March 15, 2016

Salcedo Village Saturday Market in Makati City

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  • In Makati, there are two park-turned-markets that draw residents and visitors alike to get their bags and baskets ready for the freshest produce. Every Saturday, the Salcedo Park becomes a bustling place where families, local and foreign, mingle with each other.

    The Salcedo Saturday Market is a vibrant community market that sells various delights, such as organic food, fruits, and vegetables. Found at the Jaime Velasquez Park, it’s a great place to spend Saturday mornings with. It’s a shopping destination for those who want an alternative and healthier options aside from those found in a mall. Here, most of the products are made for a cause, which helps in the livelihood of indigenous communities.

    Formed in 2005, the Salcedo Market is a community project under the Women of Bel-Air Foundation, Inc. and brought together by the love of food. The market meets, come rain or shine, every Saturday with its concessionaires offer a wide range of wet and dry food, with cuisines from all over the world.

    This popular stall in the Saturday Market has made a name for itself for being the go-to place to get best-tasting kushikatsu (deep-fried skewers) by Ikomai and Tochi Desserts

    Also read: One Day Guide to Salcedo Saturday Market

    The market houses several stalls that sell organic farm food, seafood, plants, health products, porcelain wares. Also, it has a dining area where guests can dine in while getting their food from several stalls that highlight cuisines such as Moroccan, American, Korean, Indian, and Malaysian delicacies. Of course, with being a market that’s all for healthier options, they sell gluten-free products such as diet bread for a healthier you.

    Also read: Must-Try Food Stalls in Salcedo Saturday Market

    Pushcarts are free, just give proper care to them

    The market is not only intended to cater the older expats and locals of Makati, as it’s also a great place for kids. Cotton candy, taho, and ice cream carts are found around the areas which are loved by kids as they go on for a picnic at the grass field.

    Now, you have a place to start healthy Saturdays with! See Salcedo Saturday Market every Saturday in Jaime C. Velasquez Park in Salcedo Village, Makati from 7 am to 2 pm. For more information, visit their website, salcedomarket.org/.

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