This year’s Festive Ideas Market at the Simondium’s Country Lodge promises to be a star-studded event for market-goers. From Wednesday 2 November to Sunday 6 November, this distinctive market is celebrating its uniqueness beneath the Southern Cross.
Are you looking for that special gift for one of the stars in your life?
- With more than 100 exhibitors with innovative and originals products of the highest quality, you’ll find the perfect gift for any occasion at the Festive Ideas Market.
- Discover designer clothing for all ages, beautiful fashion accessories and hand-made jewellery as well as a sensational selection of pampering products.
- If you want to spruce up your house, kitchen or garden before the festive season, this market is the ideal place to pick up exceptional decor items such as imported linen, table ware for your festive table ranging from silver cutlery to crystal glasses and antique porcelain — as well as gorgeous Christmas decorations.
The Festive Ideas deli is brimming over with the yummiest home-baked goodies to fill up your pantry before the holidays. Spoil your loved ones with mouth-watering biscuits, rusks, gourmet coffees, hand-made sweets, jams, relishes and canned treats as well as fresh farm produce and even speciality fruit cakes.
Enjoy the relaxed and festive atmosphere of the elegant old guesthouse and its lush gardens with soothing live music, delectable snacks and a glass of wine, while the kids play in a specially dedicated kiddies area.
The market is open from 9am till 5pm from Wednesday to Saturday, but closes at 3pm on Sunday. Free parking and security are available. Entrance is R30 per adult, but it’s free for children under 18! If you want to get ahead of the crowds, don’t miss the special preview on Tuesday, 1 November, from 2pm.
The Simondium’s Country Lodge is easily accessible on the R45 between Paarl and Franschhoek, only 60km from Cape Town central, 13km from the Klapmuts turn-off and a quick 15km from Stellenbosch via the Helshoogte Pass.