Little Mekong is a Cultural and Business District with some of the most unique shops and best restaurants in the Twin Cities. Visitors come to Little Mekong to experience the authentic flavors of Southeast Asia and a wide array of businesses and cultural attractions in one area. Our mission is to improve the area at University Avenue and Western as an attractive destination for visitors and residents; to support and promote businesses; to share cultural traditions and activities; and to create a living, breathing, colorful district for all to enjoy.
Annually, Little Mekong attracts thousands of festival attendees with the Little Mekong Night Market! The Little Mekong Night Market is the Twin Cities’ unique street market festival located in the heart of the Little Mekong District. Inspired by the night markets in Southeast Asia, the mission of our Night Market is to offer unique products, services, and arts & crafts for an exciting community experience. From cultural performances and engaging activities to enticing flavors of foods and art, there’s so much to do, see, and sample at the Night Market for everyone in the whole family.