The City market in Marktplatz

For regional producers, the city’s most traditional and biggest fresh goods market is a matter close to their hearts. The City Market on Marktplatz is the centrepiece of Basel’s Shopping City. Offering an abundance of delicacies and specialities, the market is a colourful event, not just on sunny days.

Number 1 fresh goods market

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The city market has been going for a long time and it is nestled in the middle of an exclusive business area. Gourmets will find delicacies and specialities from the region, Switzerland and around the world at the market, all in front of the Town Hall in Basel! This traditional fresh produce market boasts a super-friendly customer service and offers personal advice.

Opening times

Tuesday to Thursday from 7.00 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday and Saturday from 7.00 a.m. to 6 p.m.

No market on Sundays and public holidays.

The City Market must be fully clear until 2 p.m. on the following days
Friday, 17 August 2018 Event "Em Bebbi sy Jazz"

The City Market must be fully clear until 2.30 p.m. on the following days
Saturday, 24 November 2018 Event "35th Basler Stadtlauf"
Saturday, 8 December 2018 Event "Harley Niggi Näggi"

The City Market must be fully clear until 4 p.m. on the following day
Saturday, 28 April 2018 Event "Staffellauf Quer durch Basel"

Due to public holidays the City Market will take place for the whole day on the following Dates                                                                                                 Thursday, 29 March 2018 Holy Thursday
Wednesday, 9 May 2018 Wednesday before Ascension Day
Thursday, 31 May 2018 Corpus Christi
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 Assumption Day 
Wednesday, 3 October 2018 Anniversary of German unification 
Thursday, 1 November 2018 All Saints' Day

Opening Sundays, open from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, 16 December 2018
Sunday, 23 December 2018

Further Information City Market