Parks and Open Spaces

Weekly Markets

Market stall in Mid and East Antirm

There are 3 weekly markets in Mid and East Antrim which are run by, or in association with, Council.

Each market offers a wide variety of goods - from household goods, plants, clothing, giftware and a range of local food produce.

Our markets are a great opportunity to shop fresh local produce and support local traders. 

When and where?

Larne

Larne Market Yard, every Wednesday from  8am to  1pm

Carrickfergus

Joymount car park, every Thursday from 8am to 2pm

Ballymena

Seven Towers Leisure Centre car park, every Saturday from 7am to 2pm

If you would be interested in trading at any Mid and East Antrim Borough’s markets please contact:

E: parks@midandeastantrim.gov.uk

Map of Market locations

Why not visit one of your local markets….

For further information please contact Parks and Open Spaces Development Team on T: 028 9335 8279


Meet your market traders

From potatoes to preserves and freshly caught fish to second-hand books, your local market is a cornucopia of goods worth exploring.

Here are just some of the stall holders waiting to greet you.

Krazi Bakers Miles McComb
Magi Delahay Preserves McMaster's Moria Hutchinson
David Speers Barbara Ann's Traditional Home Bakery Aidan Peter Cotter
  • 01 Krazi Bakers - Anything that can be baked on a griddle, Mark Douglas does it - from soda farls to potato and apple cakes to fluffy pancakes. Winner of two Great Taste Awards.
  • 02 Miles McComb - Making custom-made furniture and gifts in wood for seven or eight years.
  • 03 Magi Delahay Preserves - Trading at the market for two years. Most of Magi’s ingredients are grown at Eden allotments, Carrickfergus. Spicy plum and port is one of her best-selling preserves.
  • 04 McMaster’s Home Reared Beef - Multi award-winning local butchers based in Whitehead, and at both Larne and Carrickfergus markets. With 30 years of experience in the trade, all of their  produce is handreared on the family farm.
  • 05 Moira Hutchinson and her dog, Bailie - Moira and Bailie sell a range of second-hand items and all proceeds go to local animal charities. They have raised over £50,000 through their weekly  attendance at Larne Market.
  • 06 David Speers - David has been selling locally produced fruit and veg in Larne, Carrick and Ballymena markets for over 20 years. All local produce.
  • 07 Barbara Ann’s Traditional Home Bakery - Trading at Larne market since 2008. Specialises in home-baked goods.
  • 08 Aidan Peter Cotter - Aidan sells a range of kitchen wares and has been trading at markets for over 30 years.