The Hillfox flea market deserves its reputation for great bargain buys. Located in the Johannesburg suburb of Roodepoort, the market is open on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. More than 250 stalls sell well-known brands and unique, hand-crafted crafted items for the lowest prices in the area.

Did you know?

The Hillfox flea market is held on the grounds of what was formerly the Hillfox Drive-In cinema?

The Hillfox flea market has earned itself a reputation as one of the best destinations for a weekend of bargain shopping in the greater Johannesburg area. Located on the grounds of what was formerly the Hillfox Drive-In cinema, this vibrant flea market in Roodepoort attracts about 250 traders selling well-known brands and other unique articles at very affordable prices.

The market has a relaxed vibe and on sunny Johannesburg weekends, you can find locals and visitors browsing around for clothing, furniture, crafts or special foodstuffs. The Roodepoort flea market also offers plenty of safe parking spots and access to ATM machines - handy to have around with so many tempting goods on offer.

Great entertainment goes hand in hand with great bargains at the Hillfox flea market, which runs on Saturdays, Sundays and on public holidays. For children, there is all sorts of entertainment ranging from clowns and mini-circuses, to exciting Easter egg hunts and balloon artists.

Free Sunday concerts – often featuring well-known South African performers - draw large crowds, as does the popular food court. The popular market is a great place to meet friends and interact with locals.

Hillfox is owned and run by B&B Markets, an entrepreneurial enterprise whose core business is to identify and develop profitable commercial ventures which offer sustainable social development opportunities. Apart from Hillfox, The Rosebank Rooftop and Melville markets (both in Johannesburg) and the Hatfield market (Pretoria) have also been tailored to combine the excitement of the traditional craft and flea market experience with the convenience of retail shopping at a mall.

Travel tips & Planning info

Who to contact

Tel: +27 (0)11 442 4488
Email : info@craft.co.za

How to get here

Take the N1 South (Western Bypass), take the Fourteenth Avenue offramp in Roodepoort and turn left. Turn right at the first opportunity into Hendrik Potgieter Drive. The Hillfox flea market will be on your right.

Best time to visit

The Hillfox flea market is held on Saturdays, Sundays and on public holidays. It opens from 9am until 5pm.

Length of stay

It is easy to spend a few enjoyable hours browsing around at the Hillfox flea market.

What to eat

Plenty of food stalls sell delicious (sometimes home cooked) food

Best buys

The entire flea market in Roodepoort is a magnet for bargain buyers – if you are looking for fun, affordable quality and variety, you won’t be disappointed!