The Mercado

** THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO CAME OUT TO THE SEPTEMBER 2ND MERCADO NIGHT MARKET! WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AT THE LAST EVENT OF THE SEASON ON OCTOBER 7TH! **

THE MERCADO EVENTS HAVE BEEN APPROVED BY THE MERCED COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT, AND ARE SUPPORTED BY THE CITY OF MERCED. WE ARE ALSO PROUD TO PARTNER WITH THE MERCED POLICE DEPARTMENT, THE MERCED FIRE DEPARTMENT, AND RIGGS AMBULANCE SERVICE AT THE EVENTS.

MERCADO NIGHT MARKETS WILL APPEAR ON THE FIRST THURSDAYS OF THE MONTH. THE FINAL TWO EVENTS FOR THE SEASON WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 2nd AND OCTOBER 7th, 2021. ALL EVENTS WILL BE HOSTED AT BOB HART SQUARE FROM 6PM-10PM ON MAIN STREET IN DOWNTOWN MERCED.

Please Join our “Think Pink” Raffle During the October 7th Event!

The Merced County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a “Think Pink” raffle fundraiser to support the Merced Cancer Society Foundation. To purchase raffle tickets, please visit the cancer society booth during the event at Bob Hart Square under the Pink Balloons, or at the Merced County Hispanic Chamber booth. Prizes for the raffle include: Televisions, Bicycles, Gift Baskets, and more! The drawing for the prizes will be held at 7:30pm at Bob Hart Square!

  • 25 Tickets for $20
  • 12 Tickets for $10
  • 6 Tickets for $5
  • $1 for Each Ticket if Purchased Individually

Vendor Application / Solicitud Para el Vendedor:

All requested information (vendor application, business or special events license info, and vendor payment) must be received before the next event in order for a vendor to participate in The Mercado. Thank you!

** We are no longer accepting vendor applications until next season. Thank you for your interest and please check back with us to find out when we will be accepting vendor applications for future events.

Big Thanks to Our Event Sponsors!

  • Main Stages Sponsor: Pearl Family Dentistry Dr. Badwalz and Dr. Bhullar [Website]
  • Mid Stages Sponsor: Radio Merced – SMG – K97.5, HOT 104.7, RADIO LOBO, and KUBB [Website]

The Mercado – Event Production:

  • Co-Producer: Annissa Fragoso – Farmers Insurance [Website]
  • Co-Producer: Elisa Trevino – Diamante Real Estate [Facebook]
  • Project Coordinator: Sarah Herrera – Merced County Hispanic Chamber [Website]
  • Marketing Team: Glen Camarda – Glen Camarda Photography [Instagram]
  • Marketing Team: Elena Gomez [LinkedIn]
  • Event Architect: Gil Cardon – RIFFSLINGER [Website]

List of Arts, Entertainment, and Exhibitions for the October 7, 2021 Mercado:

  • Master of Ceremonies: DJ Lamont Walker – Interactive Entertainment [Facebook]
  • 6:00 P.M. – On the Pearl Family Dentistry Stage at Bob Hart Square
    • Event Opening: National Anthem – DJ Lamont Walker [Facebook]
  • 6:30 P.M. On the Pearl Family Dentistry Stage at Bob Hart Square
  • 7:00 P.M. On the Pearl Family Dentistry Stage at Bob Hart Square
    • Dance Performance: South Pacific Dance Company [Website]
  • 7:30 P.M. On the Pearl Family Dentistry Stage at Bob Hart Square
    • “Think Pink” Raffle to Support the Merced Cancer Society Foundation [Website]
    • Purchase Your Raffle Tickets to Win Televisions, Bicycles, Gift Baskets, and More!
  • Ongoing Open Air Art Gallery – Throughout the Event at Bob Hart Square
    • Visual Arts Display: Select pieces from the Arbor Gallery [Facebook], hosted by the Multicultural Arts Center [Facebook]
  • Ongoing ExhibitionThroughout the Event on the Pearl Family Dentistry Stage at 18th & Canal St.
  • Ongoing Performance Throughout the Event on the Radio Merced Stage at Arbor Walkway (North)
    •  TBD
  • Ongoing Exhibition – Throughout the Event on the Radio Merced Stage at Little Oven Pizza
  • Ongoing Performance – Throughout the Event on the Radio Merced Stage at The Partisan
    • TBD
  • Ongoing Live Music Throughout the Event on the Pearl Family Dentistry Stage at the Regal Hollywood Theater
  • Ongoing Exhibition Throughout the Event on the Pearl Family Dentistry Stage at the Regal Hollywood Theater
  • Ongoing Exhibition Throughout the Event on the Radio Merced Stage at Arbor Walkway (South)
    • TBD

List of Vendors for the October 7, 2021 Mercado:

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT PHOTOS FROM THE PREVIOUS EVENTS: MCHCC FACEBOOK

FOR QUESTIONS AND GENERAL INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT US BY SENDING AN EMAIL TO: TheMercado209@gmail.com

THANK YOU!