Stardew Valley: The Night Market Guide

BY MEG

Meg

Writer and Storywriter

PUBLISHED 9 MONTHS AGO

Every 15th of Winter, Pelican Town opens its local Beach to vendors coming from different towns to set up their shops in the Night Market. Citizens flock over the docks to see all the festival’s shops and attractions, and there’s a good reason why everyone is looking forward to this event every year.

Stardew Valley: The Night Market Guide

What are the items worth buying at this festival? What are the other things you could do aside from hauling goods from the shops? Today, we’re going to take a tour of the Night Market and see what the festival has to offer.

The Night Market is a three-day event that takes place between the 15th and 17th of Winter. It is a mesmerizing, eye-catching festival that allows you to browse through a selection of items that you can only purchase here. For first-time players, it’s an event you wouldn’t want to miss since the items sold in some shops rotate each night.

Shops

The shops are easily the highlight of the festival. A lot of the shops in the Night Market sell their goods from boats, and most of them are available from 5:00 PM to 2:00 AM.

Traveling Cart

You’ll find the Traveling Merchant at the dock with her signature purple cart on a raft and her pet pig floating in an inflatable ring. Players who have already repaired their Greenhouse during this time would appreciate the assortment of items the Traveling Merchant has for this event. If you’re wondering where to get blueberry seeds during winter, the Merchant sells a variety of seasonal crop seeds that rotate every night. The Merchant also sells her usual stock, including the recipe for the Wedding Ring.

Famous Artist Lupini

The Night Market features a famous painter that goes by the name Lupini. You’ll see the artist standing on the dock and displaying a painting beside him. Lupini exhibits his artworks that cost 1,200 Gold each, but he changes them each night. He also sells a different set of paintings every year until Year 3. The good thing is when you reach Year 4, you’ll be able to purchase the paintings you missed in your first year. Below is the list of all the Lupini paintings you can collect and hang on your wall:

·         Year 1

  • Winter 15: Red Eagle
  • Winter 16: Portrait of a Mermaid
  • Winter 17: Solar Kingdom

·         Year 2

  • Winter 15: Clouds
  • Winter 16: 1,000 Years From Now
  • Winter 17: Three Trees

·         Year 3

  • Winter 15: The Serpent
  • Winter 16: Tropical Fish # 173
  • Winter 17: Land of Clay

Magic Shop Boat

You’ll be able to spot the Magic Shop Boat next to Lupini. Peeking from inside the boat is a Mysterious Vendor with glowing red eyes. There’s also a bouncing parrot standing atop the boat’s lantern.

Like the Traveling Merchant, the Mysterious Vendor sells crop seeds, decorative items, and some unique goods you won’t find anywhere else. However, most of the items sold here are considerably cheaper than the ones in the Traveling Cart. The items for sale that are listed below also rotate every night:

·         Winter 15

  • Bean Starter (60g)
  • Cauliflower Seeds (80g)
  • Garlic Seeds (40g)
  • Jazz Seeds (30g)
  • Kale Seeds (70g)
  • Parsnip Seeds (20g)
  • Potato Seeds (50g)
  • Tulip Bulb (20g)
  • Cone Hat (5,000g)
  • Grave Stone (200g)
  • Stone Frog (500g)
  • Iridium Fireplace (15,000g)
  • Rarecrow # 7 (5,000g)
  • Rarecrow # 8 (5,000g)

·         Winter 16

  • Blueberry Seeds (80g)
  • Corn Seeds (150g)
  • Hops Seeds (100g)
  • Melon Seeds (80g)
  • Pepper Seeds (40g)
  • Poppy Seeds (100g)
  • Radish Seeds (40g)
  • Red Cabbage Seeds (100g)
  • Sunflower Seeds (200g)
  • Spangle Seeds (50g)
  • Tomato Seeds (50g)
  • Wheat Seeds (10g)
  • Cone Hat (2,500)
  • Stone Parrot (500g)
  • Suit of Armor (200g)
  • Iridium Fireplace (15,000g)
  • Rarecrow # 7 (5,000g)
  • Rarecrow # 8 (5,000g)

·         Winter 17

  • Amaranth Seeds (70g)
  • Artichoke Seeds (30g)
  • Bok Choy Seeds (50g)
  • Corn Seeds (150g)
  • Cranberry Seeds (240g)
  • Eggplant Seeds (20g)
  • Fairy Seeds (200g)
  • Grape Seeds (60g)
  • Pumpkin Seeds (100g)
  • Sunflower Seeds (200g)
  • Wheat Seeds (10g)
  • Yam Seeds (60g)
  • Cone Hat (10,000g)
  • Log Section (200g)
  • Stone Owl (500g)
  • Iridium Fireplace (15,000g)
  • Rarecrow # 7 (5,000g)
  • Rarecrow # 8 (5,000g)

As you may have noticed, the price of the Cone Hat changes daily. The Cone Hat gets more affordable on Winter 16, so buying it on that day will save you a ton. One more thing you should note is that Garlic Seeds, Red Cabbage Seeds, and Artichoke Seeds are only available for purchase in Year 2.

Decoration Boat

If you walk a little further to the left from the Magic Shop Boat, you’ll get to the Decoration Boat. The vendor specializes in seasonal decorations that you put outdoors, but there are also some that you can display inside your house. Here are the items you can buy from the Decoration Boat:

  • Big Green Cane (200g)
  • Green Canes (200g)
  • Mixed Cane (200g)
  • Red Canes (200g)
  • Big Red Cane (200g)
  • Plain Torch (800g)
  • Stump Torch (800g)
  • Clouds Banner (1,000g)
  • Seasonal Decor (500g)
  • Six Different Seasonal Plants (500g)

Other Attractions

Shops aren’t the only attractions you’ll see at this festival. You can also watch a boat show, get freebies, and ride a submarine that lets you catch some of the rarest fish ever. These attractions are open at 5:00 PM and close down at 2:00 AM, except for the Fishing Submarine and the Mermaid Boat.

Desert Trader

The Desert Trader can be located just a couple of steps from the Decoration Boat. You’ll find her sitting on a rug beside a coffee maker machine. The trader will not sell you coffee, instead, she will give you one cup of coffee – for free!

Fishing Submarine

To the left of the Desert Trader is the Fishing Submarine. Inside the Submarine, there’s a Captain who’ll ask you if you want to take a fishing tour while inside his ship. The Captain isn’t as generous as the Desert Trader, though, as one fishing tour costs 1,000 Gold.

The Submarine will plunge deep into the ocean while you wait for 1 and a half hours worth of in-game minutes. After that, a hatch will open up on the ship’s center. Down there, you can fish some deep-sea creatures that are exclusive only to this event. The table below lists down all the fish and items you can catch while underwater:

Deep-Sea FishBase Sell PriceSilverGoldIridium
Blobfish  500g

Fisher Profession: 625g
Angler Profession: 750g
625g

Fisher Profession: 781g
Angler Profession: 937g
750g

Fisher Profession: 937g
Angler Profession: 1,125g
1,000g

Fisher Profession: 1,250g
Angler Profession: 1,500g
Spookfish220g

Fisher Profession:  275g
Angler Profession: 330g
275g

Fisher Profession: 343g
Angler Profession:  412g
330g

Fisher Profession: 412g
Angler Profession: 495g
440g

Fisher Profession: 550g
Angler Profession: 660g
Midnight Squid100g

Fisher Profession:  125g
Angler Profession: 150g
125g

Fisher Profession:  156g
Angler Profession: 187g
150g

Fisher Profession:  187g
Angler Profession: 225g
220g

Fisher Profession:  250g
Angler Profession: 300g
Sea Cucumber75g

Fisher Profession: 93g
Angler Profession: 112g
93g

Fisher Profession:  116g
Angler Profession: 139g
112g

Fisher Profession:  140g
Angler Profession: 168g
150g

Fisher Profession:  187g
Angler Profession: 225g
Super Cucumber250g

Fisher Profession:  312g
Angler Profession: 375g
312g

Fisher Profession:  390g
Angler Profession: 468g
375g

Fisher Profession:  468g
Angler Profession: 562g
500g

Fisher Profession: 625g
Angler Profession: 750g
Octopus150g

Fisher Profession:  187g
Angler Profession: 225g
187g

Fisher Profession:  233g
Angler Profession: 280g
225g

Fisher Profession:  281g
Angler Profession: 337g
300g

Fisher Profession:  375g
Angler Profession: 450g
Pearl2,500g
N/AN/AN/A
Seaweed20g
25g
30g
40g

Mermaid Boat

The Mermaid Boat is one of the main attractions of the festival. It features a mermaid singing and putting on a spectacular show to whoever enters the boat.

When you enter the boat, the mermaid will start singing. If you wait for the show to finish, you’ll be able to click the clam shells on the stage, and you’ll notice that each clam shell will produce a sound.

At first, you might think that the Mermaid Show only aims to entertain the player. But if you were able to dig out Secret Note # 15, you’ll discover that there’s a puzzle you can actually solve here.

To solve this puzzle, interact with the clam shells in this order: 1-5-4-2-3 (from left to right). If you’re successful in playing the correct musical notes, you’ll obtain a Pearl.

Shrouded Figure

The Night Market is packed with scenic spots and features that will surely eat up your time. Should you forget to bring a Warp Totem to the Festival, you can pass out when the clock strikes at 2 AM.

Fortunately, there’s a man wrapped in a dark blue garment called the Shrouded Figure at this festival. He is found in the center of the docks with a levitating Warp Totem, which signifies he can transport you home. Talk to the Shrouded Figure, and he can magically warp you back to your farm for the price of 250 gold.

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