Kettering Markets

Outdoor Markets are now open as long as they are able to meet the COVID-19 secure guidelines to protect shoppers and workers. 

All traders are required to acknowledge these requirements and prove a satisfactory statement relating to your intended actions in complying with government guidelines upon booking and before being able to trade.

Weekday Markets

Kettering is a Charter Market with Friday and Saturday being the traditional market days offering customers everything from fruit and vegetables to fashion.

On Wednesdays the extremely popular Flea Market trades in antiques, second hand items, collectables and arts and crafts.

Thursday is Desborough town market day, held on The Square, High Street with own rig traders only being accepted.

Market Details

Date Market Location Trading Hours
Wednesday   Flea Market Market Place, Kettering 9.00am - 2.00pm
Thursday General Market The Square, High Street, Desborough 9.00am - 2.00pm
Friday General Market Market Place, Kettering 9.00am - 4.00pm
Saturday General Market Market Place, Kettering 9.00am - 5.00pm

Pitch Costs

Pitch Costs are currently free of charge for our regular markets and will be reviewed at the end of September alongside the review of the current free parking within all council car parks.

Speciality Markets:

Christmas Teenage Market, 5th December 2020:

It's Small Business Saturday and the young creative traders and talented performers all aged between 13 to 21 years are taking part in our Christmas Programme.  If you would like to join us on Market Place, participation is free and you will be provided with insurance cover, a gazebo and a table.  To find out more and to book visit