THE STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY OLA 2017
South Africa's premier strawberry and lifestyle event, the Strawberry Festival presented by Ola, kicks off the school holidays on 30 September to 01 October 2017 at Redberry Farm in George.
There are over 50 attractions and programme highlights to look forward to featuring music, culinary, sports and family entertainment, centred around the icon of the event, fabulous strawberries!
The weekend has a strong focus on family fun with a diverse programme catering to both adults and children. Classic family activities include a 5km trail run-walk for age 9+, rides on the Redberry Express mini train, ponies, pedal go carts, boats and bubble ball, an outdoor kids playground with inflatables such as the giant slide, a jumping castle assortment, gladiators, sumo suits, bucking bull and target shooting, kids Strawberry Eat Off! Competitions, face painters, arts and crafts as well as a furry friend dog agility show. Exciting new items added to the line-up are the Ace Models Miss Strawberry pageant, puppet and clown shows, a MTB family fun ride and Mascot March.
Discovering the secrets of a strawberry at the Strawberry Festival presented by Ola is an all-day process! Visit the Strawberry Emporium where strawberries are served in a multitude of delectable ways, go strawberry picking in the fields with the Outeniqua Mountains and country landscape as your backdrop, enter the Strawberry Eat Off! and stomping competitions, shop the Farm Stall filled with strawberry products and decor, order a delicious strawberry cocktail and, for the adventurous at heart, make sure to explore the largest permanent hedge maze in the Southern Hemisphere with seven secret strawberry stations!
Other event attractions include culinary pairings for coffee, wine and craft beer, a country market with more than 80 outdoor food and hand-crafted product stalls, 9km trail run through the strawberry fields, live artist shows by local and national Afrikaans singers, dance performances on the outside stage and a live Algoa FM broadcast.
If you're in the Garden Route over the October school holidays, or looking for travel ideas for some family fun, make sure not to miss this annual country life and good food family weekend!
DATES: 30 September to 01 October 2017
TIMES: Saturday 9am - 5pm | Sunday 9am - 4pm
VENUE: Redberry Farm, George
TEL: 044 870 7123
TICKETS: General Admittance R50 | Kids 3-12 R25 | Kids 0-2 Free
General Admittance and Artist Show R150
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