Don’t let the cold weather dampen your spirits. It’s the perfect weather to cosy up at the Franschhoek Bastille Festival this weekend. With something for young and old you’re bound to warm up soon. And the best part is that all paid for activities are under cover so even the rain can’t ruin your day out.
Suited to the whole family (and perfect for the kids) the Franschhoek Bastille Festival Food & Wine Hall, situated at the Town Hall is the perfect place to relax and unwind while the kids make use of the ample entertainment available to them. Sample the wines on offer or keep your appetite at bay with the delicious gourmet fare for sale. Entry is R120 per person, which includes a complimentary tasting glass, a booklet of tasting coupons as well as a R20 wine voucher to be used on the day. Children under 18 enter for free.
The popular Franschhoek Bastille Festival Food & Wine Marquee, situated at the Huguenot Monument – the perfect venue, with exquisite mountain backdrops, and ample parking within walking distance. Treat your taste buds to a gastronomic feast with delicious fare from some of Franschhoek’s well-known restaurants. Keeping it French we’ll be pulling out all the stops, with a one-of-a-kind red, white and blue mini Eiffel Tower! A French-inspired photo booth and stilt walkers add to the excitement of the day.
Entrance tickets to the Franschhoek Bastille Festival Food & Wine Marquee cost R200 per person, which includes a complimentary tasting glass, a booklet of tasting coupons as well as a R20 wine voucher to be used on the day. Additional coupons can be purchased on the day.
Live entertainment will add extra flare and fun at all of these venues.
Pre-booking through www.webtickets.co.za is essential, as no more visitors will be admitted once the venues are full. Tickets for Saturday are selling out fast, so make sure you pre-book for Sunday ASAP.
For more information visit www.franschhoekbastille.co.za or follow us on Twitter @Franschhoek_SA.
The Franschhoek Bastille Festival was recognized as the best Tourism Related Event of the Year at the 2013 Cape Winelands District Municipality Mayoral Tourism Awards.
Franschhoek is a member of the Délice Network of Good Food Cities of the World.
Franschhoek was voted Number 3 in the 2015 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Top 10 Destinations in South Africa.