The inaugural event at the French Market features cuisine from a variety of street food vendors, a top chef contest, Vendy cup awards and live music by Small Batch String Band. Festivalgoers will pick a People's Choice award winner. Call (917) 716-8253 or visit www.streetvendor.org/vendys for details. Admission starts at $6 (various ticket packages available), children under 6 free. 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.