The city of Los Angeles boasts of lovely hotels, excellent experiences, and famous museums along with 75 miles (120.70 km) of mesmerizing coastlines. In other words, it offers something special for all its visitors who flock here from all over the world. The food scene in this bustling city is also evolving fast. There are innumerable fine restaurants in the city at present and it can even claim to have one of the best restaurant scenes in the country. However, no visit to this wonderful city will be complete without sampling its exciting nightlife. Its innumerable night markets allure locals and visitors alike. Here are some of the best night markets in Los Angeles, California, so that you do not miss the fun, charm, and vibrancy of the city.
1. Yamashiro Night Market
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Yamashiro Night Market returns on May 2, 2019, in the city of Los Angeles. Locals in Hollywood flock together all through the summer so that they can shop and dine to their heart’s glory. However, it is recommended that the shoppers use a shuttle to access this night market in Los Angeles as parking space is limited here. There is an exciting variety of food options including wood-fired pizzas to die for from Urban Pie and Mexican fusion delicacies from Ta’im Taco. Vendors also sell a number of items including fresh produce, flowers, honey, vinegar, and more.
Yamashiro Night Market
Address: 1999 N Sycamore Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068, USA
Website: Yamashiro Night Market
Opening Hours: Sun-Wed: 5 pm - 11 pm Thur: 9 am - 5 pm Fri-Sat: 5 pm - 12 am
2. Art and Beer Night Market
The Art and Beer Night Market will return to Los Angeles this year for the fourth time. There will be more than 25 local artists who will display, as well as sell their handwork at one of the best breweries of the city. You can enjoy up to 15 beers on tap here along with food trucks and foot-tapping live music. Guests who do not buy tickets before have to pay as much as 12 USD while entering here.
Art and Beer Night Market
Address: Iron Triangle Brewing Company, 1581 Industrial Street, Los Angeles, United States
Website: Art and Beer Night Market
Opening hours: Feb 20 2019: 7 pm - 12am
3. Artwalk Night Market
This is one of the most exciting and unique night markets of its kind in Los Angeles. It takes place every second Thursday of the month. If you are passionate about art and are in Los Angeles when the market happens, make sure to visit it. So, get set to Art Walk! The walk will begin from 4th & Spring St along with the finest street artists from Los Angeles and the best-loaded food trucks.
Artwalk Night Market
Address: W 4th St, Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA
Website: Artwalk Night Market
Opening hours: Thurs: 6 pm - 12 am
4. Long Beach Saturday Market
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Make sure to visit the Long Beach Saturday Market that opens at the Pike Outlets. There are more than 50 local artisan vendors along with a number of food trucks and a sprawling food court in this lovely night market. So, rest assured that everyone has something to look forward to. Every month new, as well as returning small vendors belonging to Southern California, participate in this market by sharing and selling their products to a loyal community who is more than happy to support this endeavor by purchasing the locally made products. It is a fun time meeting and interacting with the makers.
Long Beach Saturday Market
Address: The Pike Outlets, 35 Pine Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90802
Opening hours: Sat: 4 pm–9 pm
5. Urban Hive Market
This night market in Los Angeles is an excellent place to come across several skilled vendors who sell and share their fabulous handmade items. There is hardly anyone who does not like to eat. Indulge your taste buds by sampling a wide variety of handmade goodies prepared by these talented vendors. New vendors also participate in the Urban Hive Market every month.
Urban Hive Market
Address: 95 S. Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802
Website: Urban Hive Market
Opening hours: Sat: 4 pm - 9 pm (4th Saturday of every month)
6. KTOWN Night Market
The KTOWN Night Market is returning this year in Los Angeles for the fifth consecutive time in the month of June. So, get ready for a fun-filled weekend of exciting live music performances, mouthwatering delicacies, fashionable shopping, and more. Savor a number of trending food offerings including French fries, and sushi burritos to tickle your taste buds.
KTOWN Night Market
Address: 701 S Catalina St, Los Angeles, CA, 90005
Website: KTOWN Night Market
Opening hours: Fri (Jun 14, 2019): 4 pm - 11 pm) Sat (Jun 15, 2019): 2 pm - 11 pm
7. Chinatown Summer Nights
This night market in Los Angeles is a perfect amalgamation of a memorable food event and a fun-filled summer party. Residents have every reason to visit this exciting hot spot this summer. Savor an unlimited variety of culinary delights of the gourmet food trucks of Los Angeles and Chinatown. Enjoy watching the expert Chinese chefs give delightful cooking demonstrations, participate in hands-on activities on Chinese culture, watch one of the video projections outdoor, sip some fine craft brews and jive with the music played by DJs.
Chinatown Summer Nights
Address: 984 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
Website: Chinatown Summer Nights
Opening hours: Sat: 5 pm - 12 am (second Saturday of the month in 2019)
8. LA Food Bowl
Fasten your seat belts and get ready for the third Los Angeles Food Bowl, which is all set to make a comeback this May. The food festival will include hundreds of culinary events throughout Los Angeles City. The festival will continue for a month and celebrate the dynamic and vibrant food scene in the city. Food Bowl will have some of the best gourmet restaurants and fine chefs of the city along with many renowned chefs from all over the world.
LA Food Bowl
Website: LA Food Bowl
9. Night Market
This is the biggest and the most authentic night market in America inspired by Asian cuisines. 626 Night Market is situated in the city’s northeast in the San Gabriel Valley. The market is one of the most preferred destinations for the city’s midnight snackers. Feel free to come here thoroughly famished as this vibrant night market boasts more than 150 booze and Asian street food peddlers, films, artists, live music, games, and more. The market is open on Fridays and Saturdays until 1 am in the morning and until 12 am on Sundays.
626 Night Market
Address: 285 Huntington Dr, Arcadia, CA 91007, USA
Website: 626 Night Market
Opening hours: Fri-Sat: 4 pm - 1 am Sun: 4 pm - 12 am
Visit these night markets in Los Angeles
If you want to know Los Angeles well, you must experience its nightlife for sure. Check out these best night markets in Los Angeles, California and return home with a sense of complete satisfaction for getting an opportunity to be a part of the city’s trendiest night food scene.
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