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27 – 28 March 2020, 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.

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2020 Entry Fees & Times

Friday 27 March 2020

Children: R 80 per ticket (Under 12)
Adults: R 160 per ticket

Saturday 28 March 2020

Children: Adults R30 (Under 12)
Adults: R15 (Children under 12 and pensioners)

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.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
  • 345 kg
  • 338 kg
  • 337 kg
  • 332,80 kg
  • 317,20 kg

2020 MTB Race & Trail Run

Distances & Pricing
MTB-19.8km – R 100.00
MTB-40km – R 150.00
MTB-65km – R 200.00
TRAIL RUN-15km – R150.00

There is a group start 07H30 (MTB & Trail Run)

Gravel Bikes are welcome.

Licensing
The Event is CSA sanctioned. If a rider is not a current CSA license holder, a day license of R35 is applicable for the 40 & 65km distances

MTB Race & Trail Run – Late Entries & Registration
Friday 27 March 2020 @ Heidelberg Grill & Go from 17H00 – 19H00
Saturday 28 March 2020 @ Heidelberg Show grounds form 06H00 – 07H00

Race Start – 07H30 | Prize Giving – 11H00

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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, Luxury Camping (Glamping) Live Music and dance and entertainment for the whole family.

27 – 28 March 2020, Heidelberg, Western Cape

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Luxury Camping at the Festival

Standard Tents
R970 for 2 people for two nights:

1 Canvas Dome tent, 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

Luxury Tents
R1370 for two people for 2 nights will also include:

Bedding, Towels, Electricity.

There will also be a coffee station and a large tent available for relaxing. Prices include Friday & Saturday entry.

Booking & Enquiries
Email: admin@pumpkinfestival.co.za
Telephone: Jo Ann Kretzen on 071 876 4224

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