Things To Do in Durban CentralStables Lifestyle Market
Where? Jacko Jackson Drive, Behind Kings Park Stadium, Durban, KwaZulu Natal
When? Wednesday and Friday from 18h00 to 22h00.
Sundays from 10h00 to 17h00.
How? Call +27 (0)31 202-9006
How much? Free to browse
If you are in Durban, head to the old New Market where you will find The Stables Lifestyle Market. Approximately 230 stables have been renovated into cute little shops (or stalls) with the emphasis being on home-grown and craft type merchandise. Even with all the changes that have been made to modernise the complex, the market purposefully still looks like stables and each stall is named after a famous race horse to add to the ambience.
The Stable Lifestyle Market operates twice during the week (Wednesdays and Fridays from 6 pm to 10 pm and weekend trading is on Sundays from 10 in the morning till 5 in the afternoon.
The whole family will enjoy browsing through a huge assortment of goods that are for sale from the individual stalls, including clothing, collectibles, books, arts and crafts, toys, beautiful art work including paintings, embroidered items and much more.
Once you've tired of shopping you can browse of food stalls that offer up cuisine from all over the world - and in true market stylem there's a pub for thirsty market-goers. Visitors are often treated to live musical performances, further adding to the market experience, encouraging visitors to linger longer and enjoy an unusual and festive atmosphere under the stars.