Photo courtesy of Little Mekong Night Market Facebook page Little Mekong Night Market
Frogtown is one of the most vibrant Twin Cities neighborhoods that still remains mysterious to many of us. Little Mekong Night Market aims to change that.
Banh mi, face painters, artists, musicians, acrobats, ferments, ice cream, dancers, elote, bubble tea, henna, mushrooms, and much, much more; all at night, under the moon with 9,000 new and old friends -- the night market has to be one of the coolest cultural activities taking place in either city. This year, the organizers wish to expand the market, taking it from the sidewalk to the street, and up to double the number of vendors (from 50 to 100) and participants. And, it's right off the light rail line, so getting there will be half the fun and plus, no parking!
Sound expensive? It is: about $200,000 worth of expensive (double last year's budget). But they're not asking for that much -- they already have $148,000 thanks to foundation and corporation funds, so they're hoping to crowd fund $30,000 of that number. Here's how (and why) you can help:More »