Ipswich is a home to a host of markets showing the best produce from across the town and Suffolk.

Ipswich Market

Ipswich has had a town centre Farmer's Market for over 700 years, with the first market on the Cornhill trading from 1317. 

The Ipswich Market sits next to the iconic Corn Exchange and Town Hall, selling fresh fruit and vegetables, freshly caught fish, crab and seafood, locally grown and cut flowers and a collection of stalls selling Suffolk chutneys, jams, sauces and drinks. There are sometimes other stalls selling clothes and handy household goods.

The Market comes to Ipswich every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Food Quarter

Started in 2017, Giles Circus and Queens Street is now home to a vibrant group of street food vendors with exciting and delicious flavours.

There really is something for everyone! TFI Vegan serves delicious vegan burgers and treats that you'd never guess were animal-free. The Latin Table brings tasty burritos and quesadillas with buckets of flavour and fillings. The Ipswich Bagel Company offers a huge range of traditional New York style bagels. Syrian Falafel (run refugees from Suffolk Refugee Support) make authentic, fresh falafel wraps and hummus right in front of you. Pop down and discover something delicious.

The Food Quarter is open in Ipswich every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, from 11am to around 3pm.

The Saints Artisan & Craft Markets

Independent shops, cafes and restaurants along St Peters Street and St Nicholas Street regularly team-up as 'The Saints' to create unique, indie markets.

Popular for it's independent shops and places to eat, The Saints is the place to go in Ipswich for unique gifts, food made with heart, beautiful homewares and wonderful art, fashion and homewares from local crafters and makers. The Saints businesses regularly get together to create Artisan Markets over the summer months and throughout the winter.

Look out for upcoming The Saints markets on social media and on The Saints page.