Top five markets along the Garden Route

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It's not a trip to the Garden Route without stopping off at all the great markets along the way. Get out and enjoy handmade treats, organic fruit and veggies, or arts and crafts at the day markets. In the evenings, put on your dancing shoes and enjoy some craft beer with live music. Taste tapenades, artisanal bread, fine wines and local cheeses.

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Outeniqua Farmer's Market

Where: Opposite Garden Route Mall, George

What: Extensive variety of organic food; handmade good; artisan products; fruit and veggies; dairy and cheese; biltong and specialty foods.

When: Every Saturday from 8AM to 2PM

Harkerville Saturday Market

Where: On the N2, between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay

What: A combination of a flea market, craft market and a farmer's market; peruse through books, pick up some flowers, or sample some delicious cheeses.

When: Every Saturday from 8AM to 12PM

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Milkwood Evening Market

Where: Beach Road, Milkwood Village, Wilderness

What: Handmade wares, artisanal breads, cured meats, arts and crafts, and live music.

When: Friday from 4PM to 9PM

Knysna Friday Market

Where: No.4 Narnia Village, Welbedacht Lane,Knysna

What:
A wide range of food and drinks with live music.

When: Fridays from 4PM - 8PM

Thyme & Again Farm Stall

Where: Keurboomsrivier

What: A local farm stall serving up home-made sweet and savoury treats, fresh coffee, prepared meals and friendly people.

When: 8AM to 5:30PM

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