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Following the recent announcement from the government on COVID-19, Council markets at Wakefield, Castleford, South Elmsall, Pontefract, Normanton and Ossett remain OPEN for traders selling essential items.

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Support your traders

Welcome to Wakefield Markets

Wakefield and its five towns are renowned far and wide – thanks to an eclectic combination that includes everything from rugby league to rhubarb; art to its medieval ruined castles.

The city and its towns have something for everyone; and when it comes to shopping our markets provide the choice and value that mean supermarket shopping could become a thing of the past. And what's more, by shopping at one of our six local markets you're helping local business at a time when your support is more vital than ever before.


Covid-19 update

Markets remain open

Markets are open only for traders selling essential items

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Opening hours


Castleford Market Hall

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday: 8:30am - 3:00pm

Wednesday 8:30am – 1pm

Castleford Outdoor Market

Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday: 9am – 3:00pm

Normanton Market Shop Units

Monday to Saturday: 8:30am – 4:30pm

Normanton Outdoor Market

Tuesday and Saturday: 9am – 3:30pm

Ossett Outdoor Market

Tuesday and Friday: 9am – 3:30pm

Ossett Flea Market

Closed throughout lockdown

Pontefract Market Hall

Monday to Saturday: 8:30am – 3:00pm

Pontefract Outdoor Market

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday:  9am – 3:00pm

South Elmsall Market

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday: 9am – 3:00pm

Wakefield Outdoor Market

Thursday, Friday and Saturday: 9am – 3:00pm


We love Wakefield Markets and we know you will too.

Keep up-to-date with all the news, views and trader interviews by following the dedicated market social media channels.

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