Evening economy

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An example of evening economic activity - a restaurant in Greece.
Prague has a strong evening economy. Shown here are the Christmas markets after dark.

In planning, the evening economy describes economic activity taking place in the evening after many people finish daytime employment or formal education,[1][2] such as eating and drinking, entertainment, and nightlife (which may be described by the related term nighttime economy).


The evening economy includes, but is not limited to:

Benefits and drawbacks[edit]

The benefits of a significant evening economy can include:

The drawbacks can include:


Evening economic activity has been used to drive urban regeneration in cities such as Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne and Dublin.