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Festival Market

Combine shopping with sightseeing

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

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

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.

Opening hours

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

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.

What's On

The Festival Market has been delighted to be able to offer its traders and customers with an exciting calendar of events for 2015.  

Saturday, 19th September - Charity Dog Show in conjunction with local charities Wolfwood and Save a Pet

Registration - 10.30am at the marquee

Show from 11.30am - 3pm

Come along with or without your dog and enjoy the parade of pampered pooches.

There will also be a tombola and raffle, pet photographer as well as animal related stalls and information points.  

This year's categories are:

1 - Best Puppy (under one year)
2 - Best Dog (over one year)
3 - Best Veteran (over 8)
4 - Best Pedigree
5 - Best Crossbreed
6 - Prettiest Bitch
7 - Most Handsome Male
8 - Dog that looks most like it’s owner
9 - Best Eyes
10 - Best Six Legs
11 - Best Child Handler
12 - Dog that Judge would like to take home.
13 - Waggiest Tail
14 - Best Fancy Dress
15 - Best Trick
16 - Best Rescue

27th - 31st October - Halloween Spooktacular

Free competitions, pumpkin carving and pumpkin parade

28th & 29th November - Spirit of Christmas

Llive entertainment, competitions, extra stalls and FREE charity stalls




Tracey Bruce, Market Manager




01524 414251

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