Category: Knysna News

A whale of a time at the 2022 knysna oyster festival!

Preparations are in full swing for the 39th Knysna Oyster Festival that kicks off in two weeks. The programme of the 2022 Festival, taking place from 1-10 July, includes a great selection of events taking place in different areas of the greater Knysna area.

Spring is in the air!

We are excited to see the blossoms and new leave buds on the trees … it reminds us of new life and nature’s way of regenerating! Great inspiration in these times…. Please read our Spring newsletter, including some Knysna titbits!

The Garden Route’s secret season

Annually, with May, Knysna’s Secret Season arrives. The area is seen as a summer destination, but insiders know that it is one of the most beautiful times of the year to visit!

2021 Knysna Oyster Festival
2021 Knysna Oyster Festival Dates Announced

Visit Knysna confirmed that the 2021 Knysna Oyster Festival will take place from 2 to 11 July 2021.

Pink Loerie Festival
Only one month to the Pink Loerie Reunion

The annual Pink Loerie Festival is taking place from 23 to 27 April this year. The foundation’s John O’Neil said “The Reunion” is scheduled to “dust the Garden Route Town in glitter” at the end of April.

Knysna Timber Festival
Celebrating Knysna’s timber heritage

Since Knysna’s earliest beginnings timber played a role in the town’s history, and this weekend’s Timber Festival is celebrating every facet of the industry.

Mr Gay World contest returns to Knysna
Festival fever continues as Mr Gay World contest returns to Knysna

Mr Gay World™ announced that Mr Gay World™ 2020 will once again be hosted in South Africa, specifically in Nelson Mandela Bay and Knysna; along the country’s spectacular Garden Route.

Knysna destination video to ITFF Africa
Students enter Knysna destination video to ITFF Africa

The organiser of the International Tourism Film Festival Africa (ITFF), Caroline Ungersbock, has welcomed a video entered by two young Knysna-based filmmakers.