In the heart of the city this fab addition to Joburg’s growing collection of markets. Following in the footsteps of the Cape Town version, Neighbourgoods Markets is up and open every Saturday come rain or sunshine! The market covers two floors and is filled with craft beer, seasonal fruit and vegetables, and beautiful clothes and jewels.
Top Tip: Be sure to make a stop on the large rooftop area and take in the sights of our beautiful city.
Details: Opening times: Every Saturday: 09:00 – 15:00 | 73 Juta Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg.
Market on Main
Every Sunday and on the first Thursday of every month, Market on Main at Arts on Main is open for you to visit. Check it out and indulge in tasty goodies and browse through stunning design stalls. This market promotes inner city living and is a great place to spend a Sunday with friends and family.
Details: Opening times: Every Sunday: 10:00 – 15:00, first Thursday of every month: 19:00 – 23:00 | 264 Fox Street, The Maboneng Precinct, Johannesburg
Rosebank Sunday Market
Rosebank’s rooftop flea market is filled to the brim with African crafts, international foods, clothing, hobbies, collectables and antiquities. You can literally spend the entire Sunday walking in and out of the rows of stalls, just browsing. There really is something for everyone here!
Details: Opening times: Every Sunday – 09:00 to 16:00 | Upper Level, The Mall of Rosebank, Rosebank, Johannesburg
Panorama Flea Market
The busiest flea market in Joburg South, Panorama Flea Market has over 400 stalls for you to browse and buy from, live entertainment and an adult supervised kids’ entertainment centre. The featured stalls cater for every taste imaginable, from clothing and jewellery to food and crafts.
Details: Opening times: Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays – 09:00 to 16:00 | Klipriver Drive, Mulbarton, Johannesburg | Tel: (011) 682 2222
Jozi Real Food Market
As the name suggests, Jozi Real Food Market, in the centre of Joburg North, is filled with everything food– offering you the freshest and finest produce from local small producers. From organic foods and ready-made meals to meats and condiments, spices and sauces, you’ll find everything you need for healthy shopping at this market.
Top Tip: Take a break from your shopping and relax under the trees with some coffee while the kids play on the lawn.
Details: Opening times: Every Saturday – 08:30 to 13:00 | Pirates Sports Club, 4th Avenue Extension, Parkhurst, Johannesburg | Cell: 083 532 2992
Bryanston Organic Market
Being Joburg’s original outdoor market, Bryanston Organic Market offers you interesting art, natural fibre clothing, handmade crafts, the freshest organic and naturally grown fruit and vegetables, and wholesome foods. You can have a relaxing day browsing through all the stalls, do a little bit of shopping, indulge in some freshly baked treats from the on-site eateries and listen to some live music.
Details: Opening times: Thursday and Friday – 09:00 to 15:00 | Culross Road (off Main Road), Bryanston, Johannesburg | Tel: (011) 706 3671
Bamboo Farmer’s Market
With a range of fresh produce straight from the farm, visit the rooftop Bamboo Farmer’s Market and do some healthy shopping. From local and organic produce, farm milk and butter, free-range eggs and chickens, to fair-trade coffee, preservative-free bread and sugar-free baked goodies, this market promotes a healthy lifestyle.
Details: Opening times: Every Saturday – 09:00 to 13:00 | Bamboo Farmers’ Market, 53 Rustenburg Road, Melville | Cell: Carla – (082) 042 2001
With South African favourites such as milk tart and vetkoek, and farmer stalls with all the freshest and finest produce and meat, the Pretoria Boeremark is a must-visit. Rise and shine bright and early to shop for the best boerewors, artisan cheese, flowers and Italian bread. It’s best to arrive early, as they do sell out quite quickly.
Details: Opening times: Mon – Fri: 08:00 – 19:00; Every Saturday – 04:30 to 10:00 | Pioneer Museum, Keuning Street, Silverton, Pretoria | Cell: (079) 987 1025
Hazel Food Market
Offering new and exciting tastes, fresh fruit and vegetables, meat, sweet treats, freshly baked breads, ready-made meals for you to take home, herbs and flowers, and much more, visit the Hazel Food Market on Saturdays in the heart of Pretoria’s Old East. Kids can play on the jungle gym and jumping castles while you relax in between shopping with a sweet treat and frothy cappuccino.
Details: Opening times: Every Saturday – 08:00 to 14:00 | Greenlyn Village Centre, Menlo Park, Pretoria | Cell: (083) 554 5636
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