If you’re looking for things to do in Knysna and Plett this month, grab your notepad and a pencil and get ready to do some scribbling. The following highlighted events are not to be missed. This month sports events and lifestyle festivals take the spotlight. We’ve chosen to highlight 5 July events that may take your fancy. Let’s get started…
5 fabulous things to do in Knysna & Plett this month
The Plett MAD Festival 2015
A triple-themed festival (music, art, drama) currently being held at different locations in Plett. The festival includes street theatre, art exhibitions, a Food Film Festival and the Fringe Festival. This melting pot of cultural and artistic experiences is set to be a real treat! Have a look at the full MAD Festival Calendar for a schedule of events. This event runs until the 18th July 2015 in Plett. Tickets are priced from R100 depending upon your program choice. Booking is essential: +27 (0)44 533 4065
The Plett Food Film Festival
The White House Theatre plays host to ‘Delicious film | Compelling food‘. This three-day event consists of classic food films and world cuisine. An array of chefs – both local and international – will be at the festival to share food inspiration. Live music will also company each event. For more info: +27(0)445334065
Beautiful Cake Exhibition at Old Nick Village
Come and eat cake at the Old Nick Village. Indulge in a stunning exhibition and tasting of Mamie Brougitte’s scruptuous naked cakes. Naked cakes are fast becoming a favourite for their rustic appearance and sophisticated appeal. When: Wednesday, the 8th of July, from 10am – 2pm at the Old Nick Village in Plettenberg Bay. For more info: firstname.lastname@example.org
You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food. – Paul Prudhomme
Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival ‘Flavours of Knysna’
Of all the things to do in Knysna this month, the following festivals should not be missed. These events prove extremely popular every July. If you have a palate for Oysters, do not miss this Knysna Oyster Festival event. Restaurants in and around Knysna and Sedgefield compete (for one night only) for the title of ‘Best Dressed Oyster’ and ‘Best Dressed Stand’. Receive a booklet of coupons that can then be traded for tastings at each stand between 6pm and 8:30pm. Cape and Regional wines will also be available for tasting as well as a Tabasco inspired 3-course taster menu. When: 8th July 2015, Festival Pavillion, Knysna. Tickets are R175 per person. For more info: +27(0)214265775.
Don’t miss the Knysna Wine festival and Night Market on the 8th July at the Festival Pavillion, Knysna. A tantalizing variety of gourmet food and craft stalls will be on display. For more info: +27(0)214265775 | +27(0)746576176
Knysna Forest Marathon & Half Marathon
Although entries are fully booked, this is still a great opportunity to show support for those participants taking part in the 42.2km full marathon or the 21.1km half-marathon. This is a favourite on the running calendar, so to be a spectator is a fabulous experience. There is a 5km fun run that is still available for registration. When: 11th July 2015, 7:30am, Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival Grounds, Waterfront Drive. For more info: +27(0)82 763 7974 | email@example.com
Don’t forget, that at the end of each day, after actively taking part in all these things to do in Knysna & Plett, there is nothing better than returning back to home comforts.
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