Best Markets in Pretoria and Surrounds

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Celebrating local makers, collectors and artists is so easy with these markets in Pretoria. Here you can browse and shop a rich bounty of clothing, accessories, and homewares, from pre-loved threads to upcycled gems. What’s more, you’ll save a tonne of cash while supporting local businesses and doing your bit for the environment. 

So, after your brunch meetup, why not skip the usual shopping haunts and head straight to Pretoria’s best markets instead? We guarantee the weekend pilgrimage will be well worth the trek.

Weekend markets in Pretoria

Markets in Pretoria

Busstop7 Open Air Market

Are pets allowed: Yes

BusStop7 in Pretoria East is a great way to spend weekends with the family. You’ll find over 150 stalls selling everything from local cheese, raw honey, organic fruit & veg, and unique lifestyle apparel for gifting. 

They’re pretty serious about creating an experience with a wide range of food and drink vendors to try while taking in some country air. A kids play area is available, and dogs are welcome at the venue.

Cost: Free entry

When: Reopens on 20 January 2024. Every Friday to Sunday, from 9am to 4pm
Where
: Cnr Duiker and Foxtrot Street, Pretoria

Website: busstop7.co.za | Email: admin@busstop7.co.za | Tel: 081 877 6924

Hazel Food Market

Arguably Pretoria’s oldest farmer’s market, Hazel Food Market has been serving everything from freshly baked bread to organic vegetables, olives, wine and much more since 2007.

You’ll also find speciality treats from many different countries like Dutch croquettes, Indian food, Polish smoked meat and cakes, Greek products, Italian foods and many others. 

The market aims to give Pretorians a place to purchase fresh produce straight from the producer or grower. The market is open every Saturday and makes for a convenient place to meet with friends – make a point of meeting at the communal sitting area and start the day off with a cup of coffee and a delicious cupcake.

Cost: Free entry

When: Every Saturday, from 8am to 2pm
Where
: 78 Queens Crescent, Lynnwood, Pretoria

Email: gerhard.mtb@gmail.com | Tel: 078 593 7716

Monthly markets in Pretoria

Markets in Pretoria

Menlo Vinyl Record Fair

Are pets allowed: Yes

Whether you’re into pop, rock, reggae, or blues, you can’t beat the authentic sound of vinyl. Pretoria’s monthly vinyl record market is definitely worth a visit for hardcore collectors, newbies to the scene, or just discerning musos. There’s also a listening station to explore the releases before purchase.

Buyers can leaf through a limited edition release from bygone local bands or acts, a broad range of genres, and if lady luck is on your side, score a rare first press or secure those one-off pieces for expanding your record collection.

Once you’re done, tuck in on Capital Craft’s unbeatable burgers. The space is also the go-to for hardcore craft beer fans thanks to a large library of local and imported beers and the laid-back vibe. 

Cost: Free entry

When: First Sunday of every month, from 10:30am to 2pm
Where
: Shop No. 20, Greenlyn Village Centre, Cnr Thomas Edison & 12th Street East, Menlo Park, Pretoria

Website: capitalcraft.co.za | Email: info@capitalcraft.co.za | Tel: 081 877 6924

Brooklyn’s Banting Market

Are pets allowed: No

Are you a dedicated banter or just started your banting journey? This monthly market hosts stalls that stock ONLY sugar-free, wheat-free, low carb high fat, gluten-free, Banting and diabetic-friendly food. You’ll find healthy, consciously made food that’s not available in supermarkets. Brooklyn’s Banting Market aims to put shoppers in contact with the producer and to provide local, fresh, quality produce mostly grown, baked and processed by stallholders themselves.

Cost: Free entry

When: Reopens on Saturday, 6 January 2024, every First Saturday of the month from 9am to 2pm
Where
: 78 Queens Crescent, Lynnwood, Pretoria

Website: bantingmarket.com | Email: karin@realfoodmarket.info | Tel: 079 527 4902

Markets in Pretoria

Market at the Sheds

Are pets allowed: Yes

Market @TheSheds is Pretoria’s hippest inner city market, hosted at 012central, the trendy, multi-space precinct development in the CBD. The vibe here has a laid-back African urban feel. All in all, there are 60+ food, drink and craft vendors, 7 live bands and performers, pop-up art exhibitions, creative activations and an open stage where local artists create a laid-back, acoustic, jazzy atmosphere. Kids, Vespa riders and cyclists enter free.

Cost: R50pp before 2pm, and R100pp thereafter

When: Every Last Saturday of the month, from 11am to 6pm
Where
: 012 Central, Helen Joseph Street, Pretoria Central, Pretoria

Website: marketatthesheds.co.za | Email: market@thesocialmix.org | Tel: 060 858 8607

The Antique Fair at Brooklyn Mall

Are pets allowed: No

Every month, the Antique Fair at Brooklyn Mall unpack a world of fascinating and valuable antiques and fine art spanning a range of periods. The fair is one of the biggest in the province and a must-see event for anyone interested in interior design, history, and art. There’s also the chance to chat with passionate dealers and get to know them and their goods. Amateur collectors are welcome to bring items for valuation as well. READ MORE

Cost: Free entry

When: First Saturday of every month, from 9am to 3pm
Where: Brooklyn Mall, Corner of Veale Street and, Fehrsen Street, Nieuw Muckleneuk, Pretoria

Website: naada.co.za | Email: clyde4th@mweb.co.za | Tel: 082 883 4933

Markets in Pretoria

Irene Village Market

Are pets allowed: Yes

Irene Village Market is a favourite of locals because of its beautiful location and the fact that it offers a refreshing escape from the bustle of city life. Located under a rooftop of trees at The Big Red Barn in Olifantsfontein, this market in Pretoria is the perfect outing for a Saturday morning. You can browse more than 150 stalls with a variety of locally handmade arts and crafts at this outdoor market.

Irene Village Market also boasts live entertainment for a vibey atmosphere where you can sit back and enjoy extraordinary food from the deli. Local on-tap beer and gin are also on the menu and remember that pets are welcome, too.

Cost: Free entry

When: Every Saturday in November and December 2023, from 9am to 2pm
Where
: The Big Red Barn, 7 Nelson Rd, Olifantsfontein, Pretoria

Website: irenemarket.co.za | Email: info@irenemarket.co.za

Pop-up markets in Pretoria

Markets in Pretoria

Pretoria’s Vintage & Decor Show

Are pets allowed: Yes

Pretoria’s Vintage & Decor Show is known for their great events set in a family-friendly atmosphere. This popular market and shopping emporium features more than 140 stallholders selling handpicked collectables at good prices. Stallholders are carefully handpicked by the team so that quality is ensured and prices are kept reasonably low. 

Also on offer is a gorgeous collection of artisanal food stalls, bakeries, ice cream trucks, and on-site restaurants. Kids can run free in the outdoor space, and bubbly and oysters are served on the deck underneath the tent. Parking is free and the event is wheelchair and pet-friendly. Note that pets must be on a leash. READ MORE

Cost: R10pp at gate, kids under 10 enter FREE

When: Thursday, 21 March, from 8:30am to 2:30pm
Where:
CBC Old Boys Club, 78 George Storrar Drive, Groenkloof, Pretoria

Email: yolanda@cardilogix.co.za | Tel: 063 273 0373

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