Hitchin MarketOne of the largest outdoor markets

So much to explore

Welcome to Hitchin Market, one of the largest and finest outdoor markets in Hertfordshire in the heart of Hitchin town. Featuring over 150 covered stalls, the market is open every Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. There are specialist market days throughout the year, including a weekly Antiques Markets every Friday and Craft & Farmers once a month.

Tuesdays General Market

Tuesdays is general market day and open from 6am to until 3.30pm. Come along and start your day with a hearty breakfast from one of our many early traders and enjoy walking around the many stalls. 

Fridays General Market, Antiques and Collectibles

Every Friday, from 6am to 3pm, enjoy not only the general market but the added excitement of looking around the many antique and collectable traders. It's a fun treasure hunters delight as there is a great selection of antiques, curios, books, toys, bric-a-brac, house clearance and so much more.

Saturdays General Market

Join us for our extremely popular general market every Saturday from 6am to 4.30pm

Last Saturday of the month (Craft & Farmers Market)

Every last Saturday of the month we hold Craft & Farmers Markets. There is a huge selection of Artesian foods, produce, makers, bakers and so much more on offer, all local and specially invited. Dates for 2024 are: 

  • March 30th
  • April 27th
  • May 25th
  • June 29th
  • July 27th
  • August 31st
  • September 28th
  • October 26th
  • November 30th
  • December 28th

Plus, bonus days to be announced

Special Saturday Markets

Vegan Markets UK will join us on The Riverside bringing their great selection of vegan traders

  • September 28th

French Market

  • October 11th - 13th

Sunday Morning Market and Hitchin Car Boot

Early starters love our Sunday Market featuring regular traders and Hitchin Car Boot open from 6:30am. 

  • Pitches £10
  • Not all pitches have tables, so bring your own
  • No Need to Book – just turn up on the day

Regular Traders

Just some of the many regular traders include:
Sohal Fashion, Austin Flowers, Desna Shabby Chic, Sparrow Records CD, Burke Books, Foster Ogg Records, Mark Paul - Magic, Amir  Cameras, Andy's Electricals, Blueprint Music, Haynard Picture Framing, Payn Toys & Games, Esther Caribbean Hot Food, Defi-Knightly Jewellery, Cyprus Kitchen Street Food, Robinsons Sweets & Treats, Tea Hut, Voisey Fruit & Veg, Market Bags, A.Sanders, Hairdressers, Whitemans DIY & Household Goods, Top Nosh, Terrys Caribbean, Sins Haberdashery, Pet Masters, Whitmore Flowers, Bentley Fresh Produce, Puttin' on The Ritz, To The Roof TV Aerial & Satellite Services, Johnathon's Fabrics, JH Supplies, Zamir Shoes, Gulwan Communication, Jain Fashions, Shirley's Watches, Monica Flowers, Parkins Books/Records, K. Ashleigh - Fishmonger, Fresh Grimsby Fish, Lesnick Menswear, Williams and Bottesch Flowers.

Trading at Hitchin Market

Hitchin Market is an outdoor market featuring over 150 covered stalls, some shuttered units, all on hardstanding with lighting and electricity points, as well as a number of open pitches within the main market and on The Riverside.

Licenced pitches are available

We accept casuals on the day and pre-booked by email info@hitchinmarkets.co.uk To trade at Hitchin Market you will require Public Liability insurance with a Limit of Indemnity of no less than £5 million. Food vendors must be correctly and fully certified by their local authority. We try to maintain a balanced market, always contact us first to ensure your suitability to trade with us.

Sunday Flea Market and Hitchin Car Boot

  • Car Boot alternative
  • Regular & visiting traders
  • One-off sellers
  • Antiques, collectors
  • Bric-a-brac
  • Have a clear out!
  • Open to all - £10 a pitch

A treasure hunters delight!

To join our Sunday flea market please pre-book your spot using info@hitchinmarkets.co.uk

One of the largest outdoor markets
One of the largest outdoor markets

Opening Times

  • Tue 6am - 3.30pm
  • Fri 6am - 3pm
  • Sat 6am - 4.30pm
  • Sun 6.30am - 1pm

Additional info:

Tuesday (General Market) / Friday (General Market & Anitques/collectables) / Saturday (General Market) / Last Saturday of the month (Craft & Farmers Market) / Sunday (Car Boot) / We also host regular Craft & Farmers, Artisan, Lifestyle markets.

One of the largest outdoor markets


  • Toilets
  • Credit Cards
  • Disabled Access