Crescent Property Services LLC, J.P. Morgan Global Alternatives, and Lively Local Markets today announced the start of a monthly Friday night artisan market at McKinney & Olive to continue its initiative to enhance Uptown’s growing, pedestrian-friendly environment. The Uptown Night Market at McKinney & Olive Grand Opening is a free event open to the public and scheduled for Friday, Aug. 13, 2021, from 6-10 p.m. at the outdoor piazza along Olive Street. Subsequent markets are planned for Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12, and Dec. 10.
The Uptown Night Market at McKinney & Olive is Uptown’s first monthly recurring large-scale night artisan market, featuring over 25 curated local artisans and makers, excellent food and drinks, live music, photo ops, lawn games, and plenty of seating to relax and enjoy the evening. The market will feature handmade jewelry, accessories, home goods, visual art, candles, soaps, cutting boards, baked goods, and more. Live music performed by Kirk Thurmond and sounds from DJ Kiks is scheduled from 6-10 p.m. Parking for the night market is free during market hours at McKinney & Olive’s garages on Olive and Harwood streets. The event is open to all ages but will cater primarily to 21+ patrons.