Get ready to book a Plett Wine Weekend to explore the Plett Winelands and enjoy one of the Garden Route’s favourite wine and food events – the Plett Wine & Bubbly Festival. The fifth annual weekend-long festival dedicated to MCC and other boutique wines is coming in September over Heritage Weekend!
The Knysna Timber Festival is the creation of the Knysna Timber Initiative, a group of local Knysna businesses who see Knysna as the Woodworking Capital of South Africa – largely due the the deep and rich heritage and history of timber-related activities in the area.
The 8th running of the MTO Tour de Plett MTB race will be on Saturday 6th October 2018. The event caters to all tastes by offering multiple distances (87km, 60km 40km and 20km Fun Ride). The routes showcase Plett and the surrounding areas and provide access to new areas.
Once again it is time for the Meiringspoort 21km and 12.5km. The Meiringspoort 21.1 km was the brain child of a group of women runners who took to the farm roads in the early mornings way back in 1993.
The third Eden Kite Festival takes place at the huge Eden Lawns fields in Sedgefield on 21 October 2018. Building on the amazing success of the first three events, this year should see at least another doubling in terms of attendance thanks to the new location along the N2.
The Leisure Isle Festival in Knysna is a community event organized by citizens to provide local crafters and businesses a unique opportunity to showcase and sell their products, promote community spirit, and provide a venue for approved charities to raise funds.
17th Nov 2018 to 18th Nov 2018 Garden Route & Klein Karoo
This race is proudly 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.
Knysna Extreme is an extreme triathlon covering 240km (4km swim, 170km cycle, 50km run) with an altitude gain of over 3,300m. The route is scenic yet challenging taking athletes along the Garden Route.