If you want an authentic taste of the originality, creativity and variety the city has to offer, you have to make a trip to your local Dublin market. From farmers markets to street food stalls, there’s always some exciting events taking place throughout the city.

It’s one of the big perks that makes living in Dublin so worthwhile and it’s an easy and enjoyable way to shop local too. Here’s some of the most popular daily, weekly and occasional markets around.

Daily markets

George’s Street Arcade

George’s Street Arcade opened in 1881 as Ireland’s first dedicated shopping centre. Today, it remains packed with independent vendors and boutique retailers. Its residents ply everything from jewellery and vintage clothing, through to handmade artwork and artisan foods.

Moore Street Market

One of Dublin’s oldest marketplaces, this historical street has housed traders since the 18th Century. Moore Street now reflects the diversity of the city, with traditional fruit and veg traders from Wednesday to Saturday 11am – 5pm.

The Liberties

Entrance to the Liberty Market in the Liberties area of Dublin

Liberty Market (Thurs – Sat)

Set in the heart of the Liberties, this market sells just about everything. Clothes, jewellery, fresh flowers, lighting and toys are all on offer from vendors who’ve worked here for up to 40 years. You’re guaranteed to find huge discounts compared to the high street too.

While people may come for the deals, they stay for the people. The opportunity to chat with the friendly Dubliners who run the stalls is worth the trip in itself.

The Green Door Market (Weds – Sun)

The Green Door Market is an indoor food and farmers market located in the Bluebell Business Centre in Dublin 12. You’ll find everything from organic fruit and veg, to delicious breads, meats, fish, cakes, crepes and chocolate. If you have green fingers, some stalls sell plants and flowers too. For foodies living in the city, it’s well worth a visit.

This Dublin market is based in the suburbs, but it’s only a short stroll from the Red Line Luas. Just get off at the Bluebell or Kylemore stop.

Weekly markets

Temple Bar Food Market

Every Saturday from 9.30am-4pm, Meeting House Square in the heart of Dublin is chock-full of seasonal foods. Take home meats, cheeses and every kind of organic produce imaginable. This market’s ever-expanding offering also includes street food, such as mouth-watering crepes and fresh Irish oysters.

Bushy Park Market

From 10am-4pm each Saturday, Bushy Park comes alive with dozens of stalls serving food and drink of every description. There’s crepes, falafel, organic burgers, paella, Polish pierogi, woodfire pizzas, coffee, smoothies and juices – to name a few of the items on the menu! Music, outdoor yoga and craft stalls round out its perfect weekend lineup.

Tymon Park Food & Craft Market

Tymon Park Market returns to D24 for another year of food craft and family fun. Tymon Park is a large suburban public park in Tallaght, Dublin 24. There are a selection of food and craft stalls with a wonderful family atmosphere. The market takes place every Saturday from 11.00am to 4pm.

Red Stables Market, St Anne’s Park

At St. Anne’s Park on Dublin’s northside, the Red Stables Market is open Saturdays from 10am-4pm. Here, you’ll find bespoke foods, such as handmade chocolates, artisan cheeses, preserves, organic meat, fresh baked bread, cakes and biscuits. There’s plenty of craftspeople plying their wares too.

Herbert Park Market

On the south side of the city, Herbert Park is home to a food market similar to that of St Anne’s Park. However, it is open on Sundays from 11am-4pm instead. Thanks to the park’s large duck ponds and vivid playgrounds, it makes for a great day out for all the family.

Temple Bar Book Market

Held on Saturdays from 10.30am-5pm, the Temple Bar Book Market is a treasure trove of second-hand, new and antique books. If you’re looking to add to your vinyl collection, you’ll have plenty to rifle through too. Takes place in Barnardo Square.

Cows Lane Fashion & Design Market

Designer Mart, Cow’s Lane

Designer Mart, Cow’s Lane

This Dublin market is the largest and most eclectic designer market in the city. It offers handmade one-off pieces of clothes, art and jewellery. You’ll find this market happening in the open air on Cows Lane – at the quieter end of Temple Bar. It’s open on Saturdays from 10:30am-5pm.

‘Books and Browsables’ Market, St Patrick’s Park

This new market will bring an eclectic and broadly appealing selection of new and second hand books, self-published and small publishing house books, as well as vintage maps, coins, vinyl, antiques, retro toys, upcycled and vintage clothing, wood-turned items, curios, and old shop fittings. It’s open on Sundays from 11am-4pm.

Stoneybatter Farmers Market

Open every Friday and Saturday, this Dublin market is located at Pender’s Yard in Stoneybatter – a neighbourhood just to the north of the city centre. It sells fresh bread, organic produce, baked goods and much more. They’re always open to taking on new vendors too.

Balbriggan Fish and Farmers’ Market

Based in George’s Square in north county Dublin, the Fish and Farmers’ Market takes place every Friday morning and runs into the afternoon. Come along to purchase organic fruit, vegetables, fish, cheese, eggs and more.

Airfield Farmers Market

Airfield Estate’s Farmers Market is open every Friday and Saturday. Produce ranging from locally grown fruit, veg, preserves, chutneys, jams, bread, pastries, meats and much more are on offer to sample, enjoy or take home. Open every Friday & Saturday from 9 am – 2.30 pm with free entry. There’s plenty of bike parking available and limited car parking is on a first-come first-served basis.

Leopardstown Farmers Market

Leopardstown has all the ingredients for a perfect Friday afternoon treat. More than 20 stalls serve up organic fruit and veg, bread, meat, fish and plenty more. There’s Italian, Lebanese, Portuguese, Thai, Indian and many other ethnic cuisines to choose from too. You can sit down and enjoy your food in the market’s large dining area.

Find out more about what you can expect from a visit here.

Dún Laoghaire CoCo Market

Dún Laoghaire CoCo Market

Dún Laoghaire CoCo Market

This Dublin market takes place every Sunday from 11am-4pm in Dún Laoghaire. Over 50 vendors sell a range of baked goods, hot food, seasonal produce and creative crafts. The Victorian-style People’s Park is a great setting to grab a bite to eat. Afterwards, you can go for a stroll along the sea front too.

Blackrock Market

With an eclectic mix of art, antiques, collectibles, furniture, soft furnishings and hand crafts, Blackrock Market has over 30 stalls and takes place every weekend from 11am-5:30pm. It opens on bank holiday Mondays throughout the year too.

Howth Market

Located in the seaside town of Howth to the north of Dublin, this market sells a vast array of products. There’s organic produce, freshly baked goods, jewellery, clothing and antiques. The vendors set up their stalls every weekend, including bank holidays, from 9am-6pm. If you’re in the area during the week, four stalls are there to serve the public seven days a week too.


Flea Market at The Digital Hub

We Love Markets’ Flea Market at The Digital Hub takes place monthly and returns this February. The market hosts up to 50 eclectic stalls, showcasing a mixture of local design and locally made artisan food, homemade crafts, clothes, furniture, bric-a-brac, vintage wares, artisan goods and plenty of hidden gems. The market supports local enterprises, organisations, designers and creatives in Dublin 8.

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