The Bronx Night Market will conclude its operations following its final day at the end of October, as declared by the organizers on Thursday. The market has been operational for seven years in Fordham Plaza. The organizers pointed out difficulties in securing sponsorships for Bronx-centric events and issues related to security as some of the factors for not continuing the event past 2023.
The organizers expressed that these challenges have been an obstacle in their aim to enhance the cultural and economic vibrancy of the Bronx. They mentioned that the historic Fordham Plaza setting presented safety issues for both the team and vendors. The organizers emphasized their desire for the well-being of the team, vendors, and the community they serve.
The concluding event for the Bronx Night Market is scheduled to take place on October 28, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Further details and RSVP options are available.