- Visit Co Co Markets
- Marlay Park Market
- People's Park Market
- Apply for market stall
- Schedule of market rents
- Contact us
The Co Co Markets Summer of Music is Back!
Following the success of the 2015 Summer of Music, the CoCo Markets are happy to announce that we’re back again this year! The current schedule for the Summer Music and Family Fun activities is as follows:
|26th June||Sunday||Peoplse Park||Rococco Jazz Trio|
|3rd July||Sunday||Peoples Park||Amateur Guitarist & Trad Trio|
|17th July||Sunday||Peoples Park||Highly Strung|
|24th July||Sunday||Peoples Park||Maguire Family Band & Magician|
|30th July||Saturday||Marlay||Changing Gears|
|31st July||Sunday||Peopls Park||Newtown Orchestra & Matt Lennon-Guitarist|
|6th August||Saturday||Marlay||Woolly Wards|
|7th August||Sunday||Peopls Park||Gill Quinn Vaudeville Band|
|13th August||Saturday||Marlay||Shane & Graeme Jazz Duo|
|14th August||Sunday||Peoples Park||The Flaherty's Family Band|
|20th August||Saturday||Marlay||Falconry Display|
|27th August||Saturday||Marlay||Fionn O hAlmhain-trad duo|
|3rd September||Saturday||Marlay||Falconry Display|
|10th September||Saturday||Marlay||The Folky Belters|
The Co Co Markets serve as a springboard for emerging businesses, provide a forum for the local food movement and offer a focal point for vibrant community gatherings. What makes the Co Co Markets stand out is the picturesque setting of the markets in the county’s most beautiful parks. The Co Co Markets are not just farmers’ markets but also showcase the produce and works of local artists and artisans.
Visit the Co Co Markets this weekend, browse the art and craft stalls, sample the fresh fruit and veg, get a tasty lunch and follow it up with an indulgent treat from one of the tempting baked goods stalls.
The markets take place every week regardless of the weather. To catch a glimpse of what's on offer click here
Saturdays 10 am-4 pm & Marlay Park Sundays 11 am – 4 pm.
This picturesque location in Rathfarnham, overlooked by the historic 18th Century Marlay House and within the grounds of the 247 acre park is home to a playground, a par-3 golf course, a model railway, running and walking trails and various sports facilities including tennis courts, football pitches and a cricket ground. The Marlay Park Co Co Market is nestled within the charming craft courtyard of Marlay house. Vendors are keen to build relationships with customers and share their passion for their products.
How to get to Marlay Park (pdf -11kb)
RTE Nationwide Visits Marlay Park (Link to YouTube)
Sundays 11 am – 4 pm.
The People’s Park Co Co Market is located on the edge of Dún Laoghaire town centre in the historic People’s Park. The Park has been open to the public since 1890 and features great examples of Victorian architecture with the Gate Lodge and the Tea Rooms, a bandstand featuring the original gaslight standards and a playground. The market is a very popular spot, attracting large crowds every weekend. Over 50 vendors trade each Sunday selling a wide range of products including hot food, baked goods, art and crafts, artisan food products and seasonal produce.
How to get to the People's Park (pdf -8kb)
Marlay Park Co Co Markets Application 17.08.15 (pdf -156kb)
People's Park Co Co Markets Application 17.08.15 (pdf -149kb)
The reduced artist rate is only available in the Peoples Park as it relates to hanging space on the railings along The Metals. Artists are welcome to apply for a space in Marlay Park, however the craft rate will apply as it is a 3 x 3 metre pitch.
|Category||Monthly Fee Per Market||VAT||Total|
|Cat 1 - Hot Food||€260.00||€59.80||€319.80|
|Cat 2- Other Food||€180.00||€41.40||€221.40|
|Cat 3- Food Producer||€100.00||€23.00||€123.00|
|Cat 4- Non Food/ Craft||€80.00||€18.40||€98.40|
|Cat 5- Artist - hanging space only||
|Cat 6 - Outdoor Games||€200.00||€46.00||€246.00|
For those of you not currently using electricity – there is no change to your rent.
For electricity users – your rental fee has dropped to the lower rate of rent in your category.
All vendors using electricity will be charged a per socket charge.
The fees are:
|Category||Cost per socket per month||VAT||Total|
|Cat 1 - Hot Food Electricity||€40.00||€9.20||€49.20|
|Cat 2 - All others||€30.00||€6.90||€36.90|
This fee is per socket – so if you use 2 sockets you will be charged double. The charge is also per market – if you use one socket in the Peoples Park and one socket in Marlay Park you will be charged for 2 sockets.
Market FAQ's (pdf -122kb)
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