Festive Stellenbosch

Posted on Tue October 30, 2018.

Peak season is in full swing and that means loads of activities and events planned, but make sure you book in advance for your upcoming holiday to the winelands.

Spier's Light Art Show

Each night until the 30th of January, visitors will be able to experience a dazzling array of light and sound artworks throughout the historic Spier farm.Light are on from 20:30 and entry is free. There will be 18 different light artworks installed scattered across the farm, you can download the online map at www.spier.co.za/lightartfest.  This festival is one of Spier's Growing for Good initiatives, which empowers communities to create positive social and environmental change. 

To make this experience extra special,book a picnic to enjoy before you go and explore the illuminated estate, settle in for a farm-to-table feast at the Eight Restaurant or why not tuck into Vadas Smokehouse for their smoked low and slow selection of meats.

Celebrate Christmas lunch at Jordan Wine Estate

Join the Bakery at Jordan for a special menu for you to enjoy on Christmas day.
Price: R450.00 pp
Spaces are limited, so make your reservation [email protected] or+27.218813004.


Christmas Day Picnic at Le Pommier

Enjoy a Christmas feast with all the trimmings and traditional favourites at Le Pommier Wine Estate in Stellenbosch. They’ll also be doing a Christmas picnic.
R450 per adult, R255 per child under 12; picnic: R590 for 2 people (including wine), R125 per child Booking essential.

End of Year Celebration at Simonsig

29 December 2018
Simonsig will end the year off under the stars. Join them for a festive 4 course wine pairing dinner in the heart of the Cape Winelands. Tickets cost R650 pp and includes the food and wine pairing, bookings are essential as space is limited. Please contact them at 021 888 4932 or email at [email protected]

New Year New Moon at Dirtopia

31 December 2018, 4pm–9pm
Cost: R150pp, R60pp for kids under 10 years old
Enjoy the best views in the Cape at this new year’s hike. The 9.75km route will take you through the Greater Simonsberg Conservancy and Yellowwood forest to the top of Klapmutskop where you’ll enjoy a glass of bubbly to welcome 2019.
Contact: +27 (0)21 884 4752, [email protected]

New Years Eve at Oude Libertas

16:00-00h30 Price: R 350
Join the Oude Libertas New Years Band and enjoy their rich range of traditional party music. There will be a dance floor, so pack a picnic basket-the bar will be open all night.
Booking Essential!