Don’t miss Groote Post’s October Country Market and annual Country Run

by | Oct 19, 2018 | Blog, Lifestyle, News

Head out to Groote Post on Sunday 28th October for a day of family fun and relaxation at their idyllic Country Market nestled in the hills around the beautiful town of Darling. For the fit and active, be there early and take part in Groote Post’s annual Country Run.

At the Market you will be spoilt for choice with 60 stalls showcasing beautiful and delectable country offerings: various arts, crafts, homeware and décor; gourmet eats galore; craft beer and cider; and not to forget Groote Post’s popular wines. Local is always lekker at Groote Post, with a divine selection of Darling gourmet produce including: Weskus Worswa, Darling Honey, Darling Olives, Darling Brew 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 music and entertainment provided by DJ Andre. The little ones, as always, will be busy with a wide variety of kiddies’ activities: tractor rides, Zorb balls, guided horse rides and, of course, the popular playground.

The Three Market Lucky Draws will take place at 12h30, 13h30 and 14h30, the winners each receiving a hamper with products from the market and Groote Post wine, but you must be present at the draw to win.

Groote Post’s award-winning restaurant, Hilda’s Kitchen, will be open as usual, but please note that booking is essential.

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

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 the rest of the year: 25th November and 16th December (Christmas Market).

For further information on the Groote Post Country Market Contact I Love Yzer: 022 451 2202 or | | (@GPCountryMarket). Contact: Tel:  022 492 2825 · Email: · Website: ·

Put Some Spring in Your Step with the Groote Post Country Run:

What better way to celebrate the start of summer than with a Trail Run and a Country Market? For the fit and the adventurous, the Groote Post Country Run will give you an early start leading into the market. So, put some spring in your step with a choice of three trails, all featuring stunning views of mountains and the ocean:

21km Bobbejaanberg Challenge

10km Atlantic View Route

4km Ommie-Dam Fun Run

Registration opens at 06h00 and the first runners head off at 07h00. Coffee and breakfast will be on offer as well as a secure, supervised Kid-Zone where runners can leave their little ones in the care of experienced child-minders. The finish line is always a welcome sight as the festive atmosphere of the market greets you on your return. There are shower facilities for those wanting to freshen up before taking on the market and relaxing into an easy summer afternoon.


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