El Mercado del Norte/ 11am–10pm / Wednesday-Saturday

Wednesday, August 03, 2022 from 11:00 AM to Saturday, August 06, 2022 to 10:00 PM


El Mercado Del Norte/11am–11pm

After a 2-year hiatus, the Mercado del Norte at Mackenzie Park is back for Old Spanish Days! It is open 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. from Wednesday, August 3rd – Saturday, August 6th. 

El Mercado del Norte is a free admission, family-friendly event featuring a full carnival with rides and games, the MOST food vendors and merchant vendors to date, live music and dancing and the Crazy Horse Cantina! 

This family-friendly Mercado has a little bit of everything for everyone! 


This free admission event allows children and parents to enjoy over 30 rides and games, get their face painted, or enjoy the beautiful dancing during the day! 


Over 30 rides and games! 

Save some $$$ and get your $35 wristband to ride unlimited rides between 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Wednesday, August 3rd – Friday, August 5th. 

Wristbands will be on sale between 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wednesday, August 3rd – Friday, August 5th at the Ticket Booths on site. 

Carnival will be in operation from: 

Wednesday, August 3rd – Thursday, August 4th: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. 

Friday, August 5th – Saturday, August 6th: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. 

Riders of all ages / heights can join us! Most rides require riders to be 36”, but some of the rides allow childen under that heigh to ride with an adult. 


There are 14 food vendors serving up a variety of food from authentic tacos, tortas, burritos and pupusas to mouth watering BBQ, tamales, hotdogs, and more! 

Everyone loves funnel cake, churros, kettle corn and shaved ice! 


Live dancing and music will happen at the Crazy Horse Cantina and craft beer by Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co., including Agua Santa Mexican Lager—the official beer of the Mercado del Norte—seltzer by Ashland Seltzer and wine by Porch Pounder will be available for purchase for guests 21+. 


20 Vendors will be on site selling everything from children’s items, toys, jewelry, household goods, clothing, and of course everyone’s favorite cascarones! 


Wednesday, August 3rd 

11 a.m.: Garcia Dance Studio 

12:05 p.m.: Puro Flamenco 

1:15 p.m.: Buscutti Ballet Theater 

2 p.m.: Cruz Dance and Entertainment 

3 p.m.: 2022 Spirit of Fiestas 

3:30 p.m.: Zermeño Dance Academy 

Live Music:  
5 p.m.: Luis Medrano 

6:15 p.m.: TBA 

7:30 p.m.: Buena Onda (Latin soul band) 

9 p.m.: Time Travelers Band 

Thursday, August 4th 

11 a.m.: Puro Flamenco 

11:45 a.m.: Zermeño Dance Academy 

12:30 p.m.: 2022 Spirits of Fiestas 

1 p.m.: Groupo Foklorico de West LA 

1:40 p.m.: Boscutti Ballet Theatre 

2:15 p.m.: Cruz Dance and Entertainment 

3:10 p.m.: Alma de Mexico 

3:45 p.m.: Garcia Dance Studio 

Live Music: 
5 p.m. – Dusty Jugs / Rincons (Country & Rock)

6:15 p.m.: Art of Funk (Funk Music) 

7:30 p.m.: Soul Kool (R&B, Old School, Oldies, Classic Rock, Country & Latino)

9 p.m.: Las Anclas (Musica Norteña) 

Friday, August 5th: 

11 a.m.: Cruz Dance and Entertainment 

12 p.m.: Boscutti Ballet Theatre 

12:45 p.m.: Alma de Mexico 

1:30 p.m.: Groupo Foklorico de Quetzalcoatl 

2:45 p.m.: 2022 Spirits of Fiesta 

3:10 p.m.: Zermeño Dance Academy 

Live Music: 
4:45 p.m.: Chill Point (Funk and More) 

6 p.m.: Vibe Setters (Reggae) 

7:30 p.m.: 805 Cali Tejanos (Tejano)

9 p.m.: Heart and Soul (Headliner)

Saturday, August 6th 

11 a.m.: Drifting Dimention (Band)  

12 p.m.: Looking West (Band) 

1 p.m.: Alma de Mexico 

1:45 p.m.: Baile de California 

2:15 p.m. Melody Hope (Teen Star 2022 Winner!) 

2:45 p.m.: Grupo Folkoricio Huitzillin 

3:15 p.m.: Ballet Folkorico Aztlan de CSUN 

3:35 p.m.: Buscutti Ballet Theatre

4:30 p.m.: Grooveshine (Funk, Hip Hop, Reggae & House Rhythms)

6 p.m.: House Arrest (Class Grooves) 

7:30 p.m.: Mestizo (Latin infused music) 

9:15 p.m.: Agua Santa (Variety of Music Flavors) 

We hope you can bring out the family to enjoy days of fun with a little bit of everything for everyone!