Ely Market Place hosts a calendar of market events throughout the year.
With General Markets held every Thursday and on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday of every month.
The Ely Farmers’ Market every 2nd and 4th Saturday is a must.
Craft and Collectables Market every Saturday throughout the year and if you are looking for that special purchase enjoy a leisurely browse and be amazed by the variety and choice of goods on offer.
Monthly Flower, Food and Craft Market takes place on the last Sunday in the month and on Bank Holiday Mondays from Easter Weekend until the end of November. The new season of Flower, Food & Craft Markets start in April 2014.
Plus Continental Markets, French, German, Spansh and Special Themed Events on Bank Holiday Mondays.
Ely Farmers’ Market
Ely Farmers’ Market received independent certification from FARMA, the National Farmers’ Retail and Markets Association in 2002. This is an independent verification scheme that ensures markets are working to the recommended criteria, for more information visit the FARMA website.
Since the Farmers’ Market was first piloted in July 2000 as a monthly event it has grown in popularity and is now held fortnightly, on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month.
Over 25 stalls now sell a range of merchandise from artisan bread and cakes, preserves, pies, eggs, cheese, organic vegetables, soft fruits, asparagus, chilli plants and products, flowers, plants and herbs to rare breed meat and more exotic fare such as ostrich and goat meat. Producer attendance varies with the seasons, but you can be assured of variety and choice all year round.
The Farmers’ Market trades from 8.30am to 2.00pm.