The Meatpacking District’s 5th Annual Open Market

The Meatpacking District Business Improvement District (BID) is proud to announce that their annual ‘indoor block party’ and fundraiser, Open Market, will return to Highline Stages on March 8, 2018 from 6:30pm – 10:30pm to celebrate the local business community.  Open Market brings together all the dynamic and varied businesses that make the district one of the most unique neighborhoods in Manhattan. Dozens of brands spanning the hospitality, fashion, art, and technology industries will participate in the evening’s festivities.

Food & Drink:  L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon, Santina, Corkbuzz, Megu, Sixpoint, The Standard Biergarten, Bagatelle, Bodega Negra, Fig & Olive, Catch, La Sirena, TAO Downtown, Sherry B Dessert Studio, Soho House, Bubby’s, STK Downtown and more!

Fashion & Retail: Theory, Rag & Bone, DVF, Alice & Olivia, Helmut Lang, Lilla P, The Kooples, Trina Turk/Mr Turk and more!

Technology & Lifestyle: Samsung, Lexus, Caudalie, Kikkerland, Chelsea Market Baskets, and more

The unforgettable evening includes food tastings and bespoke cocktails from 25+ area restaurants and bars, sample sale shopping from high-end retailers, entry into the silent auction, and music by Coco and Breezy. For the ultimate night out, VIP tickets offer early access to shop the sample sales, an exclusive hospitality experience by Soho House, a buy-it-now option for the silent auction, a gift bag filled will brand products, and guaranteed access to the VIP after party at TAO Downtown.

The Meatpacking BID is proud to have four district icons serve as co-chairs for Open Market: Diane von FurstenbergFounder and Co-Chairman of DVFAndrew RosenFounder and CEO of TheoryGary KlineCo-Owner and CEO of Highline Stages; and Mazdack RassiCo-Founder and Creative Director of Milk. In addition, they will be joined by a host committee that includes a who’s who of the Meatpacking District and its supporters. 

For the first time in the event’s five-year history, tickets may be purchased early at significantly reduced rates.   From January 29, 2018 – February 9, 2018, ‘early-bird’ General Admission tickets will be available for $115 as well as VIP tickets for $300.  After the conclusion of the ‘early-bird’ ticketing period onFebruary 10, 2018, General Admission tickets will be $150 and include a $25 shopping credit, and VIP tickets will be $350 and include a $50 shopping credit. Shopping credit is valid during Open Market only. Please visit to purchase all tickets. 

Open Market raises funds that go towards the sanitation and beautification of the district – the betterment of a beloved neighborhood100% of the proceeds go to the Meatpacking District Improvement Association (MPIA), the non- profit business alliance of the area and will be specifically earmarked for the capital upgrade of the district’s streetscape, called the 14th Street Master Plan.

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