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Saturday markets in Cape Town's winelands & surrounds
The weekend is here and there is nothing better to do than spend a few hours at one of these Saturday markets
2019 update: And from the market named after a dog to a slow market in Langa, there’s lots to see at these City of Cape Town markets. We’ve also curated outstanding and out of town markets worth travelling for.
Even if you have plans this weekend, make sure you check out one of these fabulous markets that dot the city and surrounds this Saturday. There are so many markets on a Saturday that we had to spilt them into three parts.
Saturday markets in Cape Town's winelands & surrounds:
Spier’s Craft Market
Visit this market for contemporary and traditional artworks by local crafters. Open daily between 10:00 and 18:00 during summer and between 10:30 and 17:30 during winter, expect a selection of quality textiles, woodwork, ceramics, African bead work, crafted pottery and handmade Nguni-style tapestries woven by women from the Keiskamma Embroidery project (Eastern Cape).
R310 | Stellenbosch | +27 (0)21 809 1100
The Hearth Fair
Visit between 09:00 and 16:00 (closing at 13:30 during winter time) every Saturday for a showcase of the cream of local designers. The collective of individuals believe in the equality of all arts and take great pleasure in their work.
Oude Libertas | Stellenbosch | Cape Winelands | +27 (0)83 481 9863
Stellenbosch Organic Farmers Market
This natural organic farmers market is packed with organic natural produce and all proceeds go towards emerging producers and educating the local community. Visit between 08:00 and 12:00 every Saturday to buy organic vegetables and fruit, hearty breakfasts and home-industry-style cakes and preserves.
Stellenbosch Waldorf School | R44 near Technopark | Stellenbosch | +27 (0)21 851 7678
Laborie Lazy Days Market
Visitors are offered an exciting and varied selection of lifestyle goods, every Saturday between 09:00 and 13:00. This includes fresh baked breads, coffee, cheeses and charcuterie, as well as arts and crafts. Plan a weekend getaway with a stay at the guest house and dinner at Laborie Restaurant.
Laborie Wine Farm | Taillefer Street | Main Road | Paarl | +27 (0)82 909 1116
Stellenbosch Slow Food Market
In today's fast living society people often have a tendency to eat fast but it's important not to lose sight of the processes and products that go into your food. Set in the slopes of the Papegaaiberg you will encounter a market dedicated to locally grown food with no warehousing or distribution. Visit between 10:00 and 14:00 every Saturday and catch a show at nearby Oude Libertas Theatre afterwards.
Oude Libertas Amphitheatre | Corner of Adam Tas & Oude Libertas Roads | Stellenbosch
Family Farmers Market at Lourensford Wine Estate
Nominated in Eat In Magazines 'Best Market' catergory of its Produce Awards for 2011 this market is home to delicious foods including breads, pastries, trout, cakes, vegetables and Bratwurst as well as a variety of wine, jewellery, plants and clothing. Visit between 09:00and 16:00 on the first Saturday and Sunday of every month to relax in their stunning gardens with an alfresco lunch whilst listening to live music. There's also plenty of kids entertainment. Read more about A One Day Holiday at Lourensford Wine Estate.
Lourensford Road | Somerset West | +27 (0)21 847 2259
Pure Boland Farmers Market
Visit this delightful indoor and outdoor farmers market for a variety of home-made, hand-made goods, foods and a variety of entertainment for all. Open between 09:00 and 15:00 every second Saturday Pure Boland runs an initiative called 'Pure Kind' which supports school children and encourages them to sell their products.
Groenstoor | Brandwacht | Worcester
Montague Village Market
Head to the park opposite the tourism bureau for this exciting, vibrant and bustling arts, crafts and food market. Visit between 08:30 and 12:30 every Saturday to meet friendly locals, tuck into English breakfasts, coffee, cakes, jams, pickles, olive oil, bread, baked goods and free range meat. The stalls also sell crafts, bri-a-brac, antiques, vintage goods and furniture.
Euvrard Par | Opposite the Tourism Bureau | Bath Street | Montague | +27 (0)23 614 2490
Robertson Farmers market
Arrive early at this delightful farmers market for coffee or breakfast, or enjoy a coffee whilst your kids play in a secured play area. Visit between 09:00 and 12:00 every second and last Saturday of the month to fill your basket with fresh fruit and vegetables, pancakes, olive oil, cup cakes, pies, quiches, feta cheese and yoghurt.
Corner of Reitz and Voortrekker Streets | Robertson | Breede River Valley | +27 (0)82 296 1155
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Saturday is the perfect day for a walk through a market but it’s not the only day! Monday markets, Tuesday markets, Wednesday markets, Thursday markets, Friday markets, Saturday markets in Cape Town's city centre, Saturday markets in Cape Town's suburbs as well as Sunday markets that happen throughout Cape Town and surrounds throughout the year.
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