The sun is still out! What better way to enjoy what’s left of the summer than spending a day at the market with friends and family? Pack your sandals and sunscreen, we have put together a selection of amazing markets to enjoy.
Market on Main in Johannesburg
Based in Maboneng, Market on Main is one of the most well-known markets on the social scene. The market features a variety of regional meals and trendy locally produced fashion. Head into the city to enjoy live music, drinks and crafts. The market takes place every Sunday. Keep up with lockdown protocols on their Facebook page.
Market In The Barn (Durbanville)
Looking for something cozy and charming? The Market In The Barn in Durbanville literally happens in a barn. Enjoy the weekly food, fun and craft market in a nostalgic environment.
Shongweni Farmers & Craft Market – Shongweni
The Shongweni Market has been going for 24 years. It was started by the Standeaven family who wanted to help local farmers get rid of extra produce. These days the market is a perfect hangout for the entire family, including your pets. Consumers can communicate directly with manufacturers and farmers. “Every month there is a new array of local talent that showcase their skills for the people of Shongweni Market. We believe in supporting the up and coming local artists by giving them a platform and an audience,” the organisers say.
The Play Market – Giba Gorge
This is the perfect market for parents. According to the market organisers, its “the best family market around is the perfect place to chill and stock up on children’s designer clothes, consumables, décor, jewellery, toys and just about anything for babies right through to moms and dads”. This child-friendly market has amazing amenities to keep the little ones busy.
Cape Point Vineyards Market Cape Town
Most markets tend to take place over the weekend, however if you are looking for something to do during the week, the Cape Point Vineyards Market is perfect for you. Enjoy breathtaking sunset views while enjoying great wine and amazing food. The Market has long stretches of open grass to picnic on and a jungle gym for kids to enjoy. Just a reminder that no outside food can be brought into the market.