The HOPE Farmers Market in Saltillo Plaza in East Austin is hosting its first night market event tonight, that will include costumes, live music and, yes, fresh product. Jay Janner / American-Statesman

HOPE Farmers Market, the longtime Sunday market at 412 Comal St., is getting into the Halloween spirit early with its first night market event tonight from 6 to 10 p.m. with live music, costumes and lots of local food, drinks and artisan products.

Costumes are encouraged, with a best costume prize they’ll be giving away later in the evening. On the live music stage will be DJ Sad Dad from 6 to 9 p.m. and The Zoinks, a Scooby Doo cover band in costume, at 9 p.m.

Johnson’s Back Yard Garden, Yard to Market Co-op will be selling fresh produce, and hot food vood vendors will include Austin Pierogis, Garbo’s Lobster Truck, Grilled Cheese Melt Down, Lua Brazilian Cheese Bread, Tamale Addiction and Wafel Guys, with rinks from Lost Pines Yaupon Tea, Texas Coffee Traders and Wunder-Pilz.

Other vendors include: Luna Rey Granolas, Mantra Bakehouse, Stroop Club, Willigan’s Island, Blue Lux, Collar Me Crazee, Gussy Up Y’all, Industry Prints, Major League Bocce, Mayan Expressions, Namu Craftwork, Solid Gold, Switched On, Vinyl Beauty Studio and Worth Effort.