20 Events in Eastern Cape

Explore our Eastern Cape Events and Festivals Calendar to see which popular festivals or events are taking place during your planned visit to the Eastern Cape. From sporting events to food and wine fairs, the Eastern Cape is host to a multitude of festivals that take place all year round. Make your holiday in the Eastern Cape a trip to remember by attending a local event or festival. Consider staying overnight or making a weekend of it, with our great selection of accommodation and hotels.

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Exhibitions & Conferences

The Herald Kids & Baby Expo

Where? Port Elizabeth
When? 2-3 October 2021

The Herald Clover Kids & Baby Expo, the Eastern Cape's biggest family entertainment expo, brings you another exciting and successful event! Celebrating its 8th ...

Outdoor Events / Annual Festivals / Fauna & Flora

Addo Rose Fayre

Where? Addo
When? 9 October 2021

Addo has been synonymous with roses for generations. The Addo Rose Fayre was first held in 2017, replacing the traditional Rose Day and Rose Tea of ...

Annual Festivals / Fauna & Flora

Hogsback Spring Festival

Where? Hogsback
When? 16 October to 14 November 2021

Celebrate Spring with the Hogsback Garden Club and visit their beautiful gardens. A selection of gorgeous gardens and public spaces are open to guests each year for ...

Entertainment / Agricultural Shows

Cradock Agricultural Show

Where? Cradock
When? 22-23 October 2021

Cradock is a thriving agricultural community which specializes in the production of wool and mohair and in cattle farming. Visit the annual Cradock Agricultural ...

Fauna & Flora / Annual Festivals

Bedford Garden Festival

Where? Bedford, Eastern Cape
When? 22-24 October 2021

Bedford is noted and takes great pride in itís beautiful gardens. Roses, many of which are unique to the area, flourish in many a garden. Each year several splendid ...

Exhibitions & Conferences

African Advanced Manufacturing and Composites Show

Where? Port Elizabeth
When? 24-25 November 2021

The African Advanced Manufacturing and Composites Show (better known as the AAMCS) is a fabulous place for the continentís role players to come together and grow ...

Annual Festivals / Entertainment

New Years Festival of Lights

Where? Nieu-Bethesda
When? 31 December 2021

The New Yearís Eve Lantern parade is a truly inspiring community event run every year by the Centre. A powerful symbol of hope and beauty, the parade crosses ...

Sporting Events

The Herald Cycle Tour

Where? Addo
When? 13 February 2022

The Herald Cycle Tour will take place in February with both professional and amateur cyclists testing their strength and expertise on the routes set out in and ...

Marathons & Half Marathons / Sporting Events

Addo Elephant Trail Run

Where? Addo
When? 5 March 2022

The Addo Elephant National Park is not only home to some 500 African elephants and a host of other wildlife; it is also the host of the annual Addo Elephant Trail ...

Music Festivals / Entertainment / Arts & Culture

Bathurst Agricultural Show

Where? Bathurst
When? 1-3 April 2022

Described by the Land Bank as "the best and only agricultural show in the Eastern Cape", about 200 stand-holders and 20 000 visitors celebrate all things farming in ...

Arts & Culture

Lady Grey Passion Play

Where? Lady Grey
When? 8-10 April 2022

This is a unique production on the African Continent and one of the many highlight on the annual calendar of the Lady Grey Arts Academy. The Lady Grey Passion ...

Agricultural Shows / Entertainment

East London Show

Where? East London
When? 28 April to 1 May 2022

East London Agricultural and Industrial Society, a non profitable organisation sets the platform for all agricultural, industrial, commercial stalls to exhibit ...

Outdoor Events / Sporting Events / Travel & Tourism

Umngazi Pondo Pedal

Where? Port St Johns
When? 16-20 May 2022

An exciting 3-day mountain bike (MTB) challenge - the Umngazi Pondo Pedal - has its cycle on the breathtakingly beautiful Wild Coast. Enjoy Umngaziís warm ...

Music Festivals / Arts & Culture / Annual Festivals

Grahamstown National Arts Festival

Where? Grahamstown
When? 23 June to 3 July 2022

The Grahamstown National Arts Festival: Africa's largest and most colourful cultural event offers a choice of the very best of both indigenous and imported talent ...

Outdoor Events / Fauna & Flora / Annual Festivals

Kirkwood Wildlife Festival

Where? Kirkwood
When? 24-26 June 2022

The Kirkwood Wildsfees annually attracts more than 45 000 visitors to picturesque Sundays River Valley in the Eastern Cape. Wildsfees firsts include being the ...

Eastern Cape as a destination

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