5 Markets to visit these holidays

School’s out, sun’s out, markets are in. Our pick of 5 markets for you to pencil in to your holiday adventures. A wealth of food, arts, crafts and entertainment right on your doorstep.


4-20 December

The Edgemead Christmas Market has become a familiar favourite indoor market over the years. Hosted at the Edgemead Community Hall, you’re sure to find an authentic gift here and they have card facilities. Open daily including Sundays from 10am-8pm.


Janet Hammer edgemeadmarket@gmail.com or call 084 882 7546.


16 December

How’s about a glass of wine and some Christmas shopping? Affair on the Hill is hosting a Christmas market on 16th December. Food trucks, crafts, kids play area, wine tasting and a few other treats await you. The market opens at 10:30am until 4pm at Durbanville Hills Wine.


The next Affair on the Hill Sunday Summer market will be on 3rd January at 9am.


16 & 20 December

The West Coast Craft Market has moved from the Table View Football Club to Minitown in Melkbos/ Dynefontein. Starting with two Christmas markets on 16th and 20th of December between 10 am and 5pm.


Email:  wccraftmarket@gmail.com


22 & 23 December

I Love Big Bay Market will be a bustling with food and craft on Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd between 4 and 9pm. Get down to Eden on the Bay and head down to the market at the Big Bay Lifesaving Club. Grab a beer or a glass of wine and pick up some last minute gifts as you watch the sun go down.


This market is normally the last Wednesday of the month in Summer.


9 January 2016

In the new year, the Taste of Melkbos Food and Craft Market on Saturday mornings is something to look forward to. Starting on the 9th January 2016 you’ll get to experience exciting new tastes and creative crafts, you’ll find yourself in the midst of fresh fruit, veggies and meat to yummy desserts and sweets to name just a few of the delights.



Enjoy all of that just a few steps from the ocean on the corner of 6th Avenue and Commaille Road, Melkbosstrand.