Maidstone Market at Lockmeadow is open every Tuesday and Saturday from 7.30am – 1pm with a Local Producers and Craft Market the second Saturday in the month.

We have a range of stalls including farm produce, bakery, street food, bargain bulk foods, flowers, bric-a-brac and more.

Maidstone Market at Lockmeadow is the envy of many market towns, with a great variety of stalls, many under cover.

If you would like to enquire about having a stall at the market, please email JeffRobinson@maidstone.gov.uk

Shop Local, Sell Local and Love your Local Market

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The Local Producers and Craft Market runs on the second Saturday of each month 9am – 2pm.

The new market runs in the market hall and specialises in featuring local producers and crafts people to sell and share their products to existing market goers and aims to attract new audiences to shop at the market.

The next Local Producers & Craft Market dates (which run alongside the normal Saturday market) are:

  • Saturday May 7th (9am – 1pm) *Pre-loved Clothing Sale*
  • Saturday May 14th (9am – 2pm) – *Special reptile show from 10.30am – 11.30am*
  • Saturday June 11th (9am – 2pm)
  • Saturday July 9th (9am – 2pm)
  • Saturday August 13th (9am – 2pm)
  • Saturday September 10th (9am – 2pm)
  • Saturday September 24th (9am – 1pm) *Pre-loved Clothing Sale*
  • Saturday October 8th (9am – 2pm)
  • Saturday November 12th (9am – 2pm)
  • Saturday December 10th (9am – 2pm) *Christmas Special*

For anyone who would like to enquire about taking a pitch at the market, please contact Jeff Robinson on jeffrobinson@maidstone.gov.uk

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On Tuesdays, a free shuttlebus service is available. The 505 runs from King Street (during the refurbishment works to the The Chequers Bus Station) to the Market and back. It runs from 9.30am to 1.30pm on a Tuesday and there is a bus every 20 minutes.

Throughout the week there are numerous events held within the Lockmeadow.

Market Hall, including household auctions, vintage toy fairs, family history fairs, boot fairs, dog shows, bird & reptile shows and many other events. Every Thursday a furniture auction takes place, viewing from 8am, with the auction commencing at 10am. There has been a market in Maidstone for more than 700 years and that tradition has contributed to the success of the town today.
For more details, click here.

Opening Hours:
  • Tuesday: 7.30am - 1.00pm
  • Saturday: 7.30am - 1.00pm
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