October is a breathtaking month to visit, with loads of things happening and beautiful weather, it’s a great time to relax and have fun in Dullstroom!
You can expect sunny, but mild weather, beautiful green rolling hills, blossoms all round, and the mistiness that comes with our seasonal rains.
You can also expect Dullstroom to be buzzing. Since the end of lockdown Dullstroom has proven to be a favourite for Mpumalanga and Gauteng residents, with families trickling in from all over to enjoy fresh air, great food and an epic road trip.
So what is happening in October? You can expect lovely activities and fun times for everyone!
Dullstroom is 127 years old and we are having one big bash all over town! Look out for names like Steve Hofmeyr, Ava Fox, Freddy Voodoo & Soul Taxi!
Dullstroom’s Saturday Food Market
Join us at the Dullstroom Food Market, hosted every Saturday by the Mad Hatter Cafe. At this gem of a market you can find the most delicious bakes and food items. Make this your first stop before you hit the town on a Saturday, because this market will kick-start your day with fresh food, delicious bakes, hand-made items, flowers and more.
This little market will also give you a chance to meet local chefs, interesting food personalities and locals who offers their fare. Everything is made with love in Dullstroom.
The food market happens from 9am every Saturday and sells out early, so come early.
The Village Market
On Saturday 31 October Dullstroom will host it’s second Dullstroom Village Market after the lockdown restrictions were relieved in 2020. The Dullstroom Village Market is all about family fun and bespoke, quality hand-made goods.
The Dullstroom Cultour Co. is launching our Cooking Classes on 31 October. Book fast as these classes are set to be very popular.
On 31 October, 1 November and 7 November you can learn how to make Risotto with Chef Lana Doyle. This class, is going to be a special one. We will learn how to make a Beetroot Risotto, it’s totally delicious!
On 8 November we host our first Cooking Indian in Dullstroom with Fatima from Fatima’s Restaurant. She will teach you authentic skills, from understanding how to cook with an array of spices, to what makes a flavourful and wholesome Indian meal, every time.
Coming soon – Dullstroom’s first photographic walking tours. The Red Tekkie tour was created to show you everything Dullstroom in one epic walking tour. Filled with fun information, deep cultural heritage and the best spots to take photos. The Red Tekkie tour’s name comes from the heritage of jumping on a big red bus in famous cities in the world. Dullstroom is way too small for a bus, so we decided to grab our red tekkies and make it a walking tour.
Watch this space, we will be announcing our first Walking Tours soon.
Dullstroom is home to many amazing and award-winning restaurants, with a lovely few newcomers to the market. Visit our Restaurants page – you’ll definitely need a Dullstroom restaurant bucket list to make sure you visit all the spots that entices you. Wether you want breakfast, bistros, family restaurants, pubs, mixology or a quick dessert, we know Dullstroom has everything to offer.
Where to stay.
Dullstroom isn’t just about a day trip. Make it a weekend and you can enjoy so much more on offer.
Visit our site’s Stay section to view our hand-selected properties to book.