Cape Town is a unique shopping destination; with an array of markets you are likely to find the best Christmas gift for your loved ones while shopping this festive season. Coming holidays seek the best tree decoration and revive the festive spirit at Christmas markets in Cape Town. It’s that crazy time of the year when the countdown begins and the gift markets mushroom all over Cape Town.
Christmas shopping in crowded malls, with irritated moms, naughty babies and never ending queues can be a terrifying experience. Anyone can purchase a bottle of designer perfume, box of imported dark chocolates or latest gadgets but Christmas in Cape Town is not about how much cash you flash but it is a simple act of showing people how much you love your dear ones? Therefore hop in Christmas markets and bring back home something which will be memorable and meaningful so book flights to Cape Town.
Take a look at 2013 Christmas markets in Cape Town:
Malmesbury Christmas Light Market
This annual fair celebrates the festive switching of the lights from its spot in the Malmesbury Town Hall and parking area. The community Christmas market boasts of 100 stalls peddling anything from unique gifts to delicious locally made produce and home-baked treats. Some things worth mentioning are live music, performance by church choirs that keep the merriment going till late evening. Entry to this market is free but shoppers are advised that there is no card facility in this premise but there are ATMs across the street.
Fab Idea Christmas Gift Fair Kommetjie
It is located in the rustic forest cum beach village of Kommetjie which is one-stop and boasts of housing unusual Christmas gifts ideas to choose from which includes home décor, garden accessories, fabulous clothing, crafts and jewelry. The place also has an array of lip smacking food stuffs available for people that get cranky while shopping. Even the mom and dad indulge in some kind of organic wines and craft beers which keep the kids busy with art and crafts so book direct flights to Cape Town.
Christmas Around the World: V&A Market on the Warf
The V&A Market on the Warf will host its ever first Christmas bazaar this December and people of all age groups can come and check its exciting ‘around the world’ theme. This place opened its door in 2012 and this cuisine hotspot has been providing Capetonians with a wonderful assortment of food delights. Presently it’s a gourmet destination and situated right next to the Two Oceans Aquarium that has brought the Mother City Noel-themed nosh from all over the globe. The place also has live music and the organizers will hand over spot prizes to some lucky winners.
Cape Town Summer Market
It overflows at an area of 200 craft, food, gift and clothing stall as this popular summertime market in the Company’s Garden is a perfect place to eat, shop, party and simply spend some quality time. In 2012 the two week to do replaced the Adderley Street Night Market as the Cape Town’s major market initiative during the festive season and once again it has provided all kinds of parking and toilet facilities. While the kids will be bust in the kid’s corner while the mom and dad can relax in the food court while shopping in Cape Town.