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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.

2019 Giant Pumpkin Winners

  • 1. Jaco du Plessis
  • 2. Piet Lotz
  • 3. Elizna Lotz
  • 4. Willem le Grange
  • 5. Pinkie Swart
  • 6. Corne v Greunen
  • 7. Adriaan Geldenhuys
  • 8. Kyle van Reenen
  • 9. Juanita Kleynhans
  • 10. Ronel Swart
  • 11.345 kg – Willem Huisamen
  • 12. Coetzee Uys
  • 13. Elna Fourie
  • 14. Hendrik Kotze
  • 15. Altus Joubert
  • 601,80 kg
  • 510,60 kg
  • 460,80 kg
  • 435 kg
  • 412,20 kg
  • 402,80 kg
  • 377 kg
  • 363,80 kg
  • 357,40 kg
  • 355,40 kg
  • 355,40 kg
  • 338 kg
  • 337 kg
  • 332,80 kg
  • 317,20 kg

2019 MTB Race & Trail Run

Due to rain & safety precautions, races have been downgraded.
45 km Cycle Race
25 km Cycle Race
15 km Trail Run
Gravel Bikes welcome.
Registration Friday 8 March from 18h00 – 21h00
Registration Saturday 9 March from 06h00 – 07h00

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About the Pumpkin Festival

Taking place in the scenic countryside town of Heidelberg Western Cape, 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.

There are big prizes up for grabs at the  Giant Pumpkin Festival, the biggest pumpkin will win R17,500. If the World record is broken, you could win R150 000! If the South African record is broken, you will win R20 000 and if you get over 750kg then you can win R50 000.

The festival will celebrate, as usual, the Largest Pumpkins in South Africa and also host a Golf Day, a Trail Run, Beer Garden and Potjiekos Competition, Luxury Camping (Glamping) Live Music and dance and entertainment for the whole family.

Bok van Blerk will be performing on the 8th March. Gates open at 16h00 and the entry fee is R150.

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Tente-Dorp Pampoenfees 2019

Die Tente-dorp word weer opgerig vir 2019 se fees.
Daar is nog SLEGS 25 tente beskikbaar, so jy moet spring om jou plek te verseker. Kostes sal R1200.00 per tent beloop vir die hele naweek se verblyf, wat slaapplek vir 2 persone insluit sowel as 2 toegangskaartjies vir die BOK VAN BLERK vertoning. Bring asb jou eie beddegoed (wat ‘n kussing insluit).

Om jou tent te bespreek, mail asb NOU vir Loret @ loret@lekkerkampplekke.co.za of Whatsapp op 079 712 7595

Each unit includes:
1 Canvas Dome Tent, 1 Gazebo, 1 Tent Carpet, 2 Stretchers, 2 High Density Matresses, 2 Fitted Sheets, 1 Bedside table, 2 Directors Chairs, 1 Ground Sheet, 1 Inside Tent LED Light & USB charging port for phone, 1 CONSOL Solar Light, Coffee station included free of charge, NO kitchen.

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