1 - 10 July - Knysna Oyster Festival
Celebrate the good life with the 'Best 10 Days of Your Winter' – that’s right, it’s time for the Knysna Oyster Festival. One of the most well attended annual events in the Western Cape, that has taken place every year since 1983, is spread across two weekends that promise constant fun and activities for the whole family. Plus a combination of sport - the Pick n Pay Cape Times Forest Marathon (half marathon), and the Pick n Pay Weekend Argus Rotary Cycle Tour, now a two-day event.
2 July - Darling Brew Beer Fest
Join Darling Brew on the 2nd July 2016 and experience their fantastic range of beers along with 6 other guest breweries. There will be live music, a cash bar and food stalls for guests to enjoy on the day, tickets costs R75 per person.
For more info visit Darling Brew's Website here.
2 July - 5 For Change
5 For Change is an annual black tie fundraiser dedicated to raising awareness about 5 inspiring social enterprises which are changing the way Cape Town gives back. Each year we select and showcase 5 inspiring organisations chosen for their unique approach to making a difference in the lives of others at the flagship event, an annual black tie fundraiser.
They hope to change the way professionals, entrepreneurs, and other South African opinion leaders think about philanthropy and social change and create a rewarding, fun and enjoyable avenue for people to give back.
Tickets cost R480 and can be purchased here. Tickets include a welcome drinks, canapés and live entertainment. For more info, visit there website here.
9 July - Villiera Bastille Day Food & Wine Event
With one toe in France, Villiera celebrates Bastille Day each year and they use the opportunity to show off their fabulous Domaine Grier range from the Roussillon (South of France). This year they will be having a French themed food and wine event in the Villiera Cellar on the 9th of July at 12h00. Where they’ll show different vintages of selected wines in the range with dishes designed to accompany the styles.
The cost is R450 per person and it promises to be a fun filled afternoon. For more information and to book, contact Ashleigh on (021) 865 2002 or email@example.com.
16 - 17 July - Franschhoek Bastille Festival
Set against the backdrop of the historic Huguenot Monument in Franschhoek, of course back again for another year is the exceptional Franschhoek Bastille Festival. As the weather gets colder, as we are approaching mid-winter quickly, the Food & Wine Marquee at the Bastille Fest is the place to keep warm, and of course indulge in great food & wine.
With plenty of parking within walking distance of the village, you can treat yourself by tasting some of the countries best wines, accompanied with food from some of South Africa’s top restaurants.
Tickets to the Food & Wine Marquee cost R220 per person and include entry, a complimentary tasting glass, a booklet of five wine tasting coupons as well as a R20 wine voucher to be redeemed at the festival.
Tickets can be bought here.
30 July - Ultra Mussels Wine Tournament - Den Anker
It’s Woman vs Man in this Stellenbosch Wine Face-off. Mark Norrish, GM of Ultra Liquors Wine Division has personally selected participants for this year’s tournament. The iconic Den Anker Restaurant will be the host for this auspicious event. Tickets cost R230 p/p and include: 1kg of mussels, a souvenir wine glass & wine tastings. Live entertainment by Judy Brown.
For more info email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets are available here.
26 July - Cape Town Street Food Fest - Woodstock
This festival beats the streets to find the best of South Africa's street cuisine and showcases how local is Lekker! Plus, it provides a platform for the talented ‘small fry’ to go against the ‘big fish’ of South African tastes.
The only street food festival in South Africa is taking place in Cape Town on the 26th July 2016 and is testament to being voted best foodie city in the world! Attendees can expect a unique culinary experience of authentic street food.
Additionally, there will be a series of talks and workshops on topics such as dealing with the media, logo and packaging design, food trends, food styling, marketing and making food your business.
The day will be rounded off with a special street food dinner, prepared by some of the speakers.
Address: Side Street Studios, 139 Albert Street, Woodstock, Cape Town.
Entrance is free.
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