• From arts and crafts to fresh produce and delectable treats, Pretoria’s markets offer a delightful experience for locals and visitors alike. Whether you’re in search of unique handmade treasures, authentic South African flavours, or a lively atmosphere to spend your weekends, these markets have something to satisfy every taste.

    Irene Village Market


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    Irene Village Market is one of Pretoria’s finest arts and crafts markets situated on the picturesque Sunlawns Estate. Here, you’ll discover a treasure trove of handmade jewellery, unique soap-on-a-rope creations, and so much more. Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere while enjoying live entertainment under the shade of trees.

    Location: The Big Red Barn, Olifantsfontein

    Contact: 060 965 4894

    Website: irenemarket.co.za

    Hazel Food Market

    This market features more than 70 vendors offering a wide array of gourmet delights. Indulge in everything from artisanal cheeses and juicy gourmet burgers to freshly baked bread and handcrafted chocolates. With its lively atmosphere and diverse range of stalls, Hazel Food Market is an absolute must-visit.

    Where: 378 Queen’s Cres, Lynnwood

    Contact: 078 593 7716

    Website: facebook.com/hazelfoodmarket/

    Pretoria Boeremark

    Indulge in the rich flavours of traditional Afrikaans cuisine at Pretoria Boeremark, the ultimate farmer’s market experience. Here, you’ll be greeted by an abundance of fresh produce, delectable jams, and freshly baked bread. Treat yourself to iconic delights like koeksisters, milk tart, and ‘melkkos’. Don’t forget to bring your four-legged companions along for the fun!

    Location: 665 Moreleta Street, Silverton

    Contact:  079 987 1025

    Website: pretoriaboeremark.co.za



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    If you’re a city dweller seeking a trendy and vibrant market experience, look no further than Market@theSheds. Located in the heart of Pretoria, this urban oasis offers an eclectic blend of fashion, design products, and beautifully crafted beverages. Explore a wide variety of stalls featuring local musicians and immerse yourself in the creative energy that fills the air.

    Location: 387 Helen Joseph Street, Arcadia

    Contact: 064 855 5518

    Website: marketatthesheds.co.za

    Cowhouse Market


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    Cowhouse Market is the perfect spot for active individuals seeking a memorable experience. Explore mountain bike and running trails, all while enjoying the vibrant atmosphere of the market. And yes, you can bring your furry friends along too!

    Location: Ridge Road, Hazeldean

    Contact: 083 669 8588

    Website: cowhouse.co.za

    Lavender Kontrei Market

    This popular market is a haven for craft beer and gin enthusiasts, with an array of locally hand-crafted items and mouthwatering food stalls to explore. Bring the little ones, as they can enjoy the kids’ entertainment on site.

    Location: 106 Apache Road, Onderstepoort

    Contact: 082 565 6055

    Website: lavenderkontreimark.co.za

    Montana Family Market

    A joyous family adventure awaits at Pretoria’s Montana Family Market. Experience a hub of excitement with pony rides, petting zoos, face painting, and live music. With over 500 stalls teeming with fresh produce, artisanal crafts, and delightful collectibles, it’s the perfect destination for shopping, dining, and creating lasting memories.

    Where: Corner of Sefako Makgatho Drive & Enkeldoorn Ave, Montana Park

    Contact: 012 548 6619

    Website: montanafamilymarket.co.za

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    Written by Bianca Muller.

    Feature image: Getty