Events in Gansbaai

Small towns are reliant on themselves for entertainment which means more events and everybody gets involved. Gansbaai is no exception, keeping it as wild and fresh as the surrounding nature. In true South African fashion this little fishermans village is always looking for an excuse to celebrate - from wine tasting to a good harvest and they all have one thing in common… you’re invited!

The festivals and farm markets here are earthy and filled with country goodness. Because Gansbaai likes to keep its events original, the products and artists are sourced from the area and provide pure home grown goodness.

Indulge in the numerous arts and crafts markets happening all over Gansbaai, Stanford, and Hermanus year round. Especially the popular Christmas Market that signals the start of the festivities. During the year you can just keep your ear to the ground for news on weekly happenings and club meetings.

Not satisfied with your knowledge about the area, join the Hiking Club. This small group of nature lovers meet every month to share and discover the wonders of nature in the Overberg. Alternatively catch informative talks about the hidden history of Gansbaai from time to time.

Next up is the Kreef (Lobster) Derby. If you’ve cottoned on to the taste of fresh seafood then this is the event for you. It’s the perfect excuse to feast on copious amounts of freshly caught and prepared lobster, abalone, calamari and locally caught fish. Combined with live local music and South African hospitality it will be an evening you and the family will never forget.

True to its name Great White Capital of the world the Gansbaai Fees van die Haaie (Festival of the Shark) is a J’AWESOME celebration. It’s a vibrant music festival with entertainment for the whole family, including stalls, a playground for the kids, wine and beer tents and endless live entertainment. On the menu you can find freshly made traditional dishes ready to go for the party-goer on the move.

The laidback socializer can join the Wine Tasting Guild at the end of every month in visiting nearby wine farms and vineyards. Spoil yourself by treating your pallet to the aromas and subtle flavours of award-winning South African wines. Best served at sunset.

After all the festivities of the year it’s time to get serious and tackle one of the many sporting events on the Calendar. The Danger Point ½ Marathon takes you through a challenging yet beautiful 21 km of rough natural terrain. Biking enthusiasts can brave one of the toughest known mountain biking competitions which starts at Danger Point. The Lighthouse to Lighthouse Mountain Bike Ride is a full 2-day adventure which consists of around 180km’s and takes you all the way to Cape Agulhas and back. Otherwise opt for the 1-way 1-day expedition for a slightly smaller fee.

Small though it might be, the festivities and operations of Gansbaai will keep you on your toes all year. So make sure you make space in your schedule, because “jy maak vir Gansbaai LEKKER!”

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Join the Friday Market Day every Friday from 9:00 - 11:30 at the Pretorius Hall, Gansbaai.

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Farm market within the small farm town of Baardskeerdersbos.

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Vendors who specialise in organic, homemade and home-grown products.

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Come and share mid-winter with friends at the BBos is Lekker mid-winter bash! A 3-course meal will be served and you will be entertained by local artists.

From : Jun 25 2018 18:30

To : Jun 25 2018 21:00

Learn to take pictures like a professional. Go out and take beautiful pictures of Gansbaai and surrounds.

From : Jun 30 2018 18:00

To : Jun 30 2018 00:00

Come join us for a classy evening of Song, Guitar and Piano!

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Enter NOW for Johnny's Idols 2018!

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Come and enjoy a fun Market Day in Pearly Beach.

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Join the Gansbaai Tourism team and make a difference this July!

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Catch a live performance by Dowwe Dolla and Wicus Van Der Merwe in aid of Laerskool Gansbaai.

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From : Aug 30 2018 09:30

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Niël Jonker’s much celebrated, artisan bread making workshop held at his home, in the heart of Baardskeerdersbos.

From : Sep 01 2018 07:00

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Laerskool Gansbaai 4x4 Hindernisdag.

From : Sep 15 2018 12:00

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Join the Gansbaai Tourism team on 15 September 2018 for the International Coastal Cleanup Day.

From : Nov 29 2018 16:00

To : Nov 29 2018 19:00

See then Gardens of Blompark and Masakhane Blossom.

From : Dec 07 2018 19:00

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Bring your own chair and join us for a evening filled with Christmas spirit, fun and enjoyment!

From : Dec 08 2018 09:00

To : Dec 22 2018 14:00

Die Gansbaai Kersmark is gerig op die aankoop van geskenke vir Kersfees. Hoofsaaklik handgemaakte artikels word aangebied teen bekostigbare pryse.

From : Dec 09 2018 19:00

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Kom geniet die jaarlikse dankseggingsdiens in die ou hawe saam met ons.

From : Dec 15 2018 08:00

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Large dam, beautiful views, stunning routes between fynbos valleys, just outside Gansbaai.

From : Dec 31 2018 07:00

To : Dec 31 2018 10:00

The race is a run through the fynbos coastal reserve and the fishing village of Gansbaai.

From : Jun 22 2018 09:00

To : Jun 22 2018 11:30

Join the Friday Market Day every Friday from 9:00 - 11:30 at the Pretorius Hall, Gansbaai.

From : Jun 23 2018 09:00

To : Jun 23 2018 12:00

Farm market within the small farm town of Baardskeerdersbos.

From : Jun 23 2018 09:00

To : Jun 23 2018 14:00

Vendors who specialise in organic, homemade and home-grown products.

From : Jun 23 2018 18:00

To : Jun 24 2018 02:00

Come and share mid-winter with friends at the BBos is Lekker mid-winter bash! A 3-course meal will be served and you will be entertained by local artists.

From : Jun 25 2018 18:30

To : Jun 25 2018 21:00

Learn to take pictures like a professional. Go out and take beautiful pictures of Gansbaai and surrounds.

From : Jun 30 2018 18:00

To : Jun 30 2018 00:00

Come join us for a classy evening of Song, Guitar and Piano!

From : Jul 03 2018 19:15

To : Jul 31 2018 00:00

Enter NOW for Johnny's Idols 2018!

From : Jul 07 2018 07:00

To : Jul 07 2018 14:00

Come and enjoy a fun Market Day in Pearly Beach.

From : Jul 18 2018 10:00

To : Jul 18 2018 15:00

Join the Gansbaai Tourism team and make a difference this July!

From : Jul 21 2018 18:00

To : Jul 21 2018 20:00

Catch a live performance by Dowwe Dolla and Wicus Van Der Merwe in aid of Laerskool Gansbaai.

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From : Aug 30 2018 09:30

To : Aug 31 2018 18:00

Niël Jonker’s much celebrated, artisan bread making workshop held at his home, in the heart of Baardskeerdersbos.

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From : Sep 01 2018 07:00

To : Sep 01 2018 18:00

Laerskool Gansbaai 4x4 Hindernisdag.

From : Sep 15 2018 12:00

To : Sep 15 2018 14:00

Join the Gansbaai Tourism team on 15 September 2018 for the International Coastal Cleanup Day.

From : Nov 29 2018 16:00

To : Nov 29 2018 19:00

See then Gardens of Blompark and Masakhane Blossom.

From : Dec 07 2018 19:00

To : Dec 07 2018 21:00

Bring your own chair and join us for a evening filled with Christmas spirit, fun and enjoyment!

From : Dec 08 2018 09:00

To : Dec 22 2018 14:00

Die Gansbaai Kersmark is gerig op die aankoop van geskenke vir Kersfees. Hoofsaaklik handgemaakte artikels word aangebied teen bekostigbare pryse.

From : Dec 09 2018 19:00

To : Dec 09 2018 20:00

Kom geniet die jaarlikse dankseggingsdiens in die ou hawe saam met ons.

From : Dec 15 2018 08:00

To : Dec 15 2018 15:00

Large dam, beautiful views, stunning routes between fynbos valleys, just outside Gansbaai.

From : Dec 31 2018 07:00

To : Dec 31 2018 10:00

The race is a run through the fynbos coastal reserve and the fishing village of Gansbaai.

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