1. Tulbagh Christmas in July Festival
From the look of the snow on the Cape mountain ranges, we’re in for a white Christmas in July! Embrace this merry time of year by celebrating at the wintery, wonderful festival in the picturesque town of Tulbagh.
Brimming with cheerful fun, families adore this enchanting festival, where the streets are decked with decadent food and drink stalls. Of course, that’s the tip of the snowflake– with wine tastings, art exhibitions, a blues festival, the Santa Jol, a steak braai and more to revel in.
Moreover, the Kids Corner is a jolly experience for the little ones. If you’re mad about this season, you’ll do it justice at the Tulbach Christmas in Winter Festival.
2. Stardust Theatrical Dining
How better to merrymake this winter than with dinner and a show – why not at the same time? Naturally, Cape Town can offer you this exceptional experience at the sensational Stardust restaurant in Woodstock.
Nothing pairs better than supper and singing you’ll find. The talented waiters serve up a mouth-watering Christmas dinner, including a feast for the ears and eyes. Do yourself a favour and delight your senses this Christmas in July at Stardust. If that doesn’t persuade you, having a peek at their special menu certainly will.
3. Winter Wonderland Festival in Gordon’s Bay
If you’re in the mood for a coastal celebration, the Gordon’s Bay Winter Wonderland Festival won’t disappoint. This time of year, you’ll find this charming town aglow with fairy lights, as the local businesses, restaurants and pubs get in the spirit of things with the Festival of Lights.
Best of all, there’s no charge for attending this magical event. The unforgettable Carnival Weekend includes fun fairs, street parades, live music and more. With three markets, wine tastings, a beer tent and delicious food in abundance, you’ll have a wonderful winter indeed at the Winter Wonderland Festival in Gordon’s Bay.
4. Hogsback Christmas in July Winter Festival
Every year, the charismatic mountain village of Hogsback holds its own little Christmas in July Festival. One of its many fabulous appeals is if of course the authentic snow fall! The scenic snow-capped Hogsback peaks capture the spirit of Christmas itself. The festivities include a bonfire, carols, musical picnics, a spitbraai, arts & crafts market, sporting activities and a great deal more. Fill your lungs with some fresh mountain air and your tummies with delicious Gala Christmas dinners at the Hogsback Christmas in July Winter Festival.
5. Songs from the Heart Concert at Nederberg Wine Estate
Nothing warms the soul quite like good wine and good music, and you can bask in both at the Nederberg Wine Estate in Paarl this July. Treat your ears and taste-buds to a classical concert and award-winning wine in a heavenly setting. Top sopranos and classical musicians will captivate you all evening with the beloved classics, singing and playing from the heart. This one is not to be missed, so be sure to book for the ‘Songs from the Heart’ Concert at Nederberg Wine Estate at once.