Robertson Slow Food & Wine Festival, 3-5 August
Experience the charm of country life in an intimate setting characterised by each farm’s unique personal touch. Sample honest, old-fashioned and rural hospitality, while enjoying time-honoured activities. Interact with wine-makers and wine-farmers in an informal ambience, getting to know them and their respective families. Indulge in traditional cuisine, using local ingredients, learning the art of mixology using wine as an ingredient as well as various wine pairings with cookies, charcuterie, chocolate and more!
Klein Karoo Klassique, 9-12 August
The annual weekend of classical music returns to Oudtshoorn this August. Set in the beautiful Klein Karoo town, with the backdrop of the Swartberg Mountains succulent landscape, the programme includes intimate recitals, choral and orchestral concerts, and a range of local and international artists.
Montagu Youth Arts Festival, 15-25 August
One of the few youth festivals in South Africa that incorporates visual arts, various dance forms such as ballet, modern dance and hip-hop, drama, literature and music into one creative outlet, the Montagu Youth Arts Festival is a must-attend event for all youngsters who are serious about art or who just need another platform to perform.
The Chocolate Festival, 18-19 August
A celebration of all things chocolate! This culinary celebration of the best in the South African chocolate industry gives you an opportunity to meet some of SA’s most beloved chocolatiers, pastry chefs and cake and sugar-craft artists, and will even enable you to create your own chocolate masterpieces at home!
Mcgregor Poetry Festival, 24-26 August
A three-day national festival dedicated to poetry, the McGregor Poetry festival provides an opportunity for poets to be showcased and honoured. The festival aims to foster as well as support young talented artists and arts initiatives in the community and also to encourage local residents to participate and develop their entrepreneurial skills.