Unforgettable Fridays at Footscray Night Market

Unforgettable Fridays at Footscray Night Market

Published on 20 November 2023

The highly anticipated Footscray Night Market is back, transforming summer evenings into a celebration of diverse cultures, mouth-watering cuisines, and lively entertainment.

Hosted at the Railway Reserve in Footscray, this event promises three unforgettable Fridays in December filled with family-friendly fun.

The Night Market kicks off with Asian Night on 1 December, showcasing a vibrant fusion of flavours and cultural performances. Explore the rich tapestry of Asian cuisine and immerse yourself in a night of unforgettable experiences – lion dancing, Bollywood dancing, dynamic Japanese drumming performances and a captivating show by the Korean Dance Archery Crew.

The second installation will take place on 8 December with Afro-Latin Night, a rhythmic celebration of Afro and Latin cultures. Immerse yourself in the beats, dance, and flavours that will transport you to a world of lively energy and joyful vibes. Interactive workshops for drumming and Afro-Latin dance are sure to delight the crowd this week.

The grand finale – our ‘Christmas Night’ on 15 December – will wrap up the Footscray Night Market with a festive spirit. Experience the magic of the season with Princess on Skates, a Christmas circus show, delightful treats and more.

Each market night will also feature roving performers, free face painting, and a bouncy castle for the little ones.

Message from Mayor, Cr Cuc Lam

The Footscray Night Market is not just an event, it is a community celebration bringing people together in the spirit of joy and connection.

As a cherished tradition in our summer line-up, the Footscray Night Market shines a spotlight on a diverse array of global cuisines every week while the live entertainment serves as a vibrant reflection of the rich melting pot of cultures that define the West.

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