Richmond Night Market 2012
Richmond Night Market Frequently Asked Questions

Visitor Information

Why is Richmond Night Market such a good place to visit?
With over 1 million visitors every year, the Richmond Night Market is no doubt the most popular night market in North America, and the largest multi-cultural event in Canada. In 2013, Richmond Night Market is going to bring this remarkable event to the next level. A wide variety of different flavours from 80 food booths together with over 200 retail vendors selling everything you could imagine--this year Richmond Night Market will certainly bring you a breath-taking experience! Not only that, for the very first time, there will be farm fresh and hand-made goods for our visitors!!! Live entertainment and games for everyone to enjoy.

Where is the NEW location?
The Richmond Night Market of 2013 is located at 8351 River Rd. Richmond, B.C and just 200 metres away from the Bridgeport skytrain station of the Canada line.

What is the operating date/hour?
The Richmond Night Market runs only in the Summer, on every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Statutory holiday from May 17th, 2013 to October 14, 2013. The operating hours will be:

Friday & Saturday; 7 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Sunday & Statutory Holiday 6 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Saturday (July~August) 7 p.m. - 1 a.m.

How do I get to the location?

By Car:
Visit our website for the address and find your route through Google map. We provide approximately 1,000 parking spots at the venue for your convenience.

By Skytrain:
Good news to people living in downtown or along the Canada line!!! The Richmond Night Market is just 200 metres away from the "Bridgeport Skytrain Station". Within 18 minutes you can travel from downtown to the Richmond Night Market event.

By Bus:
The closest bus terminal will be at the "Bridgeport Station". You will be heading west towards No.3 road. Just follow the SIGNS!

Are pets allowed at the event?
Yes! Pets are welcome at the event with the leash on at all times. Pets include cats and dogs only.

Vendor Information

Why should I join the Richmond Night Market as a vendor?
Richmond Night Market provides an opportunity for all new vendors or young entrepreneurs at an affordable price to promote new products and to introduce new ideas. It also provides a platform for business or individual who wishes to maximize their exposure in a different and new market for their products. Whether you are a returning vendor or a new one, Richmond Night Market is the best option for your business in the summer!!!

What are the types of vendors and how do I become one?
There are two main types of vendors, merchandise-selling and food-selling. Merchandise vendors carry mainly dry goods for sale. Food vendors provide food, desserts or beverages only. Visit our office at #3063-8700 Mckim Way, Richmond in person for detail and to sign up by completing an application form along with a minimum deposit of $1,000.00 per retail booth or $2,000.00 per food booth.

Retailer Information

What is provided for each booth from event organizer?
Each booth includes: one 9' x 9' ft tent, one table and one two-amp electrical outlet.

What's the rental rate per booth per day?
Staring from as low as $60 per booth per day.

What's the minimum booth rental period?
The minimum length of rental for each booth is 1 (one) week.

Can I share my booth with someone else?
Unfortunately NOT and NO EXCEPTION! Transfer, sub-lease to and/or sharing with anyone other than the person registered in the original booth rental application form is not allowed and it's strictly enforced.

Food Vendor

What is provided for each booth from event organizer?
Each booth includes: one 9' x 9' ft tent, one table, one fifteen-amp electrical outlet plus one hot and cold water sink.

What's the rental rate per booth per day?
Starting from as low as $125 per booth per day.

What's the minimum booth rental period?
The length of each food booth rental period is for the full duration of the event from May 17 to Oct 14, 2013. NO EXCEPTION and it's on a first come first serve basis.

Is there any regulation on the food items that I can sell?
Each food vendor is allowed to have 5 food items under one kind or same kind of category per booth. Due to the nature of some food items, other restrictions may apply. All food items must be pre-approved by event organizer and Health Department before selling at the booth.

What if I have my own food trailer?
Food trailers are welcome and the sign-up procedures are the same as regular food booth rental. The minimum booth rental rate starts only from $130 per trailer per day. Please visit our office for details and registration.

Crafters Section

Who is qualified for the Crafters discount?
Crafters who are specializing in original hand crafted/hand made items only, and are not mass produced nor manufactured by other wholesalers.

Are there any restrictions on the Craft products?
Products should not be pre-owned and resold at the event. No import products are allowed at the booth at all.

What is provided for each booth from event organizer?
Each booth includes: one 9' x 9' ft tent, one table and one two-amp electrical outlet.

What's the minimum booth rental period?
The length of each food booth rental period is for the full duration of the event from May 17 to Oct 14, 2013. NO EXCEPTION and it's on a first come first serve basis.

Can I share my booth with someone else?
Unfortunately NOT and NO EXCEPTION! Transfer, sub-lease to and/or sharing with anyone other than the person registered in the original booth rental application form is not allowed and it's strictly enforced.

Farmer's Fresh Section

Who is qualified for the Farmer's Fresh discount?
Farmer's fresh discount applies to all farmers producing fresh produce, pre-packaged pasteurized products, artisan cheese, hand-harvested honey, and any other fresh, small-batch foods.

What is provided for each booth from event organizer?
Each booth includes: one 9' x 9' ft tent, one table and one two-amp electrical outlet.

What's the minimum booth rental period?
The length of each food booth rental period is for the full duration of the event from May 17 to Oct 14, 2013. NO EXCEPTION and it's on a first come first serve basis.

Can I share my booth with someone else?
Unfortunately NOT and NO EXCEPTION! Transfer, sub-lease to and/or sharing with anyone other than the person registered in the original booth rental application form is not allowed and it's strictly enforced.