Portaferry Market, The Market on the Square, Portaferry


Portaferry’s charming Market on the Square is a delightful hub for local food, art and crafts enthusiasts. Nestled in the quaint Market House, the bustling Market expands onto the Square on the first Saturday of each month from April to December, running from 10:00am to 1:30pm. Whether you’re a tourist exploring the area or a local resident, the Market welcomes all with open arms, promising an exciting visit. A wide array of high-quality hot and cold food offerings, authentic art pieces, and one-of-a-kind designer crafts await visitors, creating a vibrant atmosphere complemented by engaging children’s activities and live music performances. It’s an experience that promises something special for everyone to enjoy.

If you find yourself in Portaferry, don’t miss the opportunity to immerse yourself in the vibrant ambiance of The Market on the Square. With its mix of delectable local fare, original artwork and unique handmade crafts, this indoor/outdoor Market offers a truly exhilarating experience for all who attend. Whether you’re a foodie seeking delicious treats, an art enthusiast looking for one-of-a-kind pieces, or simply someone who enjoys live music and family-friendly activities, this Market has something for everyone. The monthly event, held from April to December, is a fantastic way to support local vendors and artisans while enjoying a fun-filled day out in the heart of Portaferry.


36-4 The Square, Portaferry, Newtownards BT22 1LN, UK


Interested in trading at the Market?

The Market on the Square is a vibrant market place for independent artists and crafters, food producers and small businesses to sell in the local community. It has been organised by Portaferry Regeneration as part of its strategy to help regenerate the town and is aided by funding from the Big Lottery.

If you are interested in trading at the market, please read our Information for Traders section and complete our Traders Application Form.


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