It’s the weekend – don’t spend it at the mall, get outside and discover the wealth of food, craft and entertainment markets available in Cape Town and the Western Cape. Most of the markets listed here are open every Saturday, while some are fortnightly or monthly.
Featured Saturday markets:
Bay Harbour Market
Fridays (5pm-9pm), Saturdays and Sundays (9.30am-4pm)
Country Craft Market
± MONTHLY on selected Saturdays.
CLOSED June, July, August
Earth Fair Market
Weds 3pm-8.30pm (Tokai)
Thurs 11am-3pm (St George's Mall)
Sat 9am-2pm (Tokai)
WEEKLY – Saturdays
Made in the Cape Market
± MONTHLY on selected weekends
Market at the Barn
Saturdays & Sundays 10.30am-3.30pm
Market at the Palms
Root 44 Market
Saturdays + Sundays 10am-4pm
Rondebosch Park Market
The Saturday Market at Vergenoegd
Weekly on Saturdays. 9am-3pm
(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.)
Saturday markets in Cape Town (A-Z):
- Bay Harbour Market (Hout Bay)
Weekly indoor food and goods market in Hout Bay. Friday Nite LIVE!: 5pm to 9pm; Saturday & Sunday: 9.30 am to 4 pm.
- Country Craft Market (Somerset West)
Summer craft market (not open during winter) held in Somerset West. 9am-2pm selected Saturdays of the month.
- Denlyn Park Craft Market (Langebaan)
Monthly food and craft market held at Denlyn Park in Langebaan. Last Saturday of the month. 9am-1pm. Exceptions may apply.
- Die Kattebak Market (Woodstock)
Monthly vintage and goods market in Woodstock. Selected Saturdays 9am-2pm.
- Durbanville Craft Market (Durbanville)
Monthly craft market in Durbanville. Currently on hold.
- Earth Fair Food Market (Tokai & St George’s Mall)
The Earth Fair Market is a weekly food market held on Saturdays (9am-2pm) and Wednesdays (3pm-8.30pm) in Tokai and Thursdays (11am-3pm) at upper St George’s Mall in the city bowl.
- Elkanah Schoolyard Market (Table View)
Monthly parisian-style food and crafts market in Table View. Once a month on selected Saturdays. 9am-1pm.
- Franschhoek Village Market (Franschhoek)
Family friendly food and craft market set in the beautiful Franschhoek Valley. Find them every Saturday from 9am-3pm under the historic oak trees in the main road. CLOSED on selected dates in winter (June/July/August)
- Good Company Farmers Market (Gardens)
The Good Company Farmers Market is a food and fresh produce market held under the oaks in the Paddocks area of the Company’s Garden (next to the National Gallery). Held weekly on Saturdays in summer (weather-dependent). CLOSED April through October. 2016/2017 season starts 26 November 2016.
- Greyton Morning Market (Greyton)
Weekly food and goods market in Greyton (Overberg Region). Saturday mornings from 10am (until midday or sold out)
- Harkerville Saturday Market (Between Plettenberg Bay and Knysna)
Weekly food and goods market located on the N2 between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay. Saturdays 8am-12noon.
- Hermanus Country Market (Hermanus)
A small weekly market held at Hermanus Cricket Club in Hermanus. Saturday mornings 9am-1pm. Special night markets in the Christmas holidays.
- Hermanuspietersfontein Market (Hermanus)
Weekly food and wine market at Hermanuspietersfontein Estate, Hemel & Aarde Valley (Hermanus). Saturdays 10am-2pm. Additional night markets in the summer.
- Indie Ale Mid-Month Market
The Indie Ale Mid-Month Market is a seasonal monthly market held on the second Saturday of the month at Indie Ale Craft Brewery in Porterville. 11am-4pm. No market in January.
- Just Nuisance Community Market (Simonstown)
Monthly community market held at Jubilee Square in Simonstown. Generally the 2nd Saturday of the month. 9.30am-3pm. 2015: Market will be taking a break for 3 months – June, July and August 2015.
- Kalk Bay Market (Kalk Bay)
The Kalk Bay Market takes place twice a month at Kalk Bay Community Centre, Main Road on the SECOND and LAST Saturday of each month (except December). 12-4pm.
- Made in the Cape Market (Claremont)
Monthly designer goods market held at Cavendish Square, Claremont. Selected weekends (Thursday through Sunday), usually once a month. Times vary.
- Market @ Vergenoegd (Stellenbosch)
Weekly farmers market held on Saturdays at Vergenoegd Estate in Stellenbosch. 9am-3pm.
- Market at the Barn (Durbanville)
Weekly market held on a farm just outside Durbanville. Live entertainment, crafts, home-ware stalls and a wide variety of delicious treats. Weekly on Saturdays & Sundays from 10.30am-3.30pm.
- Miems Markie (Pringle Bay)
The Miems Markie is a local market held weekly on Saturdays (10am-2pm) at Miems Restaurant in Pringle Bay.
- Milnerton Flea Market (Milnerton)
Weekly outdoor flea market held on grounds alongside Marine Drive (R27) in Milnerton on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays (excluding Christmas Day and Good Friday). Weather-dependent.
- Montagu Village Market (Montagu)
Weekly Village Market is held every Saturday morning until 12.30pm in Euvrard Park, Bath Street, Montagu.
- Neighbour Goods Market (Salt River)
Weekly gourmet and fresh produce market at the Old Biscuit Mill in Salt River/Woodstock. Every Saturday 9am-2pm.
- Oranjezicht City Farm Market (City Bowl)
Weekly farmers market held by Oranjezicht City Farm at Granger Bay. Saturdays 9am to 2pm. May be closed on selected dates during the festive season.
- Outeniqua Farmers Market (George)
The Outeniqua Farmers Market in George is a weekly food and goods market open every Saturday from 8am until 2pm. The market hosts over 150 food and craft stalls, as well as live entertainment, undercover seating and plenty of parking.
- Paardevlei Farmers Market (Somerset West)
Weekly farmers market held on Saturdays (9am-2pm) at The Shed in Somerset West.
- Peach Pip Market @Rodgers Fruiterers (Kommetjie)
A fun community market held at Rodgers Fruiterers in Kommetjie Road, Kommetjie. Hosts a variety of local authentic traders of the Valley. Selected Saturdays. 9am-2pm. CLOSED in winter (June, July, August)
- Pringle Bay Fynbos Market
Monthly local community market held in Pringle Bay. Community Hall, Buffels Road, Pringle Bay. Selected Saturdays (usually first of the month). 9.30am-3pm
- Rondebosch Park Market (Rondebosch)
Monthly art and craft market held at Rondebosch Park. Second Saturday of the month. Closed in winter (June, July, August). Corner of Campground and Sandown Roads in Rondebosch.
- Rondebosch Potters Market (Rondebosch)
Bi-annual ceramics market held at Rondebosch Park. Selected Saturdays (March and November). 8am-2pm.
- ROOT 44 Market (Stellenbosch)
Weekly food and goods market on Audacia wine farm, Stellenbosch. Saturdays & Sundays 10am-4pm (all year, all-weather).
- Simons Market (Groot Constantia)
New food market launching on 10 September 2016 at Simon’s at Groot Constantia. Set to be a weekly event (Saturdays and Sundays) featuring gourmet food created by carefully-chosen local chefs and artisans.
- Somerset West Second Hand Market
The Somerset West Second Hand Market is held on selected Saturdays from 11am-4pm. Location varies from month to month.
- Spier Werf Market (Stellenbosch)
Monthly summer farmers market focused on living better and featuring ethical producers who offer all you need. Last Saturday of the month in summer (9am-2pm) at Spier Wine Estate, Stellenbosch. CLOSED in WINTER (April through October)
- Stanford Saturday Morning Market (Stanford)
Stanford boasts its own little Saturday morning market. Bring along a basket and buy your ready-made meals and picnic ingredients at the market. Every Saturday 9.30am-midday. Stanford Hotel Veranda.
- Stellenbosch Organic Farmers Market (Stellenbosch)
Freshly harvested organic and biodynamic produce on the Spier Wine Farm, near Stellenbosch. 9am-2pm every Saturday.
- Stellenbosch Slow Market (Stellenbosch)
Weekly fresh goods and gourmet produce market at Oude Libertas, Stellenbosch. Every Saturday 9am-2pm (rain or shine).
- The Dutch Market (Pinelands)
The Urban Bistro hosts a Dutch Market every 2nd and last Saturday of the month at the Dutch Library in Pinelands, 4 Central Square, from 9 am to 1 pm. This is a specialty market featuring favourite Belgian and Dutch foods and snacks.
- The Happy Goose Market @ Ferndale Nurseries
The Happy Goose Market is a new evening market launching 14/15 October 2016 at Ferndale Nursery.
- The Holistic Fayre, Bothasig
Alternative lifestyle fair with an emphasis on body, mind and spirit. Generally second Saturday of the month. 10am to 3pm.
- The Official Second Hand Market
The Official Second Hand Market is a monthly market held at The Novalis Ubuntu Institute on Rosmead Avenue. Additional markets at other venues.
- The Palms Market (Woodstock)
Weekly indoor food market with west coast ‘platteland’ theme. Saturdays 9am-2pm.
- The Village Market (Riebeek West)
Monthly fresh produce and local craft market in Riebeek West. First Saturday of the month. 9am-1pm. Extra dates in September and December each year. NO MARKET in January.
- Under the Oaks Market (Swellendam)
Small country craft and food market held in Church Square, 8A Voortrek Street, Swellendam on the last Saturday of the month (9am-1pm). Contact: Christiane – 0762302918.
- V&A Food Market (V&A Waterfront)
Cape Town’s only daily food market. V&A Waterfront. Open 7 days a week (rain or shine) from 10am – 6pm. Closed on Christmas and New Years day.
- Vegan Goods Market (Plumstead)
The Vegan Goods Market is a monthly market focused on ethical, plant-based food. First Saturday of the month. Location varies. 10am-2pm.
- Wild Oats Market (Sedgefield)
Small but popular farmers market located on the outskirts of the tiny coastal town of Sedgefield on the Garden Route. Held every Saturday throughout the year. Summer: 7:30-12 noon | Winter: 8:00-12 noon
- Willowbridge Slow Market (Tygervalley)
Weekly fresh goods and gourmet produce market held at Willowbridge Mall (Tygervalley). Saturdays 9am-3pm (rain or shine)
- Windmeul Farmers Market (Paarl)
Monthly farmers market at Windmeul Winery, Paarl. First Saturday of the month (except January, which is the second Saturday). 8am-12.30pm
- Woodstock Roodebloem Mini Market
Morning market held on selected Saturdays opposite “Jamaica Me Crazy” in “Hounslow Lane” off Roodebloem Road, in upper Woodstock. Saturday 12 March 2016 (10am-3pm).