Sun Market 2018


The article here on Ideal site has details of the upcoming Sun Market event. There appears to be some confusion about dates between the posters and the article on the Ideal site. I have been informed that the posters are correct. The event will take place on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 August 2018.

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Fashion, design and creativity will once again shine in Almerimar with the celebration of its II Sun Market

The rugby field will host next weekend this event organized by the Association of Merchants and Entrepreneurs of this coastal core

The Almerimar coastal core will host next weekend the second edition of an original, creative and special market, such as the II Sun Market organized by the Almerimar Merchants and Entrepreneurs Association, with which this nucleus joins the trends of big cities like Madrid, Barcelona or Valencia. A 'Pop Up' concept market that triumphs throughout Europe and is very much in demand by fans of fashion and design.

After the pilot experience last year, the core rugby field will be the scene on the 18th and 19th of August of a new edition that comes doubling the number of participants, which will be greater than the twenty stands, with artistic proposals varied, and where there will be music, a chill-out space, a gastronomic area and a children's leisure area so that the little ones can have fun while the adults can make their purchases.

A second edition, which will start at eight in the afternoon and extend until three in the morning, and the Councilor for Tourism and Trade of the City of El Ejido, Luisa Barranco, described as "much more renewed, innovative and exclusive", at the same time that she revealed the details of this event together with the president of the Association of Merchants and Entrepreneurs of Almerimar, Ana Lucia Vargas; and the president of the Local Board, Inocencio Gabriel Manzano, who highlighted the idyllic setting in which the event will take place.

Councilor Ejidense stressed that "this event intertwines business with tourism and leisure proposals for the whole family" and stressed that "the quality of the products offered for sale will prevail, the magical environment in which it will take place and in which will take maximum care of elements such as music with live performances, decoration or lighting ».

Also, there will be tastings, a chill-out space will be enabled and a children's area with inflatables and games so that parents and children can enjoy the night.

From the different tents that will be installed, the shops will offer articles and products belonging to the textile sector, accessories, photography, optics, cosmetics, gastronomy and even art, by the painting workshops of the Adult Center. For its part, the restoration will be borne by 'Defontina & Uva', which will donate all the money it collects to El Ejido Rugby CD.

The president of the Association of Merchants and Entrepreneurs of Almerimar stressed for its part "the great effort being made by the Association of Merchants and Entrepreneurs to promote this type of initiatives as platforms to show the enormous quality of local trade and as a showcase for young people artists and designers ».


On the other hand, Sun Market fulfills the double objective, according to Barranco, "to expand the leisure offer for both tourists and residents, so that they can enjoy a unique evening and, on the other, a clear commercial purpose such as enhancing and promote the business and tourist activity in the area, giving a different touch to the traditional market, by introducing differentiating elements ».

On this issue, Barranco made special emphasis on the fact that from the Consistory are "aware of the importance of small businesses in the local economy as a creator of employment and wealth generator, without forgetting that offers closeness and personalized advice.