New attractions & old favourites at the Oyster Fest

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New attractions & old favourites at the Oyster Fest

If you aren’t already planning to be at the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival from Friday, 29 June – Sunday, 8 July, here are a few ‘tasters’ to entice you to book your holiday now and join us for “the best 10 days of winter”.

Flavourful foodie fun

Among the more than 100 activities arranged over the 10-day period, a first this year is the fun
“Flavours of Knysna Tour”, a culinary journey to some of the best restaurants in and around Knysna. Taking place on Wednesday, 4 July, you’ll plan your own route using our hop-on-hop-off shuttles to visit some of the best eateries in the area and experience delicious tasters and signature dishes. An exciting competition will also run on the night, where you can cast your vote for your favourite restaurants in various categories.

Tickets can be purchased online via Webtickets or at the Money Counter at Pick n Pay stores in Knysna and George. Make sure you don’t miss – space is limited! Date: Wednesday, 4 July 2018, tickets cost R180, includes tasting voucher, free hop-on hop-off shuttles and area available at the Money Counter at Pick n Pay Knysna and George stores.

Old favourites, new venues

The Knysna Wine Festival presented by Pick n Pay may be an institution, but this year’s location on Thesen Island will be a first. Come and experience the best of South Africa’s wine farms on Monday, 2 and Tuesday, 3 July. Tickets cost R150 and including a tasting glass, available at or the Money Counter at Pick n Pay Knysna and George stores.

Loerie Park will this year play host to various kiddies’ entertainment options and sporting events such as the Athletics SWD, Oyster Festival rugby and soccer and netball tournaments.

The Comedy Festival is always an entertainment highlight and will take place at Mitchell’s Brewery.
Don’t miss the chance to see some of SA’s top comedians and other well-known comedy personalities in action.


In an exciting development this year, the Momentum Knysna Cycle Tour has confirmed that the 115km road race, along with the 80km and 50km mountain bike races will be seeding qualifying events for the 2019 Cape Town Cycle Tour.

An e-bike event was introduced last year and will again be on offer, in the form of the 30km Electric Bike MTB race.

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Look out for the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival pop-up shops and info desks located in Festival zones, where you’ll be able to be to purchase Festival-branded goodies and get any info you may need.

Click here for the full festival line-up