Friday October 27th to Sunday 5th November 2023
Garden Town Stellenbosch, a renowned garden-themed lifestyle event, is making its anticipated return from 27 October to 5 November 2023.
This year, attendees can expect a captivating blend of lush botanical displays, immersive workshops, engaging discussions, and exclusive garden tours. Noteworthy attractions include the ‘Benches in Bloom’ art project scattered throughout Stellenbosch CBD, the lively Flower Parade, and the enchanting Rosé Soiree that will truly paint the town pink.
The Stellenbosch Town Hall, the hub of Garden Town, will be hosting The Voice Collective’s “Inner Eden” exhibit, alongside other exhibits like ‘Bursting into Flower’ at the PJ Olivier Art Centre and the ‘Viva Magenta Floral Art Show’ by the Western Cape Association of Flower Arrangers.
For the athletically inclined, there’s the Family Floral Night Run, where participants can don their best floral-themed attire.
To plan your visit, head to www.gardentown.visitstellenbosch.org for a detailed programme. The schedule is bursting with offerings, from Private/Home Gardens revealing their hidden gems to Open Gardens which are typically accessible to the public. With a plethora of workshops, talks, tours, and events, there’s something for everyone, whether you’re a nature lover or an adventure seeker.
Stellenbosch’s Private/Home Gardens:
On Friday, October 27th & 28th and again on November 3rd & 4th, you have an exclusive opportunity to explore a diverse range of gardens. From farm landscapes to charming housing project green spaces, you’ll be captivated by a variety of themes, including tranquil waterscapes, cacti enclaves, and specialised organic gardens dedicated to microgreens and edible flowers. It’s a garden enthusiast’s dream come true!
A ‘Weekend Passport’, priced at R200, provides entry to all the showcased gardens throughout the respective weekends.
Plan your visit, check out the opening times, and find more information https://gardentown.visitstellenbosch.org/private-gardens/
Time: various times.
Entry: Weekend passport to visit the gardens R200 for one weekend. Other events various prices.
Directions: In and around Stellenbosch town. (Western Cape).
Enquiries: www.gardentown.visitstellenbosch.org Or Stellenbosch Tourism