Past events in South Africa

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Annual events and festivals in South Africa:

Past Events, Current and Upcoming, January 2019, February 2019, March 2019, April 2019, May 2019, June 2019, July 2019, August 2019, September 2019, October 2019, November 2019, December 2019

Due to unforeseen circumstances event and festival details can change. For the reason that this may happen, please check with the organizers before making your travel arrangements. All information is published in good faith as supplied by the organizers.

Bergrivier Winter Carnival

Date: 2019-07-06

Time: 09:00 to 17:00

Location: Open field adjacent Carinus Bridge, Velddrif

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<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. […]
<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 […]
<span class='p-name'>Kirkwood Wildsfees</span>
Description: The next prestigious Kirkwood Wildsfees Auction will be held at the Majogi bomas on Friday, June 28, 2019. The Wildsfees auction is the only place to buy disease-free Cape buffalo directly from SANParks. The Kirkwood Wildsfees is a unique community-owned and managed festival which was established in 2002 in order to grow tourism in the […]

National Arts Festival Grahamstown

Start date: 2019-06-27

End date: 2019-07-07

Location: 1820 Settlers Monument, Fort Selwyn Drive, Grahamstown.

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<span class='p-name'>National Arts Festival Grahamstown</span>
Description: The National Arts Festival is an important event on the South African cultural calendar, and the biggest annual celebration of the arts on the African continent. The Festival traces its origins to back to 1974 when the 1820 Settlers National Monument was officially opened. Conceived as a living memorial to the 1820 British settlers, and built […]

Fijnwyn Wine Festival

Start date: 2019-06-15

End date: 2019-06-16

Location: Shokran Events Venue, Plot 99, Luiperd Street, Tierpoort, Pretoria.

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<span class='p-name'>Fijnwyn Wine Festival</span>
Fijnwyn Wine Festival, Tierpoort Pta, suburb of Pretoria, Gauteng Province, South Africa Description: Welcome to the best food & wine festival in Pretoria. The Fijnwyn wine festival has been established as one of Pretoria’s favourite calender events for any wine lover. The idea of the festival was to bring the Cape to Gauteng. Shokran is a unique events […]

Franschhoek Literary Festival

Start date: 2019-05-17

End date: 2019-05-19

Location: Various locations in Franschhoek.

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<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 […]

Misty Waters Music Festival

Start date: 2019-05-10

End date: 2019-05-12

Location: 1 Kiewiet Street, Secunda, Mpumalanga

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<span class='p-name'>Misty Waters Music Festival</span>
Misty Waters Music Festival is related to the following pages: Mpumalanga Province, Cosmos Country, Secunda Type: Music Festival Description: Misty Waters Music Festival is 3 day open air music festival nestled in an oasis of willows, lakes, lush lawns and orange sunsets. Intimacy in the open is what we’re all about, creating a space where conversations are spurred […]
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 […]

Fijnwyn Wine Festival

Start date: 2019-04-30

End date: 2019-05-01

Location: Shokran Events Venue, Plot 99, Luiperd Street, Tierpoort, Pretoria.

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<span class='p-name'>Fijnwyn Wine Festival</span>
Fijnwyn Wine Festival, Tierpoort Pta, suburb of Pretoria, Gauteng Province, South Africa Description: Welcome to the best food & wine festival in Pretoria. The Fijnwyn wine festival has been established as one of Pretoria’s favourite calender events for any wine lover. The idea of the festival was to bring the Cape to Gauteng. Shokran is a unique events […]

South African Cheese Festival

Start date: 2019-04-26

End date: 2019-04-28

Location: Sundringham Estate, Stellenbosch

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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 […]

Two Oceans Marathon

Date: 2019-04-20

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

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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 […]

Splashy Fen Music Festival Underberg

Start date: 2019-04-18

End date: 2019-04-22

Location: Bushman's Nek Road, Underberg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

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<span class='p-name'>Splashy Fen Music Festival Underberg</span>
Description: Established in 1990, Splashy Fen Music Festival has something for everyone; in fact there’s nothing else in SA quite like it! For more than two decades, the annual Splashy Fen Music Festival has seen thousands of people heading off to the mountains every Easter to enjoy a long weekend of live music against a backdrop […]

Sedgefield’s Slow Festival

Start date: 2019-04-18

End date: 2019-04-22

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

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<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 […]

The Wilderness Festival

Start date: 2019-04-12

End date: 2019-04-14

Location: The Wilderness Hotel.

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<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 […]

Buffalo Rally

Start date: 2019-04-12

End date: 2019-04-14

Location: ATKV Resort, Hartenbos.

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<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 […]

Gifberg Spook Fees

Start date: 2019-03-29

End date: 2019-03-31

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

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<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

Fijnwyn Wine Festival

Date: 2019-03-21

Location: Shokran Events Venue, Plot 99, Luiperd Street, Tierpoort, Pretoria.

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<span class='p-name'>Fijnwyn Wine Festival</span>
Description: Welcome to the best food & wine festival in Pretoria. The Fijnwyn wine festival has been established as one of Pretoria’s favourite calender events for any wine lover. The idea of the festival was to bring the Cape to Gauteng. Shokran is a unique events venue situated in a tranquil farm setting amid pecan nut and almond […]
<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, […]

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

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<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 […]

Limpopo Marula Festival

Start date: 2019-02-25

End date: 2019-03-02

Location: Impala Park Stadium, Phalaborwa, Limpopo, South Africa

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<span class='p-name'>Limpopo Marula Festival</span>
Limpopo Marula Festival, Ba-Phalaborwa, Limpopo Province, South Africa Description: The Festival of The First Fruit – ‘Ku LumaNguva’/’Go Loma Morula’ – is a heritage phenomenon which is performed by traditional leaders at the beginning of the marula season. It is a heritage practice that precludes any drinking of the marula beverage before traditional leaders have blessed […]

Clarens Craft Beer Festival

Start date: 2019-02-22

End date: 2019-02-23

Location: 326 Market Street East, Clarens, Free State, South Africa.

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<span class='p-name'>Clarens Craft Beer Festival</span>
Description: This is craft beer country. Nestled in the foothills of the majestic Maluti Mountains lies the beautiful village of Clarens, one of SA’s most sought after travel destinations. For one weekend a year Clarens plays host to over 8000 thirsty travellers and 24 select Craft Brewers in a celebration of the flavours and the passion of […]

Bieliemieliefees Reitz

Start date: 2019-02-14

End date: 2019-02-17

Location: Reitz Show Grounds

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<span class='p-name'>Bieliemieliefees Reitz</span>
Description: Die Fees met Gees!!! Bieliemieliefees Reitz Cell: 087 358 8503 E-mail: [email protected] Last edited: 2018-12-02 Reitz accommodation booking platform

Jeppe Marathon

Date: 2019-02-10

Location: Saheti School, Corner Civin Drive and Linksfield Road, Senderwood, Johannesburg

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<span class='p-name'>Jeppe Marathon</span>
Description: The Jeppe Marathon, formerly known as the Pick n Pay Marathon, has had a face-lift and we are all looking forward to the 2019 event. The Jeppe Marathon is a Comrades Marathon and Two Oceans Marathon qualifier. This year the Jeppe Marathon will be used as the CGA Marathon Champs for 2019, to be considered […]
<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 […]

Leopard Crawl MTB and Trail Run Challenge

Date: 2019-02-02

Time: 06:00

Location: Wesbank Primary School, Park Road, Oudtshoorn

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<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 […]

Noon to Moon MTB Relay Race

Date: 2018-12-01

Time: 10:00 to 20:00

Location: Merry Pebbles Sabie

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<span class='p-name'>Noon to Moon MTB Relay Race</span>
Description: Noon to Moon MTB Relay Race at Merry Pebbles in Sabie. Camping and accommodation specials at venue Location: 1 km from the town on the old Lydenburg road. GPS Co-ordinates: S 25º 5’ 44.4″ E 30º 45’ 58.7″ Contact: Brett or Sandy Cell: +27 82 774 5821 / +27 83 799 4458 E-mail: [email protected] Last edited: 2018-11-21 […]

Cape Town Festival of Beer

Start date: 2018-11-30

End date: 2018-12-02

Location: Hamilton’s Rugby Club in Green Point, Cape Town (next to the V & A Waterfront).

<span class='p-name'>Cape Town Festival of Beer</span>
Description: The Cape Town Festival of Beer is a celebration of brewing heritage and craft, both locally and from around the world. Featuring over 200 beers; this is the premier celebration of all-things-beer. The festival is South Africa’s largest annual gathering of beer enthusiasts, connoisseurs and those just wanting to learn more about beer. The weekend […]

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.

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<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. […]

Philippolis Show

Start date: 2018-11-02

End date: 2018-11-03

Location: 72 Voortrekker Street, Philippolis, Free State South Africa

<span class='p-name'>Philippolis Show</span>
Type: Agricultural Show Contact: GB Pienaar or Louis Fourie Tel: +27 51 773 7004 Cell: +27 83 548 7483 E-mail: [email protected] Last edited: 2018-10-17 Online booking platform for Philippolis

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 […]
Past events in South Africa, easy Travellers online Guide for South Africa
Past events in South Africa, easy Travellers online Guide for South Africa

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