cape town christmas market guide 2017

Christmas Markets in Cape Town – 2017 Guide

Our guide to the many wonderful Christmas gift markets held in and around Cape Town each year. Most are annual or bi-annual markets, but we’ve also included a selection of more regular markets that hold a special Christmas-themed market either alongside or in addition to their usual markets

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Featured Gift Markets – 2017:

Listed in chronological order.

Craft Xpo Christmas Market

4-21 October 2017 
Running over 16 days, the market showcases the creations of over 180 stallholders from around South Africa, each chosen for their outstanding, high-quality products. Products are primarily handmade, but there are also a few Craft essentials and sought after imported items.

Cape Gift Market

21 November – 3 December 2017 
The Cape Gift Market offers a wide variety of beautiful products from over 160 crafters from across the country, everything that you can think of to spoil yourself or your loved ones during the festive season.

Pinelands Craft & Gift Fair

4-22 December 2017 
The Pinelands Craft & Gift Fair takes place every December in the Kent Hall at Pinelands High School. The Fair lends a wonderful opportunity for locals as well as visitors to do their Christmas and end of year gift shopping in a relaxed and friendly environment.PINELANDS

Edgemead Christmas Market

8-23 December 2017 
One of Cape Town’s largest and most anticipated Christmas Markets. More than 230 of the Cape’s finest crafters will be travelling from as far as Mossel Bay, Vredenburg and Riversdale to display their products.EDGEMEAD

Made in the Cape Festive Fair

December 2017 – dates TBC Annual festive fair featuring a bumper selection of local creatives. Find the very best in locally handmade décor, design, jewellery, gifts and so much more. Innovative design with a focus on sustainability. Claremont

GIFT MARKETS in 2017 – chronological order


CY Market
Late September
Stone Shed, Durbanville

Craft Xpo Christmas Market
4-21 October 2017
NG Kerk, 8th Avenue at #10, Boston, Bellville

Stellenberg Feesmark
Usually mid-October to early November. Dates TBC
c/o Mountain View Drive and Edelweiss Road, Eversdal, Durbanville


18 November 2017
Rondebosch Potters Market
Rondebosch Park, Corner of Sandown and Campground Roads, Rondebosch

Cape Gift Market
21 November – 3 December 2017
Sea Point City Hall, Sea Point, Cape Town

Pinelands Craft & Gift Fair
4-22 December 2017
Pinelands, Cape Town

Made in the Cape Festive Fair
Early to mid December. TBC
Cavendish Square, Claremont, Cape Town

Suider Strand Christmas Market (STRAND)
21 November – 2 December 2017
c/o Gordonsbay Rd & Alex Pienaar Street, STRAND

santas fair strand

Santa’s Fair (STRAND)
5-22 December 2017
c/o Broadway Blvd & Da Gama Road, STRAND

Edgemead Christmas Market
8-23 December 2017
Edgemead Drive, Edgemead

Boerevintage Gift Market
17-23 December 2017. 10am-7pm daily.
George Showgrounds, George (GARDEN ROUTE)



Constantia Gift Fair
Usually early November. Dates TBC
SARDA, Brommersvlei Road, Constantia

Uitsig Kersmark
Usually mid-November. Dates TBC
17 Mountainview Drive, Ridgeworth, BELLVILLE

Lourensford Christmas Market
Early December. TBC
Lourensford Estate, Lourensford Road, Somerset West

Cape Town Christmas Festival
Early December. TBC
401 Rozendal on Polkadraai Road. Stellenbosch.

French Christmas Market
Early December TBC
Ecole Française du Cap – Kings Road, Sea Point

Camphill Village Christmas Market
Early December TBC
Camphill Village West Coast, Kleindassenberg Rd, off the N7, near Atlantis

Simply South Gift and Craft Fair
December TBC
NG Kerk, Constantia, c/o Ladies Mile and Firgrove Rds, Bergvliet

Christmas Market at Western Province Prep School
TBC – previous late October
49 Newlands Road, Claremont

Kamersvol Stellenbosch
Usually early November. Dates TBC
Anura, Stellenbosch.

Festive Ideas Market
Usually early November. Dates TBC
Simondium Country Lodge along the R45 between Paarl and Franschhoek

EkLiefKrismis Market
December. Dates TBC
Eden place, Kraaibosch, GEORGE (Old Rademachers)

The Gift Market at Curro
Mid-December. Dates TBC
Curro Private School, Sandbaai, HERMANUS

Stanford Street Festival
10 December 2017. TBC
Queen Victoria Street, Stanford (Overberg Region)

Gabrielskloof ‘Favourite Things’ Market
Mid-December. Dates TBC
Gabrielskloof Estate, Botrivier

Fab Ideas Christmas Market
Mid-December. Dates TBC
Kommetjie Community Hall, Teubes Road, Kommetjie, Cape Town

Blaauwklippen Twilight Christmas Market
Mid-December. Dates TBC
Blaauwklippen Estate, Stellenbosch

I Love Big Bay Christmas Market
Mid-December. Dates TBC
Big Bay Surf Lifesaving Club, Otto Du Plessis Drive, Blouberg

Cape Town Gift & Food Fair
Mid/late-December. Dates TBC
Castle of Good Hope

Market at the Barn – Christmas Market
Mid-December. Dates TBC

Stellenbosch Kersmark
Usually late November into early December. TBC
Martinsonstreet, Uniepark, Stellenbosch

Slow Market Christmas Market
Dates TBC.
Oude Libertas, Stellenbosch

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