11 Best Night Markets In Los Angeles, California - Updated 2024

night markets in los angeles
Contributing Writer
| 4 min read

The city of Los Angeles boasts 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. Accommodations are varied as well, ranging from affordable Airbnbs to hotels with balconies in Los Angeles. However, no visit to this wonderful city will be complete without sampling its exciting nightlife. Its innumerable night markets allure locals and visitors alike. You do not want to miss the fun, charm, and vibrancy the city exudes at nighttime. Here are some of the best night markets in Los Angeles, California, to check out.

1. Guatemalan Night Market

Editor's Note: There's no photo available at the time of writing

Located on a bustling street, Guatemalan Night Market is the place to be when it comes to tasking delicious food. The market is a haven for people looking to savor South American treats, including grilled meats and tamales. The food is extremely affordable and can be enjoyed while exploring the market and shopping.

Tourists can taste authentic Guatemalan delicacies such as tostadas and garnachas. You can also try fried chicken with different types of sauces. Then wash it all down with the fresh strawberry juice sold here.

Guatemalan Night Market

Address: 1834-1898 W 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90057, United States

Opening hours: 5pm - 12am (daily)

Visited this place?

2. Alameda Night Market

Alameda Night Market, located on Main Street, is famous for being a haven for street food lovers. You can explore this market at no additional cost and try the delicious food offered here. Street food vendors create an array of gastronomic delights with the likes of pancakes, birria tacos, and hotdogs.

Apart from mouthwatering South American food, you can also find Japanese and Italian dishes at this market. Tourists and students craving delicious fare flock to this market every single night.

Alameda Night Market

Address: 1123 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90015, United States

Opening hours: Fri - Sat: 6pm - 11:30pm; Sun: 4pm - 10pm (closed from Mon - Thu)

Visited this place?

3. Yamashiro Night Market

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Pull your heavy winter coat out of storage and come watch a movie with us each week @ The Winter Bazaar / Thursday...

Posted by Hollywood Night Market on Wednesday, December 4, 2019

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

Visited this place?

4. Art and Beer Night Market

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

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

Visited this place?

5. Artwalk Night Market

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Art Walk Night Market Los Angeles on Monday, January 8, 2018

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, this is one of the best markets in Los Angeles for you to visit. 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

Visited this place?

6. Long Beach Saturday Market

Editor's Note: There's no photo available at the time of writing

If you’re looking for fun things to do at night in Los Angeles, 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 and returning small vendors belonging to Southern California participate in this night food market in Los Angeles by sharing and selling their products to a loyal community who is more than happy to support this endeavor by purchasing 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

Visited this place?

7. Urban Hive Market

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by The Pike Outlets on Saturday, September 22, 2018

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

Opening hours: Sat: 4 pm - 9 pm (4th Saturday of every month)

Visited this place?

8. KTOWN Night Market

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

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

Visited this place?

9. Chinatown Summer Nights

Chinatown Summer Nights
Source: Photo by Flickr user T.Tseng used under CC BY 2.0

This Chinatown 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)

Visited this place?

10. LA Food Bowl

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Los Angeles Times Food Bowl on Monday, September 12, 2022

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. This popular festival in Los Angeles 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

Visited this place?

11. 626 Night Market

626 Night Market
Source: Photo by Flickr user tofuprod used under CC BY-SA 2.0

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. This Asian food market in Los Angeles 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

Visited this place?

Visit these night markets in Los Angeles

Approaching LAX (a0004518) - panoramio
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Thomas Tunsch used under CC BY-SA 3.0

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. Be sure to drop by some food markets and shopping spots in Los Angeles as well.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.


Get Trip101 in your inbox

Unsubscribe in one click. See our Privacy Policy for more information on how we use your data

Pala Sen is an avid follower of travel and health updates, current affairs and entertainment news from all across the world and writing is a passion for her. She had been previously associated...Read more

 Want to contribute as a Local Expert?
Explore Los Angeles
Looking for accommodation?
Good things are meant to be shared!
Back to top
Visited any of these places? Click this button to activate our "Add a Tip" feature to share your experience.