There are so many reasons to visit Stellenbosch this summer! From free events and festivals to decadent dinners and hot-ticket shows, Stellenbosch has lined up a summer calendar that will keep you going for more each and every week. The great thing about Stellenbosch is that it boasts activities for every budget; from taking a simple stroll in the Botanical Gardens for free, to dining out at fabulous restaurants or soaking up the history and contemporary café culture of modern Stellenbosch you’ll find something to tickle your fancy in this beautiful town. If you need even more an excuse to visit Stellies then look no further than these super fabulous events taking place in Stellenbosch this October – we’ve compiled our favourite ones into an easy to use list, so make sure you make a note of your favourites so you don’t miss out!

Spier Secret Festival

The fourth annual Spier Secret Festival returns to Spier wine farm in October 2015 for a spectacular weekend of food and wine . The event focuses on ethical production, sustainable practices and trends and this year’s festival will take place around the recently restored historical Spier Werf, where a whole new Spier experience is unfolding.

Date: 30 & 31 October 2015
Venue: Spier Wine Farm and locations around Cape Town
Book online from the Spier Secret Festival website.

Kamers Vol Geskenke

Kamers Vol Geskenke

If you love markets and all things crafty then you cannot afford to miss Kamers Vol Geskenke. This annual celebration of local design, craft, art, music, food, wine and loads more is where the best South African crafters, boutique businesses and artisans go to peddle their wares over a week-long period.

Date: 27 October 2015 to 1 November 2015
Venue: Webersburg Wine Farm
Book online from the Kamers Vol website.

Jamestown Strawberry Festival

This unique festival is a new event on the Stellenbosch calendar and includes the Jamestown Heritage book launch, an exhibition by local artists, a 5km fun run, food and craft stalls, and live entertainment.

Date: 30 & 31 October
Venue: Webersvallei Road, Stellenbosch
For more information visit their Facebook page.
Book via: Linda Isaacs 084 696 5477 or