We have made changes to the opening times of some of our markets and have temporarily closed those smaller ones with less footfall and fewer traders to protect you during the coronavirus outbreak.
Market Place, Pontefract, WF8 1AU email@example.com
(small local produce market on Fridays)
Monday||9am - 5pm||
Tuesday||9am - 5pm||
Wednesday||9am - 5pm||
Wednesday||8.30am - 4pm|
Thursday||9am - 5pm||
Friday||9am - 5pm||
Friday||8.30am - 4pm|
Saturday||9am - 5pm||
Saturday||8.30am - 4pm|
Pontefract is home to Wakefield District's largest street market, extending from the market place to the area near the museum and library behind St Giles church. The market offers a wide variety of goods from fresh produce, baked breads and fish to fashion, jewellery and flowers.
The open markets are held on Wednesday and Saturday with a local farmers' market on Fridays.
Open six days a week, Pontefract Market Hall is home to 28 independent traders selling fresh meat, produce, cheese, carpets, fashion and much more.
You can combine your shopping experience with a visit to Pontefract's other attractions such as the racecourse and the historic castle.