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Our award-winning Loughborough Retail market has been part of the town’s history for over 800 years and is rich in character, atmosphere and colour.

The market stalls sell an eclectic range of products from fresh produce to confectionary, clothing to household goods.

In 2017, Loughborough Retail market won the Best Large Outdoor Market of the year award. It was recognised for the support it gives to traders and its work with Loughborough University.

Information on opening times when the market runs as normal can be found below:


Loughborough’s Retail markets are based in the town centre (Market Place).

If you are using a sat nav use postcode LE11 3EB.

Opening times

Loughborough's Retail markets are held every Thursday and Saturday from 8am to 4pm.

Shepshed's Retail market

Shepshed also holds a small weekly retail market on a Friday from 7am until 2pm.

Address: 34 Hall Croft, Shepshed, Loughborough LE12 9AN.

Trading on the markets

If you have already been approved as a trader and want to book a pitch, book a pitch now using our online booking system.

Book a market pitch

If you are interested in trading on any of our markets for the first time, we would love to see you there. You will need to complete an online application form. Please visit our Trade on a market web page for full details of what you need to know. 

Other specialist markets

Severe weather policy

Markets can sometimes be cancelled or reduced due to bad weather. View our severe weather policy for more details.

Dates for your diary

Follow Loughborough Market on Facebook and Twitter to keep up to date with what's happening on the markets and special markets and events coming up later in the year. 

Last updated: Tue 31st May, 2022 @ 14:17