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South Africa Tourism Awards

Type: Experience
Category: Unique Experience

Motivation for award: We are a weekly (Saturday) early trading market starting at 6.30am providing quality food, crafts and art sold by various local traders. We provide music for free at the main stage as well as the Village Theatre. We have a bar selling our own crafted gin and beer which is on tap. There are many activities for children such as riding the small Shongweni Express (train), pony rides, small fun fair and have held a Theatre production last Christmas in our Village – callled How to Train Your Human which was a huge success. We are also pet friendly. We literally are “Fun for the Whole Family”

Region: Kwazulu Natal / EShongweni Valley

The Shongweni Farmers & Craft Market

Fun for the Whole Family

A Weekly market that trades every Saturday from 6.30am to 12.30pm
Selling fresh produce, crafts, ready made foods, decor items, furniture, pet products, outdoor goods, nursery, jewelry, seating and rest areas, nature trail, as well as great view points to relax and take it all in. Free music on both the main stage and Village Theatre

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Elsabe&Ted Jastrzebski – 12.04.2022
Local is lekker

Renira Bhaidas – 05.04.2022
I have been here with the kids, we loved the experience… The food stalls and kiosk and the beautiful views

Ricky van Huyssteen – 27.03.2022
The shongweni market is a great family outing and a great experience for friends to share among themselves.

Ringo Chetty – 22.03.2022
Awesome place for the entire family

Carol Pearce – 20.03.2022
Very popular market and has something for everyone.

Ross Marshall – 19.03.2022
Best market I’ve been to. Great bellows!

BEV DU TOIT – 19.03.2022
Shongweni Market is not your average flea market. It is so much more than that. The food is fantastic and the crafters man their own stalls and are able to engage with the public at any level. The market is dog friendly and fully covered in wet weather. The grounds and stalls are well kept and the views are stupendous. Why would you want to be anywhere else on a Saturday morning? It’s our favourite place to meet friends and it’s the gem of KZN.

Samukele Cele – 18.03.2022
The very best of Durban

Faradh Khan – 18.03.2022
The shongweni farmers market is by far the most popular and vibrant tourist destinations in Durban… The home away from home destinations.

Mellissa Williams – 18.03.2022
A beautiful morning our to meander through the various stalls..Enjoy a bite to each or a g&t

Stephanie Steyl – 17.03.2022
I love this market!!

Gary chislett – 17.03.2022
Best farmers market in Kzn

Lulu Edy-Roderick – 17.03.2022
Authentic- experience from reatil-recreation, leisure for children & adults

Justin Roberts – 17.03.2022
A fantastic environment for the whole family.

Johan Minderon – 17.03.2022
The best market in KZN

Juanita-Rose Van Der Vlis – 17.03.2022
Absolutely amazing!! I attend all the time

Barbara Burns – 17.03.2022
Fantastic Market Venue, with a great Friendly Vibe on every Saturday morning for all the Visitors, Food and Craft Stall Holders.

Ingrid Nelson – 17.03.2022
This market is truly extraordinary! What an amazing vibe. It’s the place to be on a Saturday morning with fantastic live music, craft gin and beer, awesome array of divine food and locally made crafts! Support local and come and relax for a few hours.

Shaina Farouk – 17.03.2022
Best Market in KZN

Samantha – 17.03.2022

Tracy Hitchens – 17.03.2022
Something for everyone, a quality market with amazing food and craft stalls. The views are amazing and atmosphere make it a definite on your to do list

Tracy Eagles – 17.03.2022
Best farmers market in kzn. A brilliant day out for all the family. There is nothing you cannot find at this stunningly situated venue

Allan Beckley – 17.03.2022
Best weekend experience in Durban and KZN

Vicky Visagie – 17.03.2022
A place for family, friends and fur babies, sunshine or rain the market runs with lots of stalls and open spaces, great shopping and relaxing environment

Jeanette Visagie – 17.03.2022
A wonderful day out, hub of stalls, great atmosphere and music band to get you grooving,

christine standeaven – 17.03.2022
Our market has existed for 22 years and we are continually adding attractions which are great for the visitors. Our stallholders are the backbone of the market, and we appreciate every one of them.

A K Khan – 17.03.2022
When you visit Cape Town you have to see The Mountain If you are In Durban Shongweni Farmers Market is a must visit

Riaz Ally – 17.03.2022
One of the best markets in the country, definitely the best in KZN. It has everything you need for a fun day out.

A K Khan – 17.03.2022
When you visit Cape Town you have to see The Mountain If you are In Durban Shongweni Farmers Market is a must visit

virgo robertson – 17.03.2022
lots of great crafters, food , live music, shows and best of all the friendly owners

Bev Clark – 17.03.2022
Diverse, vibey and KZN friendly market….a great Saturday morning outing for the whole family!

yusuf simjee – 17.03.2022
great place to spend a Saturday with lots to see and do

victor robertson – 17.03.2022
come and enjoy an outing for the whole family as well as with your pets

Thelma Gren – 17.03.2022
Best market in KZN great vibe, plenty of good food and craft stalls

carlos Mateiro – 17.03.2022
Love this market for a day outing, everything you want or need under one roof

Roxanne Robertson – 17.03.2022
Its a gorgeous market for young and old

Julie Vorster – 17.03.2022
Great experience for families! Upbeat and has a variety of good to choose from. Talented musicians!

Sharlene – 17.03.2022
You can’t come to Durban without experiencing South Africa’s finest Craft Market!!

virgo robertson – 17.03.2022
An awesome market with great food, live music and a park for your furry friends

Emily Marshall – 17.03.2022
A market with such an array of crafts, fresh food and fun for the whole family

Manusha BESASAR – 17.03.2022
Best market to be at

Margarette Alberts – 17.03.2022
Excellent experience

Philippe RENAUD – 17.03.2022
Definitely Shongweni farmer’s market the best destinations

Pia Carey – 17.03.2022
Best Saterday experience for the whole family

Chriss Marshall – 17.03.2022
Best market in KZN

Mrs S Pramlal – 17.03.2022
Excellent safe venue for the whole family

Vanessa Fraden – 17.03.2022
The Shongweni Farmers & Craft Market is an amazing market to take the whole family including the fur babies! Loads to eat and drink, whilst sitting and listening to the music. A great way to spend a morning.

Lovely day out with lots of local purchases.

Tshepo Wesi – 17.03.2022
Nare boutique

Inno – 14.03.2022
Views are spectacular!!!

Jo Thome – 13.03.2022
Great food! Lovely views! Love the overall vibe!

Michelle Foonk – 12.03.2022
Shongweni market has the bestt of everything, the food, thr goods, the atmosphere and even a spectacular view of a waterfall! We take all our visitors there.

Sihle Phungula – 12.03.2022
Good food ,Vibe and ambiance at the backdrop of a waterfall.

Indira Mohanpersadh – 11.03.2022
My family and I look forward to going to this market often. Great food,music and ambience. Best of all is fur babies are welcome.

Angela Clarke – 11.03.2022
Love this market for a fun Saturday morning. Music, food, shopping all in a beautiful country setting

Taryn Dick – 11.03.2022
Awesome shopping experience and lovely atmosphere

Bev Durrant – 11.03.2022
Love my mornings here!

Marianne – 11.03.2022
Lovely outing for a saterdaymorning, great food and selection of marketstalls.

Debbie Durrant – 11.03.2022
The best way to spend a Saturday morning, the vibe and views are amazing!

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