The extremely anticipated 40th Knysna Oyster Pageant is only a few days away, and attendees can stay up for an unimaginable 10-day occasion from 30 June to 9 July. The competition ensures enjoyable and festivities for the whole household as they have a good time 4 many years of this iconic occasion and this yr’s packed programme guarantees “a whale of a time” with a various vary of actions. Moreover the headline sporting occasions, there will probably be quite a few thrilling life-style celebrations and kiddies’ experiences. These are a number of the highlights to diarise: 

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30 JUNE – 9 JULY 

Stay music 

Head over to Mix Nation Restaurant for quite a few stay music performances together with Goodluck Stay on 6 July. Look out for the Bubbly & Oyster events with stay music at The Turbine Boutique Lodge. 

30 JUNE, 1, 5 – 8 JULY  

The Artwork of Spice & Tea Dinner 

Embark on a novel culinary journey at The Spice & Tea Home. Take pleasure in an informative menu degustation exploring spices and tea, accompanied by an beautiful 8 – 10 course tasting menu. Contact Sanchia at 076 728 4209 or [email protected] to safe your spot. 

30 JUNE 

Knysna Estuary Scuba Clear-Up
12:15 – 15:00
Knysna Heads/Thesen Islands
Dive into an underwater journey and contribute to the preservation of the pristine Knysna Estuary. Contact Johan and Sanri on 064 650 0184 or [email protected] for extra info. 

Miss Pearl Pageant & Trend Present 

Witness magnificence and sweetness come to life on the Knysna Waterfront because the Miss Pearl Pageant and Trend Present take heart stage. Put together to be mesmerized by the grace and appeal on show. For extra info, contact Charmaine Kruger at 082 442 8509 or [email protected]. 

 Miss Spectacular 

Help a noble trigger whereas witnessing the Miss Spectacular magnificence pageant on the Hornlee Civic. All proceeds from this occasion will go in direction of Bianca’s dialysis remedy. Entry is barely R30 per grownup and R20 per baby. Contact Beverley at 065 169 4496 to safe your spot. 

 1 – 8 JULY 

Younger Oysters Crafting Pageant
Crafting lessons for youths and teenagers at The Node, Oaks on Fundamental. The lessons are divided into completely different age teams: mommy & me class within the mornings (ages 5-7), children class throughout mid-day (ages 8-12), and teenagers class within the afternoon (ages 13-17). Reserving is crucial. Contact Pamela Legg at 072 859 1669 or e mail [email protected] for extra info. 

1-9 JULY 

Tea Tasting 101
Expertise a one-hour tea-tasting session that covers the fundamentals of tea at The Spice & Tea Home. The session consists of confectionery and finger meals, and the associated fee is R150 per particular person. Contact Sanchia at 076 728 4209 or e mail [email protected] for extra info. 

Spice Tasting 101
Discover the scrumptious world of spices in a one-hour spice-tasting session at The Spice & Tea Home. The session consists of drink tasters and finger meals, and the associated fee is R150 per particular person. Contact Sanchia at 076 728 4209 or e mail [email protected] for extra info. 

Unblocked Artwork Exhibition – Monochrome
An artwork exhibition on the Outdated Aim. that includes works by native artists open day by day from 10:00 – 15:00. Contact Zelmarie van Rooyen at 082 447 7703 or e mail [email protected] for extra info. 

1 – 2 JULY & 8 – 9 JULY 

Totties Nation & Thrift Markets
Get pleasure from stay music, craft beer, meals, and Knysna Mannequin Trains at Totties Nation Market in Rheenendal from  10:00 – 15:00. Contact Marian Van Reeven at 071 683 0929 for Nation Market inquiries and Penelope Van As at 079 137 2927 for Thrift Market inquiries. 


Guided Tour of Knysna Heads Rock Swimming pools
08:45 – 11:00
Meet on the parking space at The Heads at 08:45 for a guided tour led by three skilled SANParks rangers. Every information will lead a group of as much as 10 kids. For extra info, contact Honorary Ranger Delle at 083 292 2928 or SANParks Nondumiso at 079 929 5246. 

Sip & Paint
Expertise an artwork class accompanied by wine at 10 Queen Avenue from 10:00 – 13:00. The worth is R395, which features a gentle lunch. To e book your spot, contact Helena Gerber at 082 657 4122 or e mail [email protected]. 

Knysna Artwork Stroll About
Discover handpicked works by native and nationwide artists in the course of the Knysna Artwork Stroll About. A map of taking part galleries and studios will probably be made out there, and wine will probably be provided at every venue. Contact Helena Gerber at 082 657 4122 or e mail [email protected] for extra info. 

Knysna Winter Assortment (a part of Artwork Walkabout)
Monday to Friday 10:00 – 16:00, Saturday 10:00 – 12:00
View a set of latest South African artwork Knysna Positive Artwork at Thesen Home. For enquiries, contact Dirk Uys at +27 (0)44 382 5107 or e mail [email protected]. 


Wonderful Race – Knysna Type
Begin and End: Fort Lite Beer Tent
Kind a group of two and compete for implausible prizes on a fun-filled and scenic race route. The entry charge is R280 per group. For extra particulars and registration, contact Peter Szeili at 081 564 5889 or e mail [email protected]. 


Knysna Wine Pageant:
Take pleasure in a pleasant night on the Knysna Wine Pageant at Premier Resort, The Moorings. Pattern over 200 wines from greater than 50 completely different wine estates. This can be a excellent alternative to discover and respect all kinds of wines. The worth for entry is R180 per particular person. For additional info and inquiries, please contact Belinda Hobson & Bronwyn at 082 306 0509 or e mail [email protected].

That is only a style of the exhilarating occasions lined up all through the Knysna Oyster Pageant. From fascinating artwork exhibitions and crafting lessons for younger oyster fans to thrilling races and artful workshops, there’s something for everybody to get pleasure from. Look out, too, for the Savanna Oyster Hotspots serving cooked or uncooked oyster specials and go to the Pageant Hub to people-watch and benefit from the environment of the competition

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