Darling Summer Festival

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Come on Summer!

Get festive with us at the Darling Summer Festival. Why wait for Christmas to get your holiday vibe on? The beer and fun will be flowing at Darling Brewery in the village of Darling on Saturday, December 14.

Join Darling Brew and 7 guest breweries to party with us. They will be serving the best of their craft beers all day while the entertainment rocks around them. It’ll be cooler than Christmas.

The guys from Beer Country are coming on board to keep the fun Summer-simmering. Their unique blend of Beer, Food and Fire is all the excuse you need to crack a cold one and settle in for a jol.

Speaking of which we have confirmed the smokin’ Red Tape Riot and Congo Cowboys to take the stage. The spankin’ DJ Steak is confirmed to fill the day with music in between, so the Summer festival tunes will never stop.

No need to pack lunch. We’re setting up food stalls with all your favourite street food treats. Something for everyone, especially the kids. Our famous mega-jungle gym is a fixture at the brewery. We will also be bringing in a slippy-slide so the fun never stops for the little ones.

Tickets are R120 online through Webtickets right now. They will cost you R150 at the gate, so commit early. Price includes entrance and a commemorative Darling Summer Festival glass. Under 12s enter free while teens are R80 each and there’s no memorabilia included.

GUEST BREWERIES: Saggy Stone, Riot Beer, Loxtonia, Old Potter Brewpub, Black Eagle, Shields Indie, Beerworks

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Groote Post Country Market – The Christmas Market

Head out to Groote Post Wine Farm on Sunday, 15 December, for a day of family fun and relaxation at their idyllic Country Market nestled in the hills around the beautifyl town of Darling.

A mere half an hour out of Blouberg and an hour from the city, Groote Post is a gentle drive out of the hustle and bustle of city life into the rustic countryside. Enjoy a day of family fun and relaxation at an idyllic Country Market nestled in the hills around the beautiful town of Darling.

The Christmas Market (also the last market for 2019) will take place on Sunday, 15 December. Children will be delighted to know that Father Christmas will travel from the North Pole to Groote Post to hand out sweets. They will also be able to post their last Christmas wish list in the Santa letter box.

Guests can expect delicious and beautiful country offerings including artisan foods, arts and crafts, homeware, clothing, décor, gifts, jewellery, accessories, toys, fresh produce and more. Local is always lekker at Groote Post, with a divine selection of Darling gourmet produce including: Weskus Worswa, Darling Honey, Burger Fellas, Nellies Homemade Pies, the popular Darling Brew and of course Groote Post’s well-loved wines. Look out for popular newcomers to the market such as Sunshine Food Company’s Vegan Stand, Die Boeppens Spens and more…

After browsing through the market, relax on the beautiful lawns under the trees tucking into delicious eats from the market and enjoying the local entertainment. The little ones will be kept busy with a wide variety of kiddies’ activities: tractor rides, guided horse rides and the popular playground. 

Three Market Lucky Draws will take place at 12:30, 13:30 and 14:30. The winners each receiving a hamper with products from the market and Groote Post wine, but you must to be at the draw to win.

The 3 winners from each market will go towards a BIG DRAW at the end of the season. The lucky winner will win a 2x night stay in Yzerfontein. Please note the overall winner must be at the last market in April 2020 to win the big prize.

Groote Post’s award-winning restaurant, Hilda’s Kitchen, will be open as usual, but please note that booking is essential.  The Groote Post Market is an outing for the whole family including one’s furry children, but dogs must please be kept on a leash at all times.  Remember that entry to the market is free of charge – see you at the next market!

OPENING HOURS 10:00 – 15:00

VENUE Groote Post Wine Cellar

MARKET dates for 2020

26 Jan  |  23 Feb  |  29 Mar  |  26 Apr

Closed during winter: May, June, July

30 Aug  |  27 Sep  |  25 Oct  |  29 Nov  |  20 Dec

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