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San Fernando City Night Market: Evening Eats and Enchanting Treats

by April Mycenae A visit to La Union will never be completed without dropping by at San Fernando City Night Market. After a tiring day of surfing or just roaming around the city, there's no greater feeling than satisfying your cravings and eating foods that reminisce about your childhood.

Night markets are typically bustling with activity and are known for their lively atmosphere, a unique blend of shopping, food, and local culture, all under the canopy of the night sky.

They have a great selection of authentic Pinoy street foods a very affordable prices.

They can offer a vibrant and authentic experience for both locals and tourists.

San Fernando City, La Union Night Market is located at the heart of the City, walking distance to the regular markets and shopping centers. Stalls open from 6:00 p.m. until midnight.

Pinoy Street Foods:

Balut is a fertilized developing egg embryo that is boiled, steamed, and eaten from the shell.

Isaw is a popular street food made from barbecued pig or chicken intestines.

Tokneneng or Kwekwek is a tempura-like Filipino street food made by deep-frying orange batter-covered hard-boiled chicken or quail eggs.

Fish balls are bite-sized Filipino street snacks made from a mixture of ground fish, flour, and spices.

Bibingka is a Filipino rice cake made with rice flour, coconut milk, and sugar.

Okoy or ukoy, are Filipino crispy deep-fried fritters made with glutinous rice batter, unshelled small shrimp, and various vegetables, including calabaza, sweet potato, cassava, mung bean sprouts, scallions and julienned carrots, onions, and green papaya.



A visit to Night Markets is a great way to have a glimpse of the local culture. Just be mindful that excessive intake of street foods can be dangerous sometimes.

Cravings Satisfied at the Heart of the City!


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