After months of preparation, Mamburao Night Market has finally opened, July 20.
Hosting foods and dry goods vendor, the Night Market is located near Mamburao Public Market, supposedly covering the area of Servando Street and Salvador Street in Brgy. 6 and Rizal Street to Boulevard area of Brgy. 7.
The “soft opening” was originally set July 19, Friday. Mayor Lyn Tria personally came to the site to check on the preparations made. However, rain battered Mamburao around 6:00pm holding off the soft opening.
Mayor Lyn Tria also ordered the street sweepers of Brgy. 6 and Brgt. 7 to clean the area.
“Dapat malinis dito. Hindi pwede na makalat para maayos ang pwesto ng nagtitinda at komportable ang mamimili”.
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Mayor Lyn Tria making sure everything is in place for Night Market.
The following day, Saturday, with fair weather conditions, lights were installed and the Night Market went on to open.
Initially six (6) food vendors and three (3) vendors came.
Mamburao Tourism Office has 50 food vendors and around 42 dry goods vendors in their registration. The low turnout of vendors is expected since it rained the previous day. Vendors also informed Tourism Office that they are still in the process of completing their goods to be sold.
Night market business hours
The streets were divided alloting 4ftx8ft each vendor. They are to pay P100.00 each night they set up to sell at the Night Market.
The Night Market runs from 5:30pm to 12:00mn.
“Kasama ito sa plano natin ng pagpapalakas ng turismo sa Mamburao. Syempre para mabigyan din ng pagkakakitaan ang ibang magtitinda at para buhayin o maging magalaw ang gabi ng Mamburao“. says Mayor
Designated Tourism Officer Dr. Nathaniel Descanzo and Assistant Tourism Officer Lucille Bico oversee the operation of the Night Market with the assistance of Traffic and Parking Management and Enforcement Group (TPMEG) for teffic re-routing.