Chinatown Hosts Night Market Yè Shì, A Food Truck Festival With 50+ Vendors, This Thursday, October 8

Night Market Chinatown
Inspired by the Food Trust’s Night Market, Chinatown hosts a food truck festival of its own this Thursday, October 8.
(Photo by Dave Tavani for The Food Trust)

Lovers of street food should mark their calendars for Chinatown’s first-ever Night Market Yè Shì, a nighttime food festival inspired by The Food Trust’s popular events that bring top food trucks and entertainment to rotating neighborhoods every summer and fall.

This Thursday, October 8 from 7 to 11 p.m. more than 50 food trucks and Chinatown restaurants will serve up delicious eats on 10th Street from Arch to Vine streets and Race Street between 9th and 11th streets.

Favorite festival food trucks will fill Chinatown for this major food truck festival — look forward to eats from Mac Mart Truck, Surf & Turf Truck, Local 215, Foolish Waffles, Sweetbox Cupcakes, Ka’Chi, Nomad Pizza Company, Lil’ Pop Shop, the Cow and the Curd and many more mobile vendors.

Some popular Chinatown restaurants will be serving up specials in celebration of Night Market, too. Look for dishes from BonChon Chicken, Yakitori Boy, Vietnam Restaurant and Tango and more.

Beyond food, there will be alcoholic beverages available for purchase at Yakitori Boy, Tango and a Frecon’s Cidery booth — cheers!

The festival atmosphere will continue with performances by the Philadelphia Suns Lion Dance group, the Philly China Breezy Band, DJ Ronnie D, Southbound A Cappella and more and activities like calligraphy demonstrations and karaoke.

Click here, or see below, for the full list of participating food trucks and local restaurants.


Chinatown Night Market Yè Shì

When: Thursday, October 8, 7-11 p.m.
Where: 10th Street from Arch and Vine streets and Race Street between 9th and 11th streets
Cost: Pay as you go

For the full list of participating food trucks and restaurants, see below.

• Calle Del Sabor
• Pho 20
• Oink and Moo BBQ
• Phon’s Fresh Phood
• Mac Mart Cart
• Surf & Turf Truck
• The Original Turkey
• Bassett’s Ice Cream
• Nomad Pizza Co
• Pound Cake Heaven
• Hai Street Kitchen & Co
• Vietnam Restaurant
• The Cow and the Curd
• Boba and Company
• Ka’ Chi
• Mucho Bueno
• Four Ladz Inc
• Seoul Full Philly
• Farm Truck Philly
• Sweetbox
• Tyson Bees
• Rigatonis Mobile Crab Cakes
• Luscious Bakery
• SamosaDeb
• YakitoriBoy
• Bonjour Creperie
• Pie Stand
• Gigi’s + Big ‘R’ Caribbean Soul Food
• Chewys
• Sweet Lavender
• Taco Mondo
• Jimmies Cupcake Company
• Kami
• Mama’s Meatballs
• Lil’ Pop Shop
• Roe Thai and Japanese
• Smokin Taco
• PB and U
• Payne Catering
• Undrgrnd Donuts
• Indeblue
• HK Special Event Food
• Local 215
• Dump-n-roll
• The Tot Cart
• Vivi Bubble Tea
• Tango
• Bonchon Chicken
• Tea Do
• Frecon’s Cidery
• Blossom’s Catering
• Milk + Sugar
• Foolish Waffles
• Jeremiah Mobile Concession
• Sugar Philly

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