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 Grad
  • 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

Strawberry Festival Presented By OLA

The Strawberry Festival presented by Ola is the country life and good food family weekend in the Garden Route.
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Varsity MTB Challenge

The Varsity MTB Challenge is a 2-day stage race which takes place annually in the beautiful Paarl Valley in the Cape Winelands. The popular event sees a host of Varsity Alumni gather once a year to rekindle friendships at the vibey Nederburg race village and tackle some of the trails finest trails on offer in South Africa. The event also caters for active students and the general public - the inaugural Varsity MTB Challenge attracted riders from across South Africa, racing for their alma mater or university of choice or simply just having fun as non-aligned teams.   Fast-facts Race Venue: Nederburg Winery, Paarl Day 1: Start and finish at Nederburg Winery – 30 September 2017 – 08h00 50km, 1500m vertical ascent Start and finish at Nederburg Winery – 1 October 2017 – 8am 58km, 1600m vertical ascent.
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Blessing of the Fishing Fleet.

The Portuguese Cultural and Welfare Centre of Cape Town will hold its annual Blessing of the Fishing Fleet Festival
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Joyous Jubilee Annique Health and Beauty

Attend the launch of the exciting, revolutionary and remarkable Annique Health...
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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

Discover your inner adventurer! Join the crew of amateur sailors from the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race
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Yoga Hiking Retreat

Give yourself the gift of well-being and accompany us for a Yoga & Hiking Retreat
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Yoga Hiking Retreat

Give yourself the gift of well-being and accompany us for a Yoga & Hiking Retreat
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Knysna Events

Volunteer Program Outreach Program

We urgently need hands on deck! Our friends over at Peace of Eden Vegan Forest Retreat & Backpackers Lodge (our current depot)...
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Knysna Partner’s Tourism Month programme

Knysna & Partner’s Tourism Month programme kicks off this week...
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Exporter Support Awareness Seminar

If you are an existing exporter or prospective exporter of a product or service we would like to invite you to a 1-day Exporter...
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Knysna Timber Festival

The Knysna Timber Festival 2017 will go ahead as planned from 29 September to 1 October - and it'll take place as usual at its tra
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Treasure Hunt

Join Hospice and Pam Golding Knysna for their annual Spring Maison Market from 29 - 30 September 2017...
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Gordi Brown His BigTime Harmonica Blowin the Blues

Gordi Brown & His BigTime Harmonica will be Blowin’ the Blues at The Belvidere Manor Hotel, Knysna, Tuesday, 3rd. October 2017, 19h00 - 20h15. Tickets R120 available in advance from The Hearing & Health Centre, Upper Floor, Knysna Mall: 044-382-1168. All profits to National Sea Rescue Institute, Knysna Premier Harmonica Player & Singer Gordi Brown delivers the blues in the tradition of the Chicago masters, adding West Coast swing and Jazz. ‘For me, the blues has to be deep, emotional, convincing, and from the heart’, he says. ‘As far as the jazz-oriented tunes go, they must swing and be very bluesy’ 'Come on down and boogie-your-woogie!'  
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Will of God Ministries presents Healing and Deliverence Nigh

You who are suffering from depression, bad dreams bad luck, nothing is moving forward in your life, marriage problems...
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Antique Classic Boat Show

The annual Antique & Classic Boat Show will take place on Saturday, 7 October 2017 at Turbine Hotel & Spa from 10:00 -17:00...
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Food Wine Pairing

Don't miss a delicious food & wine pairing presented by winemaker & owner of Painted Wolf Wines at Kilzers Kitchen on Wed...
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‘RICHARD COCK COMES TO KNYSNA!

‘RICHARD COCK COMES TO KNYSNA! Conducting a 15 strong orchestral ensemble and massed choir as your favourite Broadway classics...
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Plettenberg Bay Events

First Thursday of Every Month

First Thursday event at the Lookout Centre starting this Thursday! Le Fournil will be open for supper and the others shops will...
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Poets, Wine Songs @ The Barn Yard

Join legendary guitar master, songwriter and local musician Mel Botes at the Barnyard on Friday 8 & 15 September with his Poets...
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Berita Live Show in Plett #Plettchillout

Brita live in Plett at KwaNokuthula Stadium...
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Legends Friends on the road again

We believe that “LIVE” entertainment should be about variety. With “The Cowboy” – Billy Forrest, “The Rocker” – Dennis East...
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Will of God Ministries presents Healing and Deliverence Nigh

You who are suffering from depression, bad dreams bad luck, nothing is moving forward in your life, marriage problems...
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MTO Tour de Plett 2017

The MTO Tour de Plett Mountain Bike Race 2017...
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Dan Patlansky Solo Acoustic Tour

Dan Patlansky has been entertaining audiences across South Africa on his nationwide solo acoustic tour before returning...
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The Robberg Xpress Trail Run

Join the Plett Athletics Club for one of the most scenic trail runs of the Plett calendar, The 10km Robberg Express Trail...
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Otter African Trail Run

Challenge 12/15 October, Run 12/15 October 2017, De Vasselot Campsite, Natures Valley, Garden Route National Park...
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‘RICHARD COCK COMES TO Plettenberg Bay!

‘RICHARD COCK COMES TO Plett! Conducting a 15 strong orchestral ensemble and massed choir as your favourite Broadway
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