Franschhoek Wine Valley

La Paris’ Festival In The Valley 2015

Festival in the Valley – This spectacular event is hosted annually on the La Paris Estate. This breath-taking Estate with it’s luscious gardens and manicured lawns is situated only 8km outside the picturesque town of Franschhoek. Join us this year from 27 – 29 November 2015 for another exciting line up of festivities including high end gifts for your Christmas shopping, Artisanal food and beverages, Food trucks, Wine, Craft Beer, Cocktails, Live entertainment, an Outdoor Expo and variety of activities to keep the kids entertained. Buy your ticket for one of the days, the whole weekend or upgrade your ticket to enjoy the fantastic line up of musicians taking our stage on the top field for The Summer Concerts.

  • You can expect a daily market with high end gifts, fashion, accessories and beauty products. There will also be food trucks, local wines, craft beer and cocktails to mention a few.
  • Are you worried about your kids? Don’t be. There will be jumping castles, water slides and an outdoor evening movie to keep the children entertained.
  • Your visit will be accompanied by some of the biggest artists from South Africa and you can expect daily performances by Gareth James, Jacques Terre’Blanche, Caitlin DeVille and a special performance by Wild Lettuce on Friday evening.
  • Fire dancers will add to the magical atmosphere and wow the guests with their mystical movements and dazzling displays.
  • Don’t forget to visit the pop up day spa by Eternal Child which will offer guests an array of pampering treatment.

Festival times:

Friday                                   12:00 – 21:00

Kurt Darren Concert       18:30 – 20:00

Saturday                              10:00 – 21:00

Lollos                                     11:00 – 12:00

Summer Concert              15:00 – 18:00

Sunday                                 10:00 – 21:00

Lollos                                     11:00 – 12:00

 Ticket cost:

Adults : 18 and over

Kids – under 18

Kids – under 2 no charge

  •  Friday, Saturday and Sunday Market

Early Bird Adults               R40

Early Bird Kids                    R30

Adults                                   R60

Kids                                        R50

Market tickets included in the following:

Friday @ 18:30 Kurt Darren Concert

Early Bird                             R150

Admission                           R170

Saturday @ 15:00 Big Field Summer Concert  (Beatenberg, Jimmy Nevis, Matthew Mole and aKing)

Early Bird                             R100

Limited Bird                        R150

Admission                           R180

Saturday and Sunday @11:00 Lollos

Early Bird                             R50

Admission                           R70

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Franschhoek Wine Valley exists to:

  • Develop and implement marketing plans to profile the Franschhoek Wine Valley
  • Arrange and advertise events that support the Franschhoek Wine Valley brand image and which encourage visitors to the Valley
  • Represent the business interests of our members to the Stellenbosch Municipality
  • Aggregate the combined buying power of our members to leverage economy of scale benefits from service providers
  • Coordinate free advisory services and discussion forums to support our member’s businesses

Our Accolades

  • TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2020 - Top 25 Emerging Worldwide Destinations (15th position).
  • Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice Destination Winner 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015
  • Most Memorable Wine Route 2014, 2013 & 2012
  • Service Excellence Award - 2015
  • Best Tourism Event 2015 - Franschhoek Bastille Festival
  • Best Local Tourism Authority Information service 2013 & 2012

Tourism Levy

Certain establishments in Franschhoek may levy visitors with voluntary contributions towards the running of the FWV and to support local charities. Should visitors not wish to contribute to these causes, please indicate this to the relevant merchant.


Maintenance & validity of all business operating permits, licences and registration certificates are the responsibility of the business owner. Franschhoek Wine Valley takes no responsibility for the renewal of the required legal business operating documentation.


Contact Us

Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
62 Huguenot Road

Office hours
Monday: 09h00 – 12h00
Tuesday to Friday: 09h00 – 16h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 13h00
Sunday: closed

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861