South Africans love a good bargain and Capetonians love a good market. So, what happens when you combine the two? Easy … you get to spend your weekend browsing the aisles of a thrifting market.
As life becomes a bit more expensive and the Christmas gift list becomes a bit longer, Thrift Fest is here to help as they’re set to host a number of events that will feature the thriftiest vendors selling quality second-hand goods. Choose between a few handmade goodies before browsing the rails of countless vintage vendors all eager to provide you with the perfect outfit for your next outing.
Here are a few events that they’re hosting that you don’t want to miss:
The Monthly Novalis Thrift Fest
This one seems to be a favourite amongst Thrift Fest lovers, so it must be a vibe, right? Take a slow Saturday stroll through the aisles as you browse all that this market has to offer, including handmade goods and tons of second-hand outfits. Entry is R10 and make sure that you bring some cash. For more info, check out their events page.
- Location: The Novalis Ubuntu Institute
- Date: Saturday, November 27
The Monthly Vegan Thrift Market
The Vegan Goods Market and Thrift Fest combine their powers to provide the ultimate sustainable market experience. Grab your weekly groceries and purchase the perfect Christmas outfit all in the same place as you enjoy a selection of curated goods. For more information, visit their events page.
- Location: The Range Tokai
- Date: Sunday, November 28
The Christmas Tropical Thrift fest
You had us at Christmas. Think tropical beats, the best of thrift and a few pineapples. Market lovers will have the chance to enjoy some funky tunes while enjoying a range of delicious foods, handmade products and endless vintage pieces – including a few festival gear. Check out the event page for more information.
- Location: Trenchtown, 145 Lower Main Road, Obz
- Date: Sunday, December 19
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