The most wonderful time of the year can easily be the most frustrating.
You and everyone else in the country are getting ready for the festive season, which means all of your favourite stores will be packed. Avoiding the overcrowded spaces does not mean you can't get your shopping done, Christmas markets have everything you need with a touch of entertainment.
Here is a round-up of some of the best markets around your city to get you prepped for the holidays.
When: 30 October - 9 November 2019
Where: NG Moreletapark, De Villebois-Mareuil, Pretoria.
Cost: Free entry
When: November and December
Where: The Big Red Barn, Olifantsfontein, Pretoria
Cost: Free entry
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When: 19 November - 19 December 2019
Where: 40 Culross Road, Bryanston, Johannesburg
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When: 20 November - 1 December 2019
Where: Kungwini Welfare Organisation, Pretoria
Cost: Free Entry
When: 29 November - 1 December 2019
Where: George Hay Park, Parkview, Johannesburg
Cost: Adults: R50 / Pensioners: R20 / Children under 12: free
When: 30 November - 1 December 2019
Where: Botanical Gardens, Emmarentia, Johannesburg
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When: 11 - 22 December 2019
Where: Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, Johannesburg
Cost: R10 per person / children under 12: free
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