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Local Markets, Fairs, Farm Stalls

Markets: Ad-hoc / Seasonal  »  (8)

Food, Wine & Beer Festival
Outeniqua Transport Museum, George   (c. 59 km)
Friday 21st - Sunday 30th June 2024
Over 120 passionate crafters will be showcasing their expertise, ensuring an unforgettable experience. As you savor the fantastic food, wine, and beer, take a leisurely stroll through the market. Discover top-quality handmade products from all corners of South Africa.
Thesen Island Oyster Fest Fair
Thesen Harbour Town   (c. 2 km)
Sunday 23rd June 2024   09:00 - 15:00
Quality locally made gift and craft products- 44 stalls! Delectable foodie delights from around the Garden Route. Hot food stands & coffee. Kids and young teen activities, including a Bubble House, a Selfie Stand (with awesome dress-up props), Facepainting, Crafty Kids activities and MORE!
Cannabis Festival - Long Weekend Carnival Market
Fairy Knowe Backpackers, Wilderness   (c. 48 km)
Friday 9th - Sunday 11th August 2023  
Dive into a world of delicious food, stunning arts and crafts, stylish clothing, essential gardening gear, delightful sweets, and countless unique treasures.
(10th) Thrift Fair Extravaganza
High School Playing Fields, Knysna   (c. 1 km)
Monday 24th - Sunday 30th August 2023   10:00 - 21:00
Prepare yourself for the largest and most thrilling thrifting experience on the Garden Route. Shop rails and rails of the highest quality pre-loved, gently worn clothing and accessories. Local and international labels at a fraction of the price.
Sedge Food and Wine
Jan van Riebeeck Road / Paul Kruger Street, Sedgefield   (c. 28 km)
Wednesday 26th June 2024   11:00 - 18:00
082 678 9900
Scrumptious eats, delectable wines, and market stalls to explore!
Kid's Friday Market
34 Waenhout Aventue, Knysna Industria   (c. 4 km)
Friday 28th June 2024   11:00 - 14:00
WWW
Come with friends and family and support, haggle and buy from the young entrepreneurs.
The Market @ Transnet Transport Museum
Outeniqua Transport Museum, George   (c. 59 km)
Monday 13th December 2024 - Sunday 5th January 2025   09:00 - 1700
Come and be part of the only market inside a historical museum... The whole market is under roof, safe and offers free entry to the Outeniqua Transnet Transport Museum. Over 150 stalls, live entertainment, kids entertainment, food court.
(8th) Boerevintage Gift Market
Redberry Farm, George   (c. 75 km)
Tuesday 14th December 2024 - Tuesday 4th January 2025   09:00 - 16:00
WWW
One of the biggest Gift Markets in South Africa with around 250 000 quality, locally sourced products. The market showcases 210 vendors from all over the country and occupies a tented area of 1750 square metres to accommodate all its vendors and visitors. Boerevintage Gift Market supports the local community by using George service providers for nearly 90% of services needed to host the market.

Markets: Daily  »  (3)

Main Street Market
Main Road, Knysna   (< 1 km)
 
18 stalls featuring unique and Knysna-made handmade quality merchandise, and tourist related goods and services.
Market Off Main
Sewell Street, Plettenberg Bay   (c. 33 km)
Opeining October 2023
083 784 1400
 
Valley Market Plett
Piesang Valley Road, Plettenberg Bay   (c. 34 km)
079 742 2075
Permanent Market space in Plettenberg Bay. Food stalls, coffee, cocktail and wine bar and different stalls.

Markets: Weekly  »  (14)

The Friday Market
Montessori School, Welbedacht   (c. 4 km)
Friday   16:00 - 20:00
044 382 5316
The Market is open from the First Friday in September to the second-last school Friday in June, every week from 4 – 8 pm out of season and to 8:30pm in Season (School holidays). The Market is situated alongside the Knysna Montessori School in Narnia Lane, Welbedacht. The Friday Market provides an advertised trading place which is locally, nationally and internationally supported for its ambient family atmosphere. It includes supervised parking, seating and shelter, bonfires and live music, a quality craft selection, a bar and an amazing choice of locally produced food which may be enjoyed on the premises or at home.
Harkerville Saturday Market
Harkerville   (c. 21 km)
Saturday   08:00 - 12:00
084 510 9939 WWW
Naturally FOOD........and what a variety! The emphasis is on natural and organic products: fresh breads, organic vegetables, home-cooked meals. “Healthy options” is our motto - the best locally produced cheeses, fresh mushrooms, delicious pies, fresh meats, bottled products...… and much much more. Enjoy a lazy breakfast under the mighty oak, then load up your basket with fresh wares for the week-end. Then, CRAFTERS & ARTISTS ............this area has a wealth of crafters not found anywhere else in South Africa. We have so much variety, from barbie doll clothes, to ethnic art, to decoupage, to woodwork, to jewellery, to clothing ~ and many well known artists. And on to SPECIALITIES which make up all the rest and include Books, Music, Plants, Flowers, Shells, Gems and much more !!
Totties Country Market
Totties Farm Kitchen, Rheenendal   (c. 21 km)
Sunday   10:00 - 14:00
Wonderful selection of Organic Produce, Arts & Crafts, Local Entrepreneurs, Live Music, Food Stalls, Jams & Preserves, Knysna Model Trains, Fully Licensed, Playground & Trampolines.
Saturday Craft Market
Scarab Village, Sedgefield   (c. 28 km)
Saturday   08:00 - 13:00
044 343 2455 WWW
The contributing factor to the success of this market is that the majority of the stall holders have crafted their own products, which makes it entirely unique and original. You will find original art, handmade clothing, metal work, wooden products, hand spun wool, ceramics and many more. You will also have the opportunity to meet the real people who have used their creative talents to produce the most unusual array of merchandise. There is also a country market atmosphere because it’s the place to meet your friends, listen to live music, share your news and experience the spirit of the garden route.
Mosaic Food Fare
Jan van Riebeeck Road / Paul Kruger Street, Sedgefield   (c. 28 km)
Wednesday   16:00 - 20:00
083 442 2213
Enjoy an incredible selection of food stalls, live music, and drinks including coffee, wine, and beer. Kids can also enjoy various entertainment. Come with your family and friends and have a great time! Taste a world of flavours, from Chinese, Mexican, Italian, Thai, Greek, Dutch, German, to other market favorites.
Mosaic Outdoor Market
Jan van Riebeeck Road / Paul Kruger Street, Sedgefield   (c. 28 km)
Saturday   08:00 - 14:00
083 442 2213
We offer a wide variety of Food, Craft, Art, Books, Music as well as a play area for the Kids. There is ample parking and space to relax in the food court and catch up with friends. Open every Saturday from 8 – 2. Come for Breakfast, stay for lunch.
Wild Oats Community Farmers' Market
Jan van Riebeeck Road / Paul Kruger Street, Sedgefield   (c. 28 km)
Saturday   08:00 (07:30 in Summer) - 12:00
082 376 5020 WWW
EVERY SATURDAY MORNING THROUGHOUT THE YEAR (from 7:30-11:30 summer; 8:00-11:30 winter) COME RAIN OR SHINE, this authentic producers market is brimming with the choicest locally-produced foods, both the take-home and breakfast variety. Including free-range meats, chicken, lamb, dairy and cheese, the market also specializes in fresh-from-the-field veg, freshly baked and bottled goods, as well as a wide variety of fresh-off-the-coals breakfasts. The market also proudly offers the many plants and flowers of the unique Southern Cape Floral Kingdom, propogated by local plant specialists.
Old Nick MidWeek Market
Old Nick Village, Plettenberg Bay (c. 34 km)
Wednesday   10:00 - 14:00
082 508 5557 WWW
This is a market for locals by locals. We endeavor to supply food which is fresh, healthy, and homemade. The MidWeek Market is a New concept to the Garden Route, a fresh outdoor ‘supermarket’ filled with naturally grown vegetables and fruit, ethically farmed and harvested meat and dairy products and yummy homemade foods, as well as household items like handmade soap and environmentally friendly home cleaning products. We do it all, as long as it's local, natural, or made with love!
Rondevlei Farmstall
Rondevlei, Wilderness (c. 38 km)
Wednesday   08:30 - 15:00
082 464 9338
Fresh, natural & local ... somethig for everyone. Support local - shop local - enjoy local.
Moss & Maple Sunday Market
The Crags (c. 44 km)
Sunday   10:00 - 14:00
081 466 8574
Farmers Market with a variety of goods on display, Food stalls, Arts, Crafts, Home bakes, Clothing, Jewellery and more.
Night Market
Milkwood Village, Wilderness   (c. 47 km)
Friday   17:00 - 20:00
Food - crafts - art - live music
Sunday Funday Market
Milkwood Village, Wilderness   (c. 47 km)
Sunday   10:00 - 15:00
Every Sunday we have our Sunday Funday Market with some live music to entertain and craft markets to take a little bit of us with you.
Fairy Knowe Family Market
Wilderness   (c. 48 km)
Sunday   09:00 - 14:00
Come and enjoy a day out for the entire family at a wonderful venue. This is a pet friendly venue!! Lots of things for the kiddies to do as well. Meet like minded people. We will have music, food on offer - sit down or walk around - unique arts & crafts, clothing - upcycled & new, soft & hard furnishings, yoga wear, incense, crystals, jewellery, reflexology / massage treatments, beautiful soaps & bath bombs and so much more!
Outeniqua Family Market
N2, George   (c. 55 km)
Saturday   08:00 - 14:00
071 367 0572 WWW
With more than 150 food and craft stalls, we can guarantee you that there is something for everyone! We also offer live entertainment, lots of undercover seating, excellent ablution facilities and tons of secure parking. And for the kids, there’s a Boere train ride, pedal cars, ponycyle rides, face painting, bunnies, sandart and a massive play park! So if it’s farm fresh fruit and veggies, international cuisine, sweet treats or gifts and decor that you are after, then Outeniqua Family Market is the place for you!

Markets: Monthly  »  (4)

Outdoor Art Fair
Scarab Village, Sedgefield   (c. 28 km)
1st Sunday of the month. 11:00 - 15:00
083 442 2213
Come and browse among the many artists, potters and sculptors who will be filling our stalls. While the emphasis will be on art, there will be other stalls operting, including a great variety of artianal foods, velvety coffee, sweet treats and goodies to stock up on and take home.
Gardeners and Art Market
Sedgefield Station   (c. 26 km)
1st Sunday of every month 08:00 - 12:00
072 487 0395
The vendors at this relaxing little market offer a wide variety of plants at reasonable prices, fynbos, succulents, herbs, and everything in between. In addition, you will find great organic veggies, fertilizers, bird feeders and plant boxes. Relax over a delicious breakfast or coffee and pancakes from Joe and Louisa’s Whistle Stop Cafe.
Steam Whistle Stop Car Boot Sale
Steam Whistle Stop, Sedgefield   (c. 26 km)
2nd Sunday of every month 08:00 - 12:00
072 487 0395
The cost is R50 per vehicle. 50% of all proceeds are donated to local charities. If the weather is bad it will be postponed to the following Sunday. The station will be open so you can enjoy a cup of coffee and a nice breakfast!
Knysna Deli - Market
Knysna Deli, Main Road   (c. 1 km)
Last Friday of every month   09:00 - 15:00
With artisan Breads and bakes, unique crafts, locally grown vegetables, children activities, preserves and jams, clothing and knits, locally made cigars, shweshwe goods, Chillies, Kimchies, Pomagranate goods, pestos and sooooooo much more!!!

Farm Stalls / Padstals / Other  »  (10)

Portland Mini Market
Rheenendal   (c. 17 km)
044 388 4880
The shop has been under new ownership since March 2017 and although the orginal concept of a convenience store is still applicable the new owners (Alton & Julaine Bunge) are moving towards a countrylike Farmstall with an abundance of new products from toys to plants to home decor items. The Chameleon Nursery is now also sharing premises with Portland Mini Market.
Elephant Walk Farm Stall
N2 (near Harkerville)   (c. 20 km)
044 532 7833
The Potter
N2 (near Harkerville)   (c. 23 km)
044 532 7735 WWW
This exciting studio shop has a distinct Mediterranean flavour and also sells olives, olive paste and olive oil together with olive serving dishes and amazing olive spoons. It is certainly a delight to visit this creative hive, always adding new items to their quality ware. This is a working studio where the visitor can view the decorating and making of the clayware.
Shabby Fufu Lifestyle Farm
N2 (near Harkerville)   (c. 24 km)
082 375 3245
Shabby Fufu is a family oriented restaurant and glorified farm stall. We have a fully kitted kids play area and an animal sanctuary where you can pet donkeys, horses and other animals. Our restaurant overlooks a gorgeous dam and offers a scenic view of indigenous fauna & flora . During winter we provide a cozy, warm atmosphere with fireplaces and old fashioned paraffin heaters. At our retail outlet, you will find old and new gift items, fresh vegetables, and flowers grown on the farm.
Koffiehoek Padstal
Airport Road, Plettenberg Bay   (c. 25 km)
073 865 0925
The Original Cheeseman
The Heath Complex, N2 (Harkerville)   (c. 26 km)
082 491 0102 WWW
Paul Page, owner of the original Cheeseman, began selling cheese from the white bridge trading station on the Knysna lagoon road in the early nineties. Pop round to the Cheeseman’s farm-style stall and enjoy a glass of wine with your selection of Dutch Gouda and Cheddar, Brie and Camembert or creamy Gorgonzola. The Cheeseman offers a wonderful selection of delicious organic farm house cheeses, fresh biltong and an assortment of home-made jams, preserves and relishes.
The Heath Complex
N2 (Harkerville)   (c. 26 km)
082 491 0102 WWW
Conveniently situated off the N2 between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay, The Heath is a popular Garden Route destination which offers an experience for the whole family. Enjoy a meal over looking our community nursery and children’s play area, visit the bird of prey sanctuary or browse our collection of beautiful artisanal craft and furniture stores.
Nostalgia Farm Stall
Karatara Road, Sedgefield   (c. 27 km)
072 231 9301
Nostalgia Farm Stall is unique. Come and experience the ambience of good old days gone by. We restore and sell Antiques and old wood burning stoves. Refreshments available. Local fresh produce.
Timberlake Farm Village & Organic Food
N2 (near Wilderness)   (c. 37 km)
WWW
Specialist Food, Art & Craft village of small independent businesses. Timberlake supports Local and the Slow Food principles of Good, Clean and Fair. Your salads are picked fresh from our onsite organic gardens. Extensive kids facilities.
Nature's Way Farm Stall
R102 (near The Crags)   (c. 55 km)
WWW
Natures Way is a traditional, family-run Farm Stall situated on our working dairy farm. We specialise in homemade, local and imported cheeses. Enjoy fresh breads, croissants and treats daily from our bakery, along with a wide variety of preserves, home bakes, jams, honey, fruit & veg. We supply our very own Free-range eggs as well as PROPER Free-range chicken meat. And for those who love a souvenir, visit Craft Shop for treats, spoils and gifts.
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(c. 6km) ... any distances specified are from the Tourism Information Office in Main Road, Knysna.