Markets are a great way to find unique gifts for your loved ones, make it an outing for the whole family with these great markets that have activities for the kids while mom shops!
1) ‘EKLIEFKRISMIS’ CHRISTMAS MARKET (5 minute’s drive from Pine Lodge)
Don't miss out on this year’s ‘Ekliefkrismis’ Christmas Market, held at Eden place Kraaibosch George just off the N2, from 10-21 December. Browse through all the handcrafted items from the exhibitors or end off your day with the taste of great food, gin or coffee rich with aroma, while the young ones enjoy the spacious play area.
‘Ekliefkrismis’ market is a celebration of creativity that brings together crafters from all over South Africa to the Garden Route to exhibit and sell their handmade products including jewellery, clothing, gifts, toys, decor items and deli goods. Young ones can enjoy a variety of activities including face painting, jungle gym, jumping castle and sand art, while the rest of the family members indulge in the assortment of delicious drinks and scrumptious meals available throughout the day.
2) OUTENIQUA FARMERS MARKET (5 minute’s drive from Pine Lodge)
Situated opposite the Garden Route Mall, along the N2 towards Victoria Bay, turn-off at the circle to the left at the BP and Caltex Garage . Open every Saturday 8am till 2pm, The Outeniqua Farmers Market that is situated opposite the Garden Route Mall along the N2 and is open every Saturday from 8am until 2pm. With more than 150 food and craft stalls, they guarantee that there is something for everyone. They also offer live entertainment, lots of undercover seating, excellent ablution facilities and tons of secure parking.
And for the kids, there’s a Boere train ride, pedal cars, pony-cycle rides, face painting, bunnies, sand-art and a massive play park. So if it’s farm fresh fruit and veggies, international cuisine, sweet treats or gifts and decor that you are after, then Outeniqua Family Market is the place for you! Bring along the whole family, pets welcome too.
3) BOEREVINTAGE GIFT MARKET (15 minute’s drive from Pine Lodge)
The Boerevintage Gift Market celebrate their 5th year in existence with a wonderful collaboration between them and the popular Redberry Farm in Geelhoutboom. Shop in one of the most beautiful settings in the Garden Route, while soaking up the fantastic holiday atmosphere and first-class facilities at the new venue. You will experience the widest range of quality gifts and products available in the Garden Route. Bring the whole family to enjoy everything that Redberry Farm has to offer including the Redberry Express, picking your own strawberries and eating delicious food at one of the many artisanal eateries on the premises. The market has a central pay point and accepts cash, debit and credit card payments.
Entry to Boerevintage Gift Market and Redberry Farm is free! Enquiries: Laetitia Kotze 08339880205 / firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Pine Lodge is situated in close proximity to al these great markets, which makes it ideal if you have children, that might want to cut the day short and spend it in the pool! Book you family accommodation at Pine Lodge: https://www.pinelodgegeorge.co.za/enquire/