Explore the Western Cape through your tastebuds as you hop between the regions, trying the incredible local produce and flavors.
As the cornerstone of the Muizenberg community, the Blue Bird Garage Food & Goods Market takes place every Thursday and Friday night in a beautiful old postal plane hangar on the edge of this urban village. You will find this space filled with a collection of local artisans, specialty cooks, bakers, producers and designers. We bring the butch- er, the baker, the t-shirt maker together under one eclectic, creative, vibey roof. Handpicked South African wines, craft beer, delicious food, a creative kids area and great company are all part of the tapestry that makes this a very unique and inviting market experience.
📍: 39 Albertyn Road, Muizenberg
⏰: Thursdays 16h00 - 21h00 | Fridays 16h00 - 22h00
Located in the heart of Sea Point on the bustling Regent Road, the Mojo Market has something for everyone. This market is all about experiences with live music, food, retail and the widest selection of beverages on tap in the Southern Hemisphere.
📍: 30 Regent Road, Sea Point, Cape Town
⏰: 08h00 – 00h00 everyday
Makers Landing is a new V&A food community, a place where con- nections are formed and positive change is initiated - one plate at a time. Makers Landing is a place for everyone – a place for people to connect, learn and share, with food as a passion point. As well as scheduled programmes and events, the space is open every day for people to shop, browse, eat, or simply to experience the makers, their food, and their stories.
📍: Cape Town Cruise Terminal, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
⏰: Thursdays & Sundays, 10h00 – 18h00 | Fridays & Saturdays, 10h00 - 20h00
Held every Saturday and Sunday at the historic Granger Bay site
of the V&A Waterfront, the OZCF Market Day is a community farm- ers-style market for independent local farmers and artisanal food producers. At the OZCF Market customers can do weekly food shop- ping, try out some delicious cooked and raw foods and be inspired about helping to build an alternative food system. Additionally, cus- tomers can buy edible plants and seedlings, compost and gardening supplies and equipment.
📍: Granger Bay Boulevard, Cape Town, 8001
⏰: Saturday 08h15 - 14h00 | Sunday 09h00 - 14h00 (all-year)
+ October - March: Wednesdays, 17h00-21h00
This award-winning market features over 100 specialty traders every Saturday, creating a weekly platform for local farmers, fine-food purveyors, organic merchants, bakers and distributors, grocers, mon- gers, butchers, artisan producers, celebrated local chefs, and micro enterprises, designers, thrifters and collectors.
The market is housed in an old sky-lit brick warehouse and courtyard at the Old Biscuit Mill in the industrial neighbourhood of Woodstock, Cape Town. It is as much a source for farm fresh as well as organic foods and locally produced specialty goods, as it is a meeting point to enjoy community, swap ideas and stories, and become educated about what we buy and eat by going directly to the source.
📍: The Old Biscuit Mill, 373 Albert Road, Woodstock, Cape Town
⏰: Saturdays 09h00 – 16h00 | Sundays 10h00 – 16h00
Discover a market experience like no other at the trendiest weekend hangout spot in the Helderberg! Join Lourensford Wine Estate for a chance to soak up the sun, and marvel at the exquisite sprawling lawns, landscaped gardens and majestic oaks. Taste award-winning wines, snack on decadent delights, or spend hours combing through the vendors’ treasure-troves of unusual and offbeat offerings – there’s something for everyone at The Lourensford Market, and a good time is guaranteed!
Traditionally closed for annual winter closure between June to August, Lourensford has recently introduced as smaller-scale market during this period - the Lourensford Market Winter Edition, which is hosted in the acclaimed Laurent Venue on Lourensford Estate. From familiar comfort foods to firm winter favourites, expect only the best from the seasonal menu. Warm the cockles of your heart with speciality coffees and hot chocolates; sip award-winning wines that’ll knock your socks off, or enjoy a hearty meal from one of the market’s carefully selected food vendors.
📍 Lourensford Road, Somerset West
⏰: September – May: Fridays 17h00 – 21h00, Saturdays 16h00 – 21h00 and Sundays from 10h00 – 15h00
June – August: Friday evenings 17h00 – 21h00; Saturdays and Sundays 10h00 – 15h00
Root44 is a venue with a difference. It is beautifully designed to give you an outdoor and indoor experience. Come rain or sunshine, the market
is always open. Root44 is surrounded by gorgeous vineyards and trees, offers funky live entertainment, an awesome selection of food, craft drinks, and fresh produce, the perfect place for leisurely browsing.
📍: Corner of R44 and Annandale Road, Stellenbosch
⏰: Fridays 16h00 - 21h00 | Saturdays & Sundays, 09h00-17h00
This is the most amazing place to spend Saturday morning in the village of Franschhoek. The market has become very popular and has grown substantially. It now offers you a feast of produce, delicious deli items, indigenous arts and crafts and a great child-friendly outing. Experience country living at its tastiest.
📍: 29 Huguenot Road, Franschhoek
⏰: Saturdays 09h00 – 15h00 in the summer
The market offers visitors a feast of produce and delicious deli treats, as well as the opportunity to enjoy a kid-friendly outing while soaking up country living at its tastiest. Small and rustic but nevertheless wide- ly renowned, the Windmeul Cellar Farmers Market has attracted the en- thusiastic attention of a host of proud locals and discerning travellers who consistently return for more of thefestive fare. The initiative also provides a platform where people from diverse backgrounds can min- gle to enjoy the festive spirit of our bourgeoning community. All of the vendors are proudly local and have been hand-selected for the passion that they display for their craft. Visitors can look forward to everything from olives, jams, artisanal breads and quiches to botanicals, herbs, paintings, jewellery, bath products and more.
📍: Corner of R44 & Paardeberg Road, Agter-Paarl
⏰: Every first Saturday of the month, 08h00 - 12h00
Camphill Village invites the general public to join in for a lovely day out in the country at Camphill’s monthly market. The surroundings are relaxing and peaceful with beautiful gardens and shady trees around the market area, where visiting stallholders and Camphill residents set up their food and craft stalls. A wide range of goods are on offer: Camphill's own produce of organic vegetables, fruits and herbs, the dairy's legendary yoghurts and cheeses, the bakery's renowned breads, biscuits and rusks, the herbal workshops fragrant lotions and soaps. The Camphill cafe serves up a tempting array of cakes, all freshly baked in the village, and tempts the appetite with bacon and egg rolls, quiches, wraps, salads and vegetari- an lunches. Visiting stallholders add their own craft products to the mix, as well as plants, delectable cooked food, baked goods, jewellery and crystals.
📍: Klein Dassenberg Road, Cape Farms, Cape Town, 7349
⏰: First Sunday of every month (except January), 10h00 – 14h00
The Village Market | Riebeek Kasteel
Riebeek Kasteel's Village Market is held in conjunction with the First Fridays weekends, forming a highlight on the programme. It is held on the Saturday morning, following the First Friday each month and takes place on the Village Square in the Centre of Riebeek Kasteel. This makes it an easy walk from all corners of the Village. Traders sell a va- riety of hand-crafted products, ranging from jewellery, clothing, shoes, bags, soaps, toys and everything in between. There is also always a selection of street-food on offer, artisanal breads, coffee on the go and a wide choice of baked goods. All profits from the market are distributed back into the community.
📍: Sarel Cilliers Street, Riebeek Kasteel (opposite Kasteel Motors)
⏰: first Saturday of the month, 09h00 – 13h00
The Hopefield Market is a weekly pop-up community food market
and trading space in Hopefield, run by passionate locals. The market proudly offers the best in locally sourced seasonal produce and artisanal fare, encouraging inclusive local participation and focusing on supporting local artisanal food vendors and small farmers. This is a place where travellers stop and locals catch up!
📍: The Riverside Barn, 38 River Street, Hopefield
⏰: Saturdays, 10h00 – 13h00
A farmers’ market held every last Saturday of the month, gives visitors and farmers the opportunity to buy or sell their goods and share in genuine country hospitality
Everything from olives, almonds, vegetables, pancakes, bread and jam, to crafts and plants are cheerfully for sale. Music is generally provided by a live local band.
📍: Kruistementvlei Guest Farm, Piket-Bo-Berg, Piketberg
⏰: Last Saturday of every month, 09h00 – 12h00
Take a trip back to Victorian times at this delightful railway market
in the valley of Elgin. This Art Deco steampunk-themed experience boasts a wide variety of stalls, including food, drink, jewellery, clothing, ceramics, and much more. Based in an old apple warehouse that has been converted into an expansive indoor market, the elaborate metal archways, overhanging bridges and lanterns provide a fascinating backdrop to the experience.
📍: Elgin Railway Market, Oak Avenue, Elgin
⏰: Mondays – Fridays: Steam Coffee Shop, 08h00 –16h00
Wednesdays & Fridays: Limited selection of food vendors: bar, beer and wine shop, 16h00–20h30
Saturdays and Sundays full market days, 09h00–16h00
The Hermanus Country Market is a small market with a lot of soul. Boasting an incredible array of fresh organic produce, homemade del- icacies, artisan breads, probiotic yoghurts, handmade cheeses, home smoked fish, happy hen eggs, wheat-free bakes, a whole variety of arts & crafts, you are bound to leave with a bulging basket of goodies. There is also live music and plenty to keep the kids occupied as well.
📍: Hermanus Cricket Club, off Fairways Avenue, Eastcliff, Her- manus
⏰: Saturdays, 09h00 – 14h00
Greyton’s Saturday Morning Market is renowned for its fresh, scrump- tious fare and other close-to-nature products. Every Saturday morning Greyton’s Market Square is abuzz with activity, where people flock to buy home-made and home-crafted goods. This is very much a Community Market with a variety of goods from Greyton and the villages of the Overberg. A visit to the market is the highlight of a visitor’s weekend, providing an abundance of food items for those in self-catering accommodation as well as an opportunity for a sponta- neous picnic while passing the time of day with new friends! Greyton has a wealth of talented artists and crafters who display their diverse work each week without fail. The market is run by volunteers from the Greyton Conservation Society, each stallholder donating 10% of his or her takings to this worthy cause weekly.
📍: Greyton Market Square, Main Road, Greyton
⏰: Saturdays, 10h00 – 12h00
A relaxing way to spend your Saturday mornings – while the kids try break the Jenga world record building the tallest tower – to enjoy breakfast, brunch or lunch with free wine tastings and background music thrown it makes for a foot tapping happy, fun, family pastime. Adding to the casual open air diner experience the cellar’s elegant range of wines, Die Markie is a fun venue to acquaint yourself with this Addams style Wine Family who profess they don’t take themselves too seriously.
📍: Hermanuspietersfontein Wines, Hemel en Aarde Road, Hermanus, 7200
⏰: Saturdays, 09h00 – 13h00
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With more than 150 food and craft stalls, you can be guaranteed that there is something for everyone! The market also offers live entertain- ment, lots of undercover seating, excellent ablution facilities and tons of secure parking. And for the kids, there’s a Boere train ride, pedal cars, pony-cycle rides, face painting, bunnies, sand-art and a massive play park! So if it’s farm fresh fruit and veggies, international cuisine, sweet treats or gifts and decor that you are after, then Outeniqua Family Mar- ket is the place for you!
📍: Off N2 Freeway, George (follow signboards from Sasol George)
⏰: Saturdays, 08h00 – 14h00
This multiple award-winning market is located on the outskirts of the beautiful coastal town of Sedgefield, adjacent to the Swartvlei lake-la- goon. Now in its 13th year, this rustic spot brims over with 60 stalls offering the finest local farm produce, home bakes, plants and flowers of the unique Southern Cape floral kingdom, outdoor breakfasts and live music. Bliss!
📍: Along N2 Freeway, Sedgefield
⏰: Saturdays, 07h30 - 12h00 (summer) | 08h00 - 12h00 (winter)
Harkerville Market is rural and rustic, but vibey and vital - not only a farmer's market, but also a craft market - definitely all you could ever hope for in a typical South African Saturday Market ~ deep in the heart of the Garden Route, midway between Plettenberg Bay and Knysna
on the N2. Make this your Saturday chill-out place, relaxing under our mighty oak tree, enjoying a delicious breakfast and browsing our very diverse art and craft stalls, to the popular background music presented by the resident DJ. Bring the whole family, meet your friends or make new ones: enjoy this one stop country market.
📍: Harkerville, N2 Freeway, 18km from Knysna, 12km from Plettenberg Bay
⏰: Saturdays, 08h00 - 12h00
Located at the Old Nick Village shopping destination, the Old Nick Midweek Market is the perfect destination to find all the freshest ingre- dients you need and to connect directly with farmers and producers. With its emphasis on locally produced, grown and made products it’s the perfect complement to the established Old Nick merchants. A fresh outdoor ‘supermarket’ filled with naturally grown fruit and vegetables, ethically farmed meat and dairy products and tasty homemade foods. You’ll also find all manner of handmade and environmentally friendly products. As long as it’s local, natural and made with love, you’ll find it at the market.
📍: Old Nick Village, N2, Plettenberg Bay
⏰: Wednesdays, 09h00 – 14h00
In the government gazette of 30 October 1855, the Governor, Sir George Grey, gave permission for Prince Albert to hold a weekly market. The market flourished for years but eventually disappeared. In December 1997 the Prince Albert tourism association resurrected the weekly market, which is held every Saturday morning on the square next to the Fransie Pienaar Museum. Discover everything from dried fruit, home-made jams, pickles, cakes and bread, fresh fruit and organic vegetables. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a pancake or an early lunch at this historical spot.
📍: 42 Church Street, Fransie Pienaar Museum, Prince Albert, 6930
⏰: Saturdays, 08h30 – 12h00