“El Mercado” Pop-up Holiday Market
For one day in December, La Cocina will transform The Women’s Building into a pop-up holiday bazaar, creating a vibrant marketplace, with over 20 food vendors and DIY artisans, for natives and tourists alike to celebrate local entrepreneurship and find the perfect gift and treats for the holidays. Look forward to a weekend of food, crafts and more.
Schedule of Activities:
- El Mercado @ 11 am to 8 pm
Step up your holiday shopping game with 30 local businesses selling everything from La Cocina’s locally produced artisanal food products and more, from handcrafted jewelry to screen-printed textiles and everything in between. While you peruse the market, enjoy a selection of dishes from every corner of the globe including Indian samosas, Salvadorian pupusas and Guanajuatan pozole, while enjoying festive drinks.
- Live Music @ 2:30 pm-4:30 pm
Live music with a special appearance by The Lovely Jeannettes, a San Francisco classic a cappella female group, caroling their way through the fair.
- Holiday Market @ 6 pm-8 pm
Join the evening for a casual mingling sesh and holiday celebration, as you continue to peruse the holiday market at this time, featuring La Cocina’s female entrepreneurs: El Pipila (Mexican), Noodle Girl (Vietnamese), Mama Lamees (Middle Eastern), Estrellita’s Snacks pupusas (Salvadorian) and Alicia’s Tamales Los Mayas (Mexican) serving traditional holiday dishes! Drinks by Calicraft Brewing Co., Lagunitas, tastings of Hard Frescos and wine by Henry Wine Group.