TIRRC to Host 3rd Annual International Night Market

Tickets on sale now for annual culinary event that brings together 25 Nashville immigrant owned restaurants and over 500 attendees.

NASHVILLE, TN Tickets are on sale now for the Tennessee Immigration and Refugee Rights Coalition’s (TIRRC) third annual InterNASHional Night Market, to be held Saturday, September 23. This is one of TIRRC’s largest annual events, hosted at TIRRC's home in the heart of Antioch, bringing in neighbors, partners, and supporters to build community and celebrate Nashville’s diverse cultures and culinary traditions.

This year's InterNASHional Night Market will feature 25 immigrant and refugee-owned food vendors and entrepreneurs, with confirmed vendors including Feast by Louisa Shafia, Pole-Pole, Frida's Oaxacan Cuisine, La Colmena Ice Cream Shop, Island Vibes, Fidelia's Heavenly Delicious, Mama Yang and Daughter, Madina, MorEmpanadas, Taj Indian Restaurant, and more. The event will also feature beer, wine, and cocktails for purchase along with live music and dance performances.

“What started as a way to re-energize immigrant and refugee-owned businesses following the pandemic has grown into one of Nashville’s can't-miss culinary events of the year,” said Kennedy Wallace, Development Manager at TIRRC and organizer of this year's event. “Our InterNASHional Night Market is the perfect way to experience the incredible diversity and culinary traditions of our immigrant and refugee communities and come together with our neighbors of all walks of life over delicious food.”

TIRRC expects to sell out the event for the third year in a row, and tickets can be purchased here.

The InterNASHional Night Market is proudly sponsored by the Nissan Foundation, Carver Construction, Healthtrust, HCA, and CAT Financial, with additional sponsors to be announced.

About Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC)

The Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC) is a statewide, immigrant and refugee-led collaboration whose mission is to build power, amplify our voices, and organize communities to advocate for our rights in order to build a stronger, more inclusive Tennessee where people of all nationalities, immigration statuses, and racial identities can belong and thrive. Since its founding in 2001, TIRRC has grown from a grassroots network of community leaders into one of the most diverse and effective coalitions of its kind, a model for emerging immigrant rights organizations in the Southeast and throughout the United States.