The Franschhoek Bastille Festival

Get ready to savour culinary delights and sip on an array of fine, local wine at the annual Franschhoek Bastille Festival, back to celebrate its 20th year. From 12pm on both Saturday and Sunday, you’ll be able to taste wine and sample delicious food in the Bastille Food & Wine Marquee. Tickets cost R150 per person and are available through There is also a VIP option at R550, which includes complimentary Franschhoek wines by the glass, a separate area within the Food & Wine marquee, as well as food vouchers. The Bastille Market will also be running from 10 until 5pm on both days in the Town Hall. For more information about the Bastille Festival, visit or contact the Franschhoek Wine Valley offices on 021-876-2861.