Event Categories: Western Cape

Annual Events and Festivals in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.

Berg River Canoe Marathon

Start date: 2019-07-03

End date: 2019-07-06


<span class='p-name'>Berg River Canoe Marathon</span>
Berg River Canoe Marathon is related to: Western Cape Province, West Coast, Winelands, Paarl,  Veldrift. Type: Canoe Marathon. Description: The Berg - the toughest canoeing challenge. The Berg River Canoe Marathon covers 240 km from Paarl to Velddrift over four stages in July every year. Starting point: 09h00 at Market Street Bridge in Paarl. First day finish point: Zonquasdrift […]
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Bergrivier Winter Carnival

Date: 2019-07-06

Time: 09:00 to 17:00

Location: Open field adjacent Carinus Bridge, Velddrif


<span class='p-name'>Bergrivier Winter Carnival</span>
Bergrivier Winter Carnival is related to: Western Cape Province, West Coast, Veldrift Type: Carnival Description: The Bergrivier Winter Carnival coincides with the end of the grueling Berg River Canoe Marathon in Velddrif. The town celebrates the arrival of the paddlers in festival fashion with live music, water activities, a flea market and numerous other forms of entertainment. […]
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Laingsburg Karoo Ultra Marathon

<span class='p-name'>Laingsburg Karoo Ultra Marathon</span>
Laingsburg Karoo Ultra Marathon is related to the following pages: Western Cape Province, Central Karoo, Laingsburg Type: Marathon Description: The Laingsburg Karoo Ultra Marathon (80 km) will also host a 5 km, 12 km and a 21,1 km half marathon. Running Festival with 80km Ultra Karoo Marathon as the highlight of the races, Price Giving Event and Karoo […]
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Sedgefield’s Slow Festival

Start date: 2019-04-18

End date: 2019-04-22

Location: N2 Scarab Village Sedgefield, Western Cape, South Africa.


<span class='p-name'>Sedgefield’s Slow Festival</span>
Sedgefield's Slow Festival is related to the following pages: Western Cape Province, Garden Route, Sedgefield Type: Slow Festival Description: Remember when people had fun without television, cell phones and computers? When all kids could ride bikes and played outdoors all day? Well, Sedgefield's Slow Festival is all about having fun the old-fashioned way. Celebrating the great outdoors in and […]
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Gifberg Spook Fees

Start date: 2019-03-29

End date: 2019-03-31

Location: Gifberg Holiday Farm, Vanrhynsdorp, Western Cape, South Africa


<span class='p-name'>Gifberg Spook Fees</span>
Gifberg Spook Fees, Vanrhynsdorp, Western Cape Province, South Africa Description: Gifberg Spook Fees is a very unique experience. It started off as a birthday party. Physical address: Gifberg Holiday Farm, Vanrhynsdorp, Western Cape, South Africa E-mail: [email protected] Last edited: 2019-01-16 Vanrhynsdorp accommodation booking platform [caption id="attachment_11121" align="alignnone" width="300"] Gifberg Spook Fees, easy Travellers online Guide for South Africa[/caption] [sc […]
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Buffalo Rally

Start date: 2019-04-12

End date: 2019-04-14

Location: ATKV Resort, Hartenbos.


<span class='p-name'>Buffalo Rally</span>
Description: In March 1969, a group of Nomads went camping at Silversands near Robertson over the Easter weekend and it was here that the idea of the Buffalo Rally originated. Over a campfire the plan for a national Motorcycle Rally was discussed. The refusal by the Port Elizabeth City Council to permit the Nomads Club the use […]
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Up The Creek Music Festival Swellendam

<span class='p-name'>Up The Creek Music Festival Swellendam</span>
Description: Every year, around 3 000 like-minded people gather in a stunning location just outside Swellendam for a 4-day festival of music, nature and celebration. Up The Creek, perched on the banks of the Breede River, is South Africa’s second longest-running music festival – and arguably it’s most unique. This intimate outdoor event – about a […]
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Leopard Crawl MTB and Trail Run Challenge

Date: 2019-02-02

Time: 06:00

Location: Wesbank Primary School, Park Road, Oudtshoorn


<span class='p-name'>Leopard Crawl MTB and Trail Run Challenge</span>
Description: The annual Leopard Crawl MTB and Trail Run Challenge in Oudtshoorn is a phenomenal one day event, welcoming the whole family as well as all fitness levels. This well organized event is known for its spectacular scenery and excellent water points. The MTB events form part of the Eden XCM Series, giving riders the opportunity […]
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To Hell & Back Extreme MTB Tour

Start date: 2019-11-16

End date: 2019-11-17

Location: Entrance Gate of De Hoek Holiday Resort.


<span class='p-name'>To Hell & Back Extreme MTB Tour</span>
Description: This race proudly is the first MTB stage race in South Africa. The views while riding on these historic roads are extraordinary, jaw dropping and nail biting all in one. It is known as the longest mountain pass in South Africa. The overnight stop in The Hell means everybody stays together, which makes for a […]
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The Giant Pumpkin Festival & Cycle Race Heidelberg

Start date: 2019-03-08

End date: 2019-03-09

Location: Heidelberg Showground Heidelberg, Western Cape, South Africa


<span class='p-name'>The Giant Pumpkin Festival & Cycle Race Heidelberg</span>
Description: The Giant Pumpkin Festival in Heidelberg, WC, has been happening for the past 6 years and keeps increasing in popularity. In 2016 a Mountain Bike Race was added and because of it’s success – we are repeating this in 2018 – Bigger and Better! The festival will celebrate, as usual, the Largest Pumpkins in South […]
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The Wilderness Festival

Start date: 2019-04-12

End date: 2019-04-14

Location: The Wilderness Hotel.


<span class='p-name'>The Wilderness Festival</span>
Description: Following the success of the 2017 and 2018 Wilderness festival which grew from a small festival in 2016, the picturesque village of Wilderness along the N2 in The Garden Route, has proven to be an excellent venue for The Wilderness Festival. The Wilderness Hotel will once again house the main venue with food and liquor […]
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Hermanus Whale Festival

<span class='p-name'>Hermanus Whale Festival</span>
Description: Only eco-marine festival in South Africa. Known for the best land-based whale watching in the world, Hermanus is just the right place to pay homage to the magnificent Southern Right Whales. And there’s no better time to spot this magnificent mammal than in September which is peak whale-watching season in this coastal village. The town […]
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Franschhoek Literary Festival

Start date: 2019-05-17

End date: 2019-05-19

Location: Various locations in Franschhoek.


<span class='p-name'>Franschhoek Literary Festival</span>
Description: A Celebration of books and writers. The Franschhoek Literary Festival (FLF) is a non-profit organisation established in 2007 with the objectives of: Bringing together a broad cross-section of mostly South African writers and a few popular international authors. Inspiring, delighting, informing and challenging audiences. Raising funds for local community and school libraries and training and placing assistant school […]
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Swartlandskou Moorreesburg

<span class='p-name'>Swartlandskou Moorreesburg</span>
Type: Agricultural Show Contact: Jacques Bester or Hannes Fullard Cell: 083 660 7166 / 082 820 4958 E-mail: [email protected] Last edited: 2018-11-19 Online accommodation booking platform for Moorreesburg [caption id="attachment_11121" align="alignnone" width="300"] Swartlandskou Moorreesburg, easy Travellers online Guide for South Africa[/caption] [sc name="eventslinks"]
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Hamlet Kuns en Kultuurfees

Start date: 2018-11-30

End date: 2018-12-01

Location: Laerskool FD Conradie, Van Riebeeck Street, Prince Alfred Hamlet, South Africa.


<span class='p-name'>Hamlet Kuns en Kultuurfees</span>
Type: Arts Festival, Culture Festival, Performing Arts Description: Join us for two fun-filled days for the whole family! The Friday starts with the opening of the kids corner, our annual Agriday - featuring Jan-Jan Joubert, Annelize Crosby and Japie Galant - as well as our Ladies Afternoon, featuring Arina du Plessis and Dieter and Martelize Voigt. […]
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Knysna Extreme Triathlon

<span class='p-name'>Knysna Extreme Triathlon</span>
Knysna Extreme Triathlon, Garden Route, Western Cape Province, South Africa. Knysna Extreme is an extreme triathlon covering 240 km (4 km swim, 170 km cycle, 50 km run) with an altitude gain of over 3,300 m. The route is scenic yet challenging taking athletes along the Garden Route. Each athlete is required to have a […]
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Franschhoek Uncorked Festival

Start date: 2019-09-14

End date: 2019-09-15


<span class='p-name'>Franschhoek Uncorked Festival</span>
Pack away the Winter blues and embrace Spring in all its finery at this year’s Franschhoek Uncorked Festival, which takes place over the weekend of 14 and 15 September. The perfect opportunity to explore one of South Africa’s premier wine destinations as you uncover a plethora of experiences at the participating Franschhoek Vignerons. Travel from one estate […]
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Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees (KKNK)

<span class='p-name'>Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees (KKNK)</span>
Description: South African festival for the performing and visual arts, Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees (KKNK), which is presented annually during the March/April school holidays in the town of Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo region, the target market of the festival is all persons who speak and understand the Afrikaans language. Physical address: Jan van Riebeeckweg 217, […]
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Klein Karoo Klassique

<span class='p-name'>Klein Karoo Klassique</span>
Description: Visit Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo in August for the Klein Karoo Klassique - a festival of classical music and Klein Karoo cuisine, wine and art. Make a date with delicious Klein Karoo cuisine paired with regional wines and complimented by the classical sounds of a string quartet, a piano duo (piano & cello) […]
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Prince Albert Leesfees

Start date: 2018-11-01

End date: 2018-11-04

Location: Prince Albert Skougronde – Showgrounds, Jan Louw Street, Prince Albert, Western Cape, South Africa.

The magic of Words. Prince Albert Leesfees brings together some of South Africa’s top writers and new publications. The first Leesfees was part of Prince Albert’s 250 year celebrations (November 2012). That year we celebrated Karoo writers and poets. The intimacy of a festival where guests could attend every event, with no rushing from venue […]
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Riebeek Valley Olive Festival

Description: In celebration of a good olive harvest, twin Swartland towns Riebeek Kasteel and Riebeek West host the popular annual Riebeek Valley Olive Festival. Nestled snuggly at the foot of the Kasteelberg mountain, the valley, known for its array of fine produce, comes alive and opens its doors to the outside world. Experience an abundance […]
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Two Oceans Marathon

Date: 2019-04-20

Location: At the bottom of Dean Street, Newlands, opposite SA Breweries.


Description: The Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon (OMTOM) takes place over the Easter Weekend every year, and sees over 30 000 runners from all walks of life participate in the 56km Ultra Marathon, Half Marathon, Trail Runs or series of Fun Runs. Postal address: Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon, P O Box 2276, Clareinch, 7740, South Africa. Physical address: 15 Torrens […]
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South African Cheese Festival

Start date: 2019-04-26

End date: 2019-04-28

Location: Sundringham Estate, Stellenbosch


Description: Agri-Expo is the proud owner and organizer of the South African Cheese Festival, presented annually as a showcase for dairy in general and cheese in particular in South Africa. The award-winning SA Cheese Festival, the biggest outdoor culinary event in Southern Africa, takes place over three days, from Friday, 26 April to Sunday, 28 […]
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