Held primarily on the Market Place in the town centre every Monday, there are also stalls in Micklegate during the summer months. The Market Place, Gowthorpe has a large selection of stalls including fresh fruit and veg, eggs, cakes, clothing and bedding as well as a large range of other goods.
Micklegate (Back Market), although smaller has fabulous stalls too, clothing and seasonal stalls. A Charity stall, provided free for local charities is on this market. The Charities usually sell bric a brac and have tombolas. If you are a local charity and would like to book the stall please contact Alison on 01757 708449.
The market is open from 9.00am – 3.00pm during the winter months and 9.00am – 3.30pm from March to November. There is room for approximately 80 pitches. The cost of a pitch is £ 5.25per metre (£ 1.60 per foot) of frontage for casuals reducing to £4.10 per metre (£1.25 per foot) for regular traders.
Bank Holiday Monday sees a much larger market attracting traders and visitors from across the region and covers the two main areas but also stalls are found along James Street and Finkle Street. The Market opens at 9.00am and closes around 4.00pm.
BANK HOLIDAY MARKETS – if you would like a pitch on any of the Bank Holiday Markets please contact Alisonon 01757 708449