Fun in the Midlands with Pecanwood Oktoberfest Sport & Lifestyle Festival Pecanwood fest this month, don’t miss it Visit for more details

2016-10-05 06:00
PHOTO: supplied  Pecanwood Oktoberfest attendees with some beers from around the country.

PHOTO: supplied Pecanwood Oktoberfest attendees with some beers from around the country.

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ESCAPE to the KZN Midlands for the Pecanwood­ Oktoberfest from 29 to 30 October for the perfect “get-out-of-the-city” event, only 15 minutes from Pietermaritzburg.

This year, the theme is #ChooseYourAdven ture - built around selecting your own adventure at the festival, whether you are a sports enthusiast, beer connoisseur, thrill-seeker or just want to enjoy some of South Africa’s top music acts on stage.

With over 6 000 people last year, Pecanwood Oktoberfest was voted SA’s Number One Sport & Lifestyle festival and KZN’s biggest beer fest.

There are an array of outdoor activities on offer, featuring some extreme and popular sports, including:

•20/40 MTB

•7/14 KM trail run

•4x4 technical challenge

•Enduro X

•And more.

In keeping with the title of KZN’s biggest beer fest, this year Pecanwood Oktoberfest boasts a wide selection of beers from around the country, along with our wine and coffee tasting tent featuring coffees from around the world.

#ChooseYourAdventure continues with fans choosing which of SA’s top bands they’d like to see perform at the festival.

This year’s acts, as voted by the public, include Arno Carstens, Short Straw, Crash Car Burn, Gus Brown, Chico Muyo, Ryan Stylz, Rowan Stuart, Gavin Ferguson, Mathew Gardiner and many more. This will be Short Straws last performance in KZN for 2016.

If you want to stay over bring a tent and camp for free, or book a place in the tented camps on offer from Tent Nation.

If you’ve been before, you’ll know why the festival is attended by people from almost every province in the country.

If you’re a Pecanwood Oktoberfest virgin, you’ll soon find out why.

‘Maritzburg Fever’ is giving away

three double tickets to the Pecanwood Oktoberfest. Visit our Facebook page for details of the competition

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