The Mercado

** THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO JOINED THE MAY 5TH “CINCO DE MAYO” MERCADO NIGHT MARKET! WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AGAIN AT FUTURE EVENTS ON THE FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH UNTIL THE FALL SEASON: JUNE 3RD, JULY 1ST, AUGUST 5TH, SEPTEMBER 2ND, AND OCTOBER 7TH. ALL MERCADO EVENTS WILL BE HOSTED FROM 6PM-10PM ON MAIN STREET IN DOWNTOWN MERCED.

** THE MERCADO EVENTS HAVE BEEN APPROVED BY THE MERCED COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT, AND ARE SUPPORTED BY THE CITY OF MERCED. WE ARE ALSO PROUD TO PARTNER WITH THE MERCED POLICE DEPARTMENT, THE MERCED FIRE DEPARTMENT, AND RIGGS AMBULANCE SERVICE AT THE EVENTS.

** WE INVITE ALL VENDORS, ARTISTS, PERFORMERS, EXHIBITORS, AND ATTENDEES TO WEAR MASKS AND STAY SOCIALLY DISTANCED THROUGHOUT THE EVENTS. THANK YOU!

ALL REQUESTED INFORMATION (VENDOR APPLICATION, BUSINESS OR SPECIAL EVENTS LICENSE INFO, AND VENDOR PAYMENT) MUST BE RECEIVED BY MAY 31st AT 11:00PM IN ORDER FOR A VENDOR TO PARTICIPATE IN THE JUNE 3rd MERCADO.

Vendor Application / Solicitud Para el Vendedor:

Big Thanks to our Event Sponsors!

  • Main Stages Sponsor: Merco Credit Union – David W. Ness [Website]
  • Mid Stages Sponsor: Radio Merced – SMG – K97.5, HOT 104.7, RADIO LOBO, and KUBB – Damien Galarza [Website]
  • Stage Headliner Sponsor: Merced County District Attorney Kimberly Lewis [Facebook]
  • Stage Headliner Sponsor: Cultiva la Salud – Claudia Gabriela Corchada [Website]
  • Stage Headliner Sponsor: Cardinal Financial – Tony Smith [Website]
  • Event Marketing Sponsor: Merced Main Street Association (MMSA) [Website]
  • Event Lighting Sponsor: RIFFSLINGER – Gil Cardon [Website]
  • Collaborative Sponsor: Farmers Insurance – Annissa Fragoso [Website]
  • Collaborative Sponsor: Diamante Real Estate – Elisa Trevino [Facebook]

List of Arts, Entertainment, and Exhibitions for the May 5, 2021 Mercado:

  • Master of Ceremonies DJ Lamont Walker (JLW Social Enterprises) – DJ & Interactive Entertainment [Website]
  • 6:30 P.M. – On the Merco Stage at Bob Hart Square
    • Cultural Dance Performance: Kalpulli Izkalli Aztek Dancers [Facebook]
  • 7:00 P.M. – On the Radio Merced / SMG Stage at Arbor Walkway
    • Live Music Performance: Robert Paul (Crashboat Band) – Flamenco Guitar [Facebook]
  • 7:30 P.M. – On the Radio Merced / SMG Stage at Arbor Walkway
  • 8:00 P.M. – On the Merco Stage at Bob Hart Square
    • Martial Arts Exhibition: Pro and amateur title boxers from Haro’s Gym [Instagram]
  • 9:00 P.M. – On the Merco Stage at Bob Hart Square
    • Cultural Dance Performance: Grupo de Atwater Ballet Folklorico
  • Ongoing Open Air Art Gallery Throughout the Event at Bob Hart Square
  • Ongoing Visual Arts Exhibition Throughout the Event on the Radio Merced Arbor Walkway Stage
    • Oscar Torres – Painter and Illustrator [Website]
  • Ongoing Visual Arts Exhibition Throughout the Event on the Merco Stage at 18th & Canal St.
    • Mixed Media Community Art Panel hosted by Urbanists Collective [Facebook]
  • Ongoing Classic Car Exhibition Throughout the Event on the Merco Stage near the Regal Hollywood Theater

List of Vendors for the May 5, 2021 Mercado:

CHECK OUT PHOTOS FROM THE MAY 5TH EVENT HERE: MCHCC Facebook Page

FOR QUESTIONS AND GENERAL INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT US BY SENDING AN EMAIL TO: TheMercado209@gmail.com

THANK YOU!