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…

Cebu City vendors appeal for reopening of night market this Christmas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Traders will again be seen on downtown streets at night if Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama would approve a proposal to allow the resumption of the city’s night market. Raquel Arce, head of…

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…

Cebu City Market Authority to propose better plan for night market

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Market Authority Council will be presenting a better plan for the night market to Mayor Edgardo Labella in the hopes of bringing it back by 2021. Councilor Renato Osmeña, Jr.,…

Labella thumbs down on night market for 2020

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella disapproved the proposal seeking for the revival of the city’s night market. “I will not agree to the establishment of a night market. There will be no night…

MOD eyes reopening of Cebu City’s night markets

Delta C. Letigio 11/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Market Operations Division (MOD) in Cebu City is now studying the possibility of reopening night markets in the city during the holiday season to provide vendors an opportunity to earn and recover…

With night market closed, vendors allowed to temporarily sell along sidewalks

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The night market in Colon Street here will be closed for a month while the city is in general community quarantine due to the coronavirus.  This will affect at least 100 vendors selling in the…

Vacant lot near SRP eyed for displaced vendors

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is considering a vacant lot near the South Road Properties (SRP) as the relocation area for the ambient vendors in the city.  Jonil Matuguina, City Market Authority head, revealed…

Labella: Night market can operate until end of February then …

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Night Bazaar or more commonly known as the night market is here to stay until the end of February. This was the statement of Mayor Edgardo Labella on Friday afternoon…

Cebu City night market’s fate rests on Labella’s hand

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The last day of the Cebu City Night Bazaar in Colon Street or more commonly known as the night market is on Friday, January 31, 2020. But Mayor Edgardo Labella has yet to…

Night Market days are numbered — Market Authority

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Night Bazaar or more commonly known as the Night Market may last only up to January 31.  Jonil Matuguina, Market Authority head, said they would recommend to the mayor to…

Matuguina orders 5 vendors suspended from Cebu City’s night market

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — They learned their lessons the hard way. The Cebu City Market Authority has ordered the suspension of at least five sidewalks vendors who were found to have sold their assigned stalls at the…

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