Winter is finally upon us, and what better way to spend the cool sunny days than browsing through the wonderfully diverse markets in Pretoria? You’ll find a wide variety of markets where you can find everything from organic make-up to antiques. Take a look at some of the best winter markets Pretoria has to offer.
Irene Village Market
This market is a must for all art lovers and it takes place on the second and last Saturday of each month. Located on the beautiful grounds of the Smuts House Museum, you’ll find over 300 exhibits with arts and crafts from many different categories, including antiques, clothing, delicacies and flowers. If you love beautiful and unique things, this market is a must-see.
Montana Family Market
If you’re looking for fun for the entire family, the Montana Family Market is the place to be. Open Tuesday – Sunday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., you’ll find over 500 stalls, live shows on weekends and public holidays, as well as a wide selection of different cuisine. Think your little ones might get bored browsing this market? Don’t worry, there are two on-site parks that your kids are guaranteed to love.
This market is open on the first Saturday of every month and is essential for anyone who is into green products, green activities and environmentalism in general. Here you’ll find organic and natural foods and drinks, organic skin-care and makeup products, as well as other environmentally-friendly items. The Green Market will soon have a recycling station where you can dispose safely of items such as glass, cans, old electronics, CDs, plastics and more. It’s only open from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., so get the whole family together and spend the morning browsing through eco-friendly products and doing something good for the environment.
Hazel Food Market
Do you love food? Then you will love Hazel Food Market, dedicated exclusively to delicious cuisine. You’ll find over 60 stalls filled with delectable and local food items such as organic vegetables, handmade cheeses, cupcakes, meat and many more. Hazel Food Market’s goal is to provide people with fresh and tasty food that comes directly from the producers, and every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. you can browse through delicacies from Italy, Portugal, Greece and South Africa, just to name a few. All you need to bring is your friends and your appetite!