Natal Outdoor Markets, Flea Markets, Farmer Markets

Centro de Turismo

Natal has a large tourism industry, not only within Brazil from Brazilians traveling to this beautiful destination, but tourists from all over the world come to Natal to enjoy it's hot climate, beautiful beaches and wonderful food.  These tourists have helped develop the handicrafts that are made within Natal, and today there are many places at which one can buy unique and culturally diverse pieces to take with them.  These open markets are not only for tourists but for locals seeking out fresh foods, clothing and other goods.  Take your time and go through the many stalls that each of these fairs offers and check out the many wonderfully hand crafted goods available here.   

 

You'll likely see a Chicken with three small chicks in a carving, painting or little sculpture.  The legend says that combination of the hen with her three chicks will turn your desires into reality.  They are everywhere and hard to miss.  It's a unique piece, and a nice piece conversational piece to pick up before you head back home.

Centro de Artesanato PotiguarArtesanato Potiguar - MAP 6 One of the finest crafts produced in the Northeast is the Rio Grande do Norte. And a reflection of the quality (and sheer number) of pieces made ​​by true artists in textbooks is Natal, which already has six major centers for the sale of craft products. The biggest is the Mall of Artesanato, in Ponta Negra. Mall of Potiguar Craft owns 164 units of various marketing products between shops and stalls, food court, cafe...
Centro de TurismoCentro de Turismo de Natal - MAP 6 The tourist center is the place to do shopping, you have souvenirs from R$ 1.00, a lot of variety. Best time to go is in the evening because it has no air conditioning. There is a box of BB (self service) and some news stands accept card (something uncommon in other Fairs Crafts). In the nights of Thursday, the Tourism Centre opens its doors to the "Forró com Turista" show in a stylish restaurant.  Tourists ...
MapVilarte Artesanato - MAP 7 This is one of the best place to buy hand made crafts in Natal, with many typical traditional and cultural pieces available.   Vilarte is located on Avenida Roberto Freire, which is close to many good restaurants such as Samoa, and Cameroon, and also very near several hotels in Ponta Negra, adjacent to the Granada Flat.  Vilarte is also only a few meters away from the Handicrafts Market in Ponta Negra, which makes it a...