Stellenbosch Summer Events

Posted on Tue November 26, 2013.

This November, you’re going to want to be in Stellenbosch; with so many festivals and events set to take place, this historic little dorp will be transformed into a hub of activity for the first week of the month. If you’re planning to attend any of these events and require accommodation, Bonne Esperance Guest House warmly welcomes you!

November Events


The Cape Town and Winelands International Film Festival kicks off on Friday, November 1st and stretches until November 10th. For 10 days, this festival will showcase an array of feature films, short films and documentaries which pivot on the theme of Reconciliation and Acceptance of “The Other”. In addition to the screenings, a number of tributes and symposia will take place.

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For nature lovers and flower enthusiasts, the first annual Cape Rose Gardens Tour will be taking place on Saturday, November 2nd. This flora festival, which is the brainchild of RoseWeb and Ludwig’s Roses & Tuis magazine, encompasses a variety of venues around the Cape and the tour hosts have secured transport and meals for the event. Wander through some spectacular rose gardens and wineries in Stellenbosch, Paarl and Wellington, with the tour ending at Ludwig’s Roses.


Considered as one of the most creative events of the year, the warmly anticipated Kamers vol Geskenke will take place over the course of six days, from November 5th to November 10th. For those who enjoy arts and culture events, this is a festival not to be missed! The Kamers team will be based at the Webersburg wine estate in Stellenbosch, where a wide selection of exclusive and finely crafted goods will be on display. Additionally, there will be live music acts for your entertainment as well as Tuis and Home workshops for you to participate in. Tickets can be purchased from Computicket.


Cape Town and Winelands International Film Festival

Cape Rose Gardens Tour

Kamers vol Geskenke