Knysna Oyster Festival

Get ready for a week of epic lifestyle and sporting events, and lots and lots of oysters!

More than Just Seafood at the Knysna Oyster Festival

The Knysna Oyster Festival is an annual event that sees hundreds of athletes and spectators flock to the town of Knysna, Western Cape. From top local music acts to gourmet food experiences, this festival has it all! Bring the kids and experience Knysna like never before during a weekend of food and family-friendly fun.

Highlights at this Year’s Festival

Want to get your blood pumping or just laze the day away? Here are some of the most noteworthy activities to look forward to at this year’s festival:

  • The Big 5 Sports Challenge: Push yourself and enter a sporting event consisting of MTB, a marathon, a lagoon swim and trail run to be crowned king of the Big 5.
  • Knysna Wine Festival: Embrace your inner connoisseur and indulge in local wine tastings with over 200 wines from 50 estates.
  • Pick n Pay Young Oyster Festival: From pavement art to stage plays, your little ones will be entertained for hours!


For more info on these events and many more, click here.

Accommodation Near the Action

For prime accommodation nearby the action yet sheltered from the hustle and bustle of the party, stay at Premier Resort The Moorings (Knysna). Roughly 4km away from the festival grounds, it serves as the perfect base from which to start your Knysna Oyster Festival Experience.

Follow the hype here and we’ll see you in Knysna from 7 – 16 July!

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