showcases local vendors at Night Market


Yum Yum Cupcake Truck's Le Muffinette
  • Yum Yum Cupcake Truck's Le Muffinette

 Wednesday, Sept. 26 – Night Market

6-9 p.m.

Waterford Lakes Town Center

413 N. Alafaya Trail


You might have noticed from our own recent coverage of things “maker” – meaning, loosely, artisanal takes on ordinary items meant to celebrate the process as much as the product – that Central Florida is creeping out of the economic doldrums (sometimes in red jeans!) with a sizable helping of individual creative flair.’s wobbly Judy-Garland-by-night, Mark Baratelli, this month steps ever so slightly aside from his Food Truck Bazaar side to launch a “night market” for street urchins in search of things like bourbon marshmallows, vegan doughnuts and knock-off Member’s Only jackets (we hope, otherwise we’ll settle for a vintage shawl), an idea he cribbed from the hustle and bustle and exhaust of nights spent in New York City. Though the Waterford Lakes Town Center doesn’t exactly scream “Bowery!” you never really know what you’re going to find lurking in the night when you’re that close to UCF. You know who does know? Judy Garland. – Billy Manes