So Bazaar returns to Redmond Aug. 17, 24 and 31

The annual So Bazaar Night Market festival is returning to Redmond on Aug. 17, 24 and 31.

With roots originating from the exciting street life throughout Asia, according to a city press release, the festival will be located along the Redmond Central Connector trail between 161st Avenue Northeast and Leary Way from 5-10 p.m. with food, drink and alcohol vendors.

There will also be themed performances and art at the festival.

On Aug. 17, Roll Call will feature things related to movement including a roller disco, sweet and savory rolls and movable art installations.Suzanne Tidwell’s “Croquet Fields” will be featured.

The following Thursday will see Wild Strings perform a rodeo of stringed instruments and performances, art activities and noodle and pasta dishes. It will be headlined by Kuinka and Signals will perform.

On Aug. 31, Popped Art! will use pop art, and various popped foods will be available. An inflatable mural will also be there along with Sassy and Baby Sassy art pieces as well.

“So Bazaar is a unique Redmond experience for both residents and visitors,” said Mayor John Marchione. “The themed performances, participatory art productions, and culinary adventures are a party for the senses. Join us on the last three Thursday evenings in August to celebrate the arts and cuisine of this favorite local festival.”

For more information and a complete listing of So Bazaar Night Market activities, visit