• Franschhoek is set to once again dazzle and delight as it gears up for another spectacular Bastille celebration, in partnership with global financial services business, Prescient.

    Mark your calendars for the 13th and 14th of July 2024, as the Cape’s very own French outpost gears up for a weekend extravaganza of gastronomic delights, exquisite wines, and all things French heritage.

    Renowned for its culinary prowess and world-class wines, the Franschhoek Wine Valley invites you to immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of French culture during the annual Bastille commemoration. Whether you choose to indulge in the abundant wine tastings within the iconic Bastille marquee- boasting festivities aplenty, with local fare food stalls and live entertainment, or prefer to explore the lively streets and undeniable atmosphere of the village united in its celebrations – there’s something on offer for everyone to enjoy.


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    In an exciting update to the winning formula, this year’s event will introduce a venue change aimed at enhancing the comfort of guests amidst the anticipated crowds and sold-out attendance. Rest assured, come rain or shine, the organizers are equipped to host you in style on the Franschhoek High School rugby field featuring the marquee as the focal point of the festival.

    So, whether you’re donning your finest French attire of blue, white, and red, or are opting for the practical addition of wintry gumboots- nothing will dampen the spirit of the 2024 edition of the beloved Bastille weekend celebrations.

    Advance ticket bookings are recommended to secure a spot at this highly anticipated event:

    Dates: Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th July 2024

    Venue: Franschhoek High School, rugby field

    Tickets available here: Franschhoek Celebrates Bastille 2024 (webtickets.co.za)

    More info, visit their website.

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