Beaverton Night Market invites you to join the vibrant, cultural, family-friendly event reminiscent of international night markets.
Starting in 2015, the summer event has grown into a large-scale event that brings together around 14,000 people each year. This summer, the City of Beaverton is hosting two night markets.
Another cultural festival you make want to check out this weekend is Portland Mercado’s Taste of Latin America.
Here’s why you should plan to attend one or both of these upcoming markets.
2023 Beaverton Night Market
The Beaverton Night Market is taking place on two Saturdays, July 22 and August 12, from 5-10 p.m. at The Round in Beaverton. The market is free to attend.
The market strives to create a culturally-relevant gathering space with a variety of international arts, crafts and food. The event also has cultural activities for all to enjoy, including a family activity area and cultural exhibit.
The market features more than 60 local businesses. Explore handcrafted arts and crafts, including African drums and accessories, Indigenous wood carvings, Afghan candles, Mexican jewelry, Indian, Columbian Oaxacan apparel, Pakistani accessories, Hawaiian gifts, Cherokee and Tibetan art, and much more.
Food options feature a variety of different cuisines, including from Ukrainian, Lebanese, Cambodian, Mexican, Somalian, Chinese, Indian, Ethiopian, Filipino, African, Venezuelan, and more.
There’s multiple performers exhibiting international dance and song. Here is the schedule of performances at the August event:
Main Stage (The Round amphitheater)
5 p.m. Oregon Chinese Coalition – Chinese drum team and dance
6 p.m. Deepa Barve – Medley of Garba (dance style) songs from the western part of Gujarat
6:45 p.m. Community Fashion Show – A runway full of different fashions from across the world
7:45 p.m. White Lotus Dragon & Lion Dance – Traditional dragon dance and lion dance
9 p.m. DJ Anjali & The Incredible Kid – Sounds of the Desi diaspora including Bollywood and Bhangra dance lessons
Plaza Stage (in front of The Reser)
5:30 p.m. Alta Vocez – Chicano-Chilean Rap Duo
6:30 p.m. Refugio – Hip hop performance with backing instrumentals
7:30 p.m. Doyeon Lim – Kayageum (Korean traditional harp) performer at Korean Music Institute of Oregon
8:30 p.m. Andres Mendoza and Jose Salcedo – Poetry & Prose + Spoken Word
6- 9 p.m. DJ Mickey – Latin DJ
The market takes place at The Round, 12600 SW Crescent Street, in Beaverton. This event is easily accessible on public transit with the Beaverton Central MAX stop right next to it.
Free parking and free shuttle pick up are available at these lots:
- Beaverton City Library East and West Parking Lots at 12375 SW 5th St.
- Westside Church of Christ at 5525 SW Menlo Dr.
- Calvary Parkside at 5755 SW Erickson Ave.
The shuttle will be running on a loop and picking up and dropping off at these lots from 5 to 10:30 p.m.
For more information, visit the City of Beaverton’s website.
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