The LES Block Party season is about to begin anew, kicking it off with an old school open air jam in honor of Essex Street Markets' 76th birthday on May 21st, 12-5PM. The good taste of the party is guaranteed by local gourmet specialists such as Pies 'n' Thighs, Grey Lady, Cafe Katja, The Fat Radish/The Leadbelly, and Ice & Vice, who will be pulling out all the stops and creating a specialty ice cream flavor inspired by the Market. Furthermore, for all...

Essex Street Market Block Party

our history buffs out there, Turnstile Tours will be offering FREE Market tours on the half hour, so you can learn more about Essex Street Market's past, present and future in the new space. Market vendors such as Saxelby Cheesemongers, Arancini Bros., Puelba, and Osaka Grub can't wait to show off their warm-weather fare. Did we mention there will be live music and majority of food items for $5 and under? In addition to all of that, we'll have DJ Deja, DJ Kai Song and DJ Kyle on the decks so don't leave home without your dancing shoes! Your RSVP would be much appreciated for this free event, on Eventbrite here or Facebook here.