CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN GAUTENG

Moonlight Market at Bryanston Organic & Natural Market

Dates: 17 November to 22 December 2015
Times: 17:00 to 21:00
Days: Every Tuesday evening, from mid November until Christmas
Website: www.bryanstonorganicmarket.co.za

It is that special time of the year when the market is lit up with the sparkle of festive lights and trimmings, and laid before you is a tempting array of uniquely hand crafted gifts, decorations and festive foods. In keeping with the wholesomeness of the season and the ethos of the market, these are all lovingly made from organic and natural materials and ingredients. Children’s entertainment includes ceramic painting, sand art and candle dipping and making.

Stonehaven on Vaal Christmas Market

Dates: 29 November to 20 December 2015
Times: 9:00 to 21:00
Days: Sunday market, running the last four Sundays before Christmas
Website: www.stonehaven.co.za

Meander amongst the stalls on the banks of the Vaal River and shop for gifts, decorations and antiques. Create your own family heirloom and relax in the Tea Garden while enjoying a snack and a drink.

Kamers Vol Geskenke, Irene

Dates: 1 to 6 December 2015
Times: 9:00 to 18:00
Days: From the first Tuesday to Sunday in December
Website: www.kamersvol.com

The popular market from Stellenbosch, Kamers Vol Geskenke, has made its way to Open Window in Irene. This market has everything you may ever need for Christmas gifts. Clothing, kitchenware and fine art are some of the potential gifts on offer. With deliciously prepared food and space for kids, the market had live music and a welcoming atmosphere.

Norfest Christmas Fair

Dates: 24 to 28 November 2015
Times: 9:00 to 19:00
Days: Last week of November
Website: craftersfair.co.za


The Norfest Christmas Fair will take place from 24 to 28 November at the Northfield Methodist Church, Benoni. Come and enjoy the browsing through more than 120 exhibitors. There will be goods for every budget with a focus on quality and originality. This family-friendly event is a fantastic way to ease into your holiday shopping. Tel 082 453 7933.

Emperors Christmas Market

Dates: 11 to 20 December 2015
Times: 9:00 to 21:00
Days: Daily in mid-December
Website: craftersfair.co.za


Lots of exhibitors will be participating, and all products on sale at the fair are pre-selected to ensure variation, excellent quality and reasonable prices. The December event runs concurrently with the garden of lights at Emperors Palace – a Christmas market with something for the whole family. Tel 082 453 7933.

Moreleta Christmas Market

Dates: 28 October to 7 November 2015
Times: 9:00 to 20:00
Website: craftersfair.co.za


Moreleta Christmas Market will take place at the NG Moreleta church in Pretoria East from 28 October to 7 November 2015. This fun event will feature over 200 exhibitors selling interesting products from all over South Africa with a variety of different goodies to buy for Christmas. Tel 082 453 7933.