Thu. Jul 18th, 2019

Knysna Oyster Festival 2019 gearing up to be the best yet

The Knysna Oyster Festival 2019 is coming up! The festival is a celebration of the good life, with sport and oysters as its focus points.

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This year’s Knysna Oyster Festival is set to offer even more in experiences than before.

The annual Knysna Oyster Festival will take place from 21 to 30 June 2019 in Knysna. It is regarded as one of the most popular festivals to take place in the Western Cape, and for obvious reasons.

The festival offers families a range of activities to choose from. From delicious food to sporting events, there is no question as to why it is marketed as the Best 10 Days of Your Winter‘.

According to IOL, this famous festival, now in its 36th year, adds to the region’s abundance of tourism activities for all ages and continues to draw local and international guests looking for adventure.

Visit Knysna recently underwent a brand refresh, including a compelling and vibrant new logo, which encapsulates what this beautiful destination stands for:

“The Oyster Festival is the Knysna highlight of the year and a very valuable asset to all locals in Knysna. I am proud to see the commitment of the local community and other stakeholders to ensure that the Knysna Oyster Festival will see the 36th event take place. With a new local look and feel the this year’s event, I want to encourage all our locals and visitors alike to embrace this event,” said Mark Willemse, Knysna Executive Mayor.

“It is a vital boost to the local economy of our town during the winter months and will certainly give the town a warm glow of excitement with all the varied sports and vibrant food and entertainment events to suit the many diverse tastes of all who attend.”

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Visit Knysna.

Knysna Oyster Festival 2019: What to expect

From a “Knysna Gin Friday Cocktails and Happy Hour”, a Colour Fun Run and a basketball tournament, the festival is set to offer something for every family member to enjoy.

Other highlights include the FNB Family Forest Hike on the 24th, The Woodcutters Trail – a guided 3km forest walk on the 25th, the Lofts Atrium’s craft gin and food experience on the 27th and Turbine Hotel’s “Liquid Sunsets”, with live music on the 28th.

You can view the full Knysna Oyster Festival 2019 schedule of events over here.

Also watch: This is why you should visit Knysna

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