Shambles Variety Market, Armagh

Every Tuesday & Friday | 8.00am – 4.00pm







Enjoy the best NI produced food every Tuesday and Friday from 8.00am to 4.00pm. Explore and enjoy the amazing indoor and outdoor markets in Armagh. A variety of products and services are available so browse around and take advantage of the expertise of dozens of independent traders.

Located centrally and set between Armagh’s two famous Cathedrals makes the Shambles Variety Market is a wonderful place to shop and a great place to visit with plenty of car-parking spaces. The Shambles Variety Market has been operating for over 20 years selling quality goods many which are locally grown or produced in the Armagh area. So come along to this unique market and experience it for yourself!

Product Ranges:

A wide range of produce is on offer so why not try your local market:

Fruit and Vegetables | Flowers | Fish | Bakery | Pies and Oven Ready Meals | Cards | Ladies and Gents Clothing | Workwear | Shoes | Pictures and Picture Frames | Knitwear | General Household Goods | Butchers | Haberdashery | Baby Gifts | Giftware | Pet Food

New Traders Welcome:

The Shambles Variety Market welcomes new traders for the following categories:

Bakery | Tools & Hardware | Hot & Cold Food | Crafts | Clothing | Carpets & Rugs | Jewelry | Fashion Accessories | Antiques Books | Stationary | Toys | Art

Becoming a Trader:

The following documents outline how to become a trader at the Shambles Variety Market.

View information on Consumer Protection and the legal requirements for certain items you may wish to sell.

For up to date information on events and offers happening at the market follow the markets Facebook page here:

Parking Times

The car park operates on the following days and times:

Monday – Saturday: 8.15am to 6.30pm

NB: All vehicles must be removed from the yard before closing time; failure to do so will result in vehicles being locked in.

Any queries in relation to the City Centre Markets should be made to the Development Officer (Markets & Open Spaces) on 028 3752 9600 or email

Market Square, Armagh

A local market is held in Market Square every Tuesday and Saturday.  Shoppers can purchase flowers, local produce and textiles.

Fish on Fridays, Market Street

Shoppers can purchase fresh fish on the fish stand in Market Street every Friday.  Fish traders are also present at the Shambles Variety Market every Tuesday and Friday.