25 & 26 June 2016

Hop on a shuttle and come and join us at the Christmas in Winter festival in Tulbagh – Contact Zee’s Cape Tours on 021 987 6206 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

                               R80 Passport includes a Christmas hat, wine glass for wine tasting at various Wine Cellars and entrance to 5 National Museums.
                               R60 Passport excludes wine glass & wine tasting.
                               PASSPORTS VALID FOR BOTH SATURDAY & SUNDAY
(A percentage of the gate takings will be donated to local animal rescue organisation CHAIN)

Book for Traditional Christmas Dinners at various restaurants – Menus available at the Tourism Office

Trail Runs from Theuniskraal Estate 24 & 25 June – 7, 5 / 15 / 25km - Online entries at

Friday evening:         Registration from 18h00: 7km – 19h00 & 15km – 19h15
Saturday morning:   Registration from 07h30: 25km – 08h15; 15km – 09h00; 7km – 09h15.

Friday 18h00         : Oude Kerk Volksmuseum – A Night at the Museum with Nic de Jager  combined with an art exhibition by "Susan Smuts and Friends" 
                                  (Art Route Tulbagh) at No.14 Church Street.
                                  Price: R100 pp, tickets available at museum office 

Saturday 12h00   :  Manley Wine Lodge - 023 230 0582 - Winter Wonderland Blues Festival:
                                 Four Fantastic bands, food & drink for sale; free glühwein or eggnog with each meal. 

Saturday 18h00   :  The Venue @ The Showgrounds – 023 230 0189
                                  Dance – ‘Santa Jol’ - live entertainment from 18h00 till late
                                  Entrance R30 pp, light meals & cash bar available

Saturday Evening : Lime Bar @ Van Riebeeck Park - 082 470 4040 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
                                  "Steak braai" with a live show by Karin Kay @ R150 pp - Bookings essential 

Saturday 20h00   :  Saronsberg Theatre - 023 230 0179 
                                 "Chris Chameleon" will perform  - R125 pp 

Sunday 11h30    : Entertaining light classical winter concert in aid of the NG Church
                               Organ Fund, featuring the ‘fabulous female voices’ of the Tulbagh
                               Troubadours, tenor Nick van Huyssteen, clarinet solo, piano performances and more!
                               Time: 11h30; R100 pp tickets available at the door of the NG Church

Check the Saronsberg Theatre for other entertainment offerings during the weekend!


Many interesting stalls and treats available throughout the street on both Festival days

Lime bar with cocktails & music in Van Riebeeck Park, plus kiddies’ corner and local entertainment.  

Father Christmas will hand out sweets to children @ 12pm on Saturday & Sunday.

Visit Tulbagh’s fascinating Museums for a slice of history:
De Oude Kerk features a unique Cape furniture display. Music by the New Apostolic Orchestra and soloist Nic van Huyssteen at 13h00 on Saturday.

The Earthquake Exhibition at No.4 has a new interactive extension. Learn more about the devastating 1969 earthquake and how historic Church Street reappeared in its current restored Cape Dutch form.

House No.14 embodies a typical rural home during the Victorian era in Tulbagh. Enjoy different teas and a delectable selection of small cakes and pastries from the Victorian era at Aunty Anneline’s Teahouse, served by museum staff in period dress.  Art exhibition by "Susan Smuts and friends" (Art Route Tulbagh)

House No.22 depicts the earlier pioneer period of Tulbagh. Staff in period dress will be serving the food of the poor man in cold weather: snoek & patats, delicious home-made vegetable soup, traditional sweet-sourdough home-made bread and traditional ground coffee.

No.12 Curious Cats Gift Shop @ Readers Restaurant – 023 230 0087                                                                                                                                                                                    Adorned with cats in all forms and sizes, this is the ideal place to find a gift for that someone special - or you might possibly bump into Santa - he's a cat-lover, you know! Decorations galore and Christmassy treats such as fresh gingerbread men & yummy mince pies - the famous Cat Claus Pawt will also be on sale.

No. 23 Paddagang Wine Tasting Centre – 023 230 0394
Saturday: 11h00 – 16h00; Sunday: 11h00 – 15h00

No. 24 Cape Dutch Quarters Country Manor and The Victorian - 023 230 1171                                                                                                                                                                    Saturday evening: A Tulbagh Christmas Feast - long table pop up dinner - booking essential A rustic Vintage Christmas Market throughout the festival in the heart of historic Church Street with Krone MCC tastings and sales, live music, food stations, fresh produce & flowers, craft beer, glühwein and much more!

No. 26 Christo Coetzee Art Gallery – 023 230 0093
Saturday: 10h00 – 17h00; Sunday: 10h00 – 15h00
Tours at 11h00 on both days

No. 35 Anthony;s Fine Art Gallery and Olde Curiosity Shoppe - 023 230 0100
Saturday: 09h00 - 17h00 & Sunday: 09h00 - 17h00 
Anthonys famous half price art sale, works of art being sold at half price for two days only - plus world renowned glüwhein & cracker biscuits.  Christmas carols played on a genuine vintage 1950's radiogram.

No.38 Het Land van Waveren Home Industries / Elsabe's Vintage Affair – 023 230 0300                                                                                                                                                   Saturday: 09h00 – 18h00; Sunday: 09h00 – 17h00
Something old and something new - beautiful, fabulous, crazy creations; local handcrafted and imported wares




Saronsberg Theatre: 023 230 0179 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - booking essential
Friday:        20h00 - 23h00         : Akkedis CD Launch dinner show - R75 p/p
                    23h00 – 01h00        : Ryno Velvet & William Welsyn - Late-night bar JAM – free entertainment
Saturday:   12h00 - 15h00         : Ryno Velvet & William Welsyn & friends - Lunch show - R25 p/p
                    20h00 – 22h00        : Chris Chameleon dinner show - R125 p/p
                    23h00 - 01h00         : The Inside Job -  Late-night JAM – free entertainment
Sunday:     12h00 – 15h00         : The Inside Job - Lunch time show - R30 p/p
De Kreeft Stamkafee will be offering its regular menu of delicious family recipes at kind prices throughout.

The Tulbagh Hotel – 023 230 0071
Friday to Sunday: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner at The Olive Terrace, 22 van der Stel St
Come and get cosy around our legendary fireplace with a glass of delicious glühwein to take off the winter chill! Open throughout the day, our Christmas-themed a la carte menu has dishes to appeal to all appetites with many in house specialities such as our breads, preserves and daily cake special. A warm festive welcome awaits you!

Can-Dash: 076 176 9727 - 49 Van der Stel Street
Saturday: 09h00 – 17h00, Sunday: 09h00 - 14h00
Genuine leather shoes & boots and an outstanding selection of quality gifts

Tarzan Shoe Factory & Lizards Gift Shop – 023 230 1083
Saturday: 09h00 – 14h00, closed on Sunday
Genuine leather shoes & boots and an outstanding selection of quality gifts



Vindoux Guest Farm – 023 230 0635
Saturday 09h00 – 17h00; Sunday 09h00 – 15h00
A Winter Wonderland: Bring the kids along to play in the most realistic fake snow around while you enjoy local craft beer tasting (and drinking) and delicious eats from our on-site deli!

Oakhurst Olives – 023 230 0842
Saturday: 09h00 – 14h00; Sunday: 09h00 – 12h00
Tutored olive tastings in our test kitchen and a lounge area with music and plenty of activities for children!

Tulbagh Horse Trails – 023 230 0615
Horse and pony rides on Saturday and Sunday by appointment. Enjoy beautiful scenic views in the Winterhoek on horseback.

Horse About – 082 884 9881
Trails for novice and advanced riders – weather permitting & booking essential.
Starting in the foothills of the Witzenberg Mountains, ride through magical forests, farmlands and vineyards while enjoying spectacular views of the surrounding valley!

Ceres Zipslide Adventures – 079 245 0354
The Zipline Tour consists of 8 slides varying from 100 – 290m, totaling 1.4km. All weathers, no group size limit, all ages from 3 years and older – great fun for the whole family!




Readers Restaurant – 023 230 0087
Friday and Saturday evenings: Traditional Christmas menu – Booking essential
St Nick’s Menu throughout both days: Warming glühwein, coffee nog, broffee, normal coffee & a selection of teas, mince pies and ginger bread men, hearty country soup, goulash, chili con carne, mussel pots and festive sandwiches.

Belgian Kitchen Restaurant - 082 905 5390
Saturday: 11h00 - 15h00; 18h00 - 22h00 & Sunday: 11h00 - 15h00
A la-carte menu and Belgian Beer on Tap 

Things I Love – 023 230 1742 (Entrance from Church & Van der Stel Streets)                                                                                                                                                                      Delicious breakfasts and scrumptious lunches.
Deli, gifts, antiques, soft furnishings, collectables and wine shop.

Coffee & Cream Restaurant & Coffee Shop - 023 230 0840                                                                                                                                                                                                     Saturday & Sunday:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Delicious light meals, salads & coffees and scrumptious sweet treats

Pizza Spot - 023 230 0667                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Friday & Saturday: 12h00 - 21h30; Sunday: 17h00 - 21h30

De Kreeft Stamkafee Restaurant - 023 230 0179                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Friday: 08h30 - 22h00; Saturday: 08h00 - 22h00; Sunday: 08h00 - 16h00                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Full A la-carte menu available during shows and also at other times. Daily specials, freshly bakes cakes & tarts.

Kuierbossie Restaurant – 023 230 1034
Fridayevening: Bonfire from 20h00 on our ‘kuierstoep’ plus live entertainment.
Saturday: Music and live entertainment throughout the day, evening show 20h00-01h30
Cinnamon pancakes, bobotie burgers, baskets, best ribs in the Western Cape @ 2015 prices, we also supply a braai-pack which may be barbecued for you throughout the weekend.
Sunday: Open from 09h30 till 15h00 NB: We have a large supply of cream soda and disprins!

The Lighthouse Restaurant - 023 230 0159: Piet Retief Street
Friday evening        : Traditional Christmas dinner with trimmings and music – booking essential.
Saturday lunch       : Normal A-la carte menu
Saturday evening   : Normal A-la carte menu
Sunday lunch         : Buffet with traditional South African food

Manley Wine Lodge – 023 230 0582
Saturday12h00 – 18h00: Winter Wonderland Blues Festival – four fantastic bands, food & drink for sale: free glühwein or eggnog with each meal.
Sunday 09h00 – 15h00: Christmas Lunch – booking essential (a la carte menu also available).

Waverley Hills Restaurant – 023 231 0002 / 082 382 2819
Saturday: 10h00 – 16h00; Sunday: 11h00 – 15h00
Featuring a fabulous in-house art exhibition by chef Francois du Toit - from canvas to sculpture to food - available throughout the weekend as well as wine tasting.
Sunday: 4-course ‘Art on a Plate’ menu paired with our award winning wines - booking essential.



Theuniskraal – 083 948 2330 / 023 2300 687
Saturday: 09h00 – 16h00; Sunday: 09h00 – 15h00
Wine tastings & 10% discount on sales – 1st 40 guests to purchase a six-bottle case will receive a free cheese platter. Warm & cold refreshments, heart-warming food straight from the braai & fresh seafood (including abalone), live music, tractor rides (weather permitting), kiddies zone with jumping castle and sand art.
Free shuttle service from Church Street to Theuniskraal every 30 minutes.

Drostdy Hof Wines & Museum – 023 230 0203
Saturday: 10h00 – 16h00; Sunday: 11h00 – 13h00
Traditional cinnamon pancakes, hot beverages, coffee, tea and wine tasting by candlelight in the old jail! An open fire in the ‘kaggelkamer’, which is also our pancake room for the day.

Tulbagh Winery – 023 230 1001
Saturday: 09h00 – 13h00; Sunday: Closed
Cellar door sales & tastings

Rijk’s Cellar – 023 230 1622
Saturday: 10h00 – 17h00; Sunday: 10h00 – 14h00
Wine tastings & sales

Manley Wine Lodge – 023 230 0582
Saturday: 10h00 – 16h00; Sunday: 10h00 – 14h00
Wine tasting & sales



Montpellier – 023 2300 656
Saturday 09h00 – 17h00; Sunday 09h00 – 15h00
Wine tasting and sales, music and art exhibitions in the beautiful gardens and historic manor house. Food stalls plus children’s entertainment - jumping castle, face painting, lucky packets, Father Christmas, horse and tractor rides.
Raffle to win a wine and accommodation voucher worth R4500!

Saronsberg – 023 004 0435 / 081 267 2751
Saturday: 09h00 – 17h00; Sunday: 09h00 – 15h00
Warm your senses at our cozy fireplace with good wine, delicious food and song - live entertainment from 12h00 onwards on Saturday & Sunday.
Christmas food market under the old oak trees with homemade cinnamon pancakes, hearty soups served with roosterkoek, kebabs, hamburgers and curry with rice.
Hourly in-depth wine tours including some barrel tastings, visit our art collection.
Children’s entertainment: jumping castles, face-painting (Christmas photo booth), soccer nets and rides on Santa’s tractor-driven sleigh.
Traditional Christmas long table buffet lunch on Sunday – booking essential.



Lemberg Wine Estate – 021 300 1130
Saturday: 09h00 – 17h00; Sunday: 09h00 – 17h00
Traditional Swiss Cheese Fondue 12:00 – 15:00 - booking essential.
Wine tasting, cheese platters (booking essential), cellar tour & barrel tasting

Schalkenbosch Wine Tasting Centre – 082 865 0224
Saturday: 11h00 – 15h00; Sunday: 11h00 – 15h00
Wine tasting and sales

Waverley Hills Organic Wine & Olives – 023 231 0002
Saturday: 10h00 – 16h00: Sunday: 11h00 – 15h00
Featuring an in-house art exhibition by chef Francois du Toit from canvas to sculpture to food, as well as tasting of our award-winning organic wines.



The Tulbagh Boutique Heritage Hotel – 023 230 0071

The Witzenberg Country Inn – 023 230 0159

Poplers– 023 230 0353

The Bush Pub – 023 230 1123


Next Events:        06 August 2016                                   : Tulbagh Malle Mark 
28 September – 01 October 2016      : Tulbagh Horse & Wild Flower Show
                              05 November 2016                             : A Day at Drostdy
                              24 & 25 June 2017                             : Christmas in Winter

Drink responsibly / don’t drink and drive