The Mercado Night Market

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

** The Mercado Night Market was created to connect our community with local Merced County businesses, organizations, artists, and performers. Join us in downtown Merced for the annual Mercado Night Market !! The “4th Annual Veterans, Military Personnel, and First Responders Appreciation Night” on July 11th, 2024 will be an evening of festivities to celebrate the Hispanic Culture. We welcome the community to celebrate with us for our SECOND Mercado of the year. **


Vendor Application/ Solicitud Para el Vendedor:

VENDOR APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN. Spaces are limited. Applications will be considered on a first-applied, first-sent in business license, and first-paid basis. **ALL FOOD VENDORS MUST HAVE THEIR PERMIT AND LICENSE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IN MERCED BY JUNE 20TH, NO EXCEPTION**. 


Sponsor Application / Solicitud Para el Patrocinador :

As we go into our 4th year of the Mercado Night Market, we value the support from all our sponsors. With your contributions, you help ensure each Mercado is successful. The following requirements to becoming a sponsor (sponsorship application filled out with a primary point of contact information, company logo, Mercado date you would like to Sponsor). The Mercado team will reach out to finalize sponsorship, Thank you for your contribution to the small business community in Merced County!


Arts, Performer, and Exhibitor Interest Form:


Volunteer Form:


Thank you to all our November 2nd Mercado Night Market vendors!


Thank you to all our November 2nd Mercado Night Market food vendors!

A look at last year’s November 2nd, Mercado Night Market – Bob Hart Square Main Stage:

November 2nd Mercado: Bob Hart Square Main Stage:

  • INTERMISSIONS: MCHCC Announcements
  • 6:05 P.M.  – At the  Bob Hart Square Main Stage, presented by Advanced Airlines, Merced County Association of Governments, The Bus, Amtrak San Joaquin, Radio Lobo 98.7 FM
    • Event Opening with procession: The Merced Arts Council 
  • 6:30 P.M. – 6:45 P.M. – At the  Bob Hart Square Main Stage – community altar
    • Moment of Silence: Hosted by Nadine Villafana
  • 6:45 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. – At the Bob Hart Square Main Stage, presented by presented by Advanced Airlines, Merced County Association of Governments, The Bus, Amtrak San Joaquin, Radio Lobo 98.7 FM
    • On-going Community altar
  • 6:45 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. – At the  Bob Hart Square Main Stage, presented by presented by Advanced Airlines, Merced County Association of Governments, The Bus, Amtrak San Joaquin, Radio Lobo 98.7 FM
    • Live Music Performance: Music 

November 2nd Mercado- Corner of Main and MLK Jr Way 

  • 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Throughout the event on MLK Jr Way 
    •  Ongoing Exhibition: Classic Car Exhibition – Merced Cruise Nights

Event Sponsors for the November 2nd, 2023 Mercado

Thank you to our November 2nd Mercado – Event Production:

  • Event Directors: Nadine Villafana Vice President, MCHCC
  • Mercado Project Manager: Marlin Huesgew – Merced County Hispanic Chamber [Website]

November 2nd Mercado – Main Sponsors:

The Mercado – Partnerships:

Big Thanks to our September 7th Event Sponsors!

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

THANK YOU!