A local market in your area could be just the place to hunt down the perfect seasonal gift. The abundance of creativity and craftsmanship in our country is something to be celebrated, so skip the shopping mall queues and enjoy the culture and festive atmosphere at a local market. Support talented local artists and crafters, grab some delicious homemade food and be inspired.

Stellenbosch Christmas Market
Top quality arts and crafts from over 100 stalls at an indoor market.

When Now until Saturday 5 December 2015 (Monday–Friday 9 am – 7 pm,  Saturdays 9 am – 4 pm)
Where Central NG Church, Martinson Road, Stellenbosch
Contact  +27 21 883 3850 or +27 74 550 7685

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Cape Gift Market
Conveniently located in Sea Point, this market features crafters from all over the country.

When Now until Sunday 6 December 2015 (Monday to Friday 9 am – 7 pm, Saturday and Sunday 9 am – 5 pm)
Where Sea Point Town Hall, Corner of Main Road and Three Anchor Bay (next to the library)
Contact +27 82 411 3981, [email protected]

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Lourensford Christmas Market
Enjoy some time with your family in the Winelands with shopping, entertainment and various activities.
Check out our blog post on the Lourensford Christmas Market here.
When Friday 4 – Sunday 6 December
Where Lourensford Harvest Market, Lourensford Estate, Lourensford Road, Somerset West
Contact +27 72 284 1654

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Simply South Gift and Craft Fair
Enjoy shopping in a hall filled with crafters at stalls offering a range of quality, unique hand-crafted products.

When Monday 7 – 22 December
Where Constantia NG Church, Ladies Mile Road, Bergvliet
Contact +27 83 618 6366 or +27 82 423 7185

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Pinelands Craft and Gift Fair
An indoor market with a relaxed and friendly shopping environment. Entry is free and there is ample secure parking.

When Monday 7 – 22 December from 9 am
Where Pinelands High School, Forest Drive, Pinelands
Contact Facebook event page

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Fab Ideas Christmas Gift Fair
A dynamic and innovative gift fair in the deep South. This indoor event boasts unique stalls, food, card facilities and daily activities.

When Friday 11 – 16 December 2015
Where Kommetjie Primary School, Teubes Road, Kommetjie
Contact +27 21 785 7665

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Durbanville Craft and Night Market 
Wander around the unique stalls under the old Oaks in the beautiful gardens of the National Heritage, Rust en Vrede Estate.

When 4, 5, 18 December 5 – 10 pm
Where Rust en Vrede, 10 Wellington Road, Durbanville
Contact +27 72 173 1040

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