Colon Night Market set to close on January 31

Pia Piquero 01/27/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Colon Night Market is set to conclude its operations on Wednesday, January 31. This information was shared by Maria Pino, president of the Cebu City United Vendors Association Inc. (CCUVA), on January…

Cebu City collects P1.6M revenue from Colon night market operations

Pia Piquero 12/09/2023

The Cebu City Government has raked in a total of P1.696 million in “arkabala” fees collected from vendors operating in the Colon night market from November 2022 to November 2023. City Treasurer Mare Var Reyes disclosed this…

Colon night market, 2 others give Cebu City gov’t P1.2M

Wenilyn Sabalo 06/22/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government earned at least P1.23 million in cash tickets or “arkabalas” from the night market operations held in three locations in the city from November 2022 to May 2023. Based…

Colon Night Market closes for now

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/31/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s Colon Night Market has officially ended on Monday, January 30. But Maria Pino, head of the city’s Garbo Asenso Sumbanan Alyansa (Gasa) that is behind the night market’s operation, said they…

Rama: Discipline to achieve a Singapore-like Cebu City should be reflected in ‘Kasadya sa Downtown’

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama will want the to see the discipline of Cebu City residents to achieve a Singapore-like Cebu City to be reflected at the “Kasadya sa Downtown.” Rama said that…

Colon Night Market returns

Morexette Marie Erram 09/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After two years, another icon in Cebu City’s vibrant night scene will return. Officials of the Cebu City Government announced on Thursday, September 15 that the Colon Street Night Market will be back.…

Will the crowd-drawing Colon night market make a comeback this year?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Christmas night market may be coming back to Colon Street this year. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said that in a new directive he will be releasing within the week, he has…

A trip down memory lane: Remembering the Colon Night Market

Immae Lachica 06/07/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— What do you miss most about a trip to downtown Cebu City? Is it the busy streets, the swarm of people you pass by, or the nightly mayhem we are all so excited…

Colon street vendors’ Christmas wish: A spot back on the sidewalk 

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Trodis Edanio, 66, has been selling gift wrappers and bags every Christmas in the last 30 years. Edanio, who hails from Barangay Tisa, used to sell socks, towels and hair accessories along Colon…

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