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8 – 9 March 2019, Heidelberg, Western Cape

Taking place in the scenic countryside town of Heidelberg WC, at the Heidelberg Showgrounds, just 275 km from Cape Town,
The Giant Pumpkin Festival is set to become a popular calendar event in the Hessequa region.



About the Pumpkin Festival

The Giant Pumpkin Festival in Heidelberg, WC, has been happening for the past 6 years and keeps increasing in popularity. In 2016 a Mountain Bike Race was added and because of it’s success – we are repeating this in 2018 – Bigger and Better!

The festival will celebrate, as usual, the Largest Pumpkins in South Africa and also host a Golf Day, Running Race and an Ox Braai with Live Music and dance.

During the day there will be events for kids such as, Pumpkin Tug of War, Jumping Castle, Putt Putt, Climbing Wall, Water Slide, Face Painting and more.

A Campsite will be available at the showgrounds and local Accommodation options will be promoted.

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MTB Race & Trail Run

Registration Friday 7 March from 18h00 – 21h00
Registration Saturday 8 March from 06h00 – 07h00

Race Distances still to be confirmed
Entry fees still to be confirmed

For 2019, we want to host a 15km Trail Run
100km Mini-Fondo
60 km Cycle Race
40 km Cycle Race
15 km Cycle Race

Gravel Bikes and MTB welcome

Enter online, or on Friday evening from 17h00 onwards or on the day from 06h00 – 07h00

Tente-Dorp Pampoenfees 2019

Die Tente-dorp word weer opgerig vir 2018 se fees. Daar sal 30 tente bskikbaar wees. Kostes sal R935.00 per tent beloop vir die helle naweek se verblyf, wat slaapplek vir 2 persone insluit sowel as ‘n ete vir die Vrydag aand en 2 kaartjies vir die Vrydag aand se REFENTSE show. Bespreek hier…

Due to the success of 2017, we’re doing the Tent City bigger and better for 2018. There are 30 tents available, at a cost of R935.00 for the whole weekend. This includes accommodation for 2 for the whole weekend as well as Friday meal tickets and the REFENTSE live show. Book here…

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