Franschhoek is certainly about dining out, drinking superb wines or going on a shopping spree! Still there are plenty of other Activities to do during a visit to our wonderful village and valley.

Literary Festival

The annual event is a festive get-together of avid readers, writers, booksellers and publishers, and is a celebration of South African literature.
15 to 17 May 2020

Bastille Festival

The captivating village is a hive of activities, dressed to the nines in the French colours of red, blue and white for the weekend, embracing its French heritage, and adding to the hype and excitement the weekend has become known for.
11 & 12 Jul 2020

Cap Classique & Champagne Festival

Stylish attire complemented with some of SA’s finest Méthode Cap Classiques (MCC) and Champagnes are guaranteed to be the talk of the town during this two-day event.
30 Nov & 1 Dec 2019

Uncorked Festival

With most of the Franschhoek wineries participating in this fun two-day festival, there promises to be something for everyone, which includes cellar and vineyard tours, barrel tastings, food and wine pairings, old school lawn games, to name but a few.
14 & 15 Sep 2019

franschhoek open gardens

The occasion is a treat for nature-lovers, with 10 gorgeous private gardens opening for the public, a large majority of which have never been open for the public before the event.
25 & 27 Oct 2019

Summer & Winter Wine festival

Celebrate the height of Summer in style in your elegantly white attire at the ultimate garden party. Alternatively visit the Winter Wine Festival on the 13th of June 2020.
1 Feb 2020