Events in Caledon
With the Swartberg mountains as your backdrop and the sweet smell of meadows setting the scene, Caledon events are certainly a pleasure, even if you’re just a spectator. From cycling through the mountains, watching cultural displays or simply just sampling homemade goods made by locals and grown by the farmers, there’s an exciting, family friendly event just waiting to be explored. As a popular tourist destination, there are many things to do in Caledon that involve the outdoors.
That’s why, event organisers take supreme advantage of the picturesque setting, when planning races, themed markets or cultural displays. With the entire town at their disposal, it’s easy to host major events in Caledon. When planning these types of events in this part of the Western Cape, the sky is the limit. The town has a rich history that’s steeped in tourism, which means hospitality is ingrained in the residents and business owners here. There’s a wide variety of accommodation available for travellers to stay, ranging from country houses, B&B’s, hotels and self-catering units.
Additionally, there are several family-owned restaurants here offering a variety of cuisines, which means a hot, delicious meal is almost around every corner. Caledon is also in the Cape Country Meander region, which forms part of the area in the Western Cape known as the Overberg. Falling under the Theewaterskloof municipality, Caledon is like a micro city when you compare it to the other towns of this area, such as Elgin, Riviersondereind, Genandendal and Grabouw. Each of these towns are easily accessible and offer a diverse spectrum of sites, attractions and entertainment.
Thanks to the many suppliers, hosting or planning events in Caledon is easier, even if you’re not a resident here. There are many organisers and consultants here whose services you can enlist to oversee your event, to ensure everything is ready to go for your arrival. Furthermore, with a handful of specialised and customised services also available here, your event can stand out from the rest.
Caledon is situated directly off the N2 highway, approximately 114kms from Cape Town CBD. This means, should competitors need to be bussed in, they can easily find their way to the town. Alternatively, people from outside of the Western Cape or even international visitors can simply fly into Cape Town International Airport and charter a bus service. After a quick 1hr30min scenic drive, competitors and spectators alike can take in the scenes while they wait for the event to kick off. Book your event, accommodation and activities in Caledon today!