Durban – Markets Guide December

Rooftop Night Market

More and more unexpected spaces in Durban are being repurposed.

First Friday of every month

5th floor of the Musgrave Centre.

Warwick Junction- Guided Tour Through 9 Markets

Take a guided-tour through the 9 markets in central Durban to get a feel for the pulse of the city.

Tours cost R100 per person (or R70 per person for more than 8 people).

Call 031 309 3880.

The Morning Trade Market

This market is Durban’s answer to the Biscuit Mill.

15 Station Drive, in the Station Drive Precinct just off Umgeni Road.

Open every Sunday from 8h00-13h00.

The Stables Market

A pet friendly family market that offers a unique shopping experience. It is a Durban icon offering visitors a chance to experience various cultures in one space.

Sundays @ 10am

Free

9 Jaco Jackson Drive, Durban. (Tel) 031-312-3058

 

Bangladesh Market

Just South of the Durban CBD is a suburb called Westcliff where you can find this vibrant and colorful market. Stocked with exotic vegetables, spices, clothing and so much more.

Saturdays @ 9am

Free

Business Square, Westcliff, Chatsworth. Durban.

 

Dunrobin Arts and Craft Market

For the lovers of crafts and food. Located in Pietermaritzburg, the market offers crat jewellery, clothing, décor and art from local artists.

Friday @ 6pm

Free

Dunrobin Nursery. 31 Warwick Road, Fernhil. (Tel) 082-920-2787

 

Essenwood Craft Market

Just a short distance from Musgrave Centre is this interestin spot. Pick up collectables and little treasures, arts and crafts or just relax in the tea garden.

Saturday @ 9am

Free

Berea Park. Essenwood Road, Berea. (Tel) 031-208-1264

 

Dargle Valley Market

Fresh breads, free range eggs, cakes and baked goods as well as fruit and vegetables can be found at this market.

First Sunday of the Month @ 9am

Free

On Main Road, near Il Postino Restaurant, Dargle, Natal Midlands. (Tel) 082-831-4092

 

Victoria Street Market

Find Eastern and African products that include everything from: tobacco, spices, sculpture, beads, curios, brass and sweets but to name but a few. It is amidst the hustle and bustle of the city.

Mon – Sat @ 8am & Sun @ 10am

Free

Cnr of Queen and Victoria Streets, Durban. (Tel) 031-306-4021

 

Car boot & 2nd hand clothing market

This is one of Durbans biggest weekly flea markets. Here you will find a host of items from beds and bicycles to plants, tools and even cosmetics. It is the only market where you can also sell second hand clothing.

Sundays @ 9am

Free (Sellers pay R70)

First Avenue, opposite the Standard Bank, Greyville. (Tel) 031-209-4751 or 083-300-2999

 

The Golden Hours Family Market

Expect to find 2nd hand books and various foods or relax and have massage and pedicure.

Tea garden and kids playground also available at this market.

Sundays @ 10am

Free

Cnr Uitsig Road and Radar Drive. (Tel) 083-262-3693

 

Shongweni Farmers and Craft Market

Established in 1998, the market started with just 12 stalls seling fresh produce. It has now grown to more than 150 stalls boasting a variety of offerings including biltong, fresh food and more. Dogs are welcome.

Saturdays @ 6:30am till 10:30am

Free

Shongweni Market. Cnr Alvestone and Kassier Roads, Shongweni. (Tel) 083-777-1674

 

I Heart Durban

The “I Heart Market” offers a fantastic collection of South African talent. Here you will find locals, from designers to chefs, flaunting their wonderful wares.

First Saturday of month @ 9am

Free

Isaiah Mtshangase Road, Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban. (Tel) 031-303-5719