If you’ve been living under a rock and haven’t heard of the Up The Creek Festival in Cape Town! The website introduces it in the following manner: “Since the summer of 1990 Up The Creek Festival has been hosted at Up The Creek river camp, set between a dirt road and the welcoming waters of the Breede River.” Delve into a whole weekend of live music on three different stages, mates, good food and the best atmosphere.
Ticket prices and accommodation details can be found on the website: http://www.upthecreek.co.za/
This colourful festival has been an institution for many years in South Africa's music scene. Located in the picturesque foothills of the Drakensberg mountain range, visitors bring their tents and deck chairs along, enjoying the warm autumn sun and range of music styles. The nearby Underberg town has accommodation options available. Check out the official website for all the information: http://splashyfen.co.za/
Johannesburg - Limpopo
Ellisras Bushveld Festival I 4 – 6 July
A great day out with the family with cattle shows, horse jumping, hunting opportunities and bird and tree identification competitions. The annual festival is located in the Waterberg district of Limpopo.
There’s more information on yearly dates and who to contact on the SA Venues
Port Elizabeth - Grahamstown
National Arts Festival | 27 June – 7 July
Be sure to immerse yourself in the ’10 days of amazing’ that is the colourful National Arts Festival at least once in your life. With the exception of 1975, the Festival has been staged every year since it was founded in 1974. Dip into some comedy, dance and physical theatre, music, family fares, film, poetry and so many other spaces to explore.
You’ll find all the necessary information on their website here: https://www.nationalartsfestival.co.za/