Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. and 626 Night Market Bring First Ever 'Mini Night Markets' to Santa Monica
February 15, 2022
Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. and 626 Night Market Bring First Ever 'Mini Night Markets' to Santa Monica


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Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. (DTSM) in partnership with 626 Night Market has announced a series of events called 626 Night Market Mini which brings the iconic open-air food festival to Santa Monica for the first time on a smaller scale. Hosting approximately two dozen vendors, the first market will take place Saturday, February 26 and Sunday, February 27 from 1 to 10 p.m. at Lot 27, near the Third Street Promenade. The market will return for four more weekends through April 2022. 

Bringing together food lovers with some of the most unique eats Southern California has to offer, the 626 Night Market Mini series will feature some of the most popular, local small business vendors from the market's flagship events such as Shake Ramen, Tao's Bao, Chick N' Skin, Ghostix and Rockin' Gyoza. An alcohol garden will also be available for attendees 21 years and older. The market is open to all ages and free to attend with advanced ticket reservations. 



Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 10 p.m.

February 26 – 27, March 12 – 13, March 26 – 27, April 9 – 10, and April 23 – 24



Lot 27 at 452 Arizona Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401



The market is free to attend, but advance tickets are required for entry. Please visit



About 626 Night Market 

626 Night Market is inspired by the famous open-air nighttime bazaars of Asia, where people come together to eat, drink, socialize, and be entertained. Established in 2012, the large-scale market is named after the 626 area code region of San Gabriel Valley, northeast of Los Angeles. The iconic Californian festival features 250+ food, merchandise, crafts, artists, games, live concerts, and entertainment attractions in an epic event that appeals to all ages with up to 100,000 attendees per 3-day weekend. The flagship event is held at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia. Two additional event locations were added to meet popular demand: OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa in 2014 and Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton in 2018. 626 Night Market aims to unite and empower the community by serving as a platform for showcasing local talent including performers, chefs, and entrepreneurs. For more information visit


About Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. (DTSM, Inc.)

Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. is a private non-profit 501c(3) that works with the City of Santa Monica to manage services and operations in Downtown Santa Monica that promote economic stability, growth and community life within Downtown Santa Monica. DTSM, Inc. manages the Property-based Business Assessment District (PBAD) that encompasses the area bounded by Ocean Avenue (W), Wilshire Boulevard (N), Lincoln Boulevard (E) and the Santa Monica Freeway (S). For more info, please visit or follow us on Instagram and Twitter @dtsantamonica or Facebook at DowntownSantaMonica.