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Fun Easter weekend of events at Preston Markets

15 March 2024

It will be an Easter extravaganza at Preston Markets on Saturday 30 March with lots in store for all the family.

Treasure Hunt

Why not try your hand at the Alice in Wonderland themed treasure hunt with a free prize for everyone who completes it. The treasure hunt will begin at 11am. Forms must be returned by 2:30pm to select a prize.

Crafts and colouring

Get creative at our craft table with a range of activities from colouring and scratch art to building your own box buddy.

Girl colouring at craft table
Children colouring on craft table
Group of children colouring at craft table
Group of children colouring in


Meet Alice and the Queen of Hearts

While hunting for clues on the stalls, keep your eyes peeled for amazing stilt-walkers, The Queen of Hearts and Alice in Wonderland herself. The Queen of Hearts and Alice will be roaming Preston Markets at the following times.

  • 11am - 11:30am
  • 12pm - 12:30pm
  • 1pm - 1:30pm
  • 2pm - 2:30pm

Tea party

Take a break and have your very own Tea Party at one of our welcoming cafes... you'll soon be grinning like the Cheshire Cat. You could even buy some fresh, local produce from our fantastic traders and have a delicious tea party in the comfort of your own home.

Coffee and cake
Cream and jam bun
Ice cream with double flake
Close up of coffee renoir
Close up of pork pies
Selection of cheeses
Basket of cherries
Punnet of strawberries
Close up of boiled ham
Turkey breast and topside beef close up


Make sure you don't miss any updates about events, traders and more by checking our events calendar and following @prestonmarkets on Facebook - Preston MarketsInstagram - Preston Markets and X - Preston Markets.

Map address for Preston Markets

Preston Markets, Earl Street, Preston, PR1 2JA.