Pumpkin Festival Programme
26 February 2016

  • 18h00 – Festival Opens: Friday 26 February at 18h00 and Closes on Sunday 28 February at 08h00 am
  • 18h00 – Race registration: 18h00pm 22h00 Friday and Saturday 06h00 – 08h00
  • 18h00 – The Ox Braai fire is lit at 18h00 (Takes 24 Hours to Cook

Additional Information:

  • Camping Sites are available at the Festival at R50 per person per night
  • Friday Evening is a free self-braai – Bring your own meat and we will supply the fire!
  • Braai Wood will be available for Sale
  • There will be a Bar
  • Light Entertainment will be provided
  • There will be some entertainment for children

27 February 2016

  • 06h00 – Registration and Payment for the MTB XC Race (4 Distances – 6.5 km, 35km, 64km and 80km)
  • 07h00 – Golf Day Tee Off
  • 07h30 – 80 km MTB XC Race Starts
  • 07h30 – 6,5km, 35 km and 64km MTB XC Race Starts
  • 10h00 Food Stalls, Community fete, Pumpkin carving, Face painting, Pumpkin
    throwing activities begin
  • 11h30 – Mountain Bike race leaders start returning
  • 11h30 – Frasers Folly beer stand opens with custom made pumpkin beer
  • 12h00 – Bar opens
  • 14h00 – Start of Bowls Day
  • 15h30 – Weigh in and Judging For the Pumpkin Competition starts
  • 17h00 – Prize Award Ceremony for the Cycle Race, Golf, Bowls, Pumpkin Competition and Lucky Draw

18h00 Local Music Variety show begins

  • 19h00 – Ox Braai Serving starts
  • 19h30 – Dance starts

Additional Information

  • Golf Day: 07h00 – 16h00 at the Heidelberg Golf Course R175 Entry Fee
  • Bowls Day: 14h00 – 16h00 at the Heidelberg Bowls Club R100 Entry Fee

28 February 2016

  • Festival Finishes
  • Campers to leave by 10h00 and cleanup begins