Market on Main Heads To Design Quarter This December!

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Do you love Market On Main and Design Quarter? Then you definitely don't want to miss this! Shoppers can enjoy a three-weekend series of pop-ups in December, marking the fourth collaboration between Market on Main and Design Quarter.

What Is It?

The first collaboration was in September 2018. Market on Main was invited to bring a piece of their downtown home to the prestigious Design Quarter in Fourways. A selection of their favourite stallholders were scattered throughout the centre, activating the space with heart.

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This time, they will be temporarily occupying a dedicated retail space at Design Quarter, giving them the opportunity to provide their vendors with an immense space to trade during retail’s busiest three weekends of the year. Each weekend will start with a night market on Friday night, and continue on Saturday and Sunday from noon until 17:00.

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Wondering what to expect at these markets? Well, a few highlights will include a Kids Jolly Xmas Workshop, showing children how to make paper art for tree décor and cookie decorating, and a Traditional Wreathe Workshop with celebrated florist, Franz Grabe. Get all the details below:

Kids Jolly Xmas Workshop – Saturday, 05 December 2020

This Kids' Jolly Xmas Workshop is a once off event at Market on Main at Design Quarter, on Saturday 05 December 2020 from 14:00 to 17:00. Keep your kids busy for a couple of hours while you enjoy the market. A colourful, creative celebration of all things festive. Join Pippa from Tinker School for a jam packed workshop for kids – tree decorations, paper art and sculpting and cookie decorating. WhatsApp Pippa on 079 151 9015 for more details if needed. Cost is R250 per child (including materials) and booking is essential. Click here to book your tickets now.

Market on Main Design Quarter

Couture Wreathe Making Workshop – Saturday, 19 December 2020

This Couture Wreathe Making Workshop is a once off event at Market on Main at Design Quarter, on Saturday 19 December from 12:00 to 14:00. Spoil yourself and/or a loved one with a two-hour workshop hosted by Johannesburg's legendary flower couturier, Franz Gräbe. Franz will guide you with his visionary eye, genius skill, and sharp wit to create your own personal Christmas wreathe. For more information, contact [email protected] or 011 022 3894. Cost is R800 per person (including materials) and booking is essential. Click here to book your tickets now.

Market on Main Design Quarter

An important focus will be a push to support small businesses and local makers when shopping during the gifting season this year. Many of their vendors used the lockdown to rethink and rebrand their products, so the offering will be new, fresh, innovative, and most importantly, local.

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When Is It?

Visit Market on Main at Design Quarter over the following weekends this December:

  • Friday, 04 December 2020 to Sunday, 06 December 2020
  • Friday, 11 December 2020 to Sunday, 13 December 2020
  • Friday, 18 December 2020 to Sunday, 20 December 2020

Market times are as follows: 

  • Fridays: 15:00 – 20:00
  • Saturdays and Sundays: 12:00 – 17:00

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Where Is It?

Design Quarter, corner William Nicol Drive and Leslie Avenue, Magaliessig, Fourways, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Entrance to the market is FREE. However, be sure to take your card and some cash along to do some shopping and indulging, and to pay for parking.

market on main design quarter

For More Information

For more information about Market on Main, visit their social media platforms: Facebook and Instagram.

You can also contact them on WhatsApp via 082 868 1335 or email [email protected].

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