Franschhoek Bastille Festival

Saturday, 16 July, 2022 to Sunday, 17 July, 2022
Franschhoek Wine Valley
VENUE:    Franschhoek

This year’s Franschhoek Bastille Festival is the perfect excuse to dress up in Your finest French attire as you join in the festivities of celebrating Franschhoek’s French heritage. The historic Franschhoek Huguenot Monument is the place to be for this two-day event, which takes place over the weekend of 16 and 17 July.

Taking it up a notch this year festival goers visiting the Food & Wine Marquee are invited to dress according to the theme – your finest red, white and blue French inspired outfit. The marquee is guaranteed to keep out the cold yet still offering exquisite views of the mountain.

Ample parking on the grounds allow for comfortable walking distance to and from the village. Sample the wide selection of Franschhoek wines on offer or treat your taste buds to the variety of delicious gourmet fare available to purchase from some of the Valley’s well-known restaurants. 

The village, which will also be ‘dressed’ in its finest French apparel, is a hive of activities and adds to the hype and excitement the weekend has become known for.

Children under 18 enter for free. Sunday’s festivities are ideally suited for the whole family with ample fun kiddies’ entertainment for the young ones.