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Island East Markets - HK's largest farmers market

  • Posted in "What's On In Hong Kong" Forum
  • Started on 18 Oct 2012 @ 1:01pm
  • Last Reply 6 Sep 2013 @ 7:45am
  • #1

    Island East Markets is a Sunday market in TaiKoo Place, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong, bringing together local organic farmers, designers, craftspeople & sustainable retailers. Now on a trial period, Sundays Sep 30, Oct 7, 14, 21, and back again every Sunday from November 11 to December 16.

    Location: Tong Chong St, TaiKoo Place, Island East (Quarry Bay MTR, Exit A)
    Hours: Sunday 10am-5pm

    Check out the Facebook page www.facebook.com/islandeastmkts for more details, eg. vendors, and photos of the location.

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  • Thumbnail_369760_505080739_1309795608_s Hughie D.
    • Join Date: Sep 2012
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    #2

    I heard someone talking about this yesterday.. I think they must have gone last Sunday. They said there was a group doing a really cool acapella version of Gangnam Style! They said they really enjoyed the whole vibe of Island East Markets :)

  • Thumbnail_372604_500870688_1769329670_s Vanessa L.
    • Join Date: Sep 2012
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    #3

    Went by on the first day and definitely heading down again this Sunday.

    So pleased to hear that Island East will be returning in November - it's such a fantastic idea for both consumers & producers. About time Hong Kong had a regular event like this! :)

    "Little Bao" was a particular standout stall for me...those pork belly Baos were beyond moorish. So delicious!

  • Thumbnail_369760_505080739_1309795608_s Hughie D.
    • Join Date: Sep 2012
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    #4

    Found this video of the Island East Markets, looks like fun!
    http://vimeo.com/52774933

  • Profile_thumb May Y.
    • Join Date: Sep 2013
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    #5

    Few of my friends have tried with Island east booth and as they discussed they found out that all of them are charged with DIfferent prices from the organizers.
    People should be aware even they have listed out the standard price onlne

  • Profile_thumb_female Janice L.
    • Join Date: Oct 2012
    • Location: Hong Kong
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    #6

    Replying to #5

    Hi May, I'm Janice, the organiser for IEM. Thanks for your message. Our vendor rate structure is based on rack rates plus a series of discounts depending on certain factors, eg. the more weeks the vendor comes, the less the average week's charge, and also surcharges for alcohol vendors, and so on. Should you or your friends have any queries, please feel free to contact us directly and we'd be happy to take you through.