Welcome to Preston Box Market
Customised shipping containers housing unique independent retailers
Located under the historic Fish Market canopy is the innovative Box Market.
Complementing the Market Hall, the novel Box Market is made up of upgraded shipping containers. Taking inspiration from well-known markets in London, these containers offer visitors a contemporary and unique shopping space.
Here you can find a mix of independent shops selling a consortium of items and services from real ales and vintage accessories to pet supplies, an eclectic mix of records for music enthusiasts, and a specialist coffee venue - a haven for all coffee enthusiast providing the perfect place for that morning cup, lunch break meet or afternoon brew.
Christmas opening hours
In addition to the normal opening hours, the Box Market will also be open on Sunday 17 and 24 December (10am - 4pm).
Normal opening hours
- Monday to Saturday -9- 4pm
Note: for individual trader opening hours see discover our traders.
Discover our market stalls
Our traders are at the heart and soul of Preston Box Market. Offering a number of independent stalls, from hand crafted gifts through to fine brewed beverages named after famous Preston landmarks, there's plenty for you to explore in one fresh innovative space.
Wallace and Gromit Sculpture
To celebrate the success of Preston-born Nick Park, and the iconic duo he created, a bronze Wallace and Gromit Sculpture featuring the famous characters can be found standing pride of place outside the entrance to Market Hall.
Make sure to snap a selfie when visiting!
Preston Markets host a variety of events throughout the year. For upcoming market events, make sure to keep checking our events calendar.
To find out what other festive events are taking place this season see Christmas events at Preston Markets.
Real Deal Record Fair
The Real Deal Record Fair takes place every other month outside Preston's Box Market. A must visit for music fans to see what records, tapes, CDs, and memorabilia you can discover.
For upcoming record fairs see the events calendar.
#PrestonMarkets - Share your experiences
When you visit Preston Markets, share your experience with us using #PrestonMarkets. Whether it's an interesting buy, yummy foodie picture, or a selfie on the bench, we want to see them all!
Interested in trading?
We have a limited number of stalls available at Preston Box Market. For details see trader opportunities.
Map address for Preston Markets
Preston Markets, Earl Street, Preston, PR1 2JA.