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.