Art in Grahamstown

National Arts Festival

Africa's largest arts festival runs for 10 days at the beginning of July. Remember two things: book ahead, as accommodation at this time can be booked out a year in advance; and bring something warm, as nights can b…
Sports in Jeffrey's Bay

Winter Fest

The biggest surf crowd comes to town every July for the Open of Surfing competition, part of this 10-day festival of sports, live music and entertainment. Demand for accommodation skyrockets during the festivals, an…
Cultural in Hogsback

Spring Festival

Hogsback's biggest annual event throws open the green-fingered town's lovingly tended gardens and, in early October, prompts a weekend of fire dancing, drum circles, children's events and general merriment.