Root 44 Markets, Stellenbosch Winelands
This lively little gem of a market, situated in the beautiful Stellenbosch Winelands on the Audacia Wine Farm, is by far the best child friendly market you will find. Something unique and something for everyone this family friendly food and craft market is a great place for everyone to visit with tons of entertainment for the kids. Click here to read more
Blaauwklippen Family Market, Stellenbosch
The Blaauwklippen Family Market is on every Sunday and is the perfect destination for a family outing. The market is located on the beautiful Blaauwklippen Vineyards Estate in Stellenbosch. There is plenty of entertainment for the little ones including pony rides, go-karts, a jumping castle and a Thomas the tank train ride. At the market you will find an interesting selection of arts, crafts, antiques, jewellery, fashion and delicious food stalls where you can purchase your own picnic and enjoy a relaxed, lazy Sunday at this fabulous location. Every Sunday they have live music! Click here to read more
Lourensford Harverst Market, Somerset West
The magnificent and world-renowned Lourensford Wine Estate in Somerset West is the setting for this lively weekly Sunday Market, nestled below the beautiful Hottentots Holland Mountains. The Lourensford Harvest Market is a family friendly affair, including the furry babies, and a great place to hang out and soak up the scenic surrounds of this grand estate, relax and enjoy some downtime with your family and friends. Click here to read more
Market @ Vergenoegd Wine Estate
Vergenoegd host a family friendly market every Saturday featuring arts & crafts, a delicious variety of food, wine, oysters & bubbly, interior goods, home-improvement goods, jewellery, live entertainment and kid’s entertainment. This is the perfect place for a relaxed day outing with the family and live music events will be held once a month. Saturday mornings kick off at 8am with the Vergenoegd Family Breakfast run or walk. The walk / run is pram friendly, dog on a leash friendly and kiddies bike friendly. A light bite will be available to order after the run while relaxing and enjoying the Duck Parade at 9:45am. Perfect for a relaxed day outing with the family and live music events will be held once a month. The market is pet-friendly! Click here to read more about Vergenoegd.
Vergenoegd Wine Farm | Baden Powell Drive, Stellenbosch | Saturday 10am – 4pm
Bay Harbour Markets in Hout Bay
Located in the working Hout Bay Harbour this vibey craft market has a fabulous selection of tasty gourmet delights and innovative and creative crafts. Bay Harbour Market has created a Kids Cove, an entertainment area focused on keeping your kids entertained while you relax and enjoy the vibe at the market.
A collaboration of boosting the local community, job creation and tourism this local market hits the nail on the head. Crafts are of the highest quality due to strict standards for traders. At the market you will find a selection of handmade local curios, artwork, vintage clothing, natural fabric linens, funky fashion, antiques, leather goods, jewellery, health and wellness goods and more. There are plenty of food stalls to suit all palates and diets from dim sims, wood-fired pizza’s, LCHF meals, gluten free treats, vegetarian delights, craft beers, wines, coffee, smoothies and fresh juices. Friday nights are all about live music, relaxing and getting into the weekend vibe. This market is definitely worth a visit to experience a vibrant South African culture.
Every Friday 5pm -9pm | Saturday and Sundays 9:30am – 4pm. Click here to read my blog on Hout Bay
Neighbourgoods Market at the Old Biscuit Mill, Woodstock
Located in a revamped Victorian warehouse in Woodstock this vibrant gourmet market brings to you over 100 specialty traders every Saturday from 9am – 2pm and is a platform for local farmers, organic merchants, grocers, bakers, butchers, artisan producers, entrepreneurs and craftsmen. You’ll know when you have arrived by the commotion in the road and the chaos to find parking. Click here to read more
Greenmarket Square Flea Market, CBD
Set in the heart and soul of the CBD this historical flea market is located on a cobbled square and surrounded by historical buildings. This is the ideal place to do your African curio shopping. Prices depend on how good your bargaining skills are so be prepared to barter if you are looking to pay a good price but remember this is how these people make a living so please be fair. It is always a good idea to have a walk around first before buying to see what is available and compare prices at different stalls. Click here to read more
Stellenbosch Slow Market
A fantastic gourmet food, fresh goods and craft market selling delicious organic produce. You can purchase all your weekly groceries at the market including fruit, veggies, meat and dairy products. The market provides a platform for local farmers to provide healthy food with no pesticides and hormones to the customer. If you stay in the area you can order a food basket delivered to you weekly, a fantastic way to support the agricultural community and a wonderful way to provide nourishing organic foods to the family and save you the hassle of supermarkets. Click here to read more
VICTORIA & ALFRED WATERFRONT MARKETS
V&A Market on the Wharf
A fresh food and produce market located in the Pumphouse next to Nobel Square.
A world of African craft and design with an array of products from ceramics, furniture, textiles, fashion and jewellery located next to the Two Oceans Aquarium.
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront Shopping Malls
With over 450 retail outlets including curios, home ware, jewellery, leather goods and fashion from local and international brands there is something for everyone you will not be leaving empty handed. Shops are located in the Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre, Clock Tower Precinct, Alfred Mall and Pierhead.
Cavendish Square is a modern shopping mall with over 200 stores offering local and international fashion, cinemas, restaurants and coffee shops.
Dreyer Street, Claremont. Open Monday to Saturday 9am – 7pm and Sunday 10am – 5pm.
This is one of Cape Town’s largest mall with over 400 stores of international and national retail brands, cinemas and restaurants.
Century Boulevard, Century City. Open 9am – 9pm every day.
Tyger Valley Shopping Centre
Tyger Valley is a large, modern shopping mall with approximately 250 stores, cinemas and restaurants.
Corner of Bill Bezuidenhout and Willie van Schoor, Bellville. Open Monday to Saturday 9am – 7pm and Sunday 9am – 5pm.