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SF’s Filipino Night Market Festival is Back | SoMa

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Friday, September 15, 2017 - 6:00 pm to 12:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*We're told the organizers want to keep this admission free

The Historic San Francisco Mint | 88 5th St., San Francisco, 94103

Inspired by the vibrant night markets of Asia, Undiscovered SF is a free monthly Music+Art+Food Festival and curated collection of emerging artists and merchants that celebrate the rich cultural heritage of the SOMA Pilipinas district located in the heart of San Francisco’s innovative South Of Market neighborhood.

Updates & Improvements for September 2017

  • It’s now 2x bigger – they’re opening up the secret vaults of the SF Mint with 25 rooms for more art exhibits, live painting, a virtual reality showcase and other surprise activities – See the activities
  • They’re doubling the amount of food vendors and closing down Mint St. in addition to Mint Plaza.  This outdoor area is FREE and open to the public from 5-10 pm. No ticket is required for the outdoor space.
  • Plus they’ve got an updated RSVP system that we’re told includes guaranteed entry as long as you arrive between 6-8 pm.

This fest is 94,000+ square ft. indoors and outdoors with 25 rooms of music, food, art, dance and cool stuff.

Undiscovered SF Night Market
Every Third Friday
Next Event: September 15, 2017 | 6 pm to Midnight
The San Francisco Mint, 88 5th St, SF & Mint Plaza
FREE – RSVP Required (limited capacity)

  • Outdoors (Food Vendors) – 5 to 10 pm – No ticket required
  • Indoors (Music, Art, Performance) – 6 pm to Midnight – Ticket required. No ins-and-outs. Dessert and savory snacks for purchase inside
  • Helpful tip Get your food first before heading inside as there’s no ins-and-outs.
  • We’re told that admission is now guaranteed for those who RSVP as long as you arrive between 6-8 pm.
  • SOMA Community: They’ve reserved 10% of tickets for entry to the SF Mint for community members who may have difficulty accessing tickets online.  These tickets are available on a first come, first served basis at the Bayanihan Center, Galing Bata, SOMCAN, United Playaz, and West Bay Pilipino Multi-services. 

Food Vendors / Mint Street and Mint Plaza (5pm to 10pm)
Find good eats outside on the plaza and on Mint Street and taste the emerging 3rd wave of the Bay Area’s Filipino food movement. Food service will end at 10 pm. Please note that some vendors of dessert and savory snacks are indoors.

Music & Dance
Rooted in hip-hop, indie rock, electronic dance, jazz, island, and indigenous sounds, the Undiscovered SF Main Stage will feature sounds gaining traction in contemporary Filipino music scenes around the world. Expect talented MCs, DJs, singers, musicians, poets, dancers, and performance artists from the SOMA community and beyond to showcase the versatility of contemporary culture that has mass appeal and is a product of our unique cultural fusion.

Performing Live – September 2017 Lineup
Chapkis Dance Family (Hip Hop dance troupe)
Dirty Boots  (Indie/soul/r&b)
Full Potential Performing Arts (Dance troupe)
Golda + The Guns
Mad Noise

Vendors Showcasing the Bay Area’s Creative Culture
Fashion, Art, Coffee, and Everything In Between: 

Links: Event details

Cost: FREE*

*We're told the organizers want to keep this admission free


Categories: *Top Pick*, Club / DJ, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Live Music, San FranFREEsco, Shopping & Fashion
Address: 88 5th St., San Francisco, 94103
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