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Sip, Savor and Shop Under the Stars at the First-Ever Queen Mary Night Market Friday, September 20 

LONG BEACH, Calif. [August 15, 2019] – The Queen Mary is excited to announce the inaugural Queen Mary Night Market offering a food and culture utopia on Friday, September 20 from 6 p.m – 12 a.m. As the sun sets, the night will come alive with live music performed by Manuel The Band, delicious culinary tastings and unique goods for sale under the flickering lights of the Long Beach skyline.

Manuel The Band

Highlighting SoCal’s diverse culinary scene and arts culture, Queen Mary Night Market will offer dozens of eclectic food vendors and local craft makers selling and showcasing original designs, jewelry, fashion, goods and so much more.

Sweet and savory bites will be available courtesy of more than 20 SoCal restaurants and food vendors. Offering a flavor blast from Spice Island, StopBye Cafe will have the world’s most seasoned travelers wanting even more of their Bali Nachos, made with exotic spices from around the world. Night Market will cater to all palettes with a selection of Vegan food booths, including Long Beach’s native, Lobo Cuban Bowls. Those looking to indulge can head over to Mussels and Pearls for an Instagrammable selection of chargrilled mollusks and crustaceans with mouthwatering toppings.

Take your tastebuds to new heights with Blast Ice Cream’s handcrafted nitrogen infused creations, or end the night with a sweet sampling from Long Beach local Mustache Mike’s authentic Italian Ice, delivering silky-smooth texture and fruity flavor in every bite.

For treats you can keep, guests can shop all night with local merchants and designers and stroll away with a timeless accessory. From authentically designed outerwear to hauntingly fun reusable bags, Discount Cemetery is the one stop shop for anyone getting ready for the haunted season ahead. Stop by Heart and Soul Designs to pick up hand stamped jewelry and accessories that are bound to have friends connected forever, or pick up a hand woven bag from Alexa’s Wayuu Bags. Perfect for the summer, each bag is handcrafted and tells the story of the Wayuu culture through colorful strands and designs.

Fans of Frida Kahlo and artists alike can visit featured art vendors such as Bleenkies and Blue Cloud Photography to snag enamel pins, stickers, original art and photographs of the LA landscape and wildlife. Shimmy throughout the events park to the sounds of a live DJ spinning a mix of hip hop, salsa, reggae and SoCal native Manuel The Band performing smash hits all night long.

Tickets to Queen Mary Night Market are on-sale for $7 (ages 8+) and include access to the Queen Mary Events Park to enjoy vendors, merchants, lawn games, live music, access to food vendors and more. Admission does not include access to the ship. Admission to the Queen Mary starts at $20 for children (ages 2-11) and $40 for adults (ages 4+). For more information, lineup of vendors and to purchase tickets or hotel packages, visit queenmary.com. Vendor registration for the Queen Mary’s Night Market is now available. To become a featured vendor, please submit an application here.

About the Queen Mary

Located in the Port of Long Beach, the Queen Mary, an Urban Commons property, features a rich maritime history, authentic Art Deco décor, and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and Long Beach city skyline. At the time of her maiden voyage in May of 1936, she was considered the grandest ocean liner ever built. The Queen Mary’s signature restaurants include Sir Winston’s, Chelsea Chowder House, Promenade Café, Observation Bar, as well as, a weekly award-winning Royal Sunday Brunch served in the ship’s Grand Salon. History buffs enjoy the ship’s museum with various daily tours, and currently the ship is featuring their newest exhibition, Their Finest Hours: Winston Churchill and the Queen Mary. The Queen Mary features 35,000 square feet of event space in 13 remarkable Art Deco salons as well as a tri-level, 45,000-square- foot Exhibit Hall. The Queen Mary boasts 347 staterooms including nine suites. For more information or for reservations, visit www.queenmary.com or call (800) 437-2934. The Queen Mary is located at 1126 Queens Highway in Long Beach.

About Urban Commons

Urban Commons is a Los Angeles-based real estate investment and development firm with a successful track record for developing, repositioning and rebranding assets throughout the United States. The company focuses on impacting under-managed and under-utilized assets by developing innovative and emerging properties to promote optimal economic, social and environmental returns. Since its founding in 2008, Urban Commons has owned and managed over 40 hotels and developed nearly one million square feet of commercial retail space. Website: www.urban-commons.com