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ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

Franschhoek is set to once again dazzle and delight as it gears up for another spectacular Bastille celebration, in partnership with global financial services business, Prescient.

Mark your calendars for the 13th and 14th of July 2024, as the Cape's very own French outpost gears up for a weekend extravaganza of gastronomic delights, exquisite wines and all things French heritage.

 

Renowned for its culinary prowess and world-class wines, the Franschhoek Wine Valley invites you to immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of French culture during the annual Bastille commemoration. Whether you choose to indulge in the abundant wine tastings within the iconic Bastille marquee- boasting festivities aplenty, with local fare food stalls and live entertainment, or prefer to explore the lively streets and undeniable atmosphere of the village united in its celebrations - there's something on offer for everyone to enjoy.

 

In an exciting update to the winning formula, this year's event will introduce a venue change aimed at enhancing the comfort of guests amidst the anticipated crowds and sold-out attendance. Rest assured, come rain or shine, the organizers are equipped to host you in style at the Franschhoek High Rugby grounds, featuring the marquee as the focal point of the festival.

 

So, whether you're donning your finest French attire of blue, white and red, or are opting for practical addition of wintry gumboots- nothing will dampen the spirit of the 2024 edition of the beloved Bastille weekend celebrations. Advance ticket bookings are recommended to secure a spot at this highly anticipated event.

TICKETS

R350 per person

General access ticket to the ICONIC MARQUEE includes a wine glass, ten wine tasting tokens, live entertainment, tote bag, and delicious foods and wines for sale.

13 - 14 JULY 2024

TICKETS ARE LIVE!

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Ticket sales and entrance to the Iconic Marquee is restricted to adults only, and no children under 18.

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FRANSCHHOEK ALSO CELEBRATES BASTILLE WITH VILLAGE FESTIVITIES

Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 July

Franschhoek Village Market (weather permitting)

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Street Entertainment

Participating

Village Restaurants

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VILLAGE FESTIVITIES
Partnership 

A NOTE FROM OUR SPONSORS

Prescient is proud to continue our partnership with the Bastille Festival for the second consecutive year. As a South African business born of an entrepreneurial spirit, we are proud to align with an event that not only celebrates but also showcases local businesses and entrepreneurial ventures from the Franschhoek area.  

 

Since our inception over 25 years ago, we have built a global financial services business with a presence in South Africa, Ireland, the United Kingdom (London and Jersey) and China. While our commitment to growing and protecting our clients’ assets remains steadfast, our foundation is rooted in fostering sustainable partnerships, with our origins deeply entrenched in Cape Town.

 

Through decades of experience, and a relentless pursuit of excellence, we’ve pioneered forward-thinking solutions for our clients. From global fund administration, platform and management company solutions to investment management and stockbroking.

 

As a proudly South African business and active corporate citizen, we believe that fostering economic and social advancement within our operational environment – through sustainable partnerships – is essential for both people and business excellence to flourish. As one of the world’s top wine destinations, with a rich French heritage going back to 1688, Franschhoek is testament to mastery and resilience – traits we at Prescient share.

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