tunes, while The Group Activity looks to bring something new and exciting
to the table – and one might find themselves in the act by the end of the
The band describes its act as, “The band
blends folk, blues, and reggae to bring you a well-planned and often-improvised
musical experience that relies on you for co-creation.”
The Chelsea Public Library will be on hand
to coordinate children’s’ activities this time around, and organizers are
excited to bring that to the Market.
We’re excited to be joined for all the
upcoming markets by teams from the
Food vendors are:
•Eloti with the summer’s best corn on the
cob served up Latino style.
•North East of the Border with a variety of
•Chung Wah, the downtown’s own Asian
Craft vendors are:
•Omis World presented by Chelsea’s own Noemi
Torres with thrift shop items to buy or trade. In that same vein All
Planets is also selling vintage clothing while Channel 94 sells clothes
specifically from the 90s.
•Aldea Maya, selling beaded hummingbirds
made by women in the Lake Atitlán region of Guatemala.
•Crafts and fine art from CBenjamin Art,
Jeremy Veldhuis Illustration and Pan + Scan Illustration. Items from these
vendors includes art prints, shirts, coasters, stickers, paintings, postcards,
•Pamper yourself with handmade soap from
Unwind Soaps and soy candles by Wicked Sisters.
Finally, local artist Nirvanna Lildharrie
leads an interactive art showcase. Meanwhile, outreach and engagement
activities will be led by representatives from the Appalachian Mountain Club,
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay, and Phoenix Charter Academy.
The July Night Market runs from 7-10 p.m. on
Luther Place (behind the Chelsea Walk).
Looking ahead to
the August market, organizers are celebrating all things human powered on
wheels. Bring a skateboard, bicycle, tricycle, scooter, or wheelchair.
We’re anticipating some jaw-dropping performances by trick riders.
MassBike will be on hand for free bike tune ups and simple repairs.
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