There are many community markets on the KZN South Coast. They range from charity-run markets to arts and crafts, farmers and night markets. Check the events calendar to confirm dates and try them out when next you are looking for a gift or souvenir or just want to do shopping outdoors:
Margate Mardi Gras – Check seasonal calendars for weekly night markets with live entertainment, arts and crafts, food and clothing.
Scottburgh Mardi Gras – Day time during December festive season, gifts can be bought at more than 160 stalls in Scott Street, live entertainment, activities and cosmopolitan food on offer.
Uvongo Flea Market – Every Saturday and Sunday morning, you can buy clothes, toys and food, a tea room serves refreshments.
The Coast Market – First Saturday of every month for gourmet food, fashion and crafts in Margate, live music and children’s play area.
The Crafters’ Market – The popular Crafters’ Market concept can be found in Margate, the shop stocks more than 60 crafters’ craft items, find décor items, bags, jewellery and gifts in general.
Halfway Community Market – Check seasonal calendars and look for gifts, homebakes, nuts, arts and crafts. At Mbango Commercial Centre in Port Shepstone.
Riverbend Market and Carnival – Next to the Mpambanyoni River, find food stalls, arts and crafts and exciting activities for young and old. Check seasonal calendars.