Markets in Darlington

Christmas Markets 2016

The ever popular Christmas market will be held on Thursday 24th November in Darlington Town Centre from 9am til 8pm. This coincides with the light switch on at 5pm hosted by TMF. There will be street theatre, live music and entertainment.

Stalls start at £25 per 3x3 metres to include table and lighting. For further information email

The outdoor market will take place on 23rd and 24th December - there will not be a market on Boxing Day

The covered market will close at 4pm on Christmas Eve and re-open Wednesday 28th December. New Years Eve the market will close at 4pm on Saturday 31st December and re-open Tuesday 3rd January 2017.

We wish all our customers a happy Christmas and a prosperous new year!

Open market

Each Monday and Saturday between 9am and 5pm, the town centre comes alive as traders offer an unrivalled selection of wares such as: household goods, fabrics, carpets and clothing. 

The market has a heritage stretching back over 1000 years. The Saturday market is currently located in Tubwell Row, Blackwellgate, West Row and Horsemarket and wraps around the covered market. The Monday market is currently located in Prospect Place and Northgate.

Sunday People's market

The Sunday People's market is held on the first Sunday of each month between 11am and 4pm on Blackwellgate, Town Centre. The goods sold on this market are distinct from our regular Saturday and Monday markets. Now featuring music event 'Buskers in Blackwellgate'.

Sunday People's market website [external link]

Livestock market

This market is operated by the Darlington Farmers Auction Mart Company Limited and is situated at Clifton Road, near to Bank Top railway station. For more information contact 01325 464529.

CHave a look at the Darlington Markets Facebook page [external link]