2023 Information – PRICES & DATES

Porthleven Harbour Market offers pitches located around the harbour head of Porthleven consisting of:

  • seven oak pergola stalls,
  • five wooden trading huts on the harbourside,
  • eight harbour head grassed pitches for gazebos,
  • plus an indoor market, art space and food hall located in the old shipyard behind the harbour.

Stalls and Pitches

Each Oak Pergola stall has an overall size of 3.3 metres x 3.3 metres.

The wooden huts are sized 1.8m x 2.4m, The Shipyard Market spaces are 3m x 3m. 

In addition, there are 6 single Gazebo pitches 3m x 3m and three larger double gazebo pitches sized 6m x 3m available on the Harbour Head.

Electric points (13 amp) are available in all areas apart from The Harbour Head grassed gazebo pitches, and in The Shipyard Market each space is equipped with plug sockets.

Traders need to provide their own gazebo for Harbour Head grassed pitches, and in all market areas will need to bring their own tables, extension leads, displays and Public Liability Insurance. Pitches are sold as spaces only.

Market Opening 2023

The Shipyard Market is our first area of the year to open, and this year opens on February 15th – just in time for the February half term. It then continues to open right through until the new year, and closes each January.

The Shipyard Market also hosts regular events, workshops and art exhibtions – if you would like to enquire about collaborating or using the space, please email us on info@porthlevenharbourmarkets.com.

The Shipyard Market opens from Wednesday to Sunday during spring and autumn, and then Tuesday to Sunday throughout summer.

 

The Outdoor Porthleven Market areas are open from April 3rd to the end of October.  In the Spring and the Autumn the market days are every: Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday and 7 days a week during the peak summer months of July, August and early September.

In all market areas, there may be some additional festive Christmas markets which will be advertised nearer the time – keep an eye on our social media for more information on these.

 

Pergolas  

Non Peak – April 3rd to July 3rd. Market Days are: Tues, Thurs and Sun

Summer Peak – 3rd July to 4th Sept. Open Daily (7 days a week)

Non Peak Autumn – 4th Sept to 30th Oct. Market Days are: Tues, Thurs and Sun

No Outdoor Traders: Jan to end of March

 

Beach Huts     

Non Peak – April 3rd to July 3rd. Market Days are: Tues, Thurs and Sun

Summer Peak – 3rd July to 4th September. Open Daily (7 days a week)

Non Peak Autumn – 4th Sept to 30th Oct. Market Days are: Tues, Thurs & Sun

No Traders: Jan to end of March

 

Harbour Head Grassed Pitches

Non Peak – April 3rd to July 3rd. Market Days are: Tues, Thurs and Sun

Summer Peak – 3rd July to 4th Sept. Open Daily (7 days a week)

Non Peak Autumn – 4th Sept to 30th Oct. Market Days are: Tues, Thurs and Sun

No Traders: Jan to end of March

 

Winter Closing: The outdoor Porthleven market areas are totally closed for Winter. Look out for pop up Christmas events during November and December.

 

The Shipyard Market

Our indoor artisan food, drink, vintage, craft and art market area located in The Porthleven Shipyard. 

Peak – Open Tuesday to Sunday from April to October

Non Peak – Open Wednesday to Sunday from November to March

 

Booking

New traders will need to first fill out an expression of interest form via the website. Once registered traders can then book using the online system. For further questions please email info@porthlevenharbourmarket.com

All stalls and pitches are to be organised, booked and paid for through the online system via this website, so if you aren’t sure what you’ve booked please log on to view your bookings.

Bookings must be made in advance of attendance.

 

Pricing – 2023 Market Season

 

Market days Oak Pergola Single Gazebo (3m x 3m) Double Gazebo (6m x 3m) Wooden Market Hut (1.8m x 2.4m / 6ft x 8ft) Shipyard Market (3m x 3m)
1 April – 31 May Tues, Thurs & Sun £25 £25 £40 £30+VAT per day (£36) £25+VAT+Electric per day
1 June – 12 September Tues, Thurs & Sun during June & then open daily from July 1st to September 12th £30 £30 £50 £40+VAT per day (£48) £30+VAT+Electric per day (£48)
13 Sept – 31 st October Tues, Thurs & Sun £25 £25 £40 £30+VAT per day (£36) £25+VAT+Electrcity per day (£36)
Seasonal Lease: Market Huts can be leased for sole traders for the season (April 1st to October 31st) – Price on Application.

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