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Safe to shop: Jaime Fresnedi inaugurates newest weekend bazaar in the South

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Muntinlupa Mayor Jaime Fresnedi led the grand launching of the newest weekend bazaar in Metro South featuring Muntinlupa products and sellers.

Merkado sa Muntinlupa is an open-air market and bazaar located in Sports Complex open grounds along Laguna Lake. It features a food bazaar, fresh farmers produce, retail and wholesalers, trunk sale, and more. The outdoor market is open on weekends, every Friday 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm and every Saturday-Sunday, 8:00 am – 9:00 pm.

Fresnedi said the program aims to assist micro entrepreneurs in the city who took the hardest hit in the economic downturn brought about by the pandemic. He hopes that the platform will help local sellers recover and further grow their businesses.

Market-goers are advised to follow strict health protocols including wearing of facemask and face shield at all times. Only visitors aged 18-65 will be allowed in the outdoor market in adherence to the national government’s guidelines.

Muntinlupa residents and non-residents are also requested to use Staysafe.PH app or bring their unique QR codes as part of the local contact tracing initiatives.