The Vintage Shopping Expo in Cape Town

Unwrapping Cape Town with you.
Also engage with our other channels
to find something you don't want to miss.

The Vintage Shopping Expo in Cape Town

Browse retro clothing and accessories from a bygone era at this vintage lover’s paradise in the Mother City

The lovely ladies behind The Vintage Experience (TVE) invite lovers of old-school clothes, music and accessories to shop ‘til they drop at the third Vintage Shopping Expo at The German Club in Gardens on Saturday, 9 April 2016.

It’s no secret that Capetonians love vintage almost as much as they do the beloved mountain, so organisers launched the event to bring the people what they want: a showcase jam-packed with retro exhibitors from across the Western Cape. That way, fashionistas don’t have to scrounge through their family’s mothball-riddled closets, but can rather have experts do the curating for them.

There will be two sessions on the day itself, the first running from 10am to 3pm which will boast vintage fashion finds and family-friendly entertainment. The second session, running from 5pm to 10pm, will have vendors of retro and funky knick-knacks, fashion items, vinyls and more. Also, the dial on the entertainment will be turned right up. The musical line-up is yet to be announced so stay tuned!

This shopaholic’s dream has everything from classic vintage fashions and bargain thrift pieces to funky trinkets and antique home décor.  What’s more, if you’re a lover of old-school music, you can check out the great range of vinyl records on offer.

The expo will also have a selection of some of the Mother City’s favourite food vendors, and attendees can pick up something to drink (including wine and German beer) from the venue's two on–site bars. 


Anna & Yumi
Better Half
Cat Milk Vintage
Crazy White Bitches
Dreampunk Designs
Faith Page Exquisites
Former Glory
For Old Time Sake
Grand Funk
It's Just Your Luck
Ivy League
Junk & Disorderly
Melody Harmony
Miss Thrift
Mrs Robinsons of Napier
Oh So Retro
Pereira Vintage
Red Hot Vintage 
Retro Mod
Second Coming 
Sunshine Daisy
The Georgian Antiques
The Hunt
Thrift Scavenger
Top Class Jewelry
Trashy Bergie
Vintage And The City
Vintage Wild Fibre
What Goes Around Comes Around
Worn Again
And more are to be announced soon!

Remember to visit the website ( for more info on who is trading, and in which session so you don't miss out. Also check out their Facebook event (The Vintage Shopping Expo) for hot off the press updates and developments!

Prepare your tummies for some scrumptious food vendors (to name a few) including Chameleon, Didi's Bitchin Burritos, The NOB, Mon Ami, Hemazing, and ZA Cafe Mobile (for coffee and yummy juices). Bring your appetite for shopping, and for food, because this event has it all. 


Tickets are available via for R65p/p. There will be both a day and an evening session. One ticket will gain you access to both, provided you keep your wrist band on. Tickets may be available at the door for R75p/p, depending on availability.  


Have a squiz at our guide to annual April events to find out about more hot happenings taking place during the month.


Check out our events section for an up-to-date overview of happenings in Cape Town. Also, don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter and if you have a smartphone, add to your home screen for quick access on the go!

Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, join our Google+ circle, connect with us on LinkedIn, check out our photos on Instagram and follow our Pinterest boards for updates on what’s happening in and around the Mother City!


Cape Town Events Calendar
April 2016
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Cape Town Helicopters Generic NEW 3Get A Treat When You Book Any One Of ...

Use “capetownmagazine” at check out when you book online with Cape Town Experiences

Wolfkop_WeekenderFloat to Happiness On The River With ...

Four days of music in-between a lot of lilo floating

UCT_summer_schoolLearn At Your Leisure With UCT’s ...

You can learn about anything from dinosaur hunting to the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Children’s_Interactive_TourDiscover Stories From Africa In The ...

Kids interact with artworks through creative play, drawing, writing, reading and ...

wine_glass_13Wine Down Every Weekend at The Wine ...

Great specials: 2-for-1 on Fridays, oysters and bubbly on Sundays

la_parada_sunsetLa Parada Kickstarts Your Weekend With ...

DJ Tanner, DJ Cosher, ALT EGO and Acoustic Element, plus happy hour and tapas

scout_smart_ideas_nerf_battleA Children’s Activity That They Will ...

There’s a range of games, from strategic to free play

Polkadraai_and_popcorn_popcorn_and_wine1Polkadraai & Popcorn Wine Pairing Back ...

Check out the anti-serious wine pairing in the Western Cape with Polkadraai & Popcorn

OX boat rides 04Spot Whales, Dolphins, Penguins, Seals ...

Readers get a special discounted rate with Ocean Experiences

aroundaboutnew3Season Specials And More With ...

From R200 vouchers and free upgrades, drive away with more value adds

William_Kentridge_2A Monumental Exhibition At The Norval ...

The iconic South African artist’s largest exhibition in Africa in over a decade

Marianne Wine EstateStay at Marianne Wine Estate for 20% ...

There are plenty of accommodation options at this winery that sits between Stellenbosch ...

rotterdamUltimate Bachelorette Party: The Girls ...

Three days of gin pairings, massages and pool (or fireside bar) parties on a private ...

goudini8Get Married At Goudini Spa And Stay in ...

It’s a 6-sleeper with panoramic views of the Breedkloof valley

Kinky BootsSmash-Hit Kinky Boots Extended To 2020 ...

With music by Cyndi Lauper, several Tonys and a Laurence Olivier Award

kiff_kombis_wine_beer_2019Buckle Up For A Beer Safari

Sample the best that Cape Town’s booming craft beer industry has to offer (and let ...

onomo_tacoTacos and Sangria at a Friday Fiesta ...

Tuck in while you soak in the atmosphere of the city centre

La Paris_Bistro3Farm-Fresh Fare and Live Music Fridays ...

What an awesome vibe: Top Franschhoek chefs’ lunch favourite is now open till late (one ...

camissatownship_newEmbark On A Township Eco-Friendly ...

Enjoy this interactive excursion to the bustling community of Langa

Glowing Rooms 3Get a Great Saving on 3D Mini-Golf with ...

Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark ...

asamisOverload On Asami’s Sushi And Noodles

Get sushi and noodle specials three days a week

galileo_meyThe Galileo Open Air Cinema Friday ...

Get your dose of classics, dramas, action movies and more at these outdoor summertime ...

tjing_momjii_3Next-Level Dining At Tjing Tjing Momiji

Take your taste buds on a tour of Japan

pepperclubPepper Club Hotel Movie and Dinner

Movies and Dinner – the perfect couple…

WeatherGiveawaysTravel Tips