Weekends are sorted with these Saturday markets


Saturday markets with pals is usually one of the simplest ways to begin the weekend.

Canines, youngsters, and loopy aunts can all come alongside with out inflicting an excessive amount of chaos, as markets are sometimes busy, loud, and a little bit chaotic – in a great way!

These 9 markets, one for every province, are only a sneak peek into the various Saturday/ farmers’ markets you may go to this weekend.

Outeniqua Household Market, Western Cape

Picture: Facebook / @Outeniqua Family Market

Come shine or the Cape’s wintery rain, the Outeniqua Household Market is open each Saturday in George. Seize a chunk to eat at certainly one of their stalls, take a look at the beautiful craft stalls (lots of which promote native merchandise), and take a load off whereas listening to dwell music.

The market additionally has ponycycle rides, sand artwork, a play park, and extra for kiddies to maintain them entertained.

Vars Mark, North West

Get your weekly buying carried out on the Vars Mark, the place, you guessed it, you should buy contemporary produce. Take pleasure in crispy samoosas, take a look at out creamy sauces, and seize a cup of espresso to the sounds of dwell music and a market bustling with market-goers.

  • Web site: facebook.com
  • Location: Bond Avenue, Potchefstroom
  • Hours: Saturday | 8:30 – 12:30

Shongweni Farmers and Craft Market, KwaZulu Natal

Shongweni Farmers Market is greater than only a feast for the abdomen with its numerous scrumptious farmstalls, it’s a feast for the eyes as a part of it appears over the majestic Valley of 1000 Hills. Take a stroll across the cute and quirky farmstalls, seize a craft beer or craft gin, and luxuriate in your Saturday on the market.

  • Web site: shongwenimarket.co.za
  • Location: 457 Mr551 Rd, Shongweni Useful resource Reserve, Shongweni
  • Hours: Saturday | 7:00 – 13:00

Hartelus Mark, Free State

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‘Koop, kuier, eet’ – the motto of the Hartelus Mark.

Discover gourmand and delectable takeaways, merchandise you wouldn’t discover in a store, and undoubtedly tuck into contemporary artisanal bread whilst you’re there. The market provides blankets you may arrange alongside the peaceable Vaal River for a Saturday picnic with family and friends.

  • Web site: hartelus.co.za
  • Location: Hartelus Mark, Egweni, Van Collerstraat no 2, Parys
  • Hours: First Saturday of the month | 9:00 – 15:00

Yellowwood Forest Fare Market, Jap Cape

Set alongside the beautiful Wild Coast, you will see the Yellowwood Forest. Large timber act like umbrellas to maintain you cool whilst you meander previous meals and crafts stalls. Lu and Trevor will provide you with ‘divinely scrumptious Durban curries,’ Debbie and Theo have sourdough bread on supply, and Omi’s Print Artistic’s T-shirts may seize your consideration. Add Yellowwood Forest’s pizzas and an Emerald Vale Craft Beer, and also you’ve obtained your self an excellent Saturday.

  • Web site: facebook.com
  • Location: Yellowwood Forest, Morgan Bay, Jap Cape
  • Hours: Saturday | 9:00 – 13:00

Kimberley City and Nation Market, Northern Cape

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Having began out as Bean se Bos Nation Market, this occasion has grown and is now held on the Queens Park lawns. It is a perfect household outing the place you may spend all morning trawling the 30+ stalls or loosen up within the espresso backyard and benefit from the dwell leisure.

  • Web site: experiencenortherncape.com
  • Location: Queen’s Park, Park Street, Kimberley
  • Hours: Second Saturday of every month | 9:00 – 14:00

Irene Village Market, Gauteng

The Irene Village Market on the Large Crimson Barn is thought for its South African handmade arts and crafts. All merchandise bought on the market bear a strict choice course of so you already know for positive that you’re buying solely the very best quality items. You’ll be able to all the time take a look at your nerves at Acrobranch or take your furry good friend for a stroll on certainly one of their trails while you’re all shopped out.

  • Web site: irenemarket.co.za
  • Location: Large Crimson Barn, 7 Nelson Street, Olifantsfontein
  • Hours: First and final Saturday of the month | 8:00 – 13:00

Hoedspruit Farmers Market, Limpopo

This open-air market happens on the Farm Home in Hoedspruit, the place native produce and craft suppliers come collectively to promote their items. Whenever you go to this market, deal with your self to some mouth-watering brownies, elegant Skoni’s Leather-based sneakers, or regionally crafted picket crockery.

  • Web site: facebook.com
  • Location: Bosveld Centre, R40, Hoedspruit
  • Hours: Saturday | 7:00 – 13:00

Mbombela Farmers Market, Mpumalanga

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Hold your Saturdays open for this vibey farmers market within the Lowveld Botanical Gardens. The Mbombela Farmers Market has numerous scrumptious drinks, meals, handmade and native items, pleasant distributors, and dwell music. Deliver your picnic blankets, purchase a meal, and spend a day within the beautiful botanical gardens.

  • Web site: facebook.com
  • Location: Lowveld Botanical Gardens
  • Hours: Final Saturday of the month | 10:00 – ’until late’

Take a look at their web sites and Fb pages to remain updated with their working hours.

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