Lonely Planet Writer

Weekend of events kicks off in South Africa

It is a banner weekend in South Africa, with numerous events kicking off. Things start on Thursday when the Grahamstown National Arts Festival opens its doors – it’s one of the country’s biggest arts and culture festivals, featuring arts, music and theatre.

The Knysna Oyster Festival will take place this weekend.
The Knysna Oyster Festival will take place this weekend. Image by jen / CC BY 2.0

Dullstoom’s Winter Festival starts Friday, along with the Garden Route’s Knysna Oyster Festival, which features various sporting events and countless oysters. Durban July, one of South Africa’s most prestigious horse races, runs on Saturday. Read more: news24.com