Paarl is often revered to as the adventure capital of the Cape Winelands. Visitors are spoilt for choice from our world-class Golf Estates, Polo Fields, MTB and Hiking Trails, trail running and for the adrenaline seekers Skydiving or Paragliding.
Should you prefer wine tasting and shopping Paarl will not disappoint and during March you can do your weekly shopping at the Nederburg Slow Market, invest in a unique art piece or sit back and enjoy the views while sipping on a glass of wine.
There are plenty of festivals returning in March, and some of our favorites are dusting themselves off for your enjoyment.
Come and test your golfing ability on the 27- hole Paarl Golf Club. This hidden gem is centrally situated in the Winelands and has easy access from the N1 freeway. While you are here please enjoy all the other services on offer at the clubhouse. From being pampered in our Spa to having a wood-fired pizza or freshly prepared sushi. You are spoiled with choices from our Golfing Goat Restaurant with unbelievable views from our newly enlarged restaurant area.
Experience the magic at Mellasat Vineyards with Run the Vines.
On Saturday, 5th March 2022, Mellasat Vineyards will open their gates for Run the Vines.
This is the first big event at the farm this year and we are looking forward to welcoming runners, families, and friends to experience our open spaces, stunning scenery, hospitality, delicious food, and award-winning wines.
Run the Vines starting times are:
17km – 7:15, 10km – 7:45am and 5km – 8:00am
If you are not running, then start the day with our breakfast on the go, which will be served from 08:00. Our food offerings include toasted sandwiches, tramezzini, and more. The lunch menu will be available from 11:30 – 16:00.
5 March 2022
Farmers Market: 8am – 12pm l
Wine Sales: 9am – 3pm l
Live Music: 10am-3pm
Windmeul Kelder invites you to their monthly Farmers Market!
This family-friendly event is held at the winery (from) on the first Saturday of every month.
The market offers visitors a feast of local produce and delicious deli treats, live music and award-winning wines. This is a great opportunity to enjoy a kid-friendly outing while soaking up country living at its best.
No dogs allowed l Entry free of charge l 10% discount on wine sales on the day for visitors
Limited card facilities. Please bring enough cash.
Park it at the Market every weekend…
Every Saturday and Sunday
9am to 3pm
Slow down and unwind with a visit to Slow Market Nederburg, located at the winery in Paarl. Highlights include a pop-up Urban Tshisanyama experience, a variety of local flavours and crafters, live music and expansive lawns, tutored wine tastings as well as an awesome kids’ play area, offering the perfect place to relax and enjoy the vibe.
Chat to the team to find out more about kids’ parties as well as entertainment spaces for adult parties or events.
Slow Market Nederburg is dog-friendly (outside spaces).
5 March 2022
Gates open 11am
FLATROCK FESTIVAL 2022
Join Rhebokskloof for a fun-filled day of good music, good food and wine, wine, wine on Saturday 5th of March 2022 at the Flatrock Music Festival! Located on the scenic slopes of the Agter Paarl Mountain, our wine estate offers a lush oasis amidst sprawling vineyards. We invite you to sit back and enjoy the perfect summer’s afternoon filled with South Africa’s hottest music talent, good food and thirst-quenching wine.
Opening for Majozi will be local band Bob Ele. Our headlining act will be the incredible Majozi known for his chart-topping hits ‘Darling’ and ‘Falling’. Afterwards, you can kick off your shoes and dance to the beats of a live DJ with the grass underneath your feet.
For more information and booking details visit:
18 March 2022
5pm – 10 pm
As the summer draws to a close, Capetonians and visitors can take a closer look at the full moon during a glorious evening on the beautiful Paarl Mountain. One and all are invited to join the Afrikaans Language Museum and Monument’s (ATM’s) friendly staff for the last time to celebrate this natural phenomenon on Friday, 18 March 2022.
For more information on all the other exciting events, concerts and courses at the Taalmonument, call +27 (0) 21 872 3441/863 0543, visit www.taalmonument.co.za or follow them on Facebook.
18 – 20 March 2022
Die Bergrivier-oord is absoluut geskik vir die aanbieding van ŉ baie unieke fees met twee verskillende sitplekkeusses – jou kampstoel op die gras of jou Laailou in die rivier. Ja, jou laailou is daardie opblaas-dryflêding wat ons net in Desembers uithaal. Hierdie komende Maart gaan ons ons laailous weer afstof en almal lekker jaloers maak!
Join the Bergriver Resort for this fun music festival in March. There is a lineup of top South African bands and artists over three days. Bring your tent and swim gear!
The Legend Runner Uphill Challenge is a fun trail running/walking uphill event. NO OBSTACLES
Participants will run/walk uphill for 8.5km to Paarl Rock (this is the official challenge part of the event) and then hike back down for 5km to the Taal Monument, where they will finish and receive a medal.
This is NOT an official timed event.
Legend Runner – Uphill Challenge 2022
12 March 2022
Taal Monument – Paarl
Expressive Art Gallery & Studio
Cyanotype Workshop |
5th March, 10am – 12h30pm.
Plein Air Workshop |
26th March, 9am – 12pm.
ART CLASSES throughout the school holidays.
Expressive Art offers Art Classes and Art
Workshops. Situated amongst the beautiful
scenic Paarl mountains and vineyards
on Ridgeback Wine Estate.
For more info, or to book your seat contact +27 (0) 66 292 2662/ https://www.facebook.com/events/288771023194179.
Drakenstein Arts & Crafts Market Day
Paarl Town Hall
Saturday 5 March 2022
9am – 4 pm
Exhibits of Art and Craft stalls. Live
entertainment Local musicians.
Drama Theater Production
Adult tickets: R60 at the door & R40 EFT Payment before the event.
Kids tickets: R20
Saturday, 16 April
La Paris Estate welcomes you for a family Easter picnic!
The Easter picnic menu includes special Easter treats as well as a glass of Bubbly. A cash bar will also be available.
Children under 12 have a picnic menu of their own and an Easter egg decorating station as well as various lawn games (weather permitting) will be set up to keep them entertained.
Picnics will be held in the shaded areas of our Manor House Lawn, surrounded by picturesque mountain views.
Make a booking to secure your spot!
R380 per person
R180 per child under 12.
+27 (0) 21 867 0171
IT’S PUMPKIN SEASON AT BABYLONSTOREN
Psst! A selection of the finest – and funnest – pumpkins in every shape, size and colour will form part of our garden’s new autumn installation in the Puff Adder walkway for the month of March. From Turks Tubans to boerpampoene, golden hubbard, Halloween, gesiggies and many more. Don’t miss this expedition or join one of the pumpkin fun day workshops on 11 or 12 March 2022.
Babylonstoren gardener Darryl Combrinck with freshly harvested pumpkin variety from the kitchen garden.
You have got to love Babylonstoren’s regular workshops for a creative and meditative experience.
Please book well in advance. Limited space is available.
Learn how to pair tea with cheese
02 March 2022,
Grow your own seasonal vegetables
03 March 2022,
Cure your curiosity for charcuterie
09 March 2022,
Join in on a pumpkin fun day!
11 and 12 March 2022,
Basic propagation to grow your own collection
16 March 2022,
Find all the workshops information HERE.