Uptown Night Market Opens Its Doors For A Strong Harlem Week 2021

Uptown Night Market, planned to launch on July 8th, 2021, and postponed due to inclement weather, is coming back as part of the world-famous Harlem Week and is preparing quite the entrance.

MASC Hospitality Group (creators of crowd favorites such as Bronx Night Market & Fordham Flea) and the West Harlem Development Corporation will launch the anticipated grandiose open-air foodie festival in West Harlem.

The festival, located under the famous Harlem Arches on 12th Ave and 135th, will take place Thursday, August 12th, 2021, from 4 pm – 10 pm EST.


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The festivities will feature 50 of the city’s best food, beverage, merch, and art vendors celebrating the best of Harlem and NY which includes a rich African-American, African, Caribbean, Hispanic, and European, culture, entertainment, and gastronomy.

The vendor list, the majority of which are local minority-owned businesses alongside some of New York City’s all-time favorites, is curated in collaboration with Harlem Park to Park.

The current participant list includes but is not limited to:

  • Downeast Lobstah
  • HangryDog
  • Sam’s Fried Ice Cream
  • Harlem Seafood Soul llc
  • Arnie & Ebony Catering LLC
  • Nelia’s Veg Kitchen
  • Island spice Grill inc 
  • La Braza
  • Uptownn
  • Spoonable Spirits
  • C Bao
  • Mozzarepa
  • Nettie’s Knowledge
  • Bartheory bath & spa co
  • Treat Yourself Jerk
  • Bisoo
  • Casa Cherrywood Carvings
  • The Fried Kitchen
  • Mister bocadillos
  • Princess of Pastries
  • Tacos El Guero
  • The Egg Roll Queen
  • Ariance
  • Crystal & Irie
  • LoLo’s Seafood Shack

The musical lineup for the event is curated in collaboration with Harlem Late Night Jazz, a local arts non-for-profit, and consists of the master conguero Joaquin Pozo, the virtuous saxophonist David Lee Jones with Soul Power Band, and the legendary DJ Stormin Norman.

The event is sponsored by Gorillas, Truly Hard Seltzer, Green Mountain Energy, Twisted Tea, and Dogfish Head.

“We had to postpone the last minute on the original date, which was very upsetting to the community and our partners,” said Executive Producer Marco Shalma. “But we took the time to refocus and go, as they say – go big or go home. This party is going to be insane.”

For more information visit www.uptownnightmarket.com

IG @uptownnightmarket

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