Leicester Market Announces 2016 Events Calendar

January 12, 2016

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Leicester Market is pleased to announce its preliminary events calendar for 2016, with a wide variety of activity set to take place over the year. 

Please see below a list of what is currently confirmed to take place at the Market – with more set to be added in the coming months.

Annual events such as the Summer and Winter Food and Drink Festivals, the Mela and the Festive Shopping Day all return, alongside a plethora of other activity.



Farmer’s Market – First Thursday of every month

Healthy Living Day – Thursday 28th January

Pancake Day – Tuesday 9th February

Easter Bonnet Competition – Saturday 26th March

Continental Market – Wednesday 20th April – Sunday 24th April

St George’s Day – Saturday 23rd Apri

Leicester’s Summer Food and Drink Festival – Sunday 29th May (TBC)

Continental Market – Wednesday 8th June – Sunday 12th June

Mela – August (TBC)

Continental Market – Wednesday 5th October – Sunday 9th October

Remembrance Day – Friday 11th November

Leicester’s Winter Food and Drink Festival – Sunday 20th November (TBC)

Festive Shopping Day – Friday 23rd December (TBC)


Click here to visit our events page, which will have the most up to date list of events taking place.

If you are interested in any of these events or have any questions, please contact Adam Piotrowski, Leicester Market Development Officer, on 0116 454 0243.

The Outdoor Market is open Monday to Saturday, from 7:00am to 6:00pm and the Food Hall is open Monday to Saturday from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Please see below for some images from previous events at Leicester Market:

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