Darlington Market Events

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Vegan Festival Launches at Darlington Market

The indoor market in Darlington is looking forward to welcoming a new collection of traders on Saturday 19th October, 10am – 4pm, for its first Vegan Festival.


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Following a successful launch of Sunday Farmer’s Markets, Darlington Market is looking forward to its first Pease Pudding Market

Thursday 6nd June will see the beginning of monthly Pease Pudding night markets in the Market Square, with street food, entertainment and speciality stalls, capturing the spirit of the popular Food Festival in a monthly market.



This weekend will see the launch of Farmer’s Markets in Darlington Town Centre

Darlington Markets are launching Farmer’s Markets in the town centre on the first Sunday of the month, with the first one being held this Sunday (2nd June) from 10am – 3pm. A selection of artisan food producers will be coming to West Row, offering cheeses, sauces, fudge, cheesecakes, jams and street foods.


Calling all Food Festival fans – Join us for a jam packed Darlington Food and Drink Festival 2019!

The table is now set for the award-winning Food and Drink Festival which will return between Friday 3rd May and Monday 6th May 2019 – a fun day out for foodies and all the family!
The festival is great for locals as well as visitors from further afield who are looking for some great tastes. Feastivities will begin with the food court opening on the Friday leading into a weekend packed full of fun and laughter with mouth-watering food and drink. Peter Barron compering and overseeing the event so nothing will be missed.


Views Sought on Market Redevelopment

Views are now being sought on plans that could see the historic Darlington Indoor Market restored to its former glory and transformed into a modern retail and leisure destination.


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Darlington Food and Drink Festival returns, May 3rd – 6th 2019

The award-winning Darlington Food and Drink Festival returns in May. A selection of the region’s finest food producers will showcase their culinary delights in the town centre. Sample delicious foods, pick up tips from food demonstrations and feast on world foods from street traders.


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Exhibition of work by Darlington Mind

Free exhibition of pieces created by people and users of the great services provided by Darlington Mind. Runs from February 8 – March 8, 2019


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The Market Hall is open Monday to Saturday from 8am until 5pm.

The Outdoor Market is held on Mondays and Saturdays, 8am to 5pm.

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