• 23 to 25 October 2015
    Celebrate the start of summer with a visit to the annual Franschhoek Open Gardens festival, where once again ten generous owners will be opening up their gardens to the public. This year will see the launch of several new gardens, plus the return of old favourites. Those garden lovers who regretted the absence of the stunning gardens of La Rive, closed last year whilst work on the property took place, will be glad to know that this truly magical garden will once more be on show.
  • 5 to 6 December 2015
    What better way to end off the year than at the Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival ‘The Magic of Bubbles’, presented by MasterCard, which takes place over the weekend of 5 and 6 December at the iconic Huguenot Monument. This year’s theme is Black and White with a touch of Bling. Relax in the grand marquee situated on the majestic lawns or mingle with winemakers as they present some of South Africa’s finest Méthode Cap Classiques (MCC) and France’s best Champagnes. Complementing the selection of MCC’s are delectable delights offered by the local restaurants that have firmly entrenched Franschhoek’s status as one of the world’s premier culinary destinations.
  • 6 to 6 February 2016
    Summer is here! Join the Franschhoek Vignerons at the annual Summer Wines Festival on Saturday 6 February at Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards from 12pm to 5pm.
  • 16 to 16 April 2016
    Franschhoek is the perfect (and definitely romantic) setting to celebrate the most memorable day of your life. Exquisite views, world class venues, fine dining and award-winning wines complete the package for this special day. A sneak peek of what you can expect will be on offer at the Franschhoek Wedding Showcase on 16 April 2016. The perfect showcase for all romantics at heart to make their dreams a reality.
  • 16 to 17 July 2016
    Dust off your berets and dress up in your finest red; white and blue for the Franschhoek Bastille Festival, which takes place on 16 and 17 July. A favourite amongst visitors far and wide, the Franschhoek Bastille Festival scooped the Crowd Pleaser Award at the 2014 KLINK Awards - a consumer-driven, interactive wine tourism competition.