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Cookstown Continental Market 2018

Cookstown is set to go continental when the food and flavours, sights and sounds of Europe and beyond come to the town centre for two days on 2nd and 3rd June 2018!

Organised by the Council, in partnership with Cookstown Town Centre Forum, the continental market is  part of Market Place Europe’s spring tour, and will feature over 40 traders from as far afield as Morocco, India, Belgium, France, Russia, Holland,Sp ain a nd China, who will set up stalls alongside local traders from the weekly street market.

As well as mouth-watering dishes, from freshly made Paella to delicious Bratwurst sausages, visitors to the market over the two day event will also be kept entertained with a variety of street performances and music.


What can you expect from this years market?

Over 40 traders will take part from many countries across the world including Spain, France, Russia, Morocco, India and Belgium... to name a few.  

A German beer stall offering specialty beers, wines and spirits.

Entertainment for all the family including a designated Kid's Zone where face painting, balloon modelling, craft making and a fun photo booth will be located.

An added feature to this year’s market is ‘The Brickx Club’ which will take place at the Burnavon over the weekend. During two-hour sessions children and adults alike will have the opportunity to utilise LEGO through creative brick building. There will be construction zones and brick pits where LEGO enthusiasts of all ages can build and create. To book, or for more information, go to: www.burnavon.com.  Workshop tickets cost £8 or a family ticket for 2 adults and 3 children or 1 adult and 4 children cost £35.

For a full list of what's happening on Saturday 2 June click here.

For a full list of what's happening on Sunday 3 June click here.


While at the Continental Market you can also pop into the local shops and support your local traders at the same time.

For car parking information click here.

Additional free car parking is also available at Holy Trinity College, Chapel Street Cookstown.