After an exhausting tour all around Cebu City’s famous tourist spots, our legs are sore, our backs are aching, our knees just want to give up.
Basically, our fragile adult bodies send distress signals to our brain that we need to rest, yet we ignore it for the sake of the adventure. But there’s one distress signal that we can’t turn a blind eye to, our tummy’s growl.
Cebu has a plethora of places to eat, but you can’t visit them all at once. Luckily for our foodie tourists out there, there’s a place where all the Cebu’s delicacies are found in rows of stalls not far from the city.
Read more about the place that would take your taste buds on a trip to Carbon Night Market
What is Carbon Night Market?
Opened last June 24, 2022. Carbon Night Market is a project of Cebu2World, a subsidiary of Megawide Construction Corp., the company behind the Carbon Market Modernization project.
It was first called The “Sunday Market”, before being officially called as “Carbon Night Market” after extending the operating days of the attraction.
Things to Do in Carbon Night Market
Carbon Night Market is packed with food from all over Cebu, even food that you can’t pronounce the name of. With a variety of food all in one place, your mouth will be on a full-on adventure until your stomach taps out.
Currently having 100 vendor stalls, Carbon Night Market also provides entertainment so you won’t get bored while eating. A live band serenades you while you savor that siomai you’ve been craving for.
Foot reflexology is provided by locals if you want to relax your sore foot from an exhausting walk. Creative attractions have henna tattooing and live portrait sketching if you want to have something that reminds you of that magical night in Cebu.
A variety of Cebuano delicacies will surround you once you enter the night market. From Balbacua to Manok Bisaya, scallops, siomai, larang, and many more.
Have an advanced simbang-gabi vibes with their puto bumbong as well.
There’s lechon Cebu once every three stalls. If you’re thirsty, a variety of cold beverages awaits you at the night market.
But if you just want to relax and take the Cebuano vibe all in, take a seat and listen to the live band as they sing the songs that remind you about your ex. Carbon Night Market surely is an adventure not only for your belly, but also for your eyes.
The project’s goal is to make Carbon better and more beautiful, without sacrificing the place’s heritage and historical significance.
Carbon Night Market Address and Opening Hours
Carbon Night Market is open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 4pm to 10 pm. It is located at Quezon Boulevard, near Senior Citizen’s Park and Magellan’s Park.
Visit the Carbon Night Market Tonight
After experiencing Carbon Night Market, we can assure you that Cebu will have a special place, not only in your heart, but also in your stomach.
Whether you’re an explorer that’s on a pursuit of adventure, or just a laidback lad that goes where the wind takes you, Carbon Night Market is a place worthy of your visit.
So pack your bags, prepare your bellies, hop in on a jeep (or taxi, or a carriage, whichever you like) and head to the unofficial food hub of Cebu, Carbon Night Market.
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