Groote Post Christmas Market

                                               GROOTE POST CHRISTMAS MARKET


FROM 10H00 UNTIL 15H00

Yes, it’s that time of the year again. Christmas is coming up, and what better way to infuse a little tradition and magic into the festive season than attending a delightful Christmas market.

Visitors can expect ‘ALL THINGS CHRISTMAS’ at Groote Post’s December Market – with decorations and gifts galore, a Children’s Christmas Show, Father Christmas entertaining the children and more….  

 The Groote Post Christmas Market will be a perfect opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of the shopping malls and find unique gifts for your loved ones while soaking up the jolly atmosphere enjoying a family outing in the country.

Groote Post will be a hive of festive activity, brimming with market stalls, splendidly decorated and showcasing their Christmas wares which will make for special gifts and stocking-fillers. Expect delicious and beautiful country offerings including arts and crafts, home-ware, clothing, décor, jewellery, accessories, toys, artisan foods and more…

The Christmas Market will present a perfect playground for children who will love the rolling lawns and popular playground as well as the tractor rides, face painting and sand-art to name a few of the activities that will be available. To top it all Father Christmas will be handing out sweets to all the children and The Bop Boppers will be presenting Children’s Christmas Show.

Music is always a key part of the Market. Highly-acclaimed Cape Town musician, Francois Haasbroek, will be entertaining the market-goers with folk and acoustic rock-styled covers, popular favourites, golden oldies and classic songs that never go out of style. For more information go to:

Local is always lekker at Groote Post with a divine selection of Darling gourmet produce including burgers, breads, cheese, cured meats, olive oils, preserves, the popular Darling Brew and of course Groote Post’s well-loved wines which will be available for tasting and purchase by the glass, bottle or case.

After browsing through the market, visitors will be relaxing under the trees while tucking into their delicious eats from the market. Groote Post’s award-winning restaurant, Hilda’s Kitchen, will be open as usual, but booking is essential.

Although pets are most welcome – all dogs must be on a leash at-all-times.


There are 3 Lucky Draws at every market – at 12h30, 13h30 and 14h30. The winners will each receive a hamper with products from the market and wine from Groote Post, but you must to be at the draw to win.


Entry to the Groote Post Country Market is free of charge.


Groote Post Country Market opening hours

10h00 to 15h00


Groote Post Country Market dates for Summer 2019: 27 January, 24 February, 31 March and 28 April 2019

For further information on the Groote Post Country Market

Contact I Love Yzer: 022 451 2202 or



Twitter: @GPCountryMarket



Follow the R27, the West Coast Road towards Langebaan. Turn right onto the Darling Hills Road opposite Grotto Bay turnoff. After 10 km, turn right to the Groote Post cellar. Alternatively, take the R307 out of Darling towards Cape Town and turn off at the Darling Hills Road. After 7km turn left to the Groote Post Cellar.

GPS Coordinates

S 33° 29’ 0.5” E 018° 24’ 35.0”


A visit to Groote Post

Only an hour’s drive from Cape Town, the historic Groote Post farm, owned by the Pentz family and situated in the Darling Hills, presents a rustic and rural atmosphere with undulating hills, vast open spaces and warm country hospitality. In addition to a wide range of award-winning wines, Hilda’s Kitchen’s superb culinary experience and Farm Drives through the private game camp and vineyards, Groote Post also offers spectacular views of the Atlantic coast and Table Mountain, nature walks, bird-watching in the hide on the dam and spectacular West Coast flowers in spring.


Groote Post

022 492 2825 ·