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Adventure: Knysna Oyster Festival events and more now on

Knysna is currently in full swing with a huge variety of Knysna Oyster Festival events taking place every day until the 10th of July 2016. Below, we’ve chosen to highlight 8 single events through this week (two random picks per day) until the end of the festival. This is just a small choice of what’s happening in and around beautiful Knysna – make sure to check out the complete schedule for tons of things to do and see every day, the full program of Knysna Oyster Festival events is downloadable here for free.

 | Featherbed Opera cruise | FNB Family Hike | Local Design and Food Market  |

| Agility Dog Trial | MMM Fest | Cardboard Race | Yoga Flow | Women’s Walk |

Knysna Oyster Festival events have something for everyone - come and join the fun

Thursday 7th July

Featherbed Opera Cruise

Time: 6pm-8pm

Location: Paddlecruiser, Featherbed Ferry Terminus, Knysna

If you’re looking for Oyster festival events with culture, then this cruise will delight – as you are treated to three of Knysna’s own operatic talents. The classics will be performed as well as some local flavour courtesy of the SA college of Music. Tickets include a light dinner, and guest will be asked to board the Paddle Cruiser at 5.30 pm for the one and a half our cruse and concert. For more info: The Featherbed Co. on +27 (0)44 382 1693.

Local Design and Food Market

Time: 5pm – 9pm

Location: Upper level parking, Knysna Square, Knysna

A buzzing event for local foodies and designers to wow you with their food and wares! Don’t miss this creative hub of cuisine, locally produced decor, fashion accessories, clothing and art. For more info: +27(0)82 909 6071

Friday 8th July

FNB Family Hike

Time: Trail runners anytime between 08:30 and 9:00. Hikers anytime between 9:00 and 12:00 noon.

Location: Knysna Forest, Knysna

A great Family event  – enjoy the wonder of the forest together while spending quality time in beautiful surroundings. For more info: +27 (0)82 990 8404

SA Dog Agility Association Dog Jumping & Agility Trial

Time: 8:30am – 4pm

Location: Festival Pavilion, Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival grounds, Knysna

Be amazed at the skill and agility of these four-legged cuties. All are welcome to come and watch – great fun for the whole family. For more info: +27(0)73 729 8194

Saturday 9th July

MMM Fest!

Time: 1pm – 10pm

Location: Mitchell’s Brewery Beer Garden, Knysna

You’re invited to the official after party of the Knysna Oyster Festival, Mitchell’s Music Marathon.  Great food and drinks, live music and a vibey crowd. For more info: +27(0)82 295 7400

The Great Cardboard Race Down Hornlee Eastern Head

Time: 10am-1pm

Location: Hornlee and Dam-se-bos sport fields, Knysna

Have you got guts, determination, and a talent for turning cardboard into a home-made sled? R10 fee gets you the chance to slide down the Hornlee East Head and into the history books. Young and old – all welcome! If you can dream it, make it and sled it, join us. For more info: +27(0)78 403 6250

Sunday 10th July

Oyster Festival Yoga Flow

Time: 10am

Location: Festival Pavilion, Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival grounds, Knysna

Basic yoga sequences that are gentle and suitable for all ages. Join in and donate to the Earthchild Project – which works within existing school structures with coordinators to introduce and maintain specific programs. This is one of the Knysna Oyster Festival events that make you feel good in more ways than one. For more info: +27(0)78 024 2278

Pick ‘n Pay Women’s Walk

Time: 8am-12pm

Location: Festival Pavilion, Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival grounds, Knysna

Looking for Knysna Oyster Festival events that raise awareness for a good cause? Join together and show your support to highlight Breast Cancer in this fun 5km walk. For more info: +27(0)82 812 5855

Looking for a place to stay near Knysna to be close to the Knysna Oyster Festival events?

Home By The Sea in Plett offers quick travel time to neighbouring Knysna, just 30kms. This property is a beach-lover’s dream as it’s elevated position (just 5km east of Plettenberg Bay) offers uninterrupted sea views and is less than 100m from the Indian Ocean and the pristine beaches of Keurboomstrand . Have a look at these snapshots below:

Home By The Sea accommodation in Plett close to the Knysna Oyster Festival events - self catering luxury

Find out more about Home By The Sea here (feel free to contact us regarding rates). An availability calendar is also available.


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