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Europa Night Market 2023

The Queen Vic's springtime night market series is back for another year to transport you to a different Euro destination each week.
By Libby Curran and David Allegretti
September 25, 2023
By Libby Curran and David Allegretti
September 25, 2023

If you're feeling a tad jealous of seeing half the people you know living their European dream holiday (where do these people get the money?), you're in luck. The Europa Night Market is making its much-anticipated to Queen Victoria Market for 2023, brightening up Wednesdays from September 27–October 25. Bellissimo.

The market will host a vibrant Euro-style bazaar that will teleport you to a different European destination each week, with food, drinks, entertainment and market stalls to match.

Kicking things off on Wednesday, September 27, the market will be saying 'ciao' to the flavours and sounds of Italy, with bites like Sicilian-style fried arancini, woodfired 400 Gradi pizza and homemade panzerotti.

Wednesday, October 4 will see the market transform into a little Oktoberfest for Bavarian night. Then, Wednesday, October 11 will be a celebration of all things French with an evening of oozy raclette and decadent traditional French crepes — with your choice of fillings including Nutella and Biscoff. Oh, and keep an eye out for the French mime artists.

The Iberian Peninsula gets a look-in on Wednesday, October 18, with paella and Portuguese street food from Portuguese Churrasqueira BBQ complete with entertainment by Spanish and Portuguese flamenco dancers.

Wrapping things up on Wednesday, October 25 is a celebration of all things Mediterranean, with melodies of Greek folk songs acting as the perfect soundtrack for sipping a Greek Blue Spritz from Spritz Bar (made from ouzo and spiced rum). Partner that with a souvlaki from Greek Trojan Yiros and the late spring air and you may as well really be on a Greek Island somewhere on the Aegean Sea.

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