Darlington Market Events

Fast Frame

Darlington Market welcomes a new business: Fast Frame

Darlington Market is not only a link to the heritage of the town but a cradle for its vibrant future. Small independent businesses form the Darlington Market community, and MAM is excited to welcome another member of that community, Fast Frame.


Darlington Continental Market

Continental Market coming to Darlington

Sample flavours from around the world at the Darlington Continental Market, run in partnership with MM Events Group on Tuesday 19th, Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st June 2018, open between 9am and 5pm every day.


Binns House of Fraser

BBC film crew at Darlington Market

The BBC were filming in and around the market hall today, reporting on the announced closure of our House of Fraser store. It is a real shame to see yet another High Street shop disappear from Darlington, with an increase in online buying, shops are forever fighting an uphill battle, resulting in Town Centres across the country witnessing a decline in footfall and an increase in shop closures.


battle of the burger

Food festival set to serve up a town centre treat in Darlington

A television celebrity dubbed “The Nation’s Favourite French Chef” is the star attraction at a four-day North-East food and drink festival. Jean-Christophe Novelli, who has made numerous television appearances, will be staging demonstrations at the Darlington Food and Drink Festival, otherwise known as “Darlo Dines Out”.



Darlo Dines Out- Darlington Food and Drink Festival 2018!

Spanning across four days of the May Bank Holiday weekend, from Friday 25th to Monday 28th May, the Darlington Food and Drink Festival will feature entertainment, activities, hot street food and local food producers.


Christmas sign

Spectacular Christmas Market Light Switch On!

Enjoy Darlington’s spectacular Christmas Market Light Switch on featuring TFM, guest appearance from Darlington’s new Hippodrome’s first panto cast and, of course, the grand firework finale. There will be a Christmas Market alongside the light switch on, which will run until 8pm for all your late night shopping needs!


healthy veg

Health and Wellbeing

Fancy learning a new skill?
How about cooking a meal from scratch using ingredients bought from the market with hints and tips for healthy eating provided by an NHS nutritionist. Cook at the market is an idea we have used before and if you think you could benefit from this idea, let us know.



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

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

waterside kitchen table
Velveteen Rabbit
Darlington Continental Market
Darlington Continental Market