St Albans knows a thing or two about markets, having one of the oldest regular markets in the UK, dating back to the 9th century. So what better City to trade in. 

Choose from one or more of the markets below and submit the relevant application(s) to be considered for a market stall.

If you are planning to visit one of our markets you can find more details at

St Albans Traditional Street Market

charter marketEvery Wednesday and Saturday, St Peter's Street
The market is steeped in History with a special Royal Charter granted in 1553. However, the market is well documented as far back as the 9th century. The current day market is firmly established in the city centre and runs the length of St Peters Street offering an excellent shopping experience to compliment the established retail stores.

Charter Market application forms and details...

There will be a Christmas Charter Market running the week before Christmas, 2018 dates TBC.

Farmers Markets

chartermarketEvery second Sunday (St Albans) and fourth Sunday (Harpenden) of the month
Farmers' Markets help local farmers, growers and producers to sell their own produce, direct to the public. The markets provides fresh, safe, natural, nutritious food that you can trust. Plus, a vibrant and entertaining shopping experience in the beautiful surroundings in the heart of St Albans, just opposite the Town Hall, and on Lower High Street, Harpenden.

Apply to trade at the St Albans Farmers' Market

Apply to trade at the Harpenden Farmers' Market

St Albans Christmas Market

xmas market chaletFriday 30th November to Saturday 22nd December 2018
European-style Christmas Market set within the Meraki Christmas Festival winter wonderland with an ice bar, funfair rides, a high-tech Santa’s Grotto and a variety of live entertainment. The location is on the grass meadow adjacent to Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre

Please note all chalet hire is administered by Meraki. If you would like to trade at the event, contact

St Peters Street One Day Events 2018

street market event

Alban Street Festival (Sunday 24 June)
Food & Drink Street Feastival (Sunday 30 September)  
Christmas Light Switch On Event (Sunday 18 November)

In line with the Community Services Three Year Plan, we deliver the following street markets  for the enjoyment of the district and its visitors

Application forms and details...

Date of last review: 17 August 2018