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Welcome to the 11th edition of the Namaqualand Flower Festival 2018! 
7 - 9th September 2018
 Join us for the most wholesome weekend of 2018 full of culture and community!

The Namaqualand Flower Festival is for the whole family and is filled with adventure, flowers, camping, dancing, running, singing, star gazing, culture, education, laughing, bush walks, traditional dance, bushman paintings, Botany, Bees, Conservation, Foraging, Music, Black eagles, Prize giving and one of our favorite, Open mic! All while mixing with like-minded people.

There is more but this will remain a surprise until we release the full itinerary in August.

*(This is subject to reshuffling and the final Itinerary to be released in August)


Gates open for registration: 11am (we encourage you to arrive as early as possible)
Calling the ancestors with Oom Petrus
Secret Sunset
Stargazing with Jacques
23:00 Registration closes


06:00 Early registration opens 
06:45 Registration closes

Morning offers 3 distance trail runs available for adventurous runners - a challenging 21km (for experienced runners only), a scenic 9km trail and a family fun 4km route. 
Workshop (Beekeeping, traditional dancing)
Kids zone opens - (magician, storytelling)
Nature walk with Jacques
Open mic
Bands start
Silent disco


Breathing workshop 
Live Act
Bast and Grants famous prize giving
This is one of our favorite parts of the event and in something most regret having missed.
Take time to relax on Sunday morning, don't rush, let's end off the weekend together with our traditional end of festival prize giving which will have you feeling elated and complete from the holistic weekend. 

This year's festival is bigger and more action packed than the last! We have heard your requests and have made great improvements to make the fun even more fun and your experience even more joy-filled.


Family Camping: a separate camping area for families with young children & for those who want to park and sleep in their vehicles.
General Camping: will be as usual, closer to the action. No Cars may be driven into General camping. 
Daisy Glamping: for a bit of luxury. 

Important Note: Please make sure you purchase the correct ticket for the camping zone you prefer, any alterations to this will be charged R100 per ticket change.

A children's play zone will be provided and will feature activities and exciting entertainment to keep your children active and stimulated. 


*** LIMITED ENTIRES available for all ticket options ***

Kids route (4km) - Early Bird - R700
Short Route (9km) - Early Bird - R700
Long Route (21km)  - Early Bird - R700
Non Runner - Early Bird - R700

Kids route (4km) - General Entry - R850
Short Route (9km) - General Entry - R850
Long Route (21km) - General Entry - R850
Non Runner - General Entry  - R850

Daisy Glamping Zone - R1900

  • The trail run (If booked)
  • All weekend activities
  • Camping (General camping Zone) for the Friday and the Saturday night
  • Band and music and a cash bar on the Saturday night
*The Glamping ticket option for those wanting a bit of comfort.
This includes - 
  • A tent provided for you and set up prior to your arrival
  • Glamping area is up in a private area above the rest of the camping
  • Glamping kitchenette area with stove and kettle provided
  • Glamping entry includes a run
  • All the weekend activities
** Please note: Any ticket / run distance changes will be charged at a fee of R100 and need to happen before the 18th of August. 

#sharethejoy <3 

When and where?

Gifberg Rusoort
South Africa

Fri 07 Sep 2018 at 11:00 AM (SAST)
Sun 09 Sep 2018 at 4:00 PM (SAST)

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