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 chaletSaturday 25th November to Saturday 23rd December 2017
German-style Christmas Market in St Albans selling high quality gifts and products. Browse beautiful handmade gifts while enjoying a mug of mulled wine in the Christmas atmosphere. The 29-day event will take place in and around the beautiful Vintry Garden adjacent to the magnificent 11th-century St Albans Cathedral. 

Please note all chalet hire is administered by Richmond Event Management. Please see the Christmas Market Trader Application Pack for information on how to book.

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 or 25 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: 12 February 2018