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Second night market approved for Richmond

The Summer Night Market is hoping to return for a fourth straight year. - Seung-Chul Baik photo
The Summer Night Market is hoping to return for a fourth straight year.
— image credit: Seung-Chul Baik photo

Hurricane potatoes, curry fish balls and endless cell phone accessories will again be on offer this summer on Vulcan Way.

City council approved a three-year temporary use permit Monday for the Summer Night Market to operate at 12631 Vulcan Way. The site, behind Home Depot, has hosted a market for the past eight years.

"The Summer Night Market is ready for its opening day," said operator Paul Cheung in a news release. "We have been working hard to prepare a fun and entertaining multicultural outdoor event for our visitors."

The market is scheduled to operate from May 11 to Sept. 16. Besides perusing the food offerings and wares of merchandise vendors, Cheung said visitors can expect entertainment for all ages throughout the market, including karaoke, magic shows, an eating contest and singing competitions.

Cheung said his paved site is an "excellent location" with free street parking and easy access by transit. Pay parking will be offered on-site.

Admission to the market is free. Operating hours are Fridays and Saturdays from 7 p.m. to midnight and Sundays and holiday Mondays 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

This is the second night market set to open in Richmond this spring; the Richmond Night Market will open May 18 near River Rock Casino Resort.

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