Combine shopping with sightseeing
Combine shopping and sightseeing at Morecambe’s Festival Market.
Excellently located by Morecambe’s Promenade, with its unbeatable views towards the Lakeland hills, the Festival Market is one of the highlights the town has to offer for shoppers looking for a unique experience.
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About the market
Great service with a smile
With over a hundred stalls selling an enormous selection of products, some that you would expect to find in a market, others unique to us, you are sure to find what you are looking for. There are two welcoming cafes serving homemade meals and cakes and onsite public toilets.
Shoppers can be certain to find a warm welcome from the established stall holders at this traditional market and if you happen to be visiting one of the special events hosted by the market, the atmosphere will be even better.
A trip to the market is ideal for visitors wanting to experience all that Morecambe has to offer. Within walking distance are some wonderful iconic buildings including the famous art deco Midland Hotel and the Winter Gardens. The promenade offers 5 miles of wonderful scenery with interesting features along the way such as artwork and sculptures, a stone jetty, award-winning flower beds and the world famous Eric Morecambe statue – bring your cameras to recreate that famous pose.
Something for all ages
The Festival Market is easily accessible by train, bus, bike and car. There are large adjoining car parks, and Morecambe train station and bus station are close by.
The market is wheelchair friendly.
The market is open Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 5pm (4.30pm winter) and all Bank Holidays from Easter to August.
How to find us
Address: Festival Market, Central Drive, Morecambe Lancashire LA4 4DW
By car: Use the map below to get your journey directions. For satnav, use the postcode LA4 4DW. There is a large pay-and-display car park adjacent to the market.
Thousands of Bargains
By bus: Stagecoach bus service numbers 3 (Lancaster University to Morecambe Battery), 4 (Lancaster University to Heysham), 5 (Carnforth to Overton) run along Morecambe Promenade. The Festival Market is close to the Platform bus stop.
By train: There is a regular service from Lancaster to Morecambe train station which is only a 10 minute walk from the Festival Market.
The Festival Market has been delighted to be able to offer its traders and customers with an exciting calendar of events for 2015.
27th - 31st October - Halloween Spooktacular
The doors of the Festival Market will creak open offering the opportunity for children to get into the spirit of the occasion and take part in a number of activities and competitions with prizes.
From 10am throughout the week (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday), children can go on a ghost hunt around the market stalls and shops. Find all the spooks and ghouls lurking within and you could be in with a chance of winning shopping vouchers to spend at the market.
You can also take a peek inside the market’s very own haunted house and guess the weight of the giant pumpkin.
On Saturday October 31, pumpkin carving sessions will take place from 1pm – 3pm. This activity will be followed by a pumpkin parade and fancy dress parade giving everyone the opportunity to showcase their creepy creations and scary costumes.
Registration forms for the ghost hunt are available from the Festival Market office.
28th & 29th November - Spirit of Christmas
Llive entertainment, competitions, extra stalls and FREE charity stalls