September 18, 2015 is the date, guys! UPDATE [9/18]: Event is moved to September 25-26.
Sugbo Mercado Weekend Food and Lifestyle Market will finally open as the be the first and the biggest year-round weekly food and lifestyle market in Cebu!
Located at the corner of Geonzon and Villa Streets (beside Avida Showroom Office) in IT Park, Sugbo Mercado is proud to partner with Cebu Holdings Incorporated. They will bring together the best of the best of Cebu as well as budding new entrepreneurs in the local food & lifestyle products industry to showcase their products in a tour de force of local pride, start with fifty food and lifestyle product providers.
Joining on their launching weekend are their co-presentors: OLX Philippines, The Islands Group, and Sun Cellular.
“Kung dili na gamiton, ibaligya na” goes OLX Philippines’ tagline as it allows the exploration of the old saying that goes, “one man’s discard is another’s treasure.” Say, “Yesss, yaman!” at onsite pickups or swap meets, get free discount coupons from OLX to use at participating Sugbo Mercado tenants and catch OLX’s brand ambassador, Jewel, perform live onstage!
Sugbo Mercado will also hold night performances by fresh, independent Cebuano talents. Artists include David Wilde X Zeejacob, Jameson Tenorio and Smurf. Brisbane-based, international hoops sensation Celi Toledo and rising hiphop star JID Durano’s will also be there.
Initially operating on Fridays and Saturdays between 4PM to 2AM, Sugbo Mercado would also be an alternative open-air events space catering to corporate or product launches and roadshows on top of regular in-house entertainment activities like food showdowns, bands, shows, and other promotions.
Sugbo Mercado is also sponsored by Foodpanda – the easiest way to order online from over 500 restaurants. Foodpanda officially launches at Sugbo Mercado later in the month with a lineup of their restaurant-partners present. Catch the foodpanda Panda mascot live as he brings fun, prizes and surprises!