Food and drink events around SA this festive season

Posted on 24 November 2023 By Phumza Dwane

As the festive season approaches, South Africa is gearing up to host a variety of exciting food and drinks events. From culinary festivals to wine tastings, there will be something for every food and beverage enthusiast to enjoy. 

Whether you are a wine connoisseur, a street food lover, or a craft beer enthusiast, there will be something for everyone to enjoy. These events not only offer a chance to indulge in delicious food and drinks but also provide an opportunity to learn about South Africa’s rich culinary traditions and vibrant food culture. So, mark your calendars and get ready to savor the flavors of South Africa this festive season.

Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival

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Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival

The Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne  Festival is a must-attend event for food and wine lovers. Held in the beautiful city of Cape Town, this festival showcases the best of South African cuisine and bubbles. You’ll find a wide range of culinary delights in Franschhoek, and its boutiques are sure to tempt festive-season shoppers! 

Date: 2nd & 3rd December

Times: From 11h00 to 17h00 


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WPCC Wine Festival

Experience an extraordinary celebration of wine, spirits, and music at the WPCC wine festival. Enjoy a wide selection of the finest wines from more than 20 prestigious wine farms, incredible gin, and beer tasting, and of course some delicious food from different food trucks. What would a festival be without some live music, The festival will also feature a variety of local musicians performing throughout the day. There will also be plenty of fun activities to entertain all the guests. Come and join the fun!

Date: 25th November

Times: From 14h00 to 18h00 


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The Foodie’s Feast Market

Immerse yourself in an unforgettable culinary experience from sorbets to street foods and oh-so favorites. The market offers a variety of international dishes, from sushi to curries. There are also plenty of vegan and vegetarian options for those looking for something meat-free. Plus, you can enjoy some live music and browse through a variety of stalls. Date: 23rd -26th November. Times: From 14h00 to 18h00 

Soweto wine and food festival


Soweto Wine & Food Festival

For a weekend experience, the Soweto Wine & Food Festival offers wine enthusiasts a variety of wine selections, while a band performs rhythmic music. Offering a wide range of South Africa’s finest wines and aromatic food. Be sure not to miss out on this fun experience, featuring SA’s favorite music.

Date: 23rd -26th November. 

Times: From 14h00 to 18h00

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