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The Dorchester Vegan Market

Monday, May 13th, 2024

Dorchester is home to a multitude of fantastic markets and events across the calendar year! One of the most popular markets in Dorchester, which attracts visitors from far and wide, is the fantastic Dorchester Vegan Market!


Vegan Market in Dorchester

Guests and locals can gain free access to this unmissable market in Dorchester – and with over 50+ stalls all offering 100% vegan products, this vegan market offers a fantastic opportunity for friends, families or individuals looking for a day out in Dorchester. Stalls at the Dorchester vegan market  will sell a wide offering of products, including hot and cold foods, cakes and ice creams, ethical clothing, eco-friendly products, and handmade jewelry – all of which support local artisans whilst promoting the vegan lifestyle and message!


Events in Maumbury Rings

The welcoming atmosphere at the Vegan Market in Dorchester makes it the ideal destination for vegans, vegetarians and everyone else to enjoy a day out in dorchester. The spacious grassy amphitheater, Maumbury Rings, provides the perfect setting for relaxation or enjoying a bite to eat as guests are encouraged to bring their own blankets or chair. The Dorchester Vegan Market usually takes place in the summer (18th – 19th May and 4th August 2024), meaning the you can expect a warm outside market – however we all know how unpredictable the British weather can be! Where most of all stalls under gazebos, the Dorchester Vegan Market is equipped to proceed rain or shine, ensuring that the fun continues regardless of the weather!
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Family Days Out in Dorchester

The Dorchester Vegan Market provides the perfect family day out for in Dorchester! In the past, the market organisers have created such a family-friendly environment but putting up a Inflatable Play Zone for small children, complete with bouncy castles and slides!


Relaxing Free Yoga Sessions

On the other hand, if you’d prefer a relaxing day out in Dorchester, we recommend making the most of free afternoon Space Yoga sessions held at the Vegan Market in Dorchester. These free Space Yoga sessions offer a relaxing activity for attendees of all ages – which in turn, promote the theme of physical and mental wellness  amidst all the other Vegan festivities.


Dog-Friendly Events in Dorchester

Mirroring the core beliefs of the Vegan lifestyle, dogs are also welcomed with open arms at the Dorchester Vegan Market (provided they are well-behaved and kept on a lead). This pet-friendly policy ensures that furry companions can also enjoy the excitement alongside their owners!


Car Parking

What’s more, The Vegan Market in Dorchester is easily accessible for everyone – regardless on whether you already live in Dorchester or are travelling from further afield. There are several public car parks that just a few minutes’ walk from Maumbury Rings and the main event is all based on level ground – meaning that everyone can easily access the market.  This accessibility ensures that attendees can focus on enjoying the market’s offerings without the stress of struggling to find a car parking space.

Vegan and Vegetarian Shops in Dorchester

Dorchester has a wide offering of fantastic businesses – some of which are cafes and health food shops that cater for both Vegan and Vegetarian guests and locals! If you’re travelling in Dorchester for the vegan market, we highly recommend that you check these businesses out. Such businesses include Vibes (cafe), The Secret Garden (cafe), Down To Earth (refill and health food shop), Naturalife Wholefoods (health food shop), Grape Tree (health food shop) and Holland & Barrett (health food shop).


Download The Discover Dorchester App

Dorchester is a vibrant market town in Dorset! With plenty of fantastic history, attractions and businesses to discover in the local area, Dorchester provides a fantastic day out for all those living in, or visiting Dorset. To find out more about events, cafes, restaurants or shops in Dorchester – including a comprehensive list of Vegan shops and cafes in Dorchester, download the Discover Dorchester App on the App Store or Google Play.






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