Night Market Philadelphia’s 2017 Season Kicks Off May 11

The dates and locations have been announced for Philly's favorite food truck affair...

A key ingredient for a delicious spring is festive dining in the great outdoors.

Night Market Philadelphia delivers just that — awesome food-truck eats alfresco — and the terrific Philly event series returns for its seventh season this May.

This season’s lineup includes four food truck festivals in diverse neighborhoods throughout the city, starting with Burholme in northeast Philadelphia on Thursday, May 11.

Night Market Philadelphia Fast Facts

  • Night Market Philadelphia hits four locations in 2017: Burholme, Spruce Hill, Roxborough, Italian Market
  • The 2017 season kicks off in Burholme, a brand-new location.
  • The Burholme Night Market will take place May 11, 6-10 p.m.
  • Each event is pay-as-you go for food and drink.

The uber-popular festival organized by The Food Trust highlights the city’s amazing dining scene by inviting dozens and dozens of food trucks and neighborhood restaurants to serve up food and drinks in a festival-style outdoor event (read: on streets and sidewalks).

Night Market 2017 Season

The first location, northeast Philadelphia’s Burholme, is brand-new to the Night Market scene. The neighborhood will host the evening pop-up on Thursday, May 11, 6-10 p.m. at the intersection of Cottman and Rising Sun avenues, also known as “Five Points.”

Marking the Night Market’s 25th festival, the date also coincides with The Food Trust’s 25th anniversary of ensuring healthy food access for all.

Night Market Philadelphia
(Photo courtesy Night Market Philadelphia)
Save the dates! Night Market Philadelphia hits four neighborhoods in 2017…

  • Burholme on May 11
  • Spruce Hill on July 1
  • Roxborough on August 10
  • Italian Market on October 5

For its second event of the season, The Food Trust teams up with Wawa Welcome America in West Philly’s Spruce Hill neighborhood on July 1. Some extra excitement is anticipated for the celebration — stay tuned for more details.

Later this year, Night Market revisits two fan-favorited locations, Roxborough on August 10 and the Italian Market on October 5.

Always packed with a ton of delicious eats, live music and beer, the season promises plenty of alfresco good times.

We’re prepping our stomachs now. See you on the streets of Burholme on May 11!

Night Market Philadelphia 2017 Season

When:Burholme, Thursday, May 11; Spruce Hill, Saturday, July 1; Roxborough, Thursday, August 10; Italian Market, Thursday, October 5
Where:Night Market 2017 Season , Intersection of Cottman and Rising Sun avenues
Cost:Pay-as-you-go for food and drink



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  1. The 5 points market could be held in the unused Pathmark parking lot just west of the intersection.

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