Markets

Image of market stallDartford has a fantastic tradition of hosting markets and as well as holding traditional weekly markets on Thursdays and Saturdays a number of speciality markets including French, Italian and Farmers Markets are taking place throughout the year.

Our regular markets...

The Thursday Market

Dartford's weekly Thursday Market is held in Dartford High Street.

There are a wide range of goods on sale as well as several food and drink concessions for those who want some refreshment whilst shopping.

The Saturday Market

The Saturday Market also takes place in Dartford High Street from 9am to 5pm and is extremely popular with shoppers and traders.

It is smaller than the Thursday Market with about 100 stalls, but also sells a large selection of goods.

Typical items available at Dartford Markets:

  • Food - fruit & greengrocery, frozen foods, fresh meat, fresh fish and shellfish, groceries, sweets
  • Fashion - mens, ladies & childrens' clothes, sportswear, shoes, trainers, accessories
  • Jewellery - gold, silver, costume jewellery, watches
  • Home & garden - garden plants, cut flowers, garden furniture, kitchenware, linen, curtains, electrical goods, computer hardware/software, carpets, cd's & tapes
  • Refreshments - hot & cold drinks, sandwiches, rolls, cakes, burgers & oriental cuisine

The Market management team are members of the Dartford Town Against Crime (DTAC) scheme, which is committed to making the retail environment a better and safer place to trade and shop. Further details about the scheme can be found on the Community Safety webpages.

Enquiries

To find out more about renting a pitch on either of Dartford's Markets, click here PDF, 82.84 KB . For any other enquiry, please contact our Market Manager on 01322 343450 or 07887 626436, or online Contact the Markets Team

Farmers' Markets Farmers Market Banner

The Farmers' Markets provide the chance to buy local produce straight from the farmers, producers and growers and typically produced from a 30 mile radius of Dartford. Shoppers are able to buy a range of fresh goods such as bread, cake, plants, jams, preserves, potatoes, eggs, seasonal fruit and vegetables and plants.

The Farmers' Markets provide the chance to buy local produce straight from the farmers, producers and growers and typically produced from a 30 mile radius of Dartford. Shoppers are able to buy a range of fresh goods such as bread, cake, plants, jams, preserves, potatoes, eggs, seasonal fruit and vegetables and plants.

The Farmers' Markets take place in Dartford High Street on the third Friday of the month from 10am to 2pm.

Next Farmers' Market:

  • Friday 15 January 2016
  • Friday 19 February 2016
  • Friday 18 March 2016

For further information about Farmers Markets in Kent visit www.kfma.org.uk

Speciality markets...

Christmas Markets

Date to be advised

Extra Markets to help you get your Christmas shopping done in time!

Every year Dartford's markets have a wide variety of Christmas gifts, food, wrapping paper and accessories available at value-for-money prices.

Italian Market

Date to be advised

Visit Dartford High Street for a true taste of Italy.

French Market

Date to be advised

The High Street will once again be filled with the aromas of freshly cooked breads, crépes, cheeses, sausages and much more.

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