American First National Bank Night Market 2019

Night Market 2019

Free After-Hours Gallery Access | Activities, Food & Drink, and Vendors | Beer Garden | Volunteers | Sponsorships

Our annual Night Market is back and cooler than ever!

Now in November, enjoy after-hours access to exhibition, a Japanese-style carnival, a curated selection of food + home goods + art + apparel from local artisans, K-pop, and a ticketed beer garden with special culinary offerings. Free and open to the public!

Co-Chairs: Janae Tsai, Denka Wangdi, Michael Allen

FREE Entry to Exhibition during Night Market

Tsuruya Kōkei: Modern Kabuki Prints Revised & Revisited

Presenting all of Tsuruya Kōkei's kabuki actor prints from 1984–1993, the exhibition is an unprecedented look at his work, lauded by the British Museum as Japan's "most notable Kabuki prints" in the post-war era.
On view through January 19, 2020

Activities, Food & Drink, and Vendors

Food Trucks
Coffee QForeign Policy Food Truck | Friohana | It's a Wrap | Mobile Mai'sMuiishi MakkiritosNom Mi Street | | Wokker

Food and Drink
ChatimeDiced Poke | Dough DiggerDumpling Haus | Fung's Kitchen | Korino Sweets | Seoulside Wings | Shun Japanese Kitchen | Teacup Café | Plant It Forward Farms

Home Goods, Art, and Apparel
Amara's Trunk | Black Tea Cafe | Boutique by Maryam | The Boys and the BabeCasa Indika | CeiboThe Community Cloth | Curations by ASALEthnic Rootz | Fab Spirit | Hooked on HennaIki Japan | Jenn Lee | Kari BreitigamLH Candle Studio | Lisa Chow | Madame Butterfly Nagasaki | Magpie Jewelry Designs | Miso CharmingNobl Cushions | Roots in HarmonyRosehip Essentials | She Has Hope | Tiny Sponge | Vivienne Dang | YCM

Family-Friendly Activities
K-pop Demo | Japanese-Style Carnival

Beer Garden
Back by popular demand! Enjoy exclusive entry to our special-access Beer Garden, featuring a variety of select Asian beers not available for sale for general Night Market guests and an assortment of culinary offerings by Cordua Catering by Churrascos, Café Natalie, Tony's, and Verandah. Families are welcome, and children eat free!
Wristbands on sale now for $25:
Purchase Beer Garden Wristband
Limit one (1) wristband per person. Purchase includes four (4) tickets redeemable for one (1) beer each, in addition to complimentary culinary options. Wristbands grant access to a restricted area of the festival for guests ages 21 and over. Children are admitted for free but must be accompanied at all times by an adult with a wristband. Age will be verified on-site for walk-up patrons and of pre-sale patrons. Please bring valid ID. All sales are final; no refunds.

We are still accepting vendor applications!

Apply to be a Vendor


Join the fun by volunteering for the event! Shifts are 5:30–7:45 p.m. and 7:30–10 p.m. Assignments include:

  • Family activity assistants
  • Gallery assistants
  • Information assistants
  • Parking and logistics assistants
  • Vendor assistants

Apply to be a Volunteer

Interested in sponsoring Night Market? View our sponsorship opportunities and please contact Matthew Benton, Manager of Special Events and Stewardship, at

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Previous Night Market events

2018 — Asia Society's Night Market 2018 Draws Record Crowd
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2016 — Guests Enjoy Tasty Fare, Cool Crafts, and New Art at Annual Asia Society Night Market
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2015 — Night Market Draws Diverse Crowd and Celebrates New Exhibition Dedicated to Nature
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2013 — Enormous Crowd Electrifies Night Market Atmosphere As Thought-Provoking Exhibitions Open
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Title Sponsor

American First National Bank

Sponsors of Free Exhibition at Night Market

Kroger Texas Commission on the Arts

Night Market Sponsors

Lori and Neil Martin

Additional Support


Denka Wangdi and Gil Coelho
Van Cleef & Arpels
The Taiwanese Heritage Society of Houston

Program Partner

Korean Education Center

Event Details

Fri 08 Nov 2019
6 - 10 p.m.

1370 Southmore Boulevard

Houston, Texas 77004


Free and open to the public; please RSVP for planning purposes
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