Farm fresh to arts and crafts – you’ll find it all and more at our unique and wonderful SA markets. These markets are a great pass time for a weekend, not to mention the amazing deals you’ll find there. But because there are so many, we thought we’ll share a must-visit market from each province with you.
Bathurst Farmers Market – Eastern Cape
When: Sundays 9:00am – 12:30pm
Where: Off R67, Bathurst, Sunshine Coast
Enjoy a beautiful Sunday morning in one of South Africa’s British Settler towns. Here you can relax under the trees enjoying home cooked delights (from hamburgers to coconut ice) while sipping on locally brewed pineapple beer. But more than just amazing food and beautiful fresh produce, you can also pay a visit to the fairy garden.
Hartelus Mark – Free State
When: First Saturday of the month 9:00am – 3:30pm
Where: 2 Van Coller Street, Parys, Free State
With over 60 stalls there will be something for everyone. From gourmet fudge to craft beers to homemade wraps – you better come hungry. You’ll also find jewellery, clothing, pottery and succulent stalls here. The market is set on the lovely Vaal River bank next to the R53 Bridge; it’s perfect for a picnic and for the kids to play around in the grass.
Blubird Whole Food Market – Gauteng
When: Sundays 9:00am – 2:00pm
Where: Blubird Shopping Centre, Athol, Oaklands Road, off Corlett Drive, Sandton
Every Sunday you will find this market abuzz with people – some hungry, some just looking for top quality produce at the best prices. Here you will find the best spices, Serbian pies, Italian biscotti, Swedish breads and much, much more.
Car Boot Flea Market – KwaZulu-Natal
When: Sundays 6:00am – 1:00pm
Where: Behind Greyville Racecourse, Avondale Road, Greyville, 4001, Durban
One of Durban’s oldest flea markets and situated on the old circus site. With lots of parking and security, you know you’re in for a day of peaceful shopping. From crockery and carpets through to bicycles and books – whatever you need, you’ll find it here, and at great prices.
Mina’s Neighbourhood Market – Limpopo
When: Quarterly, Sundays 10:00am – 5:00pm
Where: Cheerio Road, Haenertsburg, Capricorn
Good country air, picnics on the river banks and live music – it promises to be a fun-filled day for the whole family. Spoil your taste buds with amazing food and take some of the local baked goods, preserves or cheeses home to reminisce about a beautiful day.
Nelspruit Farmers Market – Mpumalanga
When: Once a month 7:00am – 11:00am
Where: Nelspruit Show Grounds, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga
Imagine a large marquee packed to the brim with tables overflowing with fresh produce, baked goods, preserves and jams, jewellery, an assortment of crafts, plants, art, and more. You don’t have to imagine anymore, just visit the Nelspruit Farmers Market.
Sebrines Fair Flea Market – North West
When: Saturdays 8:30am – 2:00pm
Where: Sebrines fair, Parking Lot, Potchefstroom
Are you looking for handmade, homemade and unique? Then you have come to the right place. Here you’ll find magnificent fruit and vegetables, confectioneries and pickles through to art, leather work, furniture and books.
Kimberley Town & Country Market – Northern Cape
When: Every second Saturday 9:00am – 2:00pm
Where: Queen’s Park, Park Road, Kimberley, Northern Cape
The Kimberly Town and Country Market thrives on the made, sewn, baked and grown theme. Everything you find there will be locally grown or made. With over 30 stalls and live entertainment, you can easily explore the day away.
Stellenbosh Slowmarket – Western Cape
When: Saturdays 9:00am – 4:00pm
Where: Oude Libertas Estate, Stellenbosch, Cape Wineland
From hippies to divas, there is a place for everyone here. The Slowmarket offers freshly baked breads and homemade butter, Fynbos flowers and handmade bath salts, South Africa’s best wines and empty barrels for the kids to play on – just about anything you can image.
From booking accommodation through to finding the perfect market for your perusal, GetMore ASK ONCE has all the answers. Just log your request online or call 084 11 438 48 and we’ll find whatever you need.
Information is taken from SA Venues.