cape town christmas market guide 2017

Christmas Markets in Cape Town

2018 Guide

Our annual 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

Featured Gift Markets – 2018:

Listed in chronological order.

CY Market

18-24 September 2018

This year the CY Market will be having a festival, celebrating 10 years of handmade local décor, friendships made and wonderful life stories written in market style.


Craft X-Po Christmas Market

3 – 20 October 2018

Annual gift market showcasing the creations of over 180 stallholders from around South Africa, each chosen for their outstanding, high-quality products.


Made in the Cape Festive Fair

30 November – 16 December 2018

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.


Pinelands Craft & Gift Fair

3 – 22 December 2018

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.


Edgemead Christmas Market

7-22 December 2018

More than 250 of the Cape’s finest crafters will be travelling from as far as Mossel Bay, Vredenburg and Riversdale to display their products at this popular annual market.


Ekliefkrismis Market

12 – 22 December 2018

Annual Christmas and holiday fair held at Eden place, Kraaibosch in George. The market offers a great variety of quality products from exhibitors countrywide.


GIFT MARKETS in 2018 – chronological order


CY Market
18-24 September 2018
Fish Hoek Craft & Gift Fair
28 Sept – 7 October 2018
Bellville Craft X-Po
3-20 October 2018


Suider Strand Christmas Market 
21 Nov – 1 Dec 2018
c/o Gordonsbay Rd & Alex Pienaar Street, STRAND

Made in the Cape Festive Fair
30 Nov – 16 Dec 2018
Cavendish Square, Claremont, Cape Town

Blue Bird Sunday Christmas Market
2 December + 7 December 2018
Muizenberg, Cape Town

Pinelands Craft & Gift Fair
3-22 Dec 2018
Pinelands, Cape Town

Santa’s Fair 
5-28 Dec 2018
c/o Broadway Blvd & Da Gama Road, STRAND

Edgemead Christmas Market
7-22 December 2018
Edgemead Drive, EDGEMEAD

Ekliefkrismis Market
12-22 Dec 2018
Eden place, Kraaibosch, GEORGE

Fab Ideas Christmas Gift Fair
14-17 Dec 2018
Kommetjie Community Hall, Teubes Rd

Disakloof Gift Market
15-24 Dec & 26–29 Dec 2018
Disakloof Youth Campsite
Clarence Drive, Betty’s Bay

Boerevintage Gift Market
16-22 Dec 2018.
George Showgrounds, George


Simply South Gift & Craft Fair
2018 dates TBC
Bergvliet, Cape Town

Constantia Gift Fair
Dates TBC
SARDA, Brommersvlei Road, CONSTANTIA

Cape Gift Market
Sea Point City Hall, Sea Point, Cape Town

Uitsig Kersmark
Dates TBC
Weekdays 10am-8pm. Saturdays 10am-5pm. CLOSED on Sundays.
17 Mountainview Drive, Ridgeworth, BELLVILLE
Stellenbosch Kersmark
Dates TBC
Uniepark, Stellenbosch
The Gift Market @ Curro
Dates TBC
Curro Private School, Sandbaai, HERMANUS
French Christmas Market
Dates TBC
Sea Point, Cape Town
Kamersvol Stellenbosch
Dates TBC
Anura Vineyards
Rondebosch Potters Market
Dates TBC
Rondebosch Park, Rondebosch
Christmas Market at Western Province Prep School
Dates TBC
49 Newlands Road, Claremont
Stellenberg Feesmark
Dates TBC
c/o Mountain View Drive and Edelweiss Road, Eversdal, Durbanville

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