Maboneng has become one of the most vibrant precincts in Johannesburg. Anyone who wants to have a fun experience flocks to the beautiful and artistic inner city. It has also become a tradition to visit the multifaceted venue, Market On Main.
The Maboneng Precinct is home to many beautiful places and is blessed with artistic people, crafts and venues. One such venue is Market On Main. The market is open every Sunday.
The Market On Main attracts many people from around the city to come and enjoy themselves. It has become a hub were you can enjoy almost anything.
The market boasts a diversity of activities, you can be sure that you won't want to leave because of the electric ambience.
As much as they classify themselves as a food and design market, there is much more on offer.
This is the dream of every foodie, the Market On Main offers a world of cuisine to explore. Whether you are vegetarian or a carnivore, you will find something yummy to eat.
In fact, the market will leave you feeling spoiled for choice. It's an awesome place to enjoy different varieties.
At Market On Main, you will find breakfast, brunch, lunch, late lunch, dinner and desserts.
There are many food stalls that cater to different palates, so the drink options are endless.
If you love the craft culture, there are some great craft beers and artisanal spirits to enjoy and pair with the delicious food that you will devouring.
There are also some delicious non-alcoholic light drinks available as well as some coconut delights.
This market features spontaneous artists playing street music and you can expect some groovy tunes at the market itself.
However, if you want to watch or enjoy some live dancing, then Rooftop Salsa at the Canteen is the place to be.
The Market On Main is a world of art, whether visual, craft or active.
There is always something new and exciting to explore at the market, such as talented designers who sell the best local goods in the country.
So if you want to add a little shopping spree into the mix, this is the best place to get authentic, local products.
Lastly, Market On Main has great ambience. From the moment you walk into the venue, you will feel the electric energy inviting you to come and have fun, surrounded by the views of the inner city buildings.
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The Bryanston Organic and Natural Food Market has been in operation for over 40 years. Offering market goers a unique outdoor market experience, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Another great thing about this market is that it is open twice a week - on Thursdays and Saturdays from 09:00 to 15:00. The Bryanston Organic Market features natural food stores, artisanal arts and crafts and many health and wellness products. They have seven featured health and wellness stalls - Song of India, The Green Goods Company, Be Happy Family Care Company, Julmir Organics, Inthusiasm, Crystal Geological and LotusFlower. These stalls sell everything from eco-friendly make-up, to essential oils, shampoos, nutritional supplements and natural cleaning products. What more could you need to get you feeling healthy and revitalised?
Details: 40 Culross rd (off Main rd), Bryanston, Johannesburg | + 27 (11) 706 3671 | [email protected].
The Vegan Hippie Connection Market has flourished over the last few years to become one of Joburg's favourite alternative markets. They have also recently expanded their horizons, hosting a couple of pop-up markets in Magaliesburg. When it comes to health and wellness, this market is the place to be. All their food offerings are vegan of course, which already amps up the health factor. However, anyone is welcome to attend, so long as you have an open mind and a love of the outdoors. Visit them to learn more about plant-based eating and to get your hands on some super tasty vegan treats. You can also stock up on all your vegan beauty essentials, candles and healing crystals.
Details: Pirates Sports Club, 25 Braeside Road, Parkhurst, Johannesburg | 072 731 4799 | [email protected].
The Halo Holistic Fair and Craft Market is all about healing from inside and inspiring the community to engage with their life's journey in a mindful way. This is a health and wellness market with a difference. Here you can experience psychic readings, massage, reiki, access bars, faeries and various other merchandise connected to the Holistic community. Get your supply of handmade jewellery, crystals, healing plants and all-natural beauty products from their expert traders.
The Halo Holistic Fair and Market is a family-friendly event, so bring the kids along. They can enjoy an afternoon playing in the open air on a fun jumping castle and other activities. Afterwards, you can all enjoy a meal at the family-style restaurant.
If you have been yearning for a change of lifestyle, then this is the market for you.
Details: The Atrium at Jeppe Quondam, 72 Boeing Rd East, Bedfordview, Johannesburg | [email protected].
The Bedfordview Night Market is Joburg's largest multicultural fair. Featuring great traditional foods and the latest foodie trends such as Bubble Waffles, this market is a food lover's dream. However, their arts and crafts section is also a must-visit. From tissue oils, to crystals and incense, there is a huge variety of health and wellness stalls. Interested in CBD oil for you or your aging pooch? Stop by their dedicated stall which sits right in the middle of all the market action. This is a dog-friendly environment, so you can bring your four-legged best friend along to sample these products.
The Bedfordview Night Market has a relaxed, family-fun atmosphere. With great live music and sumptuous food, you won't find a better place to recuperate from a long week of work or school. Let the healing begin!
Details: Jeppe Quondam Sports Fields, 72 Boeing Rd East, Bedfordview, Johannesburg | 084 995 9375 | [email protected].
The Zen Market in Roodepoort promotes a sense of inner bliss and wellness through their monthly events. Avoid the hustle and bustle of other city markets and visit the Zen Market for a tranquil experience. They have the usual food fare, craft stalls and live entertainment, as well as a number of health and wellness traders. Get yourself back on the road to all-round wellness at this unique market.
The Zen Market hosts a number of events too, such as Tarot Reading classes and planting lessons to help you grow your own veggie gardens. They also frequently visit other health and wellness markets around the city, including the Vegan Hippie Connection Market.
Keep an eye on their Facebook page for event updates.
Details: Ennis Garden Centre, Cnr Christiaan De Wet Rd and Paul Krugers Rd, Roodepoort, Johannesburg.
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