News and events

Spooky hallowe’en with Love Food Hate Waste

Wednesday 24 October, 12noon until 5pm Come along to Chester Market and help support Keep Britain Tidy - plan your shopping, prevent food waste, make use of leftovers and save money. Cooking demonstrations offering free cooking ideas and recipe cards Student discounts...

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Rediscover Chester Market

Official relaunch Saturday 7 July 2018 Visit Chester's only street food hub Chester Market presents great new eateries and a food court seating area. Independent quirky stalls, services galore and fresh locally-sourced food. Come along and enjoy the buzz, soak up the...

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Royal visit – Thursday 14 June

Chester Market will be open as usual on 14 June. Traders will be marking the special occasion with bunting galore, live music, themed food and special offers. With stalls open from 9.15 am serving eat in and takeaway breakfasts there is no need to go hungry whilst you...

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Easter egg hunt

Friday 30 March, 12noon until 3pm Look out for the bunnies and search for the Easter egg signs - unscramble the 12 letters to reveal three words. Free of charge for all children - promoted by the Freedom Church.

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National Butchers’ Week 12 – 18 March

Attention will be on Chester Indoor Market butchers next week during National Butchers Week (12 to 18 March). The Market, managed by Cheshire West and Chester Council has three popular butchers, Fernyhough’s Butchers, Dave Joinson Quality Meat and Geoff Hughes Family...

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Opening hours

Monday to Thursday, and Saturday: 8am until 5pm.
Foodie Friday: 8am until 9pm.

Butchers, fishmonger, and fresh produce stall open from 8am.

Other traders are open from 9.15am.

Good Friday: 10am until 9pm.
Bank Holiday Monday: Closed.

Parking discount

Parked in the Market car park?

You can now receive £1 off your parking by simply scanning your ticket in Chester Market. Why not take the opportunity to check out the fabulous stalls Chester Market has to offer?

The discount can be applied at the start or end of your visit to Chester.

Park and Ride

  • Monday to Friday: every 12 minutes between 7am and 7pm
  • Saturdays: 8am and 7pm
  • Sundays and Bank Holidays: every 15 minutes between 9.30am and 6pm

Just £2 for a return ticket and you can hop on and off all day.

Free travel on Wednesday afternoons from 2pm.

Kids go free – two children (under 16) travel free with an adult.