Whats Happening?

Explore our Garden Route Events and Festivals Calendar to see what popular festivals or events are taking place during your planned visit to the Garden Route. From sporting events to Food & Wine Fairs, the Garden Route is host to a multitude of festivals that take place all year round. Make your holiday in the Garden Route a trip to remember by attending a local Event or Festival.

Festivals like:

  • Sedgefield Slow Festival
  • Pink Loerie Mardi Gras and Arts Festival
  • Knysna Speed Festival
  • Knysna Oyster Festival
  • Knysna Cycle Tour
  • Knysna Forest Marathon
  • Vodacom George Cheese Festival
  • NRL Wines Trade Show
  • Garden Route Wedding Exhibition
  • Plett Festival
  • Strawberry Festival
  • Chocolate Festival

and lots lost more……

George Events

VERGE art exhibition for endangered species

A group exhibition for IUCN red listed species on the Cape coast, Garden Route and Karoo, in South Africa.
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Christmas Market

Join us at the Carpe Diem School Christmas Market on 21 & 22 November and purchase some beautiful hand-made gifts and crafts.
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George Music Society

An afternoon of sparkling arias duets and trios from some of the most famous operas. Not to be missed by the lovers of opera.
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Knysna Events

Year end functions at Lakeside Lodge Spa

Treat your staff to a year end function at Lakeside Lodge and Spa
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Guided walk in Pledge Nature Reserve with Nanna Joubert

A guided walk by Nanna (Helena) Joubert, horticulturist, natural perfumer, artist, and volunteer at the reserve...
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Beach breeding shorebirds, with Dr. Mark Brown

Join Dr Mark Brown, Program Director for Nature’s Valley Trust, for a talk on beach breeding shorebirds and how we can share
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Moonlight Meander

Explore the marine life in the Tidal pools at Gericke's Point...
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Knysna Extreme Triathlon

Knysna Extreme is an extreme triathlon covering 240km (4km swim, 170km cycle, 50km run) with an altitude gain of over 3,300m...
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Kevin Fraser Live • Knysna 2018

Kevin is renowned for his perfected accents, amply-viewed online videos, and his high energy dance sequences on stage...
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Anton Goosen LIVE 2018

Anton Goosen se nuwe CD “Padkos”, is sy 1ste sedert die “Groen Blomme”-projek 11 jaar gelede. Hy beskryf die musiek op die...
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A Fundraising Make-up Workshop

Belvidere Manor and Debbie Jean present a fundraising make-up workshop, all proceeds to go to fire victims via Knysna Rotary...
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Valiant Swart LIVE in Knysna

Valiant Swart has been a fixture on the SA music scene since 1990. His particular brand of soulful blues, folk and country-rock...
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Bliss Festival Plettenberg Bay

This event is designed to suit people from all walks of life and ages, including children, who enjoy or would like...
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Plettenberg Bay Events

Summer special

Summer sopecial
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Commotion in the ocean

Smiley Shark has the hiccups...
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Plett Rage 2018

Plett Rage student festival is shaking things up with a new set of dates and other exciting changes including new grounds with...
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DIFFERENTLY-ABLED Christmas Table Kwik Spar

DIFFERENTLY-ABLED AWARENESS CAMPAIGN – Having its first ever, CHRISTMAS TABLE...
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The Barnyard Programme this Summer 2018

The entertainment line-up this summer in Plett at the Barnyard Theatre is going to be a cracker with shows from Steve Hofmeyer...
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Mr and Miss Plett/ Knysna Beauty Pageant

Please take note that the date for the final event has changed to the 1st December and you will note that we have...
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Tribute to Neil Diamond

Neil Diamond is one of the most enduring and successful singer-songwriters of all time, having sold over 25 million records...
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Bymekaarkomplek Digters, Wyn Lied Lizanne Barnard

Vir hierdie baie spesiale, intieme en kunstige produksie het bekroonde musikant Lizanne Barnard weereens van die skrywes van...
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Robberg Fine Foods Classic Beach Regatta

The Robberg Fine Foods Classic Beach Regatta is all set for the 22nd to the 24th December this year...
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Plett Gqom Experience

On stage we have Vetkuk and Mahoota; Ed Harris with Pearl and Babes Womdantso; Lulo Cafe; DJ Mlungu SA, Zann Nelly Ngqokotya...
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