Durban Markets Guide – Sep/Oct

Farmers Market-PMB

This market was established in 1991 with just 12 stalls and has grown to more than 58 stalls. Find cheese, fruit, nuts, meat, plants and baked goods at the this market.

Saturday @ 6am

Free

2 Swartkops Road, Prestbury, Pietermaritzburg. (Tel) 033-345-4656

 

Essenwood Craft Market

Just a short distance from Musgrave Centre is this interesting 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

 

I Heart Market

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.

4 June @ 9am – 2pm

Free

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

 

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.

 

The Winter Play Market

There are only 4 markets a year, so don’t miss the one. Hailed as one of the best family markets around KZN.

12 Jun @ 9am

R10 Entry Fee

Giba Gorge Mountain Bike Park. Ngweni Road, Westmead. (Tel) 071-307-0823

 

Farmers Market Pietermaritzburg

Open every Saturday and is very popular for Baked goods, Dairy products and plants. Just over 58 stalls and it takes place in the Botanical Gardens too.

Every Saturday @ 6am

Free

2 Swartkops Road, Prestbury. (Tel) 033-345-4656

 

Slow Saturdays Market

Slow down and enjoy a variety of slow cooked foods. The emphasis is on ‘made from scratch’ and food that is thoroughly prepared.

Every Saturday @ 10am

Free

8 Morrsion Street, Durban. (Tel) 082-466-5722

 

Karkloof Famers Market

The market is a great spot to get all your fresh produce which is sourced from producers in the KZN midlands area. You can also enjoy breakfast and great premium coffee here. For the kids there is a jungle gym, sand pit and pony rides.

Every Saturday @ 7am

Free

Karkloof Farmers Market. On Karkloof Road, 2.6km from Howick. (Tel) 082-851-8649

 

Car boot & 2nd hand clothing market

This is one of Durban’s 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 Stables Lifestyle 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.

6pm (Wed), 6pm (Fri), 10am (Sun)

Free

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

 

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

 

The morning trade market

A space where you can buy fresh produce and enjoy farm fresh ingredients.

Sundays @ 8am

Free

15 Station Drive, Durban.

 

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 selling 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