About

Pretoria’s hippest inner city market, hosted at 012central, the trendy, multi-space precinct development in the CBD.

Described as an African urban experience, it merges the best of city markets with the flavours of South Africa’s Capital, with local entrepreneurs, designers, artists and musicians forming the bulk of the participants.

All in all there are 60+ stands7 live bands / performers, pop-up art exhibitions, creative activations and an open stage where local artists create a laid-back, acoustic, jazzy atmosphere.

Trading hours are from 11h00 to 20h00Entrance is R50 before 15:00, and R100 thereafter. Kids, Vespa riders and cyclists enter free. Hours and rates sometimes change when there are special editions of the market.

The market usually takes place every last Saturday of the month. Dates sometimes change over long weekends.

There is FREE and SAFE parking at 216 Sisulu Street which provides direct access to the market. Visitors can also park at the State Theatre, 140m away from the main entrance at 381 Helen Joseph street.

Market@theSheds is the place to start the rediscovery of the Pretoria you thought you knew. It is a project of the Capital Collective, a non-profit organisation promoting rejuvenation efforts in the inner-city.

Discover the True Colours of the Capital and join the drive to re-awaken Pretoria’s beautiful inner-city!

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#LaLaRouge! 2 March

Oh la la! Rouge will be at Market@theSheds on 2nd of March! An absolute must attend market as we celebrate and extend the month of love 🙂 This, our February edition of Market@thesheds, with #LalaRouge as theme, takes the Valentine’s feeling further – love must be celebrated every day! Join us and get spoilt with our great offering and shared love for entertainment, arts, craft, fashion and delectable food and drinks. The Lovely Rouge will be our main act and share the stage with Jono Johansen,…

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Christmas@Freedom Park – hosted by Market@theSheds

The Festive Season in the capital just became more fun, with Market@theSheds going big at one of the city’s most beautiful locations, Freedom Park. This year, shoppers who are looking for something different from the normal stocking filler, can explore local art, design and fashion gifts within a vibey atmosphere of music, food and drink. Those who have been to Freedom Park, are in agreement that it is one of the most beautiful and underrated attractions in the city. The…

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Market@the Sheds Birthday Bash – 31 October 2015

Happy Birthday Market@theSheds! It’s been a glorious year filled with wonderful people, places and experiences and we would like to invite you to come and celebrate it with us on the 31st of October. Enjoy a day filled with live bands playing blues, jazz, soul and rock, with a DJ taking you into the evening for a massive Afterparty. Local artists, entrepreneurs and designers will once again be showcasing their goods and there will be a delicious variety of gourmet…

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Music in the Park presented by Market@the Sheds

Music in the Park, Market@theSheds’ special edition Music Festival is happening at the National Zoological Gardens of South Africa Pretoria, on Saturday, 26 September. Look forward to a great line-up of local performers, including Vusi Mahlasela, NewCreationsa, The Sextons, DMDC, The Lectric Monks, Urban Village Music and Rock Ruler & the Jam Gang. Tickets are R130 online at PLANKTON.mobi or R150 at the gate. All proceeds are in aid of Capital Collective, inner city rejuvenation._

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Music in the Park presented by Market@theSheds

Market@theSheds is proud to present Music in the Park – A Musical Feast to celebrate Spring! As the Capital’s monthly celebration of Art, Food, Design and Music, the market is known for its vibrant and exciting diversity with the biggest drawcard being local bands entertaining crowds with a combination of Jazz, Soul, Rock, Folk and Blues. Music in the Park is an extension of the market, promising a day and night of great music, art, design, fashion and food. Look…

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Here’s to the end of Winter!

Don’t miss the Market@theSheds on 29 August. We plan to have a lot of fun in celebration of the end of the dreary season. With more than 40 stalls there won’t be a shortage of things to see, shop or taste and our line-up of musicians will be excellent, as always.   Despite the cold weather last month, we had a wonderful day at the Market@theSheds, showing once again that people love local and are keen to explore exciting “new” city…

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27 June Fired-Up Edition

Market@theSheds will be hosting the June Edition at the beautiful old Pretoria Fire Station, bringing attention to this gorgeous, historic landmark in our city. The site of the old fire station has served many purposes in its lifetime: dumping ground, fire station, museum, arts hub…and now our market.   On the 27th you can look forward to performances by Afro G, Four Friends and Stuart Milne to heat up the day. As always local design and art stalls will scratch…

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Market@the Sheds is Popping Up this Saturday

Dear Friend of the Market@theSheds To make the most of the last few days of an almost forgotten Summer, we decided to take our first POP-UP Market to the old Moyo’s Building in the Fountains Valley, Pretoria. (Yes we know it’s not city centre, but it might be the last bit of green we see before the chilly season is upon us!) We promise a laid-back day with local art, design, food and a great line-up of music (including the…

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Market@theSheds and the Capital Collective – Connecting Efforts in the People’s City

Dear Pretoria fan, foodie, art, architecture and design lover, proud South African, explorer and Capital Collective supporter Our capital city is getting into her groove. Wonderful things and changes are happening all over the city, creating more reasons why Pretoria was voted the most liveable city in South Africa. One of these days we will have a wonderful public transport system in place, the inner city is cleaner and safer than it’s been in years, fabulous eateries and shops are…

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The link between Market@theSheds and the Capital Collective?

The Market@theSheds is a Capital Collective project, an initiative driving revival projects in the Pretoria CBD. Embracing the flavours and talents of South Africa’s Capital, local entrepreneurs, designers, artists and musicians form the bulk of the market. The market aims to provide a platform of support for young emerging artists and entrepreneurs to gain exposure and showcase their amazing talent. For some, the vibe at the market is merely a welcome surprise, but for many more, it is a proud display of the…

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Meet our team
This is who we are

Londiwe Mahlangu

Music Manager and Entertainment Expert

Mareli Wassenaar

CEO, The Big Boss, Visionary and Market Owner

Piet Joubert

Marketing and Master of Logistics

Christi Jackson

Innovation and Creativity

Zand’lee Groenewald

Intern and Market Enthusiast