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Knysna Film Festival

29 OCTOBER – 2 NOVEMBER 2019. This sees the exciting addition of the first ‘Knysna Film Festival’. The festival aims to give filmmakers an opportunity to engage intimate audiences about their films. The organizers believe in diversity, not only of people but of films. Live the experience as our audiences are everything. This includes filmmakers, industry professionals and public. The final night will be the Awards gala event. We look forward to welcoming you to Knysna.
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Knysna Literary Festival

It is the Garden Route’s only annual festival that hosts an exclusive group of hand-picked authors from South Africa and is fast becoming a must-attend with bookworms and lovers of all things literary.
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The Knysna Speed Festival

The Jaguar Simola Hillclimb 2020 will be the eleventh running of the event and is set to continue the growth that it has shown since its inception. Scheduled for 7 – 10 May 2020. The event continues to grow and is well worth attending if you are in the area. Great family outing.
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RECM Knysna 200

The three day stage race is an excellent opportunity to unwind in a town you love, participating in a sport you adore as you recharge their batteries. The intimate nature of the race, with only 350 riders means that by Stage 2 you’ll recognise all your fellow riders. For RECM this means they have the chance to answer rider’s questions on the complex world of investments personally.
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Oyster Festival

Running, cycling, culinary delights, and family fun. The annual Knysna Oyster Festival is one of South Africa’s most popular festivals with huge appeal for sports lovers, and families.
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Buco Lions Karoo to Coast Mountain Bike Challenge

The Buco Lions Karoo to Coast Mountain Bike Challenge is a 100km off road race from UNIONDALE to KNYSNA via the Prince Alfred’s Pass. The route is scenic and challenging!
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Knysna Timber Festival

6th – 8th September are the dates for the 2019. The festival is a showcase of local excellence across the value chain in the town where South Africa’s timber industry first took root.
Venue: Timber Village, Welbedacht Lane, Knysna
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