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Franschhoek Open Gardens

Welcome to the Franschhoek Open Garden festival, a paradise for garden enthusiasts seeking a delightful array of attractions and enchanting experiences. Immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of our festival as you indulge in traditional teas and homemade scones on the picturesque lawns of La Cotte Farm, served by the esteemed ladies from Fleur de Lis. Explore enchanting gardens while sipping champagne, indulge in wine tastings that celebrate the local terroir, and discover an array of local products inspired by our indigenous plants.

Delight in the aroma of freshly baked sourdough breads and browse through a wide selection of plants available for purchase, allowing you to bring a piece of this enchanting experience to your own garden. Step into a world of horticultural wonder and inspiration as we invite you to join us in engaging and captivating talks presented by esteemed horticulturists.

Our Noble Cause

By joining us at the Franschhoek Open Garden festival, you not only partake in an unforgettable experience but also contribute to a noble cause. All proceeds from the festival will be dedicated to supporting Fleur de Lis, a Home for the Aged, and acquiring vital medical equipment for our local Emergency Response services, making your presence an impactful gesture of compassion and support.

Join us at the Franschhoek Open Garden festival and let your senses awaken to the beauty that surrounds us.

More Activities

Beyond the festival gardens, Franschhoek beckons with an abundance of splendid wine estates and famous restaurants, making it a perfect destination to indulge in both fine wines and delectable cuisine. Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of these estates while also satisfying your taste buds with the culinary delights offered by the renowned restaurants. This captivating region not only nourishes your love for nature and enriches your connection to the land but also provides a gastronomic experience that will leave you truly satisfied. Visit Franschhoek and enjoy the best of both worlds - breathtaking landscapes and unforgettable dining experiences.


Immerse yourself in the beauty of Franschhoek's remarkable gardens at our upcoming garden show, running from the 3rd, 4th and 5th of November 2023.

With all-inclusive tickets priced at just R200 per person, you'll have the opportunity to explore these magnificent gardens throughout the entire weekend.

Secure your tickets conveniently at the NG Church Hall on the Main Street as well as the garden at Fransvliet on the R45 as you enter Franschhoek or online via Web Tickets, and our comprehensive brochures will guide you with a detailed map of all the enchanting gardens to ensure you don't miss a single breathtaking detail.