Turismo Madrid

¡Vuelven los mercadillos en septiembre!

The return to school becomes more bearable with the new events that we propose this week, and that will delight lovers of shopping and gastronomy. During the month of September, after the summer break, there will be different markets where you can buy vintage items, handicrafts, food and much more. Let's start!

Día de Mercado de Madrid
The headquarters of the Agrarian Chamber hosts the first Saturday of each month this market, a meeting point between farmers, ranchers and companies in the agri-food sector of the Region of Madrid with consumers, who will have access to 100x100 Madrid products. From 10am to 3pm, you will be able to fill your shopping basket and participate in a new draw of outstanding products from the 'Día de Mercado' (Market Day) edition. The next event will be on 7 September, with the melon as the main character. 

Mercado del Juguete
Toy lovers are in luck, as on the first Saturday of every month there is also a unique market, the Mercado del Juguete Antiguo de Madrid, where you can find a wide selection of antique and collectible toys. The appointment, which is free of charge, will take place at La Ermita Shopping Centre from 10.30am to 2.30pm..

Mercado de Diseño: Slow Design Edition
Matadero Madrid will host the most special edition of the Mercado de Diseño, raising awareness of the environmental changes the planet is undergoing. Thus, on 7 and 8 September, you can enjoy in the Plaza de Matadero (outdoor area) and in the Central DIMAD (indoor area), the proposals of more than 100 designers, workshops, exhibitions, lectures, music and taste sustainable products that will surely enchant all palates. 

Mercado de Motores
For its part, the Museo del Ferrocarril hosts once a month, usually the second weekend, the well-known Mercado de Motores. Artisans, designers, cooks and creators of all kinds live together so that the public can get to know new products, at the same time that they can buy retro pieces, vintage clothes, or simply enjoy good music. Entry is free, don't miss it! 

Mercado Ecológico y Artesano
On 15 September, a new edition of this market will take place in Hoyo de Manzanares, the second weekend of each month. Do not hesitate and come, once there, you can buy craft products such as soaps, candles, jewellery or food products such as vegetables, free-range eggs, honey or bread. 

During the months of September, October and November, you have an appointment in the Plaza del Dos de Mayo. This is an open-air market where you will find second-hand items, and where you can participate in various activities, competitions, workshops and even attend acoustic concerts. A different plan that will captivate children and adults. 

Mercado de Productores
Since 2014, Matadero Madrid has been hosting this monthly market, in which you will have access to a large exhibition, sale and tasting of artisan and organic food products from the Region of Madrid. Don't miss the next event, which will take place on 28 and 29 September. 

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