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01 September 2012
37 September 2012 4th September 2012 10 14 September 2012 17-21 September 2012 18 September 2012





Tourism Spring Day celebration Month/Spring at various strategic Day points in all five regions of Limpopo province.
Arbour Week Planting of trees to promote the greener environment The Limpopo Provincial tourism month launch 2012 Free Access to National Parks

Limpopo Economic Development Environment & Tourism/Limpopo Tourism Agency

All regions of Limpopo

Provincial tourism Month launch Sanparks Open Week Mahala Week

Kruger National Park


LWR promotional strategy

LTA ( Limpopo Wildlife Reserve)

Provincial tourism lekgotla

18 21 September 2012 22nd September 2012 24TH September 2012

Vhembe exploration tour Annual tourism Golf day National Liberation day (NLHR provincial chapter) launch

Provincial tourism conference to be held in September 2012. The conference will be a culmination of stakeholder road show to be held in august. Exploration tour that takes place in vhembe Golf Event

Vhemebe district municipality (VDM) Legend lodges/ GEMC/LTA

To promote a nation identity that is self conscious of its liberation heritage that will in turn serve to promote unity.

DATE 01 Sept EVENT Celebrate Durban DESCRIPTION OF EVENT This is our annual event that accommodates about 40 sub events that takes place across the municipality. Focus is on culture, music. Food, sports, SMMEs and healthy lifestyle Our school educates children with special needs, including Celebral Palsy, Autism, and Learning Disabilities. Our annual fete is a great family outing and main fundraiser. Great family fun day, with loads of entertainment for the kids and great food. Contemporary dance experience Special Stars is a celebration of South African music that will not only lift your spirit but get you moving to the rhythm of the beat and the beauty of the unique sound of South Africa Choral performance by this world-renowned choir. VENUE Durban Tourism 031 322 4146

1 Sep

Browns School Fete

28 Marian ridge Road, Pinetown 031 700 6065

Until 9 Sep

14th JOMBA

Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre 031 260 2296 Barnyard Theatre at Gateway 031 566 3045

21 Aug Until 07 Oct

Special Stars

5, 12, 26 Sep

Drakensberg Boys Choir Concerts Eastern Bridal Fair

7 9 Sep

8 Sep

07-9 Sept

A specially decorated 400 seater restaurant will be set up on site for visitors. The event has grown from just a bridal preparation to an important social event on the Durban calendar including the glossy, full colour magazine and the fashion show. The Kings Reed Dance A colourful festival of deep (uMkhosiWomhlanga) cultural significance to the Zulu people. It celebrates, through the purity of thousands of maidens dancing for their King, the moral values of the Zulu nation and the peoples unity with their monarch Southern The Underberg Polo Club,

Ken Mackenzie Auditorium, Drakensberg Boys School 036 468 1012 ICC Exhibition Centre 031 360 1000

Enyokeni Palace, Zululand

Sani Pass road Underberg

Drakensberg District Polo Tournament

9 Sep TBC

East Coast Radio Durban Day Gandhi Peace Award

08 Sept

Cultural Expo & Food Tasting Event

21 Sep

East Coast Radio Flip Flop Friday Durban Business Fair (previously known as SMME FAIR) Sunday Tribune Garden & Leisure Show

21 23 Sep

22 24 Sep

24 Sep

King Shaka Day Celebrations. Heritage Day The Drak MTB Experience

23 Sept

24 Sep

eThekwini Township to Township Marathon

boasting of the best polo fields in the country, This club has arguably produced the bulk of the SA National Polo team for many years. A must for anyone who has never enjoyed a day next to the polo fields; more so with our breathtaking backdrop of majestic mountains Outdoor music concert- family day. AWARDS -. created in memory of Mahatma Gandhi who began his socio-political life in South Africa and struggled ceaselessly for justice and for peace and reconciliation Food Tasting Event. Different cultures dressed in their traditional attires & food tasting session Celebration of spring encourage people to wear their flip flop to work An opportunity for SMMEs to showcase their products and networking opportunities with larger companies. Municipalities and landscaping companies from SA will showcase gardens and sell garden tools and leisure activities An annual celebration at the graveside of King Shaka in honour of his lifes achievements. The Drak MTB Xperience comprises a day of fun riding for the whole family. Choose from a 45km Classic for experienced riders, a 20km intermediary ride for the less fit and technically challenged riders, and a 5km ride around the area for the toddlers/school kids Road Running: marathon between two townships from KwaMashu to uMlazi

Polo Grounds Jane Watson underbergpoloclub@gmail. com

Moses Mabhida Stadium 031570 9451 City Hall Contact Durban Tourism on 031 322 4164

Next to Anglican Church in Himeville- Zanele Zwane033 7011471 In and around Durban & KZN 031 570 9451 International Convention Centre031 360 1000

Royal Showgrounds, TD Strachan 033 345 6274 Flower show contact Shirley Gillitt 031 765 8952 Duguza in Zululand

Riverlea Farm Greg 082 8386558

Princess Magogo Stadium SabeloBhodoza 073 212 7470

29 -30 Sept

Sani Round Table UFA Show NOSA Great Treat Train Race: Umgeni Steam Railway: Reed dance/ Ngwavuma Master Chef Zululand

29 Sep tbc

Provide Awareness, education for the responsible use of alcohol Relay race between 6 runners to raise fund for a charity. Race against the train. Cultural event- medians gather around and celebrate in dancing. Cooking Competition

Underberg Belinda 033 7011007 Hillcrest Inchanga Robbie 082 353 6003 or Andy 071 146 6160 NgwavumaThokozaniKhumalo 035 573 8600 Umfolozi Casino Resort

21-23 Sep

7th of September 2012. 7 Sep

Rockfellas Food and Wine Fare

Different companies showcasing their food and wine

Golden Horse Casino, Pietermaritzburg 033 395 8126 International Convention Centre031 360 1000 Durban Jewish Club, old Fort Road Booking through Computicket

3 7 Sep

4 Sep

5 7 Sep


7 Sep

8 Sep

International Convention Centre 031 360 1000 The Hellic Hall, Umgeni Park .Stephanie Berry 078 207 9041 Golden Horse Casino, Pietermaritzburg 033 395 8126

11 Sep 11 & 12 Sep

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: NjabuloMadlala Winemakers Table: SIMONSIG WINES

Beverly Hills Hotel, Umhlanga 031 561 2211 KZN Beaches and Rivers(033) 3303931 International Convention Centre 031 360 1000 International Convention Centre 031 360 1000 Golden Horse Casino, Pietermaritzburg

15 Sep

16 19 Sep


19 20 Sep

28 Sep

033 395 8126

29 Sep DINGS FLINGS OTHER THINGS OFFROAD TRIATHLON: STIHL TREVERTON BUNDU BASH Track & Field: SUB YOUTH AND PRIAMERY SCHOOLS LEAGUE IV Road Running: SA STRIDERS HRITAGE CHALLENGE Track & Field: SUB YOUTH AND PRIMARY SCHOOLS LEAGUE V Nseleni Fishing Compo, Hippo Hollow Golden Horse Casino, Pietermaritzburg 033 395 8126 Treverton School, Mooi River Atholl Davies 084 511 8422 Iscor, Newcastle 031 312 9374

1 Sep

1 Sep

16 Sep

Kings Park Athletics Stadium VG Naidoo 082 418 0743 Kings Park Athletics Stadium 031 312 9374 Nseleni Fishing Compo, Hippo Hollow is a two day event running on the Floral Club Meeting held in Richards Bay Library at 2pm, date; This event takes place in Brackenham Primary school, dates; WeedBuster Week; event by the Department of Water Affairs, dates; National Arbor Week, This event will be held in Meerensee date Empangeni SPCA Car Boot Sale opposite the Zululand Observer Offices, Empangeni from 8am to noon, date St. Patricks Church Spring Fair at the church in Higgs Road, Empangeni, date Showcasing our products ICC

29 Sep

22 and 23 September 2012.

20 September 2012. 15 to 17 September 2012. 1-7 September 2012

Floral Art Club Meeting

Breckenham Fair

Weed Buster Week

1-7 September 2012 1 September 2012. 01 September 2012

National Arbor Week Meerensee Arts, Crafts & Farmers Market. Empangeni SPCA Car Boot Sale

01 September 2012.

01 September 12-14 Sept

St. Patricks Church Spring Fair at the church in Higgs Road Empangeni Tourism expo Sport & Events Tourism Exchange (SETE)

1 Sep



DATE 05 &06 September 05 September

EVENT Media Tour Media Launch

DESCRIPTION OF EVENT Showcase the less exposed attractions in the province to media and put them on the map.
The official launch of the Mpumalanga Tourism Month programme will take place on the 1st week of September 2012 after SATourism has launched it nationally. MEC N Mokoena will officially launch the Tourism Month. At the launch, MTPA will announce to both the media & trade the activities that have been lined up for the month

Dullstroom, Barberton and Waterval Boven

Kholo & Khanyi

50 000

Kholo/ I saac

20 000

07 September 2012

Tourism Awareness day

Tourism is everybodys business, this event aims at creating Awareness on business opportunities that exist in the sector and how the community can they can benefit from tourism. Learners will be advised on Carrers available in the industry. We will invite Government funding

Nkomazi ( Elangeni Lodge)

Lindi & Zandi

200 000

entities to exhibit and share with communitythe services that they offer for those who have interest in starting a tourism business. The event is also aimed at highlighting the cultural aspects of tourism whereby the local communities will be afforded with the opportunity showcasing/ serving various traditional cousin as well as performing traditional dances. Communities will be encouraged to travel within the province and appreciate the beauty of their province. 11 SEPTEMBER
NATIONAL PARKS WEEK The national Park week is aimed at KRUGER NATIONAL celebrating and recognizing national PARK , LOSKOP AND SONGIMVELO GAME parks and Game reserves as a sector RESERVES in tourism. In support of the National Park week, local citizens have an opportunity to explore wildlife with free access to most national parks and some game reserves.Most communities are not informed about the importance of appreciating and Siphiwe and Lindiwe Mthombeni 20 000




Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency will use the national park week to encourage communities to parcitipate in domestic toursim in order to discover the beauty of the country, re-discover the fauna and flora, the historical landmarks and the cultural treasures that make us proudly South Africans. The aim is to promote local communities to visit National parks and game reserves and to encourage communities to conserve and protect the environment



The Festive Season Consumer Campaign is aimed at raising awareness about the Mpumalanga Brand. It further seeks to encourage potential travelers especially from Gauteng to visit the destination during

National and provincial media




the festive season. The campaign will run for three months starting in September (coinciding with Tourism Month) and finishing in November. A series of advertisements about various experiences in the destination will be run on platforms such as radio, weekend newspapers as well as on-line. Wakkerstroom is one of South Africa's premier birding destinations. Bird watching is one of the activities that are considered to be less important among certain ethnic groups. This is one of the major tourist attractions in the province and is contributing immensely in the growth of our economy. MTPA identified the necessity to create more awareness to communities on domestic tourism and encourage them to appreciate the amenities that surrounds them. Invite learners to a birdwatching session to encourage domestic tourism and for learners to learn more about birds like Blue Crane, Blue Korhaan, Rudd's


Khanyisile & Theresa

20 000

Lark & Botha's Lark and how they contribute towards tourism. 22 SEPTEMBER 4X4 OFF ROAD EXPERIENCE Mpumalanga has a diverse landscape that creates thrilling and exciting 4X4 trails that can be explored. 4X4 off road drivers can be offered guided tours so they are able to practice their navigational skills, driving skills and test their endurance. Getting close to nature, having fun and challenging adventurers is what 4x4 driving is all about, and Mpumalanga is filled with untamed beauty to discover. There are numerous fantastic 4X4 trails in this beautiful Province such as Riverwild, Ebutsini, Luphisi, Mac Mac summit route, and so on. For the purpose of this event the following trails will be considered: Riverwild, Ebutsini and Luphisi. LUPHISI, EBUTSINI AND RIVERWILD Phumeza and Ali 10 000



NELSPRUIT 20 SEPTEMBER Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA) will be conducting Tourism school competition for grade 11 and learners. The tourism schools competition will be conducted with an intention to create awareness on tourism issues. The theme of the competition is Tourism and Sustainability Energy Powering sustainable Development. The competition is designed so that it is easy for learners to enter. Learners must complete a simple assignment which will be assessed against rubrics that will be provided to educators. This competition is open to all public and private secondary schools in Mpumalanga inviting students to express their ideas, thought and creativity and art. The competition is aimed at educating young people about tourism, stimulate excitement and interest about the industry and expose students to the numerous career options that are available in the tourism industry. It also strives to educate primary and early secondary school children about the importance of tourism in their region as well as

Zandi and Theresa

50 000

developing their writing and presentation skills and enhancing their knowledge about their respective towns. The aim is instil a pride amongst the youth of being involved in tourism and saving our environment. 28&29 SEPTMEBER TOURISM SAFETY ROADSHOW The level of crime in Mpumalanga is unfortunately high and cases of crime such as robbery, assault car highjackings, theft and pickpocketing occur everywhere in the province. Most cases of crime received high profile in the media which in turn discouraged tourists from visiting not only the Province. A roadshow that will focus on issues affecting safety of tourists will be conducted in areas that are higly affected by crime targeted at tourists. There is a pressing need to raise safety standard in the entire tourism industry and to improve the countrys image as a destination. Areas to be covered during the roadshow are Kanyamazane, Kabokweni, Nelspruit, Mkhuhlu, white river, Hazyview and Bushbuckridge. The roadshow aims at creating awareness on safety issues affecting the tourism industry and create synergy between stakeholders Kanyamazane, Kabokweni, Nelspruit, Mkhuhlu, white river, Hazyview and Bushbuckridge Lindi 40 000

ACTIVITY DATE VENUE Contact Person Mankeke Madumo North West Parks & Tourism Board Tel : 018 397 1500 Fax: 018 397 1668 E-Mail: Or Bella Gumede Department of Ecobomic Development, Environment Conservation and Tourism Tel: 018 387 7881 Fax: 018 387 7901 E-Mail:

Tourism Month Launch and 01 September Borakalalo Bora Spring Festival 2012 National Park

Getaway Show

31 August 02 Coca Cola Dome Monde Kakula September 2012 Johannesburg Tel: 018 381 7341 Fax: 018 381 7354 E-mail : TBC Bojanala District Baabua Thukubi Municipality Tel: 018 Fax: E-Mail:

MECs Business Breakfast

Tourism Cup

8 September Dr. Ruth S. BoitumeloPati 2012 Mompati District: Naledi 072 2534 528 Local Municipality 10 14 Pilanesberg September 2012 National Park Monde Kakula Tel : 018 381 7341 Fax: 018 381 7354 a

Free Entry into the parks

Wolwespruit Nature Reserve School Fam trips to the parks 20 September Boskop 2012 Reserve

Game Gladys Tladi/NametsoGabanakgosi Tel: 018 293 2116 Fax: 018 297 2082 Email:

Pilanesberg National Park Sedibelo Cultural Festival 22 29 Moruleng September 2012

ChristinahMatha Cell: 082 675 8524 LebogangMataboge Tel: 014 556 1889 Fax: 086 555 8000 E-Mail: Agnes Moheta Tel: 0795094777 E-Mail:

World Heritage Day

24 September Vryburg 2012

World Tourism Day

27 September Eastern 2012 Province


Youth in Tourism Conference

28-30 Kagisano Local Agnes Moheta September 2012 Mubicipality Cell: 079 509 4777

Setswana Segarona Launch

29 September Motswedi 2012 Village

Jeff Mabunda Tel: 018 397 1500 Fax: 086 637 6972 E-Mail:


Event Name
The Spring Show Getaway Show My Street Challenge Launch Moretele Tribute Concert and GeePee sign-up Gauteng Tourist Route Map Launch Responsible Award Ceremony in partnership with Fair Trade - 30 products around Dinokeng to be Fair Trade certified Ekurhuleni Tourism Business Council Summit Kiddies Spring Carnival Cradle Festival in partnership with Gauteng Sports, Arts and Culture - includes Cycle Challenge, Fun Walk

27 August - 3 September 31 August - 2 September 30-Aug 01-Sep 20-Sep September

Tshwane Events Centre The Dome, Northgate Soweto Theatre Moretele Park, Tshwane Gauteng - TBC Dinokeng

TBC 08-Sep 22 - 23 September

Ekurhuleni Ekurhuleni Maropeng

Cradle Picnic Sustainable Tourism Public Lectures (University of Tshwane; University of Johannesburg and Vaal University of Technology) Gauteng Convention & Events Bureau Launch Gauteng Tourism Facilities EduTour targeting disadvantaged learners to tourism sites/attractions The Gauteng Marathon AmaGeePee Re-loaded Activations - include Attraction of the Day, New Cards Promo and sign-up, GeePee Picnic in association with Metro FM, GeePee by Nite Magical Mystery Tour in association with Kaya FM Vaal Birding Route Launch and Regional Tourism Awards and the Launch of the Sedibeng Regional Tourism Association Dinokeng Buffalo Release and offering showcase with stakeholder Dinokeng experience and TNA Morning Live Breakfast Toeka Festival Johannesburg Arts Alive Festival Pale Ya Rona Carnival Johannesburg Shopping Festival Pick and Pay Taste of Joburg *Robertson Wine Valley Festival Soweto Festival *Good Food and Wine Show

24-Sep TBC

Maropeng Gauteng


Gauteng Gauteng

02-Sep 1 - 30 September

Mogale City Gauteng Regions

1 - 30 September 28-Sep

Around Gauteng Regions Sedibeng



1 - 2 September

Dries Niemand Park, Kempton Park Johannesburg

7 - 9 September 1 - 30 September 27 - 30 September 15 - 16 September 21 - 24 September 21 - 24 September

Gauteng Johannesburg Montecasino Kloofzchit Lodge, Muldersdrift, West Rand Joburg Expo Centre,Nasrec Coca Cola Dome, Johannesburg

(*) = Events that GTA is not necessarily participating in.

FREE STATE DATE 22ND Aug 30th Aug 02nd Sep 31st Aug 1st Sep 31 Aug-2 Sept EVENT Launch of Tourism Month Boertjiekontreifees Bethlehem Air Show Phakisa Motor Extravaganza PLACE/VENUE Mangaung Metro (Bfn) Bultfontein(Lejweleputs wa DM) Bethlehem (Thabo Mofutsanyana) Phakisa, Welkom (Lejweleputswa DM) STATUS Launch of the Tourism Month, Book and e- Kasi Tourism Meeting with organizers National Minister of Tourism, Premier and Provincial MEC to attend Air Show Bikers, Motor enthusiasts will all be taking part at this event that is meant to kick start tourism month activities STAKEHOLDERS DETEA, FSTA FSTA NDT, DETEA, FSTA

Bikers Associations, Harley Davidson, Motor Academy, Bikers magazines, Drifting and Spinning clubs, etc

5th 07th Sep

People in Parks Conference

Bloemfontein (Ilanga Estate) Mangaung Metro

Indaba for people living in the parks

DETEA, DEA, Me. Laetitia & Mr. T. Sibeko

08th Sep

Visit to the Dinosaur Park

Golden Gate(QwaQwa)

DETEA Mr. Jacobs & Mr. M. Ngcangca

12th -14th Sep

Sports & Events Tourism Exchange

ICC in Durban

FSTA to showcase Phakisa to international sports federations, management, organizers and associations. The aim is to market FS 500 event that is scheduled for November 25.

Private Sector, Bikers Associations, Bikers Warehouses and many others

14th or 15th Sep

Open Parks Day

Theunissen (Lejweleputswa)

Me. L.VanRensburg& Mr. Sibeko


Proposed Familiarization Tour in Riemland Route

Free State

Invite tourism trade buyers domestically and expose them to the experiences and attractions of the Free State

Major Tour Operators, Travel Magazines editors, etc.

21st 23rd Sep

Promoting Cross border tourism packages



Mr. C .Tshabalala, Mr. K. Thole& Mr. T. Motsohi

22nd 23rd Sep

Annual Golf Day Tournament

Golf Estate: Clarens(Thabo Mofutsanyana)

This is an annual event that seeks to bring golfers into the province to expose them to other attractions in the FS.

25th -28th Sep

World Tourism Day Celebration


International Celebration to be held in Mpumalanga

25th -28th Sep

29th Sep

Official opening of Koppies Dam Chalets

Koppies (FezileDabi)

Launching Koppies Dam as an alternative to Vaal Dam fishing competition

29th Sep


04 Aug 11 Aug 13 Aug 18 Aug 18 Aug 24 Aug 25 Aug 25 Aug 26 Aug

Maloof /Boogaloos Tour Skateboarding for Hope Tour Maloof /Boogaloos Tour Skateboarding for Hope Tour Rugby Hantam Vleisfees

Skate Clinics, Competitions and Demos, Promotion of the competition Skate Clinics, Competitions and Demos Skate Clinics, Competitions and Demos, Promotion of the competition Skate Clinics, Competitions and Demos GWK Griquas vs DHL WP Festival that promotes the great quality of meat found in the Northern Cape GWK Griquas vs Toyota FS Cheetahs

Nelspruit Upington Maponya Mall -Soweto De Aar Kimberley Calvinia

Rugby Maloof /Boogaloos Tour Gariep Festival Williston Winter Festival Facility Visit Greening Maloof /Boogaloos Tour Tourism Awareness Arbor day


Skate Clinics, Competitions and Demos, Green Acres Mall - PE Promotion of the competition The thirteenth annual Gariep Arts Festival A festival to curb the winter chills for the whole family Kokerboom Routes Planting of trees Skate Clinics, Competitions and Demos, Promotion of the competition Taking Grade 11 learners on tour Arbor Day to National Arbor Week. From 1 to 7 September every year. We as the municipality encouraged learners at schools, the "greening" events to improve the health and beauty of the local environment and propose a green future for Kimberley Williston Green Kalahari Region Keimoes Stoneridge JHB Green Kalahari Region Marchand

30 Aug to 02 Sept 31 Aug to 02 Sept TBC 01 Sept 01 Sept TBC 03 Sept

South Africa.

3 Sept

Tourism Awareness programme

Community awareness to marketing and promotion to the tourists



Touring through Namakwa

Conduct package 01 on the route from Pella Vijoolssdrift to Vijoolsdrift


Touring through Namakwa Touring through Namakwa

Group 02 conduct package 02 on the Namakwa eco trail from Vijooolsdrift to Alexander Bay Group 03 conduct the heritage route through the Kamiesberg

Alexander Bay



5 to 7 Sept

Cleaning Campaign

Cleaning of All entry points in all wards

Britstown Hanover De Aar

6 Sept


Energy Efficiency in Tourism Presentation by TEP Sustainable Energy in Local Economic Development


7 Sept 08 Sept

Launch Namaqua Trail Run

Launching of the Tourism Month at the tourism information centre A race in the heart of the flower season with spectacular views of the beautiful Namakwa landscape Skate Clinics, Competitions and Demos, Promotion of the competition GWK Griquas vs Sharks
10 Unemployed youth that will be paid that will clean the church, were Emthanjeni new Tourism Office will be located.

Kuruman Roodebergskloof Conservation Farm Canal Walk CT Kimberley

De Aar

09 Sept 09 Sept
10 Sept

Maloof /Boogaloos Tour Rugby

Cleaning of St Pauls Church

14 Sept




14 Sept
14 Sept

Know Your Region campaign

Cultural Festival

Educational school campaign

Cultural event showcasing the different cultures of Emthanjeni Municipality together with a fashion completion of all crafters that design cultural clothing and cultural music

Perdmonkie Village, Kuruman

De Aar

TBC 15 Sept

Kalahari Desert Challenge Local Exhibition

Cultural Festival Namaqualand is a semi-desert environment, however in the spring (July to September) depending on the rains. Now we having a local exhibition at Augrabieswater Falls during the Namaqualand flowering. Skate Clinics, Competitions and Demos

Askham Augrabies

15 Sept 17 Sept

Skateboarding for Hope Tour Renewable Awareness Campaign

Kuruman De Aar

Energy Green Tourism

18 Sept 18 Sept
20 Sept

Tourism Awareness Rugby

Heritage Day

Visit four primary schools in Upington GWK Griquas vs Blue Bulls

The launch of the Struggle route. Traditional food competition and entertainment.

Upington Kimberley

20 Sept

SanPark Arid Region Cultural Festival Apollo Film Festival 2012 Cleaning Campaign Pro Tour Kalahari Desert Speedweek

Event showcasing the richness of the various cultures at the parks and also encourages visits

Mokala National Park

20 29 Sept 21 Sept 22 Sept 22 - 30 Sept

Film Festival from the older operating Apollo Victoria West cinema Cleaning of Wonderwerk Caves by school pupils Skate Clinics and Demos Desert race challenge Wonderwerk Caves, Kuruman Various NC Towns Hakseenpan

24 Sept 25 Sept

Heritage day Heritage day

Celebrations cleaning of graves to respect the Eldery Heritage Day encouraged the people at Riemvasmaak to celebrate their cultural heritage and the diversity of their beliefs and traditions. Competition Fun family festival with loads of entertainment Smme flea market, dance and music festival Worlds Richest skateboarding championship

Keimoes Riemvasmaak

TBC 27 - 29 Sept 28 Sept 28 - 30 Sept

Potjiekos Kalahari Kuier Fees Flea Market and tourism festival Maloof Money Cup Competition

Upington Zebra stalls, Kuruman Maloof Skatepark


TOURISM MONTH CALENDAR SEPTEMBER 2012 EVENT Tourism Month Launch DESCRIPTION Official Opening of Tourism Month by Minister Winde Media Hosting with Good FM doing Route 62 on scooter bikes DATE 5 TIME VENUE 15 on Orange CONTACT Linda Mase 021 487 4819 Nomonde 021 487 4863
Bongiwe Nzeku
028 312 4148

Route 62 Media Drive

10 - 15

Route 62

Winelands Tourism Month Launch

Fernkloof flower festival Spectacular viewing of the fynbos, sales of indigenous plants

10h00 -12h00

Robertson Town Hall, Langeberg

Geraldine Gardiner, Hermanus


Cape Winelands Mayoral Tourism Awards Baardskeerdersbos Art Route

Nature strolls around the unpretentious village of Baardkseerdersbos and view the work of the various artists. Enjoy wine, coffee and conversation in the artists homes. A truly unique opportunity and experience. Artists include Joshua Miles woodcut printing Philip John sculpture NielJonker Painting an

22- 23

Kronenburg Wine Estate, Drakenstein Gansbaai Tourism

Bongiwe Nzeku 028 384 1439

bronze sculpture Kali Griffen Textiles

Stanford Country Fair International Car-free day

Weekend fun activities

21 - 23 22

Stanford Cape Town - TBC

028 341 0340

Staff and stakeholder activation. All will be expected to use public transport to work to reduce carbon emissions.
Launch of a Bird Route for the Swartland Region. During that week they will also be visiting schools to introduce the children to Birding, and make them aware of nature conservation, especially birdlife.

Nomonde 021 487 4863

Launch of Bird Route, Swartland Region



Carlen Vorster, Tel: 022 487 2989, Email:

World Tourism Day Celebrations

27 Famous annual festival packed with lots of fun activities

For front line staff to gain first-hand experience on the local products our valley has on offer and to promote it with the necessary knowledge and confidence.

All day

Eastern Cape
028 313 0928

Hermanus Whale Festival

Herbergaan See Basaar Rond en Bont Route FAM Tours

28 02 Oct


29 TBA All day


028 384 1439 Jomine Johannes

SCHEDULE OF TOURISM MONTH EVENTS 2012 EASTERN CAPE Date 13.09.2012 23-26.09.2012
01.09.2012 8 September

Event Dialogue with tourism industry on energy efficiency Mini-vs. Maxi Spring Ball
Family Fun Day

Venue East London Port Elizabeth

Civic Centre, Port Alfred Mansfield Private Game Reserve Port Alfred

Custodian ECDC ECPTA Sunshine Coast Tourism

22.09.2012 30.09.2012 7 September 2012 24.09.2012 14.09.2012

RoseHill Mall Tourism Indaba

Kowie Carnival

Sunset Township Experience Travel Quest (Amazing Race) SANParks Week taking a busload of elderly people and a group of children to AENP to make use of the free entry granted for the week of 10 September 14 September 2012 Guided walk Heritage Trail at the South End Museum Guided walk on Sacramento Trail Guided walk on Roseate Tern Trail Cultural Explosion event at Boardwalk Amphitheatre Bay TV/NMBT National Braai Day Celebrations

Port Alfred Port Alfred New Brighton and Red Location Museum Port Elizabeth Nelson Mandela BayTourism

08.09.2012 29.09.2012 15.09.2012 22.09.2012 24.09.2012

Boardwalk Amphitheatre Happy Valley Port Elizabeth

28 30 September 22.09.2012 24.09.2012 24.09.2012 24.09.2012 25.09. 2012 26.09.2012 26-28.09. 2012 26-29.09. 2012 25.09.2012 27.09.2012 30 September -2nd October 2012

Dolphin Rally 28 30 September Masters and Ladies Cycle Club race Heritage Day 5 km Run The Autosport Car Show Heritage Day Celebration Fashion Show, Flea Market, Launch of tourism DVD and brochure Cultural day Arts and Culture Festival Wild Coast Cultural Festival Ingquza Hill Heritage Day and Tourism Awards Closing Ceremony Shell Festival Fairview Race Course Port Elizabeth Boardwalk Port Elizabeth Port St. Johns Qumbu Port St. Johns Mthatha Port St. Johns Lusikisiki College Mthatha Cacadu Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism Port St. Johns Local Municipality Umzimvubu Local Municipality Port St. Johns Municipality KSD Local Municipality Port St. Johns Local Municipality6 Ingquza Local Municipality OR Tambo District Municipality Cacadu District Municipality