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Opening Party at 88 Essex

  • Essex Market 88 Essex Street New York, NY, 10002 United States (map)

Join us for a Grand Opening Party on Saturday, May 18th from 11AM—5PM at 88 Essex Street!

We’ve got a full schedule of events planned — please see details below!

Plus, receive a FREE Essex Market grocery tote right at the door. And when you purchase anything (that’s right–anything!) from our vendors, you’ll get a raffle ticket that’s good for entry into one of our many prizes.

Registration is encouraged but not required.


Enjoy live music and performances on our mezzanine!

  • Colombian and Dominican music by live bands YotocoPalortré and dj tres dos

  • Performance and mask-making workshop by Junktown Duende and Yesenia Selier of The Loisaida Center

  • Dance performances by the seniors at Grand Street Settlement

  • Coloring with children's book illustrator Aaron Meshon (who designed our mural!)

Join one of our mini-classes or demos in the Essex Kitchen! Seating and participation is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Visit us on the mezzanine level on Saturday for more details! We can't wait to see you!