Taichung: Fengjia Night Market 逢甲夜市
The Fengjia Night Market (逢甲夜市) was established in 1963 and is Taichung’s largest and most popular night market; For many it is probably even Taiwan’s most favorite market that was once established along Wen-hua road , then expanded to Fengjia road (逢甲路), Fushin road(福星路), Xian street(西安街) etc.The area provides an assortment of shops to browse through which have Food/drink stands, clothing stores, restaurants, games to play and most notably, lots of snacks to please any palate. Fengjia Night Market has tied with Keelung’s Miaokou Night Market for first place , in terms of taste in a competition judged by a committee organized by the Tourism Bureau of Taiwan.
The Fengjia Night Market is centered around now Feng Chia University. As you approach the university gate, the market shoots off to the streets and alleys on both sides. The gate is the “center” of the market.
The entrance to Feng Jia University (sometimes spelled “Feng Chia”) is on Fengjia Road.
The night market usually bustling around 7:00pm and winds to a close around 1:00 am. Many of the main stores in the area open around 2:00 pm. The area is usually very busy especially on weekends. Many of the patrons are University students and hordes from tour bus. As Taiwanese people in Taiwan get off their busy work week, they love to spend the evening eating and shopping there.
The Fengjia Night Market has lots and lots of cell phone accesories and clothing shops offering just about anything at low prices.
The squid balls on Fu Xing Road 福星路 are very popular and delicious. Just look for the big blue octopus.
Fengjia Night Market vendors are always coming up with great marketing techniques to make their stall stand out.
Deep fried mushrooms. Pizza!!!!
Fresh duck ready to go.
Cold drinks are a necessity during a hot summer night!
Find out what the Kung Fu Monkey actually is.
A “1,000 layered” onion cake.
Fresh fruit drinks are everywhere.