There’s fun for the whole family at this year’s Strawberry festival, from a strawberry eat off and kids play park to trail runs and fun walks.The outdoor country market boasts all things food with plenty of wine and beer tastings available. Get your feet sweet and sticky with strawberry stomping and indulge in all things strawberry!
Dates:29th and 30th September 2018
Venue: Redberry Farm, George
Ticket sales: Strawberry festival website
Cost: General: R55 – R70 | Kids (3-12 years) R25-R35 | Kids (0-2) Free
The Hermanus wine and food festival is back for another year with over 300 premium wines available for tasting and local craft beers on offer from micro-breweries. You can indulge in all your favourite drinks and fill up on great food from various food trucks in the whale coast.
Dates: 5th and 6th October 2018
Venue: Curro school, Sandbaai
Ticket sales: Computicket
Cost: R170 – R195 | Children (12 – 17 years) R30
Contact: 028 316 3988
The market will display local and imported cheese along with preserves, olives, cured meats and breads. You can meet the cheesemakers and enjoy live music with food stalls and wines. There’s a kid’s playground so the whole family can tag along.
Dates: 6th and 7th October 2018
Venue: Italian Club, Donegal Street, Cape Town
Ticket purchases: Pre-Sales at Web tickets
Cost: R55-R95 |Kids under 12 free
Enjoy your favourite Asian dishes at the annual Spring food fair hosted by the Western Province Chinese Association this October. There will be plenty of food and drinks on sale from dim sum to lotus buns and plenty fun and games for kids to enjoy, you can also meet food personalities Ming-Cheau and Robert Ting Chong who will demonstrate how to make traditional Korean dishes.
Dates: 7th October 2018
Venue: Chinese Association building, Liesbeek ave, Observatory
Cost: Free entry
Head to Robertson wine valley to enjoy the best of the valley’s wine for this year’s festival. Enjoy wine on the Breede river with food from local chefs and taste award-winning wine from over 30 wineries. Filled with great music and a spectacular view, this is where you want to spend a Spring weekend on the 26th -28th October.
Dates: 26th to 28th October 2018
Venue: Goudmyn Farm
Cost: Friday: R150 | Saturday: R220 | Sunday: R150 | Weekend Pass: R300 | Kids under 18 free | On-Site Sales R50 pp will be added.
It’s all about beer, sausages, sauerkraut and a good time at the TOPS at SPAR Bier fest. The festival caters to all, with brews ranging from lagers to craft beers that are sure to quench any beer lover’s thirst. Live music performances from The Rockerfellas and an Oompah band is sure to get you dancing in your best German costume. The Festival is set to take place in Pretoria and Cape Town.
Dates: Pretoria: 26th – 27th October 2018 | Cape Town: 28th – 29th November 2018
Venues: Pretoria Bier fest: Times Square, Cape Town Bier fest: Grandwest Casino and Entertainment World Sun Park.
Ticket purchases: Via Quicket
Cost: This festival is for people 18 and older. Prices Range from R175 – R 1022 depending on the different packages.
Contact: 021 824 3132
The Cape Town Festival of Beer is the largest beer festival this side of the equator and celebrates all things beer in the Mother City! Visitors can taste over 200 beers at the festival and learn about the rich heritage of beer. Over 45 brewers will be present also giving guests the chance to interact with home brewers, microbrewers and some of the mega-brewers. So, come early and prepare to have the best beer experience of your life.
Dates: 30th November – 2nd December 2018
Venue: Hamilton’s Rugby Club in Greenpoint.
Ticket purchases: Pre-sales at Webtickets
Cost: Tickets vary depending on which day you attend: Friday R120| Saturday R150| Sunday R100| Kids under 12 free