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Feel the Christmas Cheer at some of Cape Town’s most bespoke Christmas Markets!


So, you’ve decided to spend the Christmas season in Cape Town with family and friends. You’ve made the wise choice of booking into Evertsdal Guesthouse, an elegant and luxurious establishment offering 5-star service and accommodation. While we can’t offer you a white Christmas in Cape Town, and furthermore we know it’s not quite what you would expect, we can offer you the enchantment of Christmas in other ways. Proudly the Mother city’s Christmas markets offer a wonderous taste of Christmas.

Shopping this way is a delight as it offers the spirit of Christmas in the décor and ambience, allowing you to take home plenty of momentous souvenirs. After all, who doesn’t enjoy meandering around Christmas lights that dazzle and sparkle with the cheer that Cape Town offers.

Visit the best Christmas markets that Cape Town has to offer.


Blue Bird Garage Christmas Market

Whether it’s a speciality coffee or the traditional mince pie that we all enjoy, filled with spiced fruit and topped with love, the food stalls at the Blue Bird Garage Christmas Market offer an array of choices to get you into the festive cheer.

Little ones will enjoy the onsite play area of this family-friendly site. Avoid the busy shopping malls and shop for stocking fillers at this gorgeous summer Christmas Market.

2nd – 7th December 2018
Blue Bird Garage, Muizenberg


Edgemead Christmas Market

The Edgemead Christmas Market is an old favourite. As it is housed within a community hall, it is not weather dependent. Offering a host of handmade preserves, arts and crafts, the choices are endless when looking for that special gift. With over 250 stalls of the most talented crafters in Cape Town, the market is packed with many delightful foods, handmade clothes, bags and jewellery, as well as indoor and outdoor homeware, toys and gimmicks that appeal to all ages.

7th – 22nd December 2018
Edgemead Community Hall


Blaauwklippen Twilight Christmas Market

Blaauwklippen’s Twilight Christmas Market is set on one of Stellenbosch’s best-known wine estates. It is packed with festive activities, live bands, Christmas carols and funfair rides for the children. Christmas is a time for family and especially children. There’s plenty of entertainment for children to enjoy. At this beautiful estate, one is overwhelmed by the feeling of Christmas cheer. The estate boasts an impressive portfolio of wines. It also offers sliced biltong, designed to be paired with certain wines. If you are looking for something quite wholesome to snack on, this market offers Greek kebabs, German Flammkuchen and Chinese dumplings which are served fresh up until 9pm.

17th – 22nd December 2018
Blaauwklippen Vineyards, Stellenbosch


Lourensford Christmas Market

Lourensford sets a dazzling and delightful scene fit for a Christmas market. It is a contrasting getaway from the buzz of the city to this magnificent and historic Wine Estate which is nestled against the Helderberg Mountain range with exquisite views. The many bustling stalls sell locally crafted ware, homemade preserves and their own signature wine. Lourensford is well known for its award-winning gardens, with its enchanting Fairy Light Lane which simply transposes one to the essence of the magic of Christmas.

30th November – 2nd December 2018
Lourensford Wine Estate


Enjoy exploring Cape Town’s excellent Christmas markets during your stay at Evertsdal Guesthouse.