Christmas Gift Guide 2019

Christmas Gift Guide

Shopping for Christmas gifts in Cape Town can be a daunting and stressful experience – shopping malls are crowded, parking is a nightmare and all too often you end up leaving with nothing you actually wanted.

Fear no more! Here is a list of the best Christmas markets in Cape Town, where you can enjoy delicious food, wine, and a festive vibe while you shop for unique, artisanal gifts.

Made in the Cape Gift Fair

When: 29 November 2019 – 13 December 2019

What to expect: The Made in the Cape Gift Fair is bigger than the monthly markets that take place in Cavendish Square, Claremont. Here you’ll find the very best in locally handmade artisan gifts and décor and everything you need to make this your best Christmas ever.


Simply South Gift and Craft Fair

When: 2 – 22 December 2019

What to expect: The ninth Simply South Gift and Craft Fair promises to be bigger and better than ever. The market offers a wide range of original handcrafted goods that you can buy for Christmas, birthday, or teacher’s gift. Beverages and light meals will also be on sale.


Pinelands Craft and Gift Fair

When: 2 – 22 December 2019

What to expect:  A selection of gifts exhibited by 160 crafters include exquisite handcrafted cards and Christmas decorations, delicious treats, leatherwork, jewellery, and toys, books, clothing, and lots more. After you’ve shopped you can chill in the “Page Break” tea room which offers tea and coffee, cake and light meals.


Edgemead Craft and Gift Market

When: 5 -22 December 2019

What to expect: Every year more than 250 of the Western Cape’s finest crafters travel from as far as Mossel Bay, Riversdale and Vredenburg to take part in the market. You can find everything you need for Christmas, from decoration to gifts for your family and friends, under one roof.



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