Food, craft and entertainment markets of Cape Town and the Western Cape – held either annually or occasionally.
Featured annual and occasional markets:
(Note: Times and dates are subject to change. Cape Markets relies on market organisers for this information and cannot guarantee its accuracy. Always check with market organisers if in any doubt.)
More Annual and Occasional markets in Cape Town and the Western Cape (A-Z):
- Art in the Park – Rondebosch
Art in the Park is held at Rondebosch Park on selected dates in summer. Organised by the South African Society of Artists, the event features the works of local artists, displayed under the trees.
- Blaauwklippen Twilight Christmas Market
The Twilight Christmas Market has become a firm favourite during the festive season because of the unique and charming atmosphere – imagine a beautiful summer’s evening in the company of loved ones under a canopy of century old wild fig trees. Held annually in mid-December.
- Cape Town Summer Market (Gardens)
Annual market held at the Company’s Garden each year in December.
- CY Market
The CY Market is a popular decor and food market held every September in Durbanville, one of the first of the major gift markets that happen around this time of year.
- CY Market at Welbeloond Farm
The CY Market is an annual decor and food market held in September in Durbanville.
- Easter Gift Market – Betty’s Bay
Annual Easter Gift Market, presented in the heart of the spectacular Fynbos Biosphere. Large variety of original, quality, hand crafted products.
- Elgin Valley Food & Gift Fair (Elgin)
Annual food and gift fair at Oneiric Farm in Elgin. Two weekends in early November.
- Fab Ideas Christmas Gift Fair (Kommetjie)
Annual gift market held in Kommetjie in mid-December.
- French Christmas Market
Annual Christmas market held in early December at the French School in Sea Point.
- Gabrielskloof ‘Our Favourite Things’ Market (Botrivier)
The Gabrielskloof ‘Our Favourite Things’ Market is an annual Christmas market held at Gabrielskloof in Botrivier. Usually mid-December. In 2016, the market will be held over 3 days on 16, 17 & 18 December 2016.
- Hout Bay Green Faire (Hout Bay)
Annual non-profit event aimed at raising public awareness and encouraging people to embrace a more eco-friendly lifestyle. October/November in Hout Bay.
- Made in the Cape ‘Festive Fair’ (Claremont)
Annual gift fair held by the Made in the Cape Market (Claremont). 6-18 December 2016. 9am to 7pm each day (closing 5pm on Sundays)
- MARKietie (Paarl)
MARKietie is an annual food market, held in Paarl in mid-October. With wine, grappa and craft beer, potjiekos, hamburgers and other “basaarkos” and live music, this is a true sit down and visit with friends event.
- Pinelands Craft & Gift Fair (Pinelands)
Annual Christmas Market held at Pinelands High School in Pinelands – usually in mid-December. Dates for 2016: 5-22 December 2016.
- Rondebosch Potters Market (Rondebosch)
Bi-annual ceramics market held at Rondebosch Park. Selected Saturdays (March and November). 8am-2pm.
- SARDA Annual Antiques Fair
If you’re a fan of vintage goods and collectables, antique jewellery and the like, don’t miss the annual SARDA Antiques Fair, held in August at the Alphen Hotel in Constantia.
- Simply South Gift and Craft Fair (Bergvliet)
Annual gift and craft fair held at NG Kerk Constantia in Bergvliet. Generally for around two weeks before Christmas.
- Stanford Street Festival (Stanford)
The Stanford Street Festival is a celebration of summer in beautiful Stanford, held annually in mid-December.
- Stanley Road Home Sale
The Stanley Road Home Sale is an annual informal pop-up designer-maker collaborative featuring a number of local designer-makers and their creations. Selected dates in November.
- Stellenberg Christmas Market
Annual gift market held in late October to early November at the NG Kerk in Stellenberg.
- The Constantia Gift Fair (Constantia)
The Constantia Gift Fair is a lifestyle event full of inspirational ideas and hand-picked innovative products – A celebration of gifts with a difference. Held annually in early November.
- The Spier Secret Market (Stellenbosch)
Annual food market held at Spier Estate as part of the Spier Secret Festival. Generally late October. 9am-3pm. Free entry.
- Uitsig Kersmark (Bellville)
Annual gift and craft market held at Uitsig Kerk in Bellville. November into December.