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Local Markets, Fairs, Arts & Crafts

Markets - Ad-hoc   (3)

Market at More
More at the Gallery, Leisure Isle   (c. 5 km)
Saturday 3rd April 2021   09:00 - 14:00
Our first market day at More promoting our Artists, Young Entrepreneurs and Local Community. Pop Up stores at Market @ MORE on leisure Island. Come and enjoy the live music, perfectly brewed coffee and absolutely Gorgeous stalls.
Easter Market @ The Farm
The Farm, Old Cape Road   (c. 5 km)
Sunday 4th April 2021   09:00 - 14:00
Next Market at The Farm, a special family day. Easter Sunday 4th April 2021. There will be local Traders offering their excellent products. Wholesome meals and fresh produce. Healthy lifestyle products and gifts galore. Kids have a safe space to explore with the bike track, jungle gyms, Easter egg hunts and have you seen the bunnies and guinea pigs? We love to see you there. A weekend filled with activities fantastic food, great coffee and the best people.
(7th) Boerevintage Gift Market
Redberry Farm, George   (c. 75 km)
Thursday 16th - Wednesday 22nd December 2021   09:00 - 18:00
A wide range of exclusive, affordable, handmade gifts and products from across the country with a total of 150 plus brands. A deli with lovely preserves and freshly baked products. Redberry Farm offers an extensive range of artisanal eateries and fun activities for the whole family. Entry to Boerevintage Gift Market and Redberry Farm is FREE.
Sunday Market @ The Farm
The Farm, Old Cape Road   (c. 5 km)
Sunday 7th March 2021   09:00 - 14:00
Gather the family, phone some friends and come meet up at the Farm Market. Your children will LOVE the play areas. We'll have an amazing variety of food, cakes, gifts, crafts, clothing and KAWS will be there with their table filled with a variety of charity items. This is one Market in Knysna that you don’t want to miss! There is no entry fee to the market and ample parking is available. Pets are welcome too (on a leash).
Friday Market
Global Village, Plettenberg Bay   (c. 33 km)
Friday 12th March 2021   14:00 - 19:00
Come and join us for our second market! More stalls and open till later!! We have something for everyone. Fabulous Raindough stall with everything a kid could ever want, educational toys, playdough, bath foam etc. We have candles, massage candles, herbal facial steams and teas. Large variety of beautiful quality small kids clothings, Frozen, dietary specific foods from Aria's, natural soaps and skincare products. Mushrooms that you can grow yourself and so much more! Dont miss our vibey market this friday. 2 - 7pm at Global Village. Great music, fantastic pizza, and a nice selection of stalls!
Papillon Saint Patrick's Market
Papillon at The Heritage   (c. 1 km)
Sunday 14th March 2021   09:30 - 17:30
Local is awesome market. We are here to support all local hand made products, jewelry, paintings, art etc.
Whitewashed Christmas Craft Market
Whitewashed, Noble Street   (c. 4 km)
Saturdayy 5th December 2020   10:00 - 14:00
Find beautiful curated local crafts & Christmas Gifts, delicious food, craft beer and Gin at this market.
Lifestyle Pop Up
The Lofts, Thesen Island   (c. 1 km)
Saturday 12th December 2020   11:00 - 16:00
Bringing gorgeous goods to Knysna and supporting local designers.
Lions' Christmas Market
Village Green, Sedgefield   (c. 1 km)
STuesday 15th - Thursday 17th December 2020   10:00 - 16:00
Christmas shopping and Supporting local crafters!
Christmas Night Market
The Farm, Old Cape Road   (c. 5 km)
Wednesday 16th December 2020   16:00 - 21:00
All Day Christmas Market at Barringtons
Barrington's, Plettenberg Bay   (c. 34 km)
Thursday 17th December 2020  
Christmas Market at The Farm
The Farm, Old Cape Road   (c. 5 km)
Sunday 20th December 2020   10:00 - 14:00
The epic Christmas Market is back and this one is gonna be bigger and better. The Christmas Market will feature exhibitors that will showcase the Vendor’s collection of everything from food, to fashion accessories, home decor, quirky merchandise and Christmas goods.
Plett Christmas Pop-up
Emily Moon, Plettenberg Bay   (c. 37 km)
Tuesday 22nd - Wednesday 23rd December 2020
Plett Christmas Market is back and more beautiful. Come and enjoy Christmas shopping made easy this December at Emily Moon River Lodge. Pop in for a pizza and a glass of bubbly as you shop!
Mosaic Christmas Market
Scarab Village, Sedgefield   (c. 28 km)
Wednesday 23rd December 2020   08:00 - 14:00
Mosaic Market is ready to bring you some CHRISTMAS CHEER with our extra mid-week market. The usual yummy food, kids play area and local gift shopping.
Oakhill Christmas Market
The Lofts Atrium, Thesen Island   (c. 2 km)
Sunday 1st December 2019   11:00 - 16:00
One of the nicest Christmas Markets will take place on Sunday 1 December!! Come and see the Oakhill Christmas Market on Thesen Islands for your festive season shopping... Hope to see you there.
The Craft & Vintage Market
The Farm, Old Cape Road   (c. 5 km)
Sunday 2nd February 2020   09:0 - 14:00
Craft, Food & Vintage Market. Perfect spot for a breakfast, lunch or a wood fired pizza, and a fantastic family outing. Parents can do Shopping while the children enjoy all the fun activities that are available.
Woodmill Walk Mini Market
Woodmill Walk   (c. 1 km)
Saturday 18th May 2019   09:00 - 13:00
044 382 1118
Locally made arts and crafts, books, natural and herbal products. Plenty of parking on the roof.
Small Change Kids Market
Timber Village, Welbedacht   (c. 4 km)
Sunday 30th June 2019   10:00 - 14:00
072 295 1509
The Village Market hosts the SC Kids Market. Allowing Young entrepreneurs the opportunity to showcase their talent while learning the fundamentals of running a small business.
Hospice Spring Maison Market
Amble Ridge Village, Knysna   (c. 5 km)
Friday 6th - Saturday 7th September 2019
044 384 0593 WWW 2017
While Hospice runs two successful charity shops, one in Knysna and the other in Sedgefield, it is felt that there is place for a more trendy "maison market" in the style of the popular house-goods markets in France. The 2019 Hospice Maison Market will be held at Amble Ridge Village clubhouse. This is a beautiful, spacious venue, which enables you to view the sale items in comfort and at your leisure. The best donated homeware on sale, a treasure trove of goods. Not to be missed! In addition, tea/coffee and light refreshments will be available during the sale should you wish to take a break from your shopping.
Village Christmas Market
Timber Village   (c. 4 km)
Saturday 15th December 2018   16:00 - 20:00
Come join us for the first of the Village Market series! Looking for locally crafted and designed Christmas gifts, while enjoying good food, live music and a great atmosphere? Fun for the whole family. Relaxed Saturday early evening craft & design 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.
Knysna African Arts and Crafts Market
George Rex Drive, Knysna   (c. 3 km)
Knysna African Arts & Craft Market is a growing market of locally made goods, including wire art, sculptures and kitchen items. The market is a community development project of Knysna Municipality.
Plett Market on Main
Main Street, Plettenberg Bay   (c. 33 km)
Monday - Saturday   10:00 - 18:00
Sunday   09:00 - 15:00
044 533 2805 Plett Tourism information
Plett Market on Main where Locals & Visitors blend to enjoy this unique experience. We offer the widest variety of mouth watering meals on the Garden Route. 7 Stalls with over 80 Meals on offer: from Breakfast, Sushi, Steaks, Curries, Pizzas, fresh Fish, to Cakes, Coffees, Smoothies & so much more. Our Market traders include high quality African Art, Leather Shoes & Skins, Gifts, Antiques, Quality Second hand Clothing, Books, Hats, Silver & African Jewellery. We offer Live Music every Wednesday & Friday Evening from 18h00 till 21h00(p.s. come early to find a seat!)

Markets - Weekly   (10)

Knysna 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 !!
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 Mid-week Village Market
Jan van Riebeeck Road / Paul Kruger Street, Sedgefield   (c. 28 km)
Wednesday   08:00 - 12:00
083 442 2213
The market will focus on fresh vegetables, fruit, flowers, nuts, seeds, grains, meat & dairy products, and other homegrown produce and food-related products. Everything you need to get you through the week.
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!
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.
Milkwood Evening Market
Milkwood Village, Wilderness   (c. 47 km)
Friday   16:00 - 21:00
076 917 6099
A beloved institution in the Milkwood Village is the Friday night market. This is a congenial gathering where sellers punt their handmade wares and delicious food, as well as cheeses, artisanal breads and cured meats. Live performances by talented local musicians also add to the friendly buzz of this quaint village.
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.
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   (3)

Oaks on Main
Main Road, Knysna   (< 1 km)
Sunday 10:00 - 14:00
Due to open on Sunday 26th August 2018
082 467 3060 2018
Look out for the SUNDAY MARKET at Oaks on Main that takes place on the last Sunday of every month starting 26 August 2018.
Outdoor Art Fair
Scarab Village, Sedgefield   (c. 28 km)
First Sunday of every 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.
Steam Whistle Stop Car Boot Sale
Steam Whistle Stop, Sedgefield   (c. 26 km)
2nd Sunday of every month 08:00 - 12:00
044 343 1052
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!
The Village Market
Timber Village, Welbedacht   (c. 4 km)
Last Sunday of every month. 10:00 - 14:00
072 295 1509
Knysna's own Farmers Market. Family fun, good food, fresh produce, beautiful craft and talented artisans.

Farm Stalls / Padstals / Other   (5)

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.
The Cheese Man
The Heath Complex, N2 (Harkerville)   (c. 26 km)
083 484 3060 WWW
The Original Knysna Cheeseman, established 1990, providing the finest selection of delicious Dutch Swiss Goat cheeses, fresh biltong and assorted preserves.
Timberlake Farm Village & Organic Food
N2 (near Wilderness)   (c. 37 km)
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.

Arts & Crafts   (8)

The Knysna Art Route
The Knysna Art Route is part of a worldwide initiative to make art accessible to the public. The Art Route highlights top galleries and artist studios in Knysna, giving visitors the opportunity to engage with artists while experiencing the best the Knysna art community has to offer. Facilitated by the Knysna Art Society, to give maximum exposure to Knysna Art Society Members, the Knysna Art Route is an opportunity to discover hidden gems while celebrating the creativity of Knysna artists.
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.
The Heath Complex
N2 (Harkerville)   (c. 26 km)
083 518 1452 WWW
The Heath Complex consists of six businesses inspired by Art, Design, and Nature. Visit this well loved Garden Route Destination conveniently situated off the N2 between Plettenberg Bay and Knysna. Indulge, be Inspired and Enjoy, there’s something for everyone!
Scarab Art & Craft Village
Scarab Village, Sedgefield   (c. 28 km)
044 343 2455 WWW
For more than a decade Scarb Village has been a hub for local creativity and ingenuity - from food fare to arts to a unique range of crafts. The village has several permanent businesses that trade throughout the week, offering a range of distinctively unique items, including natural, bespoke furniture pieces, handmade jewellery and decorative light fittings, hand crafted paper, beads, wood and stone decor and so much more. It houses a lovely nursery that sells a host of indigenous plant species, including a wide selection of succulents. The village also boasts Sedgefield’s very first boutique craft brewery.
Old Nick Village
Plettenberg Bay (c. 34 km)
044 533 1395 WWW
Old Nick Village boasts a carefully selected complementary mix of merchants all of whom are creative manufacturers show casing a combination of locally inspired design. Shops, workshops and various events in a rambling 19th century Cape Farm complex surrounded by tall trees and over grown indigenous gardens. Expect the unexpected - a musical afternoon on the lawns, a special exhibition, an encounter with birds or the occasional Vervet monkey - gardens exploding with seasonal colour. Children can run free on broad lawns and in the magical gardens where resident master crafters may be on hand to show how it’s done.
Timberlake Farm Village & Organic Food
N2 (near Wilderness)   (c. 37 km)
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.
Khoisan Village
Tsitsikamma (c. 70 km)
SA venues information
Come marvel at the Traditional Arts & Crafts of the KhoiSan in the one of a kind Khoisan Art & Craft Boutique. We have a variety of Khoisan Arts & Crafts on display such as: Authentic Rock Art, Authentically Decorated Ostrich eggs, KhoiSan Waterbottles, KhoiSan cosmetics bags, Bone pipes, Quiver, Bow and arrows to mention just a few. e also have on display, original oil paintings of Khoisan people in everyday situations by famous artist, Stanley Grootboom. This exhibition is not to be missed.

Knysna and the Knysna Estuary, through The Heads to the Indian Ocean. View from Westhill Luxury Guest House.
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