Cape Town Markets: The Only Guide You Will Ever Need - 2017
Cape Town Markets: The Only Guide You Will Ever Need - 2017
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Cape Town Markets: The Only Guide You Will Ever Need - 2017
From fresh produce farmers markets to annual gatherings of fellow craftsman, Cape Town markets are bursting with things to see, taste and do.
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Cape Town Markets: The Only Guide You Will Ever Need - 2017

From fresh produce farmers markets to annual gatherings of fellow craftsman, Cape Town markets are bursting with things to see, taste and do.
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Cape Town Markets: The Only Guide You Will Ever Need - 2017
From fresh produce farmers markets to annual gatherings of fellow craftsman, Cape Town markets are bursting with things to see, taste and do.

Cape Town has all of your market needs covered, from outdoor markets with live bands to the biggest indoor markets South Africa has to offer.

Choosing where to spend your hard earned cash can sometimes be tricky, so we've compiled a list of only the best markets in Cape Town.

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Cape Town City Bowl
Southern Suburbs
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Atlantic Seaboard
Southern Peninsula
West Coast
Winelands
Occasional Markets

Cape Town City Bowl

Amidst the hub and excitement associated with the City Centre, you could either find yourself enjoying a soothing cup of bubble tea at a quaint family market or alternatively, dive head first into the organized chaos one usually expects from a vibrantly attended street market.

Green Market Square

Sunny craft market nestled in Cape Town's CBD
@saraahanseen

Greenmarket Square has had several incarnations over its years. Initially started as a slave market then after the abolishment of slavery turned into a fruit and vegetables market and is now currently a crafts and flea-market.

The Greenmarket Square traders consist of a 200 strong community of African dealers in Art, Clothing, Curios and other authentic products from this continent. A huge tourist attraction, it’s hard to leave Cape Town without something with a little magic from Africa in it.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Daily from 9am - 4pm
  • Contact Numbers:
    • 082 951 1102
    • (021) 4618337
  • Address: Berg and Longmarket Street, Cape Town
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Neighbourgoods Market

One of Cape Town's biggest weekly markets
@NeighbourgoodsMarket

The Neighbourgoods Market is an independent initiative founded by Justin Rhodes and Cameron Munro. This market features over 100 specialty traders every Saturday, creating a weekly platform for local farmers, fine-food purveyors, organic merchants, bakers and distributors, grocers, mongers, butchers, artisan producers, celebrated local chefs, and micro enterprises.

The market is housed in the courtyard at the Old Biscuit Mill, it is as much a source for farm fresh organic foods as it is a meeting point to enjoy community, swap ideas and stories. They boast a calendar of seasonal events, specialty festivals, and live music features.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Every Saturday 9am - 3pm
  • Contact Number: 082 370 4075
  • Address: The Old Biscuit Mill, Albert Road, Woodstock
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

The Deer Little Market

Shaded in the forested area at Rocklands Road Park
@jeankellycpt

A market for the little ones, just next door to the Little Deer Cafe run every last Sunday of the month, is the Little Deer Market. Shaded in the forested area at the Rocklands Road Park this market sells goods catered for children.

A child friendly market where parents can shop while the children are entertained, come to shop here for all things child related, clothing, pre-loved quality brands at bargain prices.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Last Sun of the month, 10am - 3pm
  • Contact Number: 082 408 5000
  • Address: Deer Park Drive and Highlands, Vredehoek.
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Oranjezicht Farm Market

A produce market with food and other delicasies
@beeblegum

Oranjezicht Farm Market seeks to reconnect Cape Town to this neglected piece of heritage through design, gardening activity and outreach, and to use it as a catalyst to build social interaction across communities.

This market is essentially a produce market with, delicious food varieties, wine and craft beer available. Stalls also stock clothing, accessories, jewellery, leather products and other arts and crafts. There is a large variety of fresh produce that is straight from the Oranjezicht farm.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Every Sat, 9am - 2pm
  • Contact Number: 083 628 3426
  • Address: Granger bay at the waterfront
  • More Info: Facebook Page

The Truth Timeless Market

A friendly market hosted by Truth Coffee
The Truth Market

A platform for traders of vintage and retro clothes, accessories, and music. There is a charge of R50 which includes a welcome drink.

This market is hosted by the well-known Truth Coffee so expect only the best. Enjoy browsing the stalls while listening to live music. There is a variety of food vendors, a hand poke tattoo artist and even an in-house barbershop.

  • Entrance Fee: R50
  • Operating Hours:
    • First Wed of the month, 6pm - 10pm
  • Contact Numbers: (021) 200 0440
  • Address: 36 Buitenkant Street, Cape Town
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Erf 81 Food Market

Organic produce from a non profit organisation
@tyisanabanye

Tyisa Nabanye is a non-profit organisation for urban agriculture, operating on the slopes of Signal hill. This organisation started the Erf 81 Food Market where local vendors sell handmade goods and organic foods while trying to remain affordable.

There are organic vegetables from the small farm, seeds and seedlings, Cape Malay foods and more for sale at this lovely market.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Sun 10am - 2pm
  • Contact Numbers: 062 472 2910
  • Address: Erf 81 corner Military and Leeuwenvoet, Cape Town
  • More Info: Facebook page

Good Company Farmers Market

Situated in the heart of company gardens
@jacquibarhouch

Good Company Farmers Market is based in the cultural and historical hub of Cape Town. Situated in the company gardens you have access to amazing food, crafts and entertainment. The market is dog and child friendly offering board games, yoga, food growing courses, pony rides, ball games, beer, wine and gin.

Visit Good Company Farmers Market for fresh vegetables, free yoga, great food, healthy smoothies, face painting and music. Spend a day in the park and take in the historical monuments, picnic in the park and feed the squirrels.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Sat during Summer, 9am - 3pm
  • Contact Numbers: 076 722 5800
  • Address: Company Gardens, Queen Victoria Street , Cape Town
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Bo Kaap Food And Craft Market

Assortment of Cape Malay hot foods
exsus

The Bo Kaap Food and Craft Market is usually held on the first Saturday of the month. This market features 24 rotating stalls that serve an assortment of Cape Malay hot foods, snacks and treats. Such as curries with rice or rotis, bollas, koeksusters and samoosas.

Buy your monthly stock of spices, pickles, dried fruit and snoek. There is also a selection of handmade crafts and clothing for sale by local community members.

  • Operating Hours:
    • First Sat of the month, 10am - 4pm
  • Contact Numbers: 072 643 0054
  • Address: Market is held at a different address each Saturday
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Market At The Palms

Bringing farm fresh food from the platteland
@thepalmsmarket

Half the fun of savouring real “Platteland” food is meeting the people behind it, hearing the origin stories of their products, and perhaps even getting a family recipe or two.

This is what the Market at The Palms in Woodstock is all about - bringing farm fresh food to you from the Platteland. There are about 40 food stalls, serving everything from home-made marshmallows to fresh home-made bread.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Open every Sat, 9am - 3pm
  • Contact Number: 021 462 0394
  • Address: 145 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

The Love Local Market

Supporting local brands in Spin Street
@lovelocalza

Come and celebrate all things local with The Love Local Market. It is a mobile market, that’s all about supporting and exposing new and established local brands.

  • Contact Numbers: 076 018 3832
  • Address: 6 spin street Cape Town
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Hope Street Market

Cape Town Foodies hotspot in Hope Street
@elinecastelijns

Known as the Cape Town foodies’ hotspot, Hope Street Market will tantalise your taste buds. Located in one of Cape Town’s historical buildings, it is home to an exquisite collection of local food traders from all walks of life.

They have a live band performing at every market, so you may enjoy your tasty treats with a show. Once a month, they host an exciting fashion show market that showcases new fashion and jewellery designers from all over the globe. Some featured traders are:

  • Blood Orange Clothing — local and unique female clothing items.
  • Cheese Affair — a variety of cheeses from cow’s milk to goat's.
  • Celeste’s Deli & Catering — a selection of food with an Indian and Turkish feel.
  • Creative Catering Solutions — an empanada food stall (Empanadas are Argentinian pies with a light pastry filled with different combinations like fig and cheese to ostrich and chilli).

Markets are the ideal places to try new things, ask for assistance from a local trader, they’re always happy to introduce someone to a new experience.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Thur from 4:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Address: 14 Hope St, Gardens
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Die Kattebak Market

Great reloved and hand-crafted goods
@kattebakmarket

This market is held at the same venue as Market At The Palms, but it is held twice a month, you will find pre-loved and hand-crafted goods. It is a bizarre bazaar of vintage and retro goods, bric-a-brac and all sorts of whatnots.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Every 2nd and last Sat of the month, 9am - 2pm
  • Contact Number:
    • (021) 462 0394
    • 083 265 2147
  • Address: 145 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Church Street Antique Market

A Market focused on antiques and vintage clothing
@Pigments_sa

Just around the corner from Greenmarket square is the lovely Church Street Antique Market. About 20 stalls can be found here every day of the week except Sundays and public holidays.

Goods are typically focused on antiques and vintage finds, with everything from handbags to amazing jewellery, clothing, artwork and other treasures. This is a great place to find unusual bargains and one-of-a-kind gifts.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Mon-Sat, 8am - 4pm
  • Contact Numbers: (021) 438 8566
  • Address: Corner of Church Street, Long Street, Cape Town
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Southern Suburbs

The southern suburbs is a suburban bliss, with artfully decorated roadways, lined with trees, it’s easy to see why the community love living here. Markets found in the suburbs hold treasures beyond compare.

Constantia Waldorf School Market

Great Market with beautiful mountain backdrop
@marlonancker

The prestigious Constantia Waldorf School Market opens its doors for a night market like no other. A candlelit environment is only praised by the beautiful art work on display. It’s not only a market, but a meeting place for the entire community.

The market boasts 120 indoor and outdoor stalls selling organic goods and foods. The kids are well catered for with an open air puppet show by Rainbow Puppet Theatre and games throughout the evening. From food stalls to fresh produce, there is something for everyone to go home with.

  • Operating Hours:
    • On the last Friday of every month (Oct - Feb), 5pm - 11pm
  • Contact Number: 082 631 0421
  • Address: Spaanschemat River Road, Constantia
  • More Info: Website

The Alphen Antiques and Collectables Market

You will find a variety of items at this well-established market including jewellery, glass, ceramics, silver, toys, watches, coins, medals, books, and paintings. Entry is free, there is ample parking and refreshments are available.

  • Operating Hours:
    • 2nd & 4th Sun of every month, 10am - 4pm
  • Contact Number: 084 6267499
  • Address: Alphen Community Centre Hall, Constantia Main Road, Constantia
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Rondebosch Park Market

Sunny market with gifts for everyone
@coltranes_naima

This true craft market is in a lovely outdoor setting where all crafts are handmade, they range from clothing to jewellery and bags to woodwork, even garden items can be found.

The Animal Rescue Organisation attend each market as it has become the Park Market’s chosen charity, they donate money for sterilisation of animals from each market. There is lots of seating with vendors selling everything from coffee and smoothies to hot dogs and pancakes. Come enjoy a day outdoors and know your money is going to a great cause.

  • Operating Hours:
    • 2nd Last Sat in March & November,  9am - 2pm
  • Contact Number: 083 571 7255
  • Address: Corner of Campground and Sandown Roads
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Kirstenbosch Craft Market

Kid friendly market with fun pony rides
@kirstenboschcraftmarket

Boasting 180 crafters selling original, quality, hand-crafted goods. A large variety of food is available. Your kids are also catered for at this market as there are pony rides for children. All proceeds from stall rentals go to the “Development Fund” for Kirstenbosch Gardens.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Summer- Last Sun of the month, 9am - 3pm
  • Contact Numbers: 074 333 2170
  • Address: Stone Cottage, Crn Kirstenbosch, Rhodes Drives, Newlands.
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Earth Food Fair Market

Locally grown, farm fresh produce for sale
@eathfairmarket

The Earth Food Fair Market is proud to be a green impact on our planet with locally grown, farm fresh produce for sale. Stimulate your senses with an ever-rotating line up of entertainment, from cowboy barnyard dancing to an entire market dedicated to recreating medieval times.

The vendors are friendly and helpful and you will often see many of the same stalls at the next Earth Food Fair Market. Some featured stalls are:

  • By Nature - trading a selection of locally harvested raw nuts and organic dried goods.
  • Son of a Butcher - selling pasture reared meat, eggs and chickens.

This market occurs at two locations every Wednesday and Thursday respectively.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Wed, 3pm - 8:30pm
  • Address: Block 3, South Palm Centre, Tokai Main Road, Tokai
  • Operating Hours:
    • Thur, 11am - 3pm
  • Address: St Georges Mall, Cape Town City Centre
  • Latest Event: Earth Food Fair
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Vegan Goods Market

Great vegan market with a communal environment
@vegangoodsmarket

The Vegan Goods Market’s mission is to provide convenient access to ethical, plant-based food and other vegan goods whilst offering shoppers a communal environment for social interaction with like-minded people. Come sample the endless varieties of vegan food available.

  • Operating Hours:
    • 1st Sat of every month,10am -2pm
  • Contact Number: 0844233771
  • Address: Khanyisa Waldorf School, 4 Victoria Rd, Plumstead.
  • More Info:Website and Facebook Page

Chilled Market At The Range

Chilled market offers entertainment for all ages
The Range

A night market with a log cabin feel and even an indoor fireplace to heat you on those cold evenings, the Chilled Market offers entertainment for all ages. Children can enjoy the slip and slide on hot summer afternoons while the adults enjoy live music.

There are various food stalls selling goods such as:

  • Craft beer and local wine tasting.
  • Pizza
  • Gourmet Ice Cream
  • Sushi
  • Cheeses
  • Burgers and fries.

A fun children’s play park is also available free of charge, making this an ideal family outing. When visiting a market, it’s always good to check if they have card facilities or, better yet, carry the cash you want to spend.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Summer 4:30pm - 9:30pm
    • Winter 4:30pm - 9pm
  • Address: Orphan Road, Tokai
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

The Conscious Living Fayre

Vintage collectibles all in one place
@TheConsciousLivingFayre

Vintage collectables, extending conscious living to include reused and recycled items this market supports local artisans with a focus on wellness. There are roughly 40 stalls waiting for you to peruse through them.

  • Operating Hours:
    • 1st Sun of the month, 11am - 4pm
  • Contact Numbers: 083 861 5600
  • Address: Claremont Civic Centre, 231 Main Rd, Claremont
  • More Info: Facebook Page

S.A.R.D.A. South African Riding for the Disabled.

This market is essentially a car boot sale with vendors selling mostly second hand goods such as plants and collectables. There are also food stalls available serving home-made goods. One man's rubbish is another’s treasure.

  • Operating Hours:
    • 3rd Sat of the month, 7.30am - 12.30pm
  • Contact Numbers: 021 794 4393
  • Address: Brommeresvlei Road, Constantia
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Meadowridge Library Market

This is a community market where you will find bric-a-brac, second hand clothing, books, CDs, household goods and other various treasures.

  • Operating Hours: 7.30am - Afternoon
  • Contact Numbers: (021) 712 9382
  • Address: Cnr Howard Drive, Meadowridge
  • More Info: Facebook Page

The Tokai Forest Market

Fun organic market set in the magical Tokai forest
@tokaiforestmarket

This outdoor market, formerly the Porter Estate, in the beautiful Tokai forest setting, offers fresh, mostly organic produce, artisanal breads, raw honey, free-range lamb, jams, pickles and hand-crafted goods.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Sat, 9am - 3pm
    • Sun, 10am - 3pm
  • Contact Numbers: 072 538 8793
  • Address: Orpen Road,Spaanchemat River road, Tokai
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Made in the Cape Artisan Market

Showcasing the creativity of the Cape, Made in the Cape is the only 100% locally handmade market. From hand-crafted silver jewellery, hand stitched leather, décor & textile pieces, handcrafted wood décor to handmade natural skincare products.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Once a month for four days, Thu - Sun
  • Contact Numbers: 072 223 8046
  • Address: Cavendish Square, Claremont
  • More Info: Facebook Page

The Official Second Hand Market

Thriving community of young traders selling goods
@officialsecondhandgroup

The Official Second Hand Market is the brain-child of Laura Rainbird, the founder of the second hand group on Facebook, where members sell unwanted goods for really cheap. It has grown over the years to a thriving community of mostly young woman.

The market is open to everyone with a small entrance fee. You can expect to find anything from fish tank equipment to the hottest pair of Steve Maddens. There are a few food stalls serving hot food prepared as you wait.

  • Operating Hours: Last Sat of the month, 10:30am - 3pm
  • Address: 39 Rosmead Avenue, Kenilworth
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Thursday Food Market

Reasonably priced goods from friendly vendors
@thechad87

A fun place for family and friends to meet and have a good meal at a very reasonable price from friendly vendors.

Enjoy tasty treats while the children play in the garden, on the jungle-gym or in the fun-filled children’s corner. They can also swim in the pool with your supervision. The club also has a full bar to keep you well hydrated.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Thur 5pm - 8pm
  • Contact Number: 021 531 4236
  • Address: Pinelands Club, Lonsdale Way, Pinelands
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Bethany Mini Market

This is a small market held in the grounds of the Bethany Fellowship Church in Claremont with a variety of vendors boasting handmade goods and foods, books, jewellery and much more.

  • Operating Hours:
    • 1st Sat of the month, 9am - 1pm
  • Contact Numbers: 021 671 9400
  • Address: 225 Imam Haron road Claremont
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Jolly Carp Market

This is a family-oriented market, There are wellness treatments and pamper sessions alongside the big selection of local fresh produce, handmade crafts and clothing. A great place for a hearty breakfast and some good conversation.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Sat, 10am - 3pm
  • Contact Numbers: 074 302 3254
  • Address: 38 Sassmeer Road, Retreat
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Simon's Market

Famously known for great food and local wines
@carenmarais

Simon’s at Groot Constantia Wine Farm, famously known for their great foods and locally grown wines, are opening their doors to a family fun market every Saturday and Sunday. There is a promise of over 25 various food and wine stalls to cater to your shopping needs.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Starting in Feb, Every Sat, Sun, 10am - 5pm
  • Contact Numbers: 021 794 1143
  • Address: Constantia Wine Farm, Groot Constantia Road, Constantia
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Vineyard Oval Market

5o incredible vendors selling crafts and food
@vintagejunkiessa

This is an outdoor food market with loads of variety. There are also some crafts and clothing stalls as well as more than 50 incredible vendors, all masters of their craft. Be it food, arts and crafts, wine, craft beer or other select items, they have it all. So in other words, do not cook, just come visit the market and let them take care of your dinner. 

This weekly event is for the entire family with great prizes up for grabs each evening. No pets allowed at Kenilworth Racecourse. They have child-friendly play areas as well as family areas. 

  • Operating Hours:
    • Wed, 4pm - 9pm.00 to 21.00
    • (Closed May - September)
  • Contact Number: 062 084 1152
  • Address: Kenilworth Racecourse, Wetton Road, Kenilworth
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Northern Suburbs

If you find yourself surrounded by rolling green hills, you’re probably in the Northern Suburbs. Cape Town’s very own farming backyard has become quite metropolitan over the last few years, without losing any of its charming farmhouse feel of course.

The markets around here generally don’t charge an entrance fee, the vendors tend to be friendly and are always up for a chat.

Durbanville Craft Market

Held at the historic Rust en Vrede museum
@scatter.brain.decor

In this food and craft market, held in the beautiful gardens of the historic Rust en Vrede museum building, you will find quality crafts, food and books. The local vendors are welcoming and warm. Your kids are also catered for with a jumping castle and kids area for some much needed playtime.

  • Operating Hours:
    • 1st Sat of the month, 9am - 2pm
  • Contact Numbers: 072 173 1040
  • Address: Rust en Vrede, Durbanville
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Affair on the Hill

Beautiful handmade craft items
@affaironthehill

During summer, Durbanville Hills hosts the Affair on the Hill Market. Enjoy a glass of wine, delicious food and browse the market area. Find beautiful handmade craft items, There is a shady play area for children with face painting and sand art.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Sunday 10.30am - 3pm
    • NOTE : Irregular market call to confirm
  • Contact Numbers: (021) 5581300
  • Address: Durbanville hills, Tygerberg valley road
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Century City Natural Goods Market

Tasty food and handmade clothing on offer
@CenturyCityNaturalGoodsMarket

The Century City Market is unique as it takes place in the busy centre that is Century City. The market itself is set on rolling green manicured lawns that are delightfully shaded by a stretch cloth canvas. Good finds for sale at this market include:

  • Handmade clothing and jewelry
  • Organic food produce
  • Gourmet tasty foods
  • Coffees
  • Wines, Beers and Ciders

There is a indoor area that serves light snacks and has a full bar. The Natural Goods Market entertains you while you browse through the organic goods for sale, with live musicians filling the air.

The market is family-orientated and caters for the children too. With a show for kids at every market and a dedicated play area that includes a jumping castle, they ensure your little ones won’t be bored.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Last Sun of month, 9am - 2pm
  • Contact Number: 021 531 2173
  • Address: Park Lane, Central Park, Century City
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Boston Craft Market

The Market supports local hobbyists and crafters
@bostoncraftmarket

This market supports local hobbyists and crafters. They share and sell their handmade and home-made goods. The market aims to enhance the community spirit in Boston.

Boston Craft Market is a smaller outdoor market in the park, with between 20 and 24 stalls. Offering a wide variety of goods like cakes, crafts, pottery, beaded goods, custom braais, puddings and pancakes. All handmade by local entrepreneurs.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Irregular market
  • Address: 33 Rhos Street, Boston, Bellville
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Market at the Barn

Keep the family entertained with great live music
@kappie_wp

Market at the Barn is known for its community-like feel, everyone feels apart of it, even if it’s your first visit. The vendors are talkative and helpful and everyone seems to know everyone around here.

There is lots to keep you and your family entertained with live music, tasty competitions and cook offs. A designated kids play area will keep them busy while you peruse the interesting goods for sale. This is an indoor venue with arts and crafts, clothes, furnishings, collectables and food stalls. There is lots of safe secure parking available.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Every Sun, 10am - 3:30pm
  • Contact Number: 072 168 1716
  • Address: Old barn in Klipheuwel Rd, Cape Farms
  • More Info: Facebook Page

The Love Market

Sustainable market with a friendly community
@thelovemarketct

This market is all about sustainability of its community. They aim to create awareness and give back to the local entrepreneurs, often hosting workshops of trading skills and doing rent-free stall rentals they’re all about community upliftment.

You can expect to find quality craft, food and beverage stalls, all the while being serenaded by live entertainment. There is a fun-filled children’s play section, with all sorts of activities for your kids. There is a small entrance fee but part of the proceeds are for charity.

  • Entrance Fee: R20 Adults, R10 Kids
  • Operating Hours:
    • Sat 10am - 6pm
    • Sunday 10am - 3pm
  • Contact Numbers: 083 602 5119
  • Address: Stone Shed, Adderley Road, Durbanville
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Willowbridge Slow Market

Hosted at the trendy Willowbridge Lifestyle Centre
@what.sandra.loves

The Willowbridge Slow Market at the trendy Willowbridge Lifestyle Centre is one of the leading gourmet food markets in the northern suburbs. Close to the Durbanville Winelands you will be greeted by an urban cosmopolitan street market in the cool confines of the Lifestyle Centre. Bringing country produce directly to your front door.

This market showcases high-quality artisan products, organically certified produce, micro-breweries, boutique wine farms, authentic cultural cuisines, farming communities and crafters. All products and businesses practice in true slow-food fashion: Good, Clean and Fair.

  • Operating Hours: Every Sat, 9am - 3pm
  • Contact Numbers:
    • (021) 886 8514
    • 081 831 3011
  • Address: Willowbridge Centre, Tygervalley Road, Durbanville
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Bothasig Holistic Fayre

The Much adored Cape Town Holistic Market
Holistic_faire

The biggest smallest holistic market in Cape Town showcases crystals, jewellery, go-green products, the widest selection of incense sticks, accessories, New Age books and cards.  

Take a peep and see what the future holds for you from experienced psychics, mediums, clairvoyants, crystal, tarot, astrology and numerology readings. Relax with a massage or therapy sessions. Attend free talks and drumming sessions. 

This gathering will leave you feeling refreshed and in touch with the earth again. The Holistic Fayre is the place to be and be seen.  Arrive a Stranger … Leave as a Friend.

  • Operating Hours:
    • 2nd Sat of the month, 10am - 4pm
  • Entrance: R5
  • Contact Number 082 637 7416
  • Address: Bothasig Community Hall, 14 Link Road, Bothasig
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Monte Vista Car Boot Sale

Well attended boot sale with plenty of bargains
@motevistabootsale

This is a well-attended boot sale where you will find plenty of bargains. Anything from second hand clothing, books, tools, CDs, plants, household goods and way more.

The description is in the name, vendors sell their goods from their car or table to visitors. Interesting and unique items can be found at these sort of markets and negotiations are part of the fun.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Every Sat, 8am - 12pm
  • Contact Numbers: 072 620 6161
  • Address: Monte Vista Drive, Next to Pick ‘n Pay
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Atlantic Seaboard

When we here at Vibescout think of seaside living, often the thought of brightly coloured stalls with unique and interesting goods for sale come to mind.

It’s almost as if you can smell hotdogs grilling away and hear the hustle and bustle of traders and patrons trying to score a bargain. Cape Town's Atlantic Seaboard does not disappoint the market scene.

Hout Bay Lions Craft Market

Run for over 30 years by the Lions Club
@houtbaylionscraftmarket

The market is organized by the Lions Club and has been running for over 30 years, funds raised from the market are put back into community projects.

The vendors are warm and welcoming and there's a lovely stroll on the shaded side of the greens. There is a nook of food vendors from pancakes with fig and cheese to handmade chocolates.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Every Sun, Summer, 10am-4pm
    • Winter, 10am-3pm
  • Contact Number: 082 850 9752
  • Address: Main Road, Hout Bay
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Hout Bay Organic Market

A small market selling organic foods, fruits and vegetables, straight from the farm. With traders selling all kinds of cheeses, oils, preserves, coffee, juice and much more.

This local food market stocks all things organic and local. Come enjoy some snacking that won’t add to the waistline. Talk with vendors and try new things.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Every Sat, 9am - 1pm
  • Contact Number: 021 790 3803
  • Address: Valley Farm Stall, Valley Road, Hout Bay
  • More Info: Website

Bay Harbour Market

An eccentric mix of cultures and friendly faces
@bayharbourmarket

Known as the Hout Bay Market, the Bay Harbour Market brings together an eccentric mix of cultures and friendly faces. Chapman’s Peak overlooks the harbour above while seagulls serenade your shopping experience.

Some featured traders are:

  • Mintt — a health food stall serving everything from lettuce wraps to salads.
  • Krokette — a traditional Dutch food (deep-fried crumbed chicken steak, duck and cheese Krokette)
  • Om Shop — a clothing and accessory store that caters to the earth lovers.

If you love spiritual designs, you can pick up anything from a t-shirt to pillow covers. From art to baked goods, traders offer many varieties of handmade and custom stock for sale.

Southern Peninsula

Known for its cultural diversity, markets from the Southern Peninsula usually stock goods and crafts from all around the country. Locally handmade items are often found on sale near the warm Indian Ocean, a great afternoon treat for the whole family.

Noordhoek Community Market

Wide variety of food stalls and sample wines
@megsbentley

Choose from a wide variety of food stalls and sample wines from the Cape Point Vineyards. There are beautiful views at sunset.

There is lots of parking and long stretches of open grass with a jungle gym for children. Beautiful outdoor seating areas that overlook the dam and Noordhoek Beach. Watch horses ride by while you snack on tasty gourmet treats available for sale at this market.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Summer, Thu, 4:30pm - 8:30pm
    • Winter Sun 12pm - 3pm
  • Contact Numbers: (021) 789 0900
  • Address: Cape Point Vineyards, Silvermine Road, Noordhoek
  • More Info: Website

Blue Bird Garage Food and Goods Market

This cosy market is set in an old postal plane hanga
@bluebirdgaragemarket

The Blue Bird Garage Food and Goods Market is set in an old postal plane hangar, giving it a real old world feeling. The market is filled with artisans, cooks, designers, bakers and producers, all are a talented and friendly bunch.

Some of the things available for sale are:

  • Food
  • Jewellery
  • Drinks (selection of wines and craft beers)
  • Clothing

Boasting a creative children’s area to keep them busy and entertained while you shop until you drop.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Fri, 4pm - 10pm
  • Address: 39 Albertyn Road, Muizenberg
  • Latest Event: Blue Bird Garage Food and Goods Market
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Hotel Glencairn Community Market

This market is frequently attended by the community of Glencairn. With stalls boasting an assortment of things, something is bound to catch your eye. You will find leather goods, vintage clothing and jewellery, craft beer and animal card readings.

There are plenty of food options available at this market, The Stoep and Swing Restaurant and Pub will also be open as well as the hotel restaurant if you fancy a plated meal.

  • Operating Hours:
    • First Sun of the month (Every second month)
  • Address: Glencairn Hotel 12-14 Glen Road, Glencairn
  • Contact Numbers: 084 500 3200
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Just Nuisance Community Market Simonstown

Little market with delicious finger treats
@JustNuisanceMarket

This is a great little market with lots to offer. Get your fresh breads, cheeses and vegetables, and while you nibble on our feast of eats you will find clothes and jewellery, decor and collectables, books and bags. The market is dog-friendly and nibbles are free for your furry friend. This market happens all year round weather permitting.

  • Operating Hours: Every 2nd Sat, 9:30am - 3pm
  • Contact Number: 084 337 8114
  • Address: 123 St George's Street, Jubilee Square or Town Hall, Simon's Town
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Simonstown Library Market

Homemade goodies and fun books up for grabs
@morleyandrea

Get some books to read and find some lovely goodies and treats on your way out. Vendors are all locals from in around the area.

Friendly and welcoming is what comes to mind when we talk about this market. You can find a variety of crafts and home-made baked goods for sale here.

  • Operating Hours:
    • First Sat of the month
  • Contact Numbers: 082 441 3007
  • Address: Simonstown Library, George’s street, Simonstown
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Fish Hoek Library Market

This is a local community market where you will feel very much apart of it. The vendors are friendly and helpful and you can rest assured only the best is for sale here. Stalls sell things like crafts, odds and ends and various foods.

  • Operating Hours:
    • 2nd & last Sat of the month, 9am - 12pm
  • Contact Numbers: (021) 784 2031
  • Address: Fish Hoek Civic Centre, Central Circle, Fish Hoek

The Kalk Bay Market

Vintage, collectables and much more
@merlack_creations

This is a community market where you will find local handcrafted gifts, wellness sessions, semi-precious stones, vintage collectables and much more.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Last Sat of the month 12pm - 4pm
  • Contact Number: (021) 782 9123
  • Address: Kalk Bay Community Centre, Main Road, Kalk Bay
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Peach Pip Market

Locally harvested produce at affordable prices
@peachpip

The Peach Pip Market is held at Rodgers Fruiterers, a fantastic little space that delights one's soul with an abundance of locally harvested naturally grown produce at an affordable rate.

Take a moment from the hustle and bustle of everyday demands and peruse the stalls this market has to offer.

This market offers a choice of produce, wholefoods, juices, coffee, artisanal cheese and crafts, books and second hand goods.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Sat 9am - 2pm
  • Contact Numbers: 021 785 5510
  • Address: Rodgers Fruiterers Kommetjie Road, Kommetjie
  • More Info: Facebook Page

West Coast

A trip up the West Coast of South Africa is one of the most beautiful routes Cape Town has to offer.

Now it is scattered with markets where you can find farm fresh local produce and handmade crafts and trinkets.

West Coast Craft And Flea Market

Braai Area, Swimming pool, petting zoo & more
@westcoastcraftmarket

The West Coast Craft Market is originally a craft market, with over 40 craft stalls. Enjoy the lovely coffee and juice bar with delicious food from their food stalls. Entrance is free, however, entrance to the play park is R30 per adult and R20 per child for the day.

There is a braai area, swimming pools, a petting zoo and more. Plenty of secure parking, wheelchair friendly. There are toilets nearby. No dogs allowed.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Every last Sun of the month, 10am - 3pm
  • Contact Numbers: 084 500 3200
  • Address: Melkbostrand Country Club
  • More Info: Facebook Page

I Love Big Bay Market

Great craft and fashion with funky courtyard
@dalezorz

Enjoy dinner with a view of Table Mountain. I Love Big Bay Market has many traders local to the West Coast and they have great craft, fashion and goods traders. There are food trucks on the promenade and a food courtyard with seating.

They will also have a craft beer and wine bar. There is ample free parking available at Eden on the Bay as well as underground parking. This is a non-smoking venue with free entrance.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Last Wed of the month, 4:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Contact Numbers: 081 797 2825
  • Address: Big Bay Surf Lifesaving Club, Otto Du Plessis Drive, Blouberg
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Elkanah Schoolyard Market

Enjoy the log fire and soak up some atmosphere
@schoolyardmarket

Here you will find a selection of fresh foods, arts and crafts. This is a community market. Come and enjoy a meal, browse the craft stalls, sit and enjoy the sunset or the log fire and soak up the atmosphere.

  • Operating Hours: Selected Sat 9am - 1pm
  • Contact Numbers: (021) 554 8586
  • Address: Elkanah House High School 85 Sunningdale Drive, Table View
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Milnerton Flea Market

Bric-a-brac and bargains galore with sea views
@travelingsa

This is a flea market in the true sense, incorporating vendors from the original “parade’ flea market. Bric-a-brac and bargains galore.

This market is huge with hundreds of traders selling books, plants, collectables, houseware and so much more. There are some food stalls to give you some sustenance to keep you going at this huge venue.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Sat. 8am-2pm, Sun. 8am-3pm
    • Public Holidays. 8am-2pm
  • Contact Number: (021) 551 7879
  • Address: Crn Marine Drive and Milner Road
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Camphill Village West Coast Market

Wide variety of stalls at the camphill village
@CamphillVillageWestCoastCountryMarket

Come and enjoy the great food, family entertainment and wide variety of stalls in the fresh clean air and sprawling grounds of the Camphill Village West Coast Market. You can shop for Camphill products, browse crafts, jewellery and a variety of products from our regular market vendors.

Explore the farm on a tractor ride. Relax with coffee and cake or choose healthy lunch treats and a craft beer while chatting with friends in the shade of the trees. Children can use up excess energy on the rustic jungle gym.

  • Operating Hours:
    • 1st Sun each month, 10am - 2pm
  • Contact Number: (021) 571 8600
  • Address: Klein Dassenberg Road, Dassenberg
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Winelands

A visit to the Cape Winelands is like visiting a distant town, except it's just a hop, skip and jump away from the city.

These markets really do cater to your inner wine lover - another plus being that they're set amongst the most beautiful vineyards in Cape Town.

Stellenbosch Slow Market

Set in an oak-lined piazza and vineyards
@aniaalexandrowicz

In the Cape Winelands, an oak-lined piazza and vineyards, is where you will find the Slow Food market. This market also offers workshops in food and wine pairings, artisan courses and themed food events.

This collective is drawn from the Cape’s top emerging fashion and accessory designers as well as members from local community-based projects.

The focus is on people from diverse social, economic, and cultural backgrounds to the independent entrepreneur and all other individuals who believe in the equality of creativeness and the importance and pleasure of work.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Sat, 9am - 2pm
  • Contact Numbers: (021) 886 8514
  • Address: Libertas Estate, corner Adam Tas & Oude Libertas Street, Stellenbosch
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Blaauwklippen Family Market

Held in the shade of wild fig trees
@blaauwklippenfamilymarket

A beautiful relaxing venue, the market is held in the shade of wild fig trees on one of the oldest wine estates. There is a great variety of interesting crafts and food stalls selling fresh produce and baked goods.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Sun, 10am - 3pm
  • Contact Numbers: (021) 784 2031
  • Address: Blauwklippen R44, Strand Road, Stellenbosch
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Root 44 Market

Great outdoor jungle gyms and funky falafels
@foodlover_ct

This market takes place inside huge marquees and is open in all weather. It is child-friendly with entertainment and activities. There is a world of adventure with indoor and outdoor jungle gyms, mini golf and more. There are lots of food stalls, specialty goods stalls and quality arts and crafts.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Sat & Sun, 10am - 4pm
  • Contact Numbers: (021) 881 3052
  • Address: Audacia Wines, Crn R44, Annandale Road, Stellenbosch
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Country Craft Market

Over 170 stalls selling crafts from all over the WC
@countrycraftmarket

Over 170 stalls selling crafts from all over the Western Cape. Lots of food and drink stalls. There are sit down eating areas with some of the proceeds going to charity. A jumping castle, face-painting and sand art in the “Country Kids Corner” means the kids will have a ball, while you browse and spend.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Certain Sats, 9am - 2pm
  • Contact Numbers: 021 852 6608
  • Address: Southey’s Vines, 186 Main Road, Somerset West
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Vergenoegd Market

Enjoy brunch in a beautiful country setting
@vergenoegd_wine_estate

Enjoy brunch here in this beautiful country setting, Food stalls and a selection of quality arts and crafts. Bring the family out to see the 1000 strong duck parade that happens at 10 in the morning.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Sat, 9am - 3pm
    • Duck Parades - 10am, 12:30pm and 3pm
  • Contact Numbers: (021) 843 3248
  • Address: Vergenoegd Wine Estate, Baden Powell Drive, Stellenbosch
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Val de Vie Market Paarl

Please Bring your picnic blanket along
@celeste_cape_town

Bring your picnic blanket and come enjoy a fun-filled day of shopping and entertainment. Sip away on some wines for sale while enjoying the polo match on the greens.

There's lots of variety in store with delicious tasty treats to sample and buy and live music to entertain you while you do so. The little ones are also catered for with entertainment for children too. This market runs on selected Sundays so check before heading through.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Selected Sun, 10am - 3pm
  • Contact Numbers: (021) 863 6131
  • Address: Val de Vie Estate, R301 Jan van Riebeek Drive, Paarl
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

The Treasury Market

The Treasury Market has a gorgeous selection of hand-picked goods, made with care and passion. The market, which has an outdoor boutique feel to it, showcases locally designed clothing.

  • Operating Hours:
    • 1st Sat every month, 9am - 2pm
  • Contact Numbers: (021) 886 8514
  • Address: Oude Libertas Estate cnr. Adam Tas & Oude Libertas St. Stellenbosch
  • More Info: Website

Occasional Markets

Some markets in Cape Town are so unique they happen just once a year.

CY Market

Annual decor and food with old timey atmosphere
@cy.market

The CY Market is an annual decor and food market with a fun old timey atmosphere. One of the first of the major gift markets that happen around this time of year, as always showcasing beautiful handmade pieces from South African creatives.

The perfect place to get in a bit of early Christmas shopping, needlework, ceramics, quilting and other crafts are available for sale.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Usually during September
  • Contact Numbers: 083 234 8606
  • Address: Stone Shed, Vrymansfontein Farm, Adderley Road, Durbanville
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Bellville X PO Annual Christmas Market

The market has about 180 stalls, showcasing affordable, high quality crafts and gifts. There is a coffee shop inside the venue. This is a Christmas market, so come do some early Christmas shopping and beat the rush.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Annual market usually held in October
  • Contact Numbers: (021) 913 3183
  • Address: NG Kerk 8th avenue Boston Bellville West
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Edgemead Friends Of The Library Market

This is a small market held to raise funds for friends of the library where you will find crafts and gifts, bakes and homemade sweets. Come on out and support a good cause.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Twice a year, check their pages for dates.
  • Contact Numbers: (021) 5582822
  • Address: Monte Vista Library. Edgemead Drive, Edgemead
  • More Info: Facebook Page

The Rondebosch Potters Market

Vibey market with many beautiful ceramics
@clementinaceramics

This market is organised by Ceramics SA and is an exhibition and sale of pieces by potters from all over the Western Cape. The Potters market is vibey with many beautiful ceramics ranging from pure art and functional wares to ceramic jewellery.

  • Operating Hours: Held twice a year
  • Contact Numbers: 083 571 7255
  • Address: Rondebosch park, crn of Campground & Sandown Road
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Cape Gift Market Seapoint

This market runs for just over a week during the festive season (December) selling a wide range of crafts and decor, jewellery, gifts and edibles just in time for Christmas.

  • Contact Numbers: 082 411 3981
  • Address: Cnr Main road and Three Anchor bay Seapoint
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Blaauwklippen Twilight Christmas Market

This market is much like the Blaauwklippen Family Market with all the crafts and food stalls plus more and with a Christmas festive flair. This market only runs for a few days during the festive season.

  • Operating Hours:
    • 4pm - 10pm
  • Contact Numbers: (021) 784 2031
  • Address: Blauwklippen R44, Strand Road, Stellenbosch
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Simply South Christmas Fair

Quality crafts and gifts exhibition
@simplysouthgift

There will be about 200 carefully selected crafters, who produce quality crafts and gifts, exhibiting here at this Christmas Market.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Annual market held in December
  • Contact Numbers: 082 423 7185
  • Address: NG Kerk cnr Ladies mile, Firgrove rd, Bergvliet
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Edgemead Christmas Market

This eagerly awaited market has well over 200 carefully selected high quality food, arts, crafts and gifts stalls. Just in time for Christmas!

An ultimate Christmas shopping destination, Edgemead Market covers all your shopping needs during the festive season.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Two weeks in Dec, 10am - 8pm
  • Contact Numbers: 084 882 7546
  • Address: Edgemead Community Hall, Edgemead Drive, Edgemead
  • More Info: Website

Constantia Gift Fair

The Constantia Gift Fair boasts hand picked stalls selling, home and garden goods, accessories, fashion items, gifts and edibles of all sorts.

Sample superb food and drink, soak up the magical atmosphere, let your children have a ball in the kiddies play area and enjoy a sensational shopping experience with friends and family.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Annually, December
  • Contact Numbers: 083 679 4495
  • Address: Brommersvlei Road, Constantia
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

Hout Bay Green Faire

A market promoting sustainable living, it is a showcase of green products and services, energy and water saving devices.

There are also inspiring talks, eco-house building demos, a green interactive exhibition, a solar powered stage, vegetable growing demos and tons of community projects waiting for you.

Come out and shop where it's environmentally conscious.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Annually, November
  • Contact Numbers: 072 797 0904
  • Address: Kronendal School Fields, Main Road, Hout Bay
  • More Info: Website and Facebook Page

The Upmarket Market

showcasing more refined vendor
@theupmarketmarket

This market is an upmarket event showcasing a slightly more refined vendor than other markets. It is a seasonal market (Summer, Spring, Winter, Autumn). Times will vary, sometimes the event will be held during the day and sometimes at night depending on the season.

The Upmarket Market is not just about creating a beautiful market for us and our fellow Capetonians, but also about uplifting entrepreneurs, supporting those who need an entrance into business and about giving back to charity.

  • Contact Numbers: 079 246 8928
  • Address: Venue changes with each market
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Pinelands Craft and Gift Fair

This market is a wonderful concept with a selection of gifts exhibited by over 150 crafters. There is a big variety of gifts with exquisite handcrafted cards and Christmas decorations, delicious and tasty treats, jewellery, children’s gifts, books, clothing, vintage furniture, plants and so much more. Credit card facilities are available.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Occasional Market
  • Contact Numbers: 082 661 6080
  • Address: Pinelands High School, Forest Drive, Pinelands
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Young Entrepreneurs Pocket Money Market

This market moves from venue to venue, so check the website for details. This is a project to encourage and nurture a spirit of entrepreneurship in young children. They aim to teach them to handle money and learn while having fun.

Cape Town is your conclusive stop for farm fresh goods and unique hand crafted items. Housing all your indoor and outdoor shopping needs in one friendly city. Don’t forget to bring along extra suitcases as you won’t be going home without a few trinkets.

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