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Franschhoek Christmas Market Extravaganza: Festive Feasting, Shopping, and Family Fun

Join the jolly hustle at Franschhoek’s Merry Market! Get ready for a festive feast under ancient oak trees where the old church gardens host a 3-day Christmas bonanza! Picture this: locals mingling with hordes of holiday revelers, all savoring divine artisanal foods and the finest wines from Franschhoek’s backyard. It’s a shopping spree too, with handcrafted treasures up for grabs!



Bring the gang—there’s a play area for the kiddos, and yes, leashed furry pals are invited! Over 100 specially selected traders will dish out one-of-a-kind crafts, vintage wear, antiques, and a smorgasbord of gourmet delights—think craft beer, fresh produce, and aromatic coffee blends.


Franschhoek’s love affair with food and wine goes way back to its French roots in 1688. Fast forward to today, and you’ve got top-notch restaurants, award-winning wineries, and cultural gems. It’s no wonder a vibrant market keeps that legacy alive!



Run by the dynamic duo, Elsuna and Elzahn, this market has earned its stripes as one of Cape’s finest. Swing by the town center from December 15-17, 2023, and soak up the festive spirit from 9 am to 4 pm on Fri-Sat and 10 am to 3 pm on Sun. Here’s the scoop: 29 Huguenot St, Franschhoek. Be there or miss out on the cheer!

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