Skip the long queues and do all your shopping at these KZN Christmas markets

2019-11-10 08:31 - Thutolore Tsatsane
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The festive spirit is in the air, shops are sprawling with bright decorations and Christmas carols can be heard from miles away. 

It is all fun and games until some of your favourite products are out of stock and you spend most of your day stuck in a queue that does not seem to be moving. All of this can be avoided, whether you start your shopping mid-November or two days before the holiday. Christmas markets are the answer to your silent prayer, collect unique gifts and home-baked desserts across the province.

From the KZN midlands to the city centres, grab your family and play treasure hunt through these gem-filled markets, let's see who comes out with the best find. 

When: November to December

Where: The Hay Store, Point Waterfront

Cost: R20 per person / children under 12: free / pensioners pay half price

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When: 7 - 28 December 2019

Where: Shongweni Market, Hillcrest, KZN

Cost: Free entry

When: 7 - 16 December 2019

Where: Hillcrest High School, Hillcrest, KZN

Cost: Free entry

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When: 11 December 2019

Where: SPCA Durban

Cost: Free entry

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When: 14 December 2019

Where: Himeville Fort and Museum, Drakensberg

Cost: Free entry

When: 16 December 2019

Where: ANEW Hotel, Hilton, KZN

Cost: Free entry

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