Besides Oyster shucking, shopping and having a party, the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival is also a sporting festival.
The main events, drawing participants from all over the country, include:
Saturday 29 June
Pick n Pay Weekend Argus Rotary Knysna Cycle Tour – 80km MTB race
Sunday 30 June
Pick n Pay Weekend Argus Rotary Knysna Cycle Tour – 100km Road race
Knysna Lagoon Challenge 22 km paddle race
Tuesday 2 July
Salomon Featherbed Trail Run presented by GU – Coelacanth – 14km
Thursday 4 July
Totalsports XTERRA presented by REHIDRAT – Full distance
Saturday 6 July
Pick n Pay Cape Times Knysna Forest Half Marathon
or Full Marathon
This handy printable map (follow the link) will help you plan where to park and where to spectate. The map also includes information on road closures and event routes.
Many other sporting events are also taking place, we will look at a few in our next post.