Kettering Markets


Weekday Markets

Kettering is a Charter Market with Friday and Saturday being the traditional market days offering customers everything from Fruit & Vegetables to Fashion. These markets are held in the pedestrianised area of the High Street in Kettering Town Centre.

On Wednesday's the extremely popular Flea Market trades in antiques, second hand items, collectables and arts & crafts. 

Thursday is Desborough town market day; held on The Square, High Street the traders sell from their own stalls.

New for 2019

Play Days Market – Located on Market Place with the new Play Day Events during the School Holidays.  We are currently seeking a range of traders from sweet treats to a little luxury handmade items.  Onsite from 9am trading from 10am to 3pm.  Pitch Fee £10 payable via invoice at time of booking.

Dates Themes
10th April Short Stories
17th April Sports Day
29th May Animal Magic
21st August Sports Day
28th August Big Top Circus
30th October Halloween

KETTFEST Foodie Market - 13th July 2019 -  We are delighted to be running a street food market on the Saturday of FETTFEST the well-attended art, culture, music & community festival.  Located on Market Street, the road will be closed for Street Food Traders to serve a variety of food & cuisines.  Attendance is required by 11am for set up trading times 12pm-5pm.  We have limited pitches and sizes with all fees payable via invoice at time of booking.

Please read our "Market Rules" document for further information relating to requirements of Food Traders.

Returning for 2019

Summer Foodie Friday's - 26th July & 16th August 2019 - Located within the pedestrianised area of Kettering's Town Centre next to our general market during the summer period.  These events coincide with the extremely popular 4wk school holiday event Kettering by the Sea on Market Place.  Pitch Fee payable via invoice at time of booking.

Please read our "Market Rules" document for further information relating to requirements of Food Traders.

Teenage Market – 13th July KETTFEST WEEKEND 2019 - Once again we are delighted be running this amazing opportunity during the towns KETTFEST weekend- Kettering's art, culture, music & community festival.  

It is open to all young, budding entrepreneurs and entertainers aged 13-21yrs to promote themselves showcase or sell directly to the public with homemade / creative products or entertain by performing your skills by way of song, dance, comedy, drama......

Participation - FREE, insurance cover - FREE, Gazebo & Table - FREE.

It's really easy to get involved - visit the Traders or Performers section to register and create your profile, then apply to take part in Kettering!

Date Market Location Trading Hours
Wednesday   Flea Market High Street, Kettering 9am - 2pm
Wednesday Play Days Market Market Place, Kettering   10am -3pm
Thursday General Market The Square, High Street, Desborough 9am - 2pm
Friday General Market/Foodie Friday High Street, Kettering 9am - 4pm
Saturday General Market/Teenage High Street, Kettering 9am - 5pm

Pitch Costs

  Wednesday Thursday  Friday     Saturday 
Stall provided £10  N/A  £20 £20
Own Stall £10  £13  £16 £16